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PostSubject: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:23 pm

OK
I know I haven't completely finished the splitty,

I know I only just started the karmann !

but who wants to see the latest project (howard)?

it is my intention thanks to evil bay to have the cheapest bug on the road ever!!!







sorry about the crappy photo's they are off e bay....haven't even picked it up yet ....going to brum with a car trailer tomorrow night
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:58 pm

looks afro you leaving as is Wink
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:03 pm

ooh yes,

very little money will be spent,I do have some wheels with new tyres in the garage (standard rims) an exhaust,I own a welder,do'nt know about the engine (but I have a spare) ,brakes will need re-building.......let you know more about the car on saturday when i've had chance to give it the once over....not bad for 280 squid
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:06 pm

affraid how cheap you lucky bugger Razz
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:18 pm

He who dares wins rodney!

he who dares
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 6:18 pm

Bargain looks good, can't wait to see what it needs all i can make out it NEEDS from the pics is slamming
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:38 pm

afro nice one.....it needs a tickle from the slam stick lol!
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 07, 2006 11:11 pm

After saturday,
I can give a full report on whether to restore to a standard condition and give it the respect that it deserves after fourty years (20 of them in dry storage)

or

To put the 1641 lump in it ,slam it,chuck on the radars I have in the garage and burn some rubber in sainsbury's car park Twisted Evil

I think we all know where this thread is going!!!

I'm thinking matt black paintjob..oooooh yes
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 08, 2006 12:37 am

moup wrote:
Touche! lol!

I still haven't decided whether bob is a 'bag of shite' or is just suffering with 'acute maintenence deficit' I know which one my missus thinks he is Rolling Eyes
lol!
I think it's the second option mate! Wink
In my book Bob's alright!!! afro






Nice bug by the way! Cool
Just a word of warning though, cheap ebay cars are cursed! Ask Sid! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:02 am

Cleaned up a bit as its about your car Steve and moved over to the restoration section.....get some pics up when you have picked the car car up mate and good luck afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 08, 2006 9:54 am

looks like a nice motor mate, gotta be option 2!!

matt black, pinstripes, 1641 & lower than an ants kneecap!! afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 08, 2006 7:44 pm

go with the matt black/ hot motor you cant loose Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 08, 2006 11:07 pm

It seems that matt black is the general concensus, we can't all be wrong dude!

You know it makes sense Steve, we will stick the Raders on on Sunday and see how it looks afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Thu Dec 14, 2006 12:05 am

So after having a good look d o you still think this going to be the cheapest bug ever Question

I don't! No
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 15, 2006 6:43 pm

no harv!!! definately not going to be cheap to fix!!!.........I'm not gutted though, with some effort and some new metal ,howard will go the the ball.......

anyhow.....you are going to halp me and with bobs history you must be an expert on many subjects now Very Happy

especially indicators Wink
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Fri Dec 15, 2006 11:30 pm

I tried all day today to fix them and nada, not a bloody sausage so sod it! Bob is going to an auto elctrician for surgery!! afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sat Dec 16, 2006 1:37 pm

I cannot believe the amount of effort and .........failure!!!.......

talking of failures may some progress on howard today....I'll catch you tomorrow ,what time you coming round???

or do you want me to call you when the trailer is here?
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sat Dec 16, 2006 4:22 pm

I am on the town tonight so I will pop round when I recover conciousness! drunken
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sat Dec 16, 2006 7:16 pm

I'll see you sometime next week then dude!!! Laughing

have a good time
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:16 pm

Been a long time...I know.....( but I have been working on lisa'a ghia.....and howards floorpan is now all sorted)........so the latest update...........thanks go to dirty dave and soapbox.....cheers guy's

this car was so rotten that I made a decision...that if the firwall could be repaired I would carry on with it.....if not scrapper it goes..........................................
.....guess what ...
.....................a weekend of head scratching and this is what happened



crusty rear end cut out



new rearend (thanks to soapbox)...grafted in











had to remove some good metal to gain access to the inner bits that also needed welding into place



then after a small skim of filler....it was ready to prime






What do you reckon??....not an easy repair this one afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:20 pm

Fu#king nice work Steve'o...

Looks spot on............ Cool
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:22 pm

looks good man, good to see that the scraped beetle has been of use to some one afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:39 pm

still got to weld the side bits in ....but thanks guy's ....getting a bit more enthusiasm for it now.....until the ghia comes back Suspect ........poor old howard.....if it ever gets done it will be well cool Cool
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:12 pm

top banana work mate......gonna be afro
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PostSubject: Re: nomates new project   Sun Jul 29, 2007 8:31 pm

Good work dude nice one Cool
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