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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:16 pm

Fairly rusty, that is what we like to see, a tradition being upheld lol!

Don't forget to post up the piccys when the rust is all gone afro
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Mon Jan 22, 2007 4:59 pm

i wont forget Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 12:51 pm

well sams done some more this weekend but unsure to whether it will be worth it
SO HERE ARE THE PICS


















So what do you think guys
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 12:55 pm

I think its bloody rotted good luck Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 12:58 pm

mmmmmmm i know Exclamation
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:07 pm

some more piccies











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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 5:11 pm

I feel for you gemma that shell is rotten abit worse for wear, time to search for a 1303 shell as the floor time its got its new panels on is sorted, chin up girl it will all work out in the end Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 8:27 pm

theres only about 5 or 6 weekends work to get that shell solid go for it guys Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 8:38 pm

It took me 6 weeks non stop and i dont work and it was no where near that bad lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 9:34 pm

lowriderbug wrote:
theres only about 5 or 6 weekends work to get that shell solid go for it guys Very Happy

Thats what i was thinking... Cool
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sun Apr 08, 2007 10:22 pm

It is fixable, it just needs a bit of loving and some new metal, thats all afro
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:03 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
lowriderbug wrote:
theres only about 5 or 6 weekends work to get that shell solid go for it guys Very Happy

Thats what i was thinking... Cool

hold on dude couple weeks ago you said thats its not worth doing it confused
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Mon Apr 09, 2007 12:40 pm

Well it's not tax exempt and it's a 1303 and i'm not in to them, so for me it's not worth doing bud... But yeah it's only metal and and good few hard weekends work should get it done.. Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Mon Apr 09, 2007 1:13 pm

well ive cut out some of the floor pan on the n/s





but now ive ran out of cutting disks Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Mon Apr 09, 2007 6:02 pm

Gem that sounds a bargin 1302 tax exempt 1200 engine moted 550 Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 8:57 pm

sams done abit more to it


he didnt even use hardly any electric to get that side out lol!









found some good metal on ellenor


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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:00 pm

whats he been doing all day i would have had the new floors on and welded by now Suspect
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:09 pm

hes been trying to find the spot welds but there hiding some were Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:11 pm

Exscuses a good wire brush and they will soon be seen Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:15 pm

hes been out there with a grinder and still no luck you no what hes like
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:32 pm

A grinder will just grind them so you cant see them but then if you keep grinding along thay edge you will eventually get through to the lip and the old pan will come of Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Fri Apr 20, 2007 9:35 pm

ill keep going then
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sat Apr 21, 2007 6:59 pm

so one side is now done yeah and i love it lol!



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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sat Apr 21, 2007 7:07 pm

looking good sam ,you just need to sort out how much your going to charge gem for your time lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Ellenor 1973 1303s Beetle 1600cc   Sat Apr 21, 2007 7:10 pm

Well im hoping gem will buy me my rebuild kit for me so i can run me 1641 Laughing +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++I WANT TO BE WAITED ON EVERY TIME I WORK ON IT AS MY BACK IS F**KING KILLING ME
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