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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:09 pm

the chap i got it off lived in nottingham, he said he bought a beetle of Al from weston super mare , so it could ether be Big Al Or scoops or some random Al in weston selling there bug
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:11 pm

Was his name James??
He bought my Karmann Cabrio.

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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:14 pm

yes it is james ! just checked my message on vzi, his name is sambaboy66 on vzi,
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:16 pm

That's him. He has a Samba as well as my old roofless Bug.

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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Thu Oct 01, 2009 8:16 pm

its a small world hey !
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Thu Oct 01, 2009 11:18 pm

your not going to get much sleep tonight with that are you lol! lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Fri Oct 02, 2009 9:55 pm

i have actually got so much work done today Very Happy,

firstly a small touch to the tyres i thought mite look kool,







and thats its for today's work Very Happy,
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sat Oct 03, 2009 9:06 am

just get on with that exhaust and stop playing with tip-ex!!!!

lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:45 pm

got the zasut fitted, the j tubes and header bit went on fine just having a few teathing problems with the mufflers, Nomates mite know but in the kit you get these to 2 metal collor things , were do they go LOL, apart from that looks ace, no pics as phone ran put of batterys , sounds ncieand cant hear it missing anymore but it will be back for sure, just need to sort out the mufflers, new accelerator cable, tidy wiring, fit swivel adjusters on rocker+new seals , then it will be ready for Chris to do his magic wednesday onwards, cant wait, Chris is doing the OS rear hub seal for me, relocating oil cooler, new oil lines, and setting up / tuning and sorting misfire out, Cant wait Very Happy Very Happy when i spoke to him last he sed we were going to keep the 28 mm vents to give more lower down power and sacrifice a bit of top end, Very Happy ,
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:51 pm

Collars? ......got any pics?
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:53 pm

one sec ill go get some , 5 mins
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:20 pm


this above is the metal coller thing and there is 2 of them ,
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:43 pm

weld on pipe extenders, quite common on quality exhausts.


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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:44 pm

these are pipe extenders ,that you weld on ...don't think I got any with mine tho'
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:44 pm

bummer ...too slow
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:51 pm

so i dont need to put this on mine then, few thank god for that, i thought i had missed out a vital part , cheers Andy & Nomates
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:54 pm

few ......is spelt phew by the way .....no worries
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:56 pm

oh ye Phew >
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:57 pm



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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 8:59 pm

just notice in the last pic i think the silence mite be tocuhing the mounty thing on the inner wing , hmmmmm
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:05 pm

give us a pic of the tail pipes ,,,,straight on from the back of the car dude
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Sun Oct 04, 2009 9:07 pm

aint got one of those at mo buddy, the left hand side is fine tail pipe, its the right hand one is is to much to the left, it look like the silencer is touching in the last pics so it mite be that holding it up, the exhast sits quite close the rear brake calipers though ! about an inch or so gap,
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Mon Oct 05, 2009 6:16 pm

looking good mate!

just gotta get it tuned and running on the road ready for the meet on the 13th!
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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:37 pm

WizBizMartin wrote:
aint got one of those at mo buddy, the left hand side is fine tail pipe, its the right hand one is is to much to the left, it look like the silencer is touching in the last pics so it mite be that holding it up, the exhast sits quite close the rear brake calipers though ! about an inch or so gap,

thats plenty of space, as the heat is drawn towaords the rear when going foward.

the mex'y bracket looks like you may have to remove this.

i can't remember what they are for as i had one on my mexy bug years ago.


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PostSubject: Re: Ella - The 1985 Mexican Bandit   Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:51 am

i dont think it touching on the other side so one side is not right , if i needs to be removed ill get the grinder out !!! goes in this week ether wednesday thurdsay or friday still waiting for confirmation Very Happy,
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