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PostSubject: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:45 am

This is duie he is my 1970 beetle that is in need of a little tlc,



This is duie now june 2007



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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:46 am

Right went out to start work on the inside of the rear arches diidnt exspect what i found but now it means the body has to come of ???








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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:47 am

and some more rear arch rot







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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:47 am

also need to do some work on the sills Razz









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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:48 am

right piccies of the body off cheers rich would never have done it with out you Wink and would never have broke my fence but ha at least i have drive way gates now ;D

rich waiting for me he ;D



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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 11:49 am

and heres the floor now slammed on the front and pics of some of the repairs he needs Wink













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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 6:00 pm

How long you planning to have your bug off the road?? Should be rock solid when youhave finished if that is the only repairs you have got to do....

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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 7:05 pm

it was only for a little while but now due to lack of funds it will be a couple of months maybe longer gutted as i wanted to come to the next meet but no transport now, Crying or Very sad but yes after ive done all the repairs he will be a lot more solid and stronger Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:17 pm

looks like you have made a flying start good luck and keep it up Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 8:50 pm

Just under 200 at GSF and 2 weekends welding and he'll be back on the road Wink The best thing you could of done bud i know your gutted that you have to WALK now but it'll be worth it in the end Very Happy Cool
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Tue Sep 19, 2006 10:46 pm

maybe a bit longer than 2 weeks mate no money at mo, confused your right i am gutted ive got to walk you no me but then its all worth it in the end, Cool im also gutted cos im going to miss the secound meet already missed the first one oh well not like its the last one Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:23 pm

write ive started the panel work and there is alot of it Razz

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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:24 pm

cut out

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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:24 pm

and ive sort of started welding it

after so far





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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Fri Sep 29, 2006 8:25 pm

I didnt relize it was quite hard to do a body of as this is my first, it seems the more i do the more i find abit heart breaking realy one day into the welding and i already wish i hadnt started i hope its worth it Sad
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:03 pm

right outer sill is now on and the pillars are welded on to the sill instead of filled the inner rear wheel arch is welded and the outer one is cut of







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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:12 pm

Good work fella. She's coming along nicely.........

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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:44 pm

Yeah getting there cant wait till hes done then i can actually come to a meet and meet everyone Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:50 pm

Crackin job! Cool Still cant believe you took the body off in the street!!! Shocked afro
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 7:53 pm

i also ripped down my fence to get it in the garden Wink ,ive got people complaining about the noise though not good i told them 2 weeks and i will stop didnt go down to well pale
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 8:12 pm

dubberatlast wrote:
i also ripped down my fence to get it in the garden
lol! lol! lol! Now that's dedication!
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Sat Sep 30, 2006 11:13 pm

good thing is when hes finished i can put a new post in and 2 new panels but put them on hingies so they look like a fence but are secret gates Wink
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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Mon Oct 02, 2006 5:42 pm

right update time rear arch is finished just need to weld in the body mount panel oh and grind it all down first



heater channel is all finished and ground down



got started on the front hopefully have all the drivers side done by the end of tomorrow



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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Wed Oct 04, 2006 6:17 pm

right update drivers side is now complete apart from the bodymount panel red oxide is on so got to seal it then paint again with red oxide then paint black









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PostSubject: Re: duies resto   Wed Oct 04, 2006 6:19 pm

and now rolled over ready to start the passenger side oh and measured the inner rear wing this time ;D





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