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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:13 pm

Looks good Rich, Andy beat me to asking the cost question.

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Thu Jan 29, 2009 10:18 pm

i don't like the colour!! ....you've ruined it !!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:36 am

Andy he charged me half what he charged you dude.. Wink

But said it should of been double but he had to stick to the quote he gave me.. He's back up to 80 for a pan now.. Cool
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:41 am

Oh and i've still got some TOP quality floor repair panels i got with the oval so i'll probably be using them to repair it with...
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:29 pm

Started repairing the floor, well not really but i've started something..

Starting on the N/S rear, jacking point removed, grot cleared, repair section cut to size and spotted in place..









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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:56 pm

Rich, If you are not going to use the rear repair panels I'll have them off you Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jan 30, 2009 7:10 pm

Looking good dude.
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:57 am

Had a hour spare so nipped out and done some more this morning..

Cut the grot out of the O/S corners made the templates and made the repair sections..



Heating the metal and shaping it to fit..







Tacked in place..

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 10:45 am

Bloody show off!! your abit special arent you rich!!

Great work buddy, cant wait to see more of it.
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:17 pm

You are very skilled Dude ..........

can you some of that to mine Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:30 pm

Cheers guys.. afro afro afro

Steve you don't need me to help bud thats for sure... Wink
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 4:51 pm

..HERES THE PLANS..


Complete strip down.
Get the floor, body edges, suspension and engine tin sand blasted.
1500 or GT box.
1600 tp 1641tp or larger depending on cash at the time.
All new brakes, steering and suspension.
All new rubbers.
All new interior.
All new chrome.
Mag industry, gas burners or something along those lines.
4" adjustable narrowed beam.
Paint the floor, suspension, and tin in 2K black..
Paint the body in the OG 2K metalic blue .
Upright 70's wings, lights and rear panel.
Europa bumpers.
All fitted back together with S/S bolts ect

And what ever repairs need doing. Off the top of my head..

Both heater channel.
Drivers inner front arch.
Pair of doors.
Spare wheel well.
Front panel
Rear panel.
Couple little repairs to the floor pans
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 5:05 pm

I love it when a plan comes together


GTbox ....and a 1914 Cool ....you know it makes sence
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 7:12 pm

I need a box for my 1914 too, reckon im gonna blow my 1200 box in days!!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 8:31 pm

some people collect them you know Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sun Feb 01, 2009 9:52 pm

Cool Nice one Bud.

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:56 am

Ooooo, really, and how much do they sell them for if they do so wish to part with such item???
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jun 26, 2009 10:59 am

Haven't got much done to the old for ages really due to being busy at work thank good..

The floor pan is now all welded and sanded back.. Well nearly all welded got about 2" left to do but ran out of wire for the first time since i bought the welder about 3-4 years ago and 4 restos on one reel of wire. Cool Cool

O/S rear corner..





N/S rear corner..



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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jun 26, 2009 2:42 pm

top work bud looking good
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Fri Jun 26, 2009 9:07 pm

wont be long now then if your back on the old girl Wink
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Sat Jun 27, 2009 9:01 am

delboy wrote:
wont be long now then if your back on the old girl Wink

Fancy talking about Frizz like that!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Mon Jun 29, 2009 6:43 am

Cheers guys... Don't count on seeing her finished though..

Think we've both decided that shes not gonna be done now, 5 people in a bug with camping stuff tent ect just isn't gonna happen..

Gonna do the floor and paint it then probably going up for sale is but if she doesn't sell then i'll put the grinder through her.. Twisted Evil Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Mon Jun 29, 2009 7:29 am

Thats a shame. Could be a good car for someone like Az

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:04 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Thats a shame. Could be a good car for someone like GAZ

Good call scoops! Give me a pm when its back on it wheels dude Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:09 am

I'll let you know when i'm ready to let her go dude.. Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad Crying or Very sad
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