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WizBizMartin
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WizBizMartin

Male Number of posts : 2531
Age : 29
Location : W-S-M
My Ride(s) : 85 Mexican Beetle, 20v T Beetle, Honda Xr125
Registration date : 2008-11-27

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyThu Jul 02, 2009 9:02 pm

delboy wrote:
I need a box for my 1914 too, reckon im gonna blow my 1200 box in days!!


your not the only one, lol


crewkid im liking your work and fabrication,
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thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyFri Jul 03, 2009 8:12 am

WizBizMartin wrote:
delboy wrote:
I need a box for my 1914 too, reckon im gonna blow my 1200 box in days!!


your not the only one, lol


crewkid im liking your work and fabrication,

Cheers dude...

GT boxes are great i always ran them but i did bolw 3rd to bits when i had the 1914 in the split but then i did used to snap driveshafts as well.. Maybe my right foot is a bit heavy... lol! lol! lol!
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Wurz
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Wurz

Male Number of posts : 5378
Age : 44
Location : Wurzel Towers, Toytown
My Ride(s) : T5, Bay, 2 Bugs & Buggy Project
Registration date : 2008-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyFri Jul 03, 2009 9:10 am

thecrewkid wrote:
Maybe my right foot is a bit heavy... lol! lol! lol!

I've heard the stories of a sideways split round the roundabouts in bridgy.... in plain view of local plod

lol!
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyFri Jul 03, 2009 9:20 am

Must be someone else dude..
I just don't understand why no one can build anything that'll take some of my driving bmw ford vauxhall vw austin they all just seem to be badly made.. Wink Wink
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thecrewkid

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My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptySat Jul 11, 2009 10:46 am

Got a couple hours in on the bug this morning, so flipped the pan round and tidied the underneath then with wire wheel on the grinder i ran it over both sides of the pan just to clean it all up after having it blasted and sat for a couple months....

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Then got bored so etch primed it then found some grey primer and hardener so mixed mixed it up and blew it on the underneath of the pan..

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Mr Scoops
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Mr Scoops

Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptySat Jul 11, 2009 8:34 pm

Nice and shiny!!!

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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptySun Jul 12, 2009 6:36 am

It's only a bit of primer dude calm down... lol! lol! lol!
Black base coat and lacquer will be ordered tomorrow oh and a bit more primer.. Fingers crossed i'll have it painted on the weekend..

Then strip the spare pan down and paint the drive shaft tubes ect fit the box ect to the freshly painted pan then paint and fit the narrowed beam. afro afro afro afro
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Mr Scoops
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Mr Scoops

Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptySun Jul 12, 2009 8:51 am

Do I detect a rebirth in your air-cooled fetish Mr. Curtis?

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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

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Age : 39
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My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptySun Jul 12, 2009 1:42 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Do I detect a rebirth in your air-cooled fetish Mr. Curtis?

Well theres something to think about............

Ummmm

No not really dude just want the pan finished and rolling ready to sell..
Need the money to strip and repaint the T4 properly with some decent paint and stuff.... Need it sorted cos i'll probably be giving the unit up ASAP..
But may have found away to fund the T4 without selling the bug, if so i'll chuck her in the garage untill i can finish her.. Wink Wink
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thecrewkid

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyMon Jul 13, 2009 8:58 pm

Flipped the pan back round etch primed it then blasted some grey primer on the top..
Just got to sort some black hopefully by the weekend.. Cool Cool Cool

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Mr Scoops
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Mr Scoops

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My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyMon Jul 13, 2009 9:42 pm

Cool

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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyTue Jul 21, 2009 8:36 pm

The 4" narrowed beam is finshed and in the back of the van and looking sweet cheers dude your a star afro afro afro afro
A couple crap pics..

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HRD
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HRD

Male Number of posts : 1507
Age : 41
Location : Bridgwater!!!!!!
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Registration date : 2009-05-04

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyTue Jul 21, 2009 8:51 pm

very nice afro
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Dirty Dave
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Dirty Dave

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My Ride(s) : These days, I walk!
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 9 EmptyWed Jul 22, 2009 9:40 pm

No worries dude. afro
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