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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyWed Dec 27, 2006 8:47 pm

thats better Wink
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spennyp
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyThu Dec 28, 2006 8:00 am

lookin good afro
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyFri Dec 29, 2006 10:34 am

Yesterday i finished off the underdash tray and front speaker pods and got it all fitted and a headunit as well Cool

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At least i don't have to put up with Frizz's singing anymore lol!
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spennyp
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyFri Dec 29, 2006 1:45 pm

what do you listen to rich....i bet its the bee gees Wink lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyFri Dec 29, 2006 2:06 pm

Someone shopping today saw this bug parked up at the Angel place?

Also saw another two bugs on the Taunton road one silver and one green.

Oh plus a red bay also at Angel place.

Four aircooled in one day, thoght it was summer for a mo. Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyFri Dec 29, 2006 2:31 pm

Yep that was me and the red bay is one of my old one's now lives two doors away from me lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyFri Dec 29, 2006 2:37 pm

My 2.5 year old spotted yours first. Got her well trained now She shouts out "Beetle car, Beetle car, ..." lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 01, 2007 8:54 am

spennyp wrote:
what do you listen to rich....i bet its the bee gees Wink lol!

lol! lol! Bee gees lol! lol!
Well ok sometimes Wink But don't tell anyone Wink

Normally oldskool hardcore, but anything really with in reason Cool

So if anyone has any oldskool hardcore tapes, cd or vinyl stashed away that they dont want anymore give me a shout cos i'll use it Wink
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 01, 2007 9:29 am

Dude
I have got a couple of the 'hardcore dancefloor' tapes knocking about somewhere that I bought off Ebay thinking they were cd's.
I'll see if I can dig 'em out for ya.

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 01, 2007 9:57 am

Cheers dude Cool
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 01, 2007 4:02 pm

Right this bug is now MINE so it's NOT going PINK anymore i'm gonna keep the it original vw met blue and most prob put the body back to stock 70's..... Cool

And in the far future i'll be using the engine and box out of the bus in it geek
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 01, 2007 6:05 pm

cool great idea sell me your front wings lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Jan 01, 2007 10:06 pm

One day not till the van is done lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Feb 05, 2007 8:07 pm

Just fitted my newly aquired progressive webber 32/36 once the fuel got up there it fired up and ran pretty well BUT i can't drive it cos the throttle cable snapped. I'll be popping in to GSF tomorrow and pick one up then i can give it a blasting lol!

Cheers Mark (1584) Cool
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Feb 05, 2007 8:52 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
Just fitted my newly aquired progressive webber 32/36 once the fuel got up there it fired up and ran pretty well BUT i can't drive it cos the throttle cable snapped. I'll be popping in to GSF tomorrow and pick one up then i can give it a blasting lol!

Cheers Mark (1584) Cool

Cool. Did you sort out the throttle return spring OK. What you can find is the hole through which the throttle cable comes is a little too low, so the cable is angled up. You can get an extension (SSP sell them cheap) to bring the throttle arm down more in line with the cable hole. Or you can do what I did and use a stock carbs throttle return spring in addition to the return already on the carb. (I just hooked it from throttle up to base of aircleaner!). Get some pictures up here! You should notice a difference over a 31pict.
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyMon Feb 05, 2007 9:00 pm

Yeah it all seems fine buddy thanks again. The old carb was a 30 pic Rolling Eyes So should be a bit better then it was Cool. I'll get some pics up tomorrow Wink
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 5:25 pm

Here you go the Webber fitted and the new cable. Took her out for a good ragging earlier and she's good lol!


Only problem (if you can call it a problem) is the air filter just rubs the deck slightly tongue

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 5:54 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
Here you go the Webber fitted and the new cable. Took her out for a good ragging earlier and she's good lol!


Only problem (if you can call it a problem) is the air filter just rubs the deck slightly tongue

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It's rubbing because you've got an earlier decklid. You can get lower profile filters which might help depending on where it's rubbing.

Bit better than the 30pict then... Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 5:58 pm

1584cc wrote:
It's rubbing because you've got an earlier decklid. You can get lower profile filters which might help depending on where it's rubbing.

Bit better than the 30pict then... Laughing

I thoucht it may have been because of the early lid. It only just rubs on the corner yeah a smaller filter would work fine.
Yeah def better then the 30 pict lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 6:00 pm

[quote="thecrewkid"]
1584cc wrote:

Yeah def better then the 30 pict lol!

lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 7:17 pm

can you not just put your standoffs on will it clear then
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 7:21 pm

itsabuglife wrote:
can you not just put your standoffs on will it clear then

Yeah i could do but don't like them really..... Wink
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 7:24 pm

Quote :
can you not just put your standoffs on will it clear then

or just smash the filter with a large hammer til it fits lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 7:25 pm

Or just leave it off as i've done lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug she's back   72 bug she's back - Page 2 EmptyTue Feb 06, 2007 8:36 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
itsabuglife wrote:
can you not just put your standoffs on will it clear then

Yeah i could do but don't like them really..... Wink

he couldnt he gave me his stand offs Razz
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