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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptySun Mar 04, 2007 11:14 pm

very true that dude cant wait to get the 03 on the deck and moted Wink
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Impy Mcdub
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 3:03 pm

dubberatlast wrote:


and what was behind it all

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surely being yellow & stuffed with these, it should be called..... "Spongebob" !!

lol!
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 4:25 pm

lol! true but its a girl and got a name shes roxie missis picked it her car cant argue Razz
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 4:32 pm

'kin hell, you found sponges rammed in there? What a bodge! Not too bad seeing as it was free, but imagine the unlucky sod who bought through the years not knowing that. affraid
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 4:34 pm

good thing i didnt just weld the hole up fire was def Wink
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Impy Mcdub
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 6:46 pm

vwbeetlebum wrote:
'kin hell, you found sponges rammed in there?

Ive found newspaper in sills, a piece of old fridge masquerading as a floor but my best was a sierra i bought for sod all that had a sizeable chunk of carved railway sleeper (smothered in underseal) actin as the sill end!

affraid lol!
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 6:47 pm

gotta laugh at bodges lol!
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 3:31 pm

saw this car in the flesh last night, what an utter bargain, and it'l be a beuatiful car with a good t cut and polish! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 6:17 pm

Cheers dude bit of welding to do but the missis just needs a usable bug so no major resto just cut out crap and weld in fresh metal heres some rust

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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 6:18 pm

Springs and shocks of the car ready for the lower aproach lol!

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sorry rich couldnt finish it as i cant get the nut undone on the top of the shocks No
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 7:56 pm

getting there though mate afro
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 7:57 pm

Cleverchap wrote:


I've got a pair of front steel 944 calipers £40 and their yours.
Will also have a pair of 944 hubs machined to fit straight onto beetle spindles very soon,£80, or can do a deal for both at £100.

Looks like a very tidy bug, whats the pan like?

would love them but funds are nothing at mo, pans in good nick to be honest cant wait to get it on the floor Cool
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:27 pm

dubberatlast wrote:
Springs and shocks of the car ready for the lower aproach lol!

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sorry rich couldnt finish it as i cant get the nut undone on the top of the shocks No

lol! get some mk1 golf coilovers thats what me and gem have decided for ellenor
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:29 pm

also what does the nut look like at the top dude i mite have a tool for it
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:29 pm

Lack of funds dude so a grinder and cut the springs in half will do Wink
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:30 pm

itsabuglife wrote:
also what does the nut look like at the top dude i mite have a tool for it

its a 22m nut but i need a 22m ring ended but bent spanner Wink
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:42 pm

a swan neck then
when do you need one i may have ive got a huge set of swan neck spanners
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:43 pm

Mate just get your spring clamps out and clamp the springs and cut them on the shocks thats how we used to do it back in the day.. geek
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyWed Mar 07, 2007 8:52 pm

no i cant cut them when compressed always took them out never had the guts to cut them on there No
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyThu Mar 08, 2007 6:19 pm

front end is now lowered but not enough so going to try again soon Wink

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just to show how high it was

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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyThu Mar 08, 2007 6:37 pm

Looks much better with the front down a bit! afro
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyThu Mar 08, 2007 6:46 pm

Yeah but you can still get under it with out it jacked up lol! lol!

Does look better though buddy.. afro
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyThu Mar 08, 2007 6:51 pm

2 more coils of the springs will sort it i hope if not i will take the bloody things out lol!
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Impy Mcdub
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyThu Mar 08, 2007 11:17 pm

How many coils did you lop off to get it to the height it is in the pics dude?
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PostSubject: Re: New dbs family member   New dbs family member - Page 3 EmptyFri Mar 09, 2007 12:59 am

4 coils but from the end where they are not bunched together if that makes sence Wink
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