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Dylan
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My Ride(s) : wormy 72 bug, Golf mk2
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PostSubject: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 6:51 pm

well where to start Question
the drivers door pillar, not too bad but it is being cut out and having a plate put in cos the welding isnt very good
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passenger door pillar
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doors
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bottom of the drivers door needs panels (inner and outer) cos the bit where the rubber sits in has fell off lol!
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then well we took the passenger runner board off so we could weld and we found some proper nasties - someone has welded the heater channel to the floor and its gone rusty and holey so the whole thing is being cut out affraid
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and then we found the back wing was a bit rotten so a new one is going on
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so then we had to take the wings off so started with the headlights
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then the wings came off
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the passenger wing was welded to the body at the bottom thanks to a plate so that had to cut off
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and then we (dan) had to remove the rest of the wiring
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and there was a few crap plates in the wing
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plus sides - dad fixed the aerial cos when the cut the hole in the heater channel the missing bit was in there lol!
all the wings besides the one bolt on the passenger side front wing all came out fine Very Happy
and there is only a bit of rust on the drivers side on the seal

so the slot in the top of my big money box is 100% open (all donations welcome) lol!

Its nice to be air cooled again sunny


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Dylan
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Female Number of posts : 1326
Age : 34
Location : Burnham-On-Sea
My Ride(s) : wormy 72 bug, Golf mk2
Registration date : 2007-01-29

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 6:54 pm

oh and the spare wheel bit is now a letter box
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And few other pics
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Impy Mcdub
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My Ride(s) : mk2 goof big bumper gti 8v....slammed n rough
Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 6:59 pm

it aint too bad.....it is a dub after all......where would the fun be if it were all solid! lol

give it a name quick............then you can get cross & curse at it good n proper!
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Dylan
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Female Number of posts : 1326
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Location : Burnham-On-Sea
My Ride(s) : wormy 72 bug, Golf mk2
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 7:04 pm

no well hopefully this is it so we know what has to be done etc no more surprises i hope lol but it is part of owning a beetle and the name needs to old skool and cool and a she cos ive had bad luck with my male beetles so far lol
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Location : Burnham on Sea
My Ride(s) : MK2 Jetta Turbo Diesel
Registration date : 2007-03-22

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 7:10 pm

Getting stuck in, nice one Smile (Looks like a Doris to me!) How come the spare wheel well turned into a letterbox? Are you gonna do a royal mail theme?! Very Happy
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Mr Scoops
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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 wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 8:15 pm

Looks like you are getting on with it all and getting everything done in one go.
Looking good.
What are your plans once the welding and paint is done?? You planning to run it as a stocker or lowered with rimmage??

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 8:36 pm

twas an eventfull day lol
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type25 dan
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyFri Oct 23, 2009 9:45 pm

Rolling Eyes its should be called ginger lol! itll be ok Wink
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptySun Oct 25, 2009 7:34 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Looks like you are getting on with it all and getting everything done in one go.
Looking good.
What are your plans once the welding and paint is done?? You planning to run it as a stocker or lowered with rimmage??

SLAM IT ON STEELS! Twisted Evil
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Dylan
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Female Number of posts : 1326
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Location : Burnham-On-Sea
My Ride(s) : wormy 72 bug, Golf mk2
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyMon Oct 26, 2009 8:10 am

type25 dan wrote:
Rolling Eyes its should be called ginger lol! itll be ok Wink

Ginger i dont think so lol! dad thinks we should it patchy lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyMon Oct 26, 2009 8:13 am

ARCANE wrote:
Mr Scoops wrote:
Looks like you are getting on with it all and getting everything done in one go.
Looking good.
What are your plans once the welding and paint is done?? You planning to run it as a stocker or lowered with rimmage??

SLAM IT ON STEELS! Twisted Evil


Nope its going to be my daily and its bouncy enough with the lowered beam on so the plan is too fix the holes and then just drive it Very Happy
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Location : Curry Rivel, Somerset
My Ride(s) : 98 New Beetle, 1958 Bug, 1966 Split, 2006 T5, 71 Bug, 72 Bay and 61 Split.
Registration date : 2006-11-21

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyMon Oct 26, 2009 7:06 pm

Dylan wrote:
no well hopefully this is it so we know what has to be done etc no more surprises i hope lol but it is part of owning a beetle and the name needs to old skool and cool and a she cos ive had bad luck with my male beetles so far lol

Girl Bugs are evil Evil or Very Mad
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyMon Oct 26, 2009 9:17 pm

Shhhhh, Bella might hear you!!! 72 bug wormy Lol

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Dylan
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Female Number of posts : 1326
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My Ride(s) : wormy 72 bug, Golf mk2
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 8:42 am

no i think your right lucy i had made my mind up about it being a girl and now i have to do both heater exchangers both door pillars both back wings plus a few other plates - cos the plates that we found when we looked round covered about 15,000 other plates so my nice little cheap bug that we all thought was soild is not but all i can do now is get on with having "IT" fixed lol

so its def' a keeper.

will get some pics later cos i havent seen the other side yet
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 12:10 pm

thought of a name yet? .....and its the heater channels that need doing ,the exchangers are part of the exhaust Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 12:48 pm

nomates wrote:
thought of a name yet? .....and its the heater channels that need doing ,the exchangers are part of the exhaust Smile

was gonna say....if you gotta weld up the heat exchangers, you are in trouble! lol!

Names....hmmm........Typhoo......cos its got more holes than a teabag??
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 12:48 pm

or Stavros......cos its got more plates than a greek wedding?? lol
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 6:17 pm

Impy Mcdub wrote:
or Stavros......cos its got more plates than a greek wedding?? lol

lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 6:18 pm

nomates wrote:
thought of a name yet? .....and its the heater channels that need doing ,the exchangers are part of the exhaust Smile

ahh yeah that what i meant channels lol! lol!

and no still need a name for it - suggestions welcome Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 6:24 pm

right more pics
These are holes in drivers side at the back
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i think this one is passenger side
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front drivers side
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front passenger side
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this one is inside both sides need doing i think
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so 'IT' is looking a bit sad
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but got some new parts today so we can start putting him back together Very Happy
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Location : Curry Rivel, Somerset
My Ride(s) : 98 New Beetle, 1958 Bug, 1966 Split, 2006 T5, 71 Bug, 72 Bay and 61 Split.
Registration date : 2006-11-21

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 7:05 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
Shhhhh, Bella might hear you!!! 72 bug wormy Lol

Too late for that.... she knows it!



This Bug is reminding me even more of my 71 Bug as we see more pics! Shocked pale
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type25 dan
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 7:11 pm

see the new panels are the right colour already! lol
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 7:16 pm

type25 dan wrote:
see the new panels are the right colour already! lol

I was thinking the same thing bud.. lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyTue Oct 27, 2009 10:04 pm

Top work, looks like Vince is going through it pretty thoroughly. Better to get it all done now.

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PostSubject: Re: 72 bug wormy   72 bug wormy EmptyWed Oct 28, 2009 9:16 pm

yeah once the wings and the runner boards were off didnt really need to go through it that thoroughly cos they are pretty big holes lol but once its done i will have a really soild bug plus im now painting the sides white
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