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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
Age : 33
Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyMon May 07, 2007 8:54 pm

here is dobby blueridges addition to the dbs family

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im sure he will put a write up later as hes a lazy git and got me to start his resto thread lol!
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
Age : 39
Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyMon May 07, 2007 9:18 pm

thanks for starting the thread Sam
At last ive brought an air cooled vee dub. i only picked it up today some dont know a great deal about it .me,sam and afew others had a look around it earlier to see what welding was needed for mot but it all seem to have been done and im going to have a look at everything else tomorrow and try and it starting on the key. ill let you all know how i get on and i'll get some more pics soon
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Mr Scoops
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Mr Scoops

Male Number of posts : 38009
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: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyMon May 07, 2007 9:19 pm

At last, you now own a real Vee-Dub!! lol! lol!

What are you plans for it dude???

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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
Age : 33
Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyMon May 07, 2007 9:51 pm

no worries dude
Very Happy
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Impy Mcdub
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Registration date : 2006-08-20

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 8:59 am

love the "aircooled" rear lights!! lol!

Nice bug!
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
Age : 40
Location : Bridgwater
My Ride(s) : '04 LWB T5.. Restored escort RS turbo estate.
Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 4:56 pm

Nice bug, whats the spec and whats the plans for it Question
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
Age : 39
Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 8:53 pm

i started the work on it tonight and got it running but ive got a problem with the carb sticking .i had a good look for any welding that needs doing and only found a hole in the spare wheel well, the rest seems solid.all the lights work but cant get the wipers or washers to work .the main thing at the moment is get it on the road and start having some fun in it.well as much fun as you can with a 1300
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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
Age : 33
Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 8:56 pm

wer urs pics to you took then
lol!
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
Age : 39
Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 9:17 pm

Heres some more pictures for you
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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
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Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1971 bug, 73 baywindow, hymer motor home, 1984 mk1 golf git cabby, 1997 t4
Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 9:19 pm

i thinkit was a rather good buy dude Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 08, 2007 9:41 pm

doesn't look half bad dude, lets hope you can get dobby up to gether by the next meet afro
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ProjectParsons
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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyWed May 09, 2007 8:05 pm

well done dude, think you'll be mot'd before me by the looks of it! what are you planning for it then?!!! Very Happy
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blueridge
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Male Number of posts : 1245
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My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyWed May 09, 2007 8:15 pm

ProjectParsons wrote:
well done dude, think you'll be mot'd before me by the looks of it! what are you planning for it then?!!! Very Happy

first thing is to get it on the road. then change the wheels, slam it ,redo the interior and maybe fit bigger engine
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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: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyWed May 09, 2007 8:17 pm

Glad to see you are air-cooled now Dude.

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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
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Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptySat May 12, 2007 9:32 pm

well i got out ther today i got the carb to stop jamming up and soted the wipers but i did notice the coil was on all the time so spent most of the day try to sort the wiring out but its all sorted now .i did have a go at driving it up th road today also but it keeps jumping out if 1st gear and doesnt seem to be reving high enough .so i think i need a new gearbox and i'm going to replace the carb ,so if anyone has a gearbox or carb (solex 31 pict4) for sale please let me know 07830039544 Damien
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soapbox
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Male Number of posts : 1033
Age : 35
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : '73 subaru powered Type 2 and a '75 beetle hot rod
Registration date : 2006-12-19

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptySat May 12, 2007 10:26 pm

I spy a HOT ROD geek

Sorry not much help on the gearbox and car front.
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:12 pm

Hows it going dude nearly there and on the road or still loads to do Wink
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
Age : 39
Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:16 pm

its nearly there i'm getting the tyres fitted tomorrow then its ready for the mot so should be on the road within the next week
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
Age : 39
Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:19 pm

heres a couple of pics of it with its new wheels
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nomates
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nomates

Male Number of posts : 18609
Age : 47
Location : weston-s-mare
My Ride(s) : 1967 fridolin and 1966 (award winning-and yea i am being gay) ghia and 1960 bubble car
Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:19 pm

dude...I have a gearbox ,I took it out of the karmann ghia ,so I know its a good box......may even have a secondhand carb .....give me a bell my numbers in the members section afro
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
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Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:21 pm

ive sorted the gearbox but i may still need a carb if you have one .mines a 31 pict-4
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:23 pm

Looks better already dude Wink
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nomates
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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:30 pm

Cool....when I get some time ,I'll have a look ....really busy at the mo...give me a couple of day's afro
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itsabuglife
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itsabuglife

Male Number of posts : 2276
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Location : Back in sunny Highbridge
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Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue May 29, 2007 9:52 pm

what gearbox you got knocking about nomates
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blueridge
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blueridge

Male Number of posts : 1245
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Location : highbridge
My Ride(s) : 1973 Squareback,1999 golf gti,95 GMC Safari.
Registration date : 2007-04-12

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PostSubject: Re: DOBBY the bug   DOBBY the bug EmptyTue Jun 05, 2007 7:14 pm

nomates wrote:
Cool....when I get some time ,I'll have a look ....really busy at the mo...give me a couple of day's afro

did you have any luck finding a carb? afro
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