Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.



 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log in  
Welcome to DBS...........Weston's VeeDub Club

 

 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick

Go down 
Go to page : Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  Next
AuthorMessage
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySat Feb 16, 2008 8:34 am

griff wrote:
mand has two cushions on back seat of her bug, for her to sit on when she drives it lol! lol!

lol! lol! Frizz has a big cushion in the white bug cos the seat base's are fooked.. Makes me laugh.... Rolling Eyes
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 24, 2008 9:03 pm

Not got much done on this but the rear height is now set..
I've pulled the loom out of my bug and i'm half way through putting it in Frizz's... Wing beading has been coiled up for years and slightly miss shaped so i've got that in place to straighten it out a bit before final fit up..

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00111

Got to sort some dynamat before the insides can be started.. Probably gonna get it from the states i think..
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 24, 2008 9:04 pm

Oh and it now needs rear shocks cos they're bolted to the front of my bus lol! lol! lol!
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
nomates
DBS Top Tater
DBS Top Tater
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 24, 2008 9:09 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
Not got much done on this but the rear height is now set..
I've pulled the loom out of my bug and i'm half way through putting it in Frizz's... Wing beading has been coiled up for years and slightly miss shaped so i've got that in place to straighten it out a bit before final fit up..

Got to sort some dynamat before the insides can be started.. Probably gonna get it from the states i think..



One word dude ...................PICS
Back to top Go down
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySun Feb 24, 2008 9:11 pm

Dude you new puter must be playing up cos theres a pic there afro
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
1584cc
Blitzen Regular
Blitzen Regular


Male Number of posts : 400
Age : 53
Location : In the Sticks
My Ride(s) : 1971 1300 Beetle, 1970 1302 Beetle, 1971 Deluxe Bus, 1972 1200 Beetle
Registration date : 2006-12-07

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 25, 2008 5:40 pm

How much did you narrow the front beam by Rich?

Only wondering if you had to take off steering stops or how you got round the problem Question

Got an MOT due on mine and it's got no steering stops so will be technically a fail Rolling Eyes
Back to top Go down
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 25, 2008 5:53 pm

Hey Mark hows the family???

As for the beam i didn't do it i bought it as is... I think it was a 3" it def isn't any more then that.. And i'm still running the steering stops but did have to modify the arm that bolts to the box and track rod arms.. Wink
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
1584cc
Blitzen Regular
Blitzen Regular


Male Number of posts : 400
Age : 53
Location : In the Sticks
My Ride(s) : 1971 1300 Beetle, 1970 1302 Beetle, 1971 Deluxe Bus, 1972 1200 Beetle
Registration date : 2006-12-07

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 25, 2008 6:36 pm

Family's good thanks Rich.

I think the arm on mine got cut back for clearance, hence no stops. I'll have to check and see if I can come up with a solution. Either that or distract the MOT tester lol!
Back to top Go down
Shamrockez
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
Shamrockez

Female Number of posts : 2047
Age : 35
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyMon Feb 25, 2008 6:59 pm

Laughing try the 'oooooh, but look how shiny this bit is!!!!" Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy line Laughing
Back to top Go down
http://www.evvo.co.uk
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 26, 2008 7:33 am

No stops should be to much of a problem as long as the wheels don't hit anything.... Should it..... My oval had no stops and that didn't fail....
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
1584cc
Blitzen Regular
Blitzen Regular


Male Number of posts : 400
Age : 53
Location : In the Sticks
My Ride(s) : 1971 1300 Beetle, 1970 1302 Beetle, 1971 Deluxe Bus, 1972 1200 Beetle
Registration date : 2006-12-07

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 26, 2008 4:47 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
No stops should be to much of a problem as long as the wheels don't hit anything.... Should it..... My oval had no stops and that didn't fail....

Did the wheels hit anything with the oval? I think the K & L beams are a bit different from the ball joint beams.

The tyres on mine rub the inner arches on full lock. It's passed before at an MOT station up in Cheshire. I guess it depends on where you take it...
Back to top Go down
Big Blue Betty
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
Big Blue Betty

Female Number of posts : 2686
Age : 39
Location : Bridgwater, Somerset
My Ride(s) : 71 Bay Camper Betty, 69 Bug Minty, 57 Ragtop Oval Bery. 67 Split Hugo! 83 MK1 Golf Cabriolet Star!
Registration date : 2007-05-06

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 26, 2008 5:03 pm

Minty hasn't got her stops but I havent put her thru an MOT yet so who knows. Nothing rubs on her but she has got skinny tyres on the front.

xxxx
Back to top Go down
eddie gordo
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
eddie gordo

Male Number of posts : 1650
Age : 33
Location : Leeds
My Ride(s) : The Gordo Wagen
Registration date : 2006-08-20

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 26, 2008 5:46 pm

mine are hacked and 3 mots later, nothing said
Back to top Go down
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyTue Feb 26, 2008 6:29 pm

1584cc wrote:
Did the wheels hit anything with the oval?

I'm pretty sure they didn't hit anything buddy..
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyThu Feb 28, 2008 8:22 pm

Got abit more of the wiring done...
And realised that the hole for the N/S rear light wiring on the inner wing is ummmmm not there lol! lol!
Fitted the bonnet seal..
And fooked about with the bonnet catch..

Slow progress at the mo.. Evil or Very Mad
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 16, 2008 9:51 am

Very very slow going lol! lol!

Ummm the headliner is goning up slowly, the wiring has had a little tickle..

And I pickED up a stock style Stainless exhaust for it as well cheers Tan tongue


4 weeks.......CTTP......... She's never gonna be finished in time...
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
blueridge
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptySun Mar 16, 2008 10:34 am

4 weeks is plenty of time at the speed you work.Don't forget if you need a hand i'm just down the road.
Back to top Go down
http://www.blueridgerunners-ac.co.uk
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri Apr 18, 2008 7:06 am

Long time no work... Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed

Well i started doing the headliner in it a couple weeks back and this is as far as i got..

The N/S all repaded with new foam ect.. Then clamped and glued in place with the good old bulldog clips.. As you can see the rear pillar is looking a bit dodgy bit i'm hoping once the windows go in and then i apply some heat it should shrink it back a little..

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00357

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00358

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00359

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00360

The O/S is done the same as the N/S but only have 1 pic of that..

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00362


Things have now been put back on hold again.. Rolling Eyes
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
vwbeetlebum
DBS Top Sphincter
DBS Top Sphincter
vwbeetlebum

Male Number of posts : 6572
Age : 105
My Ride(s) : Your Mum
Registration date : 2006-08-19

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri Apr 18, 2008 9:39 pm

wow that looks amazing! in regards to the bump stops, you chopped mine off! haha, but the tester called up the hq and they said thats fine as long as the suspension is working, 2 mot's later no probs.
Back to top Go down
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyThu May 01, 2008 8:34 pm

Just collected a pair of front seats from Scoops cheers dude.. They do the trick lovely untill i get my interior from Tan. afro afro afro

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00402
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri May 02, 2008 7:06 am

And finally started to get to work on the front beam to get it finished and back in.. Should be back rolling next week..

Then it's just..

Finish the headliner.
Sort and fit new sound deadening.
Fit interior.
Welding some new seat runners.
Make door cards.
Finish the wiring loom.
Rebuild rear brakes.
Bleed all brakes.
Set tracking.
Prep and paint the tinware.
Refit tin.
Fit engine.
Fit chrome trim.
Fit running boards.
Sort some door rubbers.
Fit all windows and chrome trim.
Fit new rear shocks.
Fit bumpers.
Fit wings and wing beading.
Fit new lights and indicators.


I think thats about it really.. Then MOT time..
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
Guest
Guest



72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri May 02, 2008 12:00 pm

Looking Fab... Just a few little bits then mate Wink be worth it in the end tho beone nice bug when done i recon afro
Back to top Go down
vwbeetlebum
DBS Top Sphincter
DBS Top Sphincter
vwbeetlebum

Male Number of posts : 6572
Age : 105
My Ride(s) : Your Mum
Registration date : 2006-08-19

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri May 02, 2008 12:03 pm

Those seats are gert lush...
Back to top Go down
thecrewkid
Driveshaft Destroyer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri May 02, 2008 12:26 pm

Cheers peeps

If i pull my finger out she'll be on the road in 2 weeks...
BUT can i be fooked to do it??????????












No not really.. lol! lol! lol!
Back to top Go down
http://thecrewkid.proboards61.com/index.cgi
itsabuglife
DBS Old Timer
DBS Old Timer
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

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 EmptyFri May 02, 2008 7:27 pm

thecrewkid wrote:
Just collected a pair of front seats from Scoops cheers dude.. They do the trick lovely untill i get my interior from Tan. afro afro afro

72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 DSC00402

are they going in frizzis hack

bug looking awesome dude
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty
PostSubject: Re: 72 bug had a little tickle from the stick   72 bug had a little tickle from the stick - Page 5 Empty

Back to top Go down
 
72 bug had a little tickle from the stick
Back to top 
Page 5 of 8Go to page : Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8  Next
 Similar topics
-
» Got slugs?
» Skegness
» Baby tomato plants
» Temps inside cold frame/hoop tunnel
» Problems with Spinach and Lettuce

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
 :: VW stories :: Restorations-
Jump to: