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Big_Al
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 20, 2011 4:56 pm

Basically, they are powdercoated copper.
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joker 67
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joker 67

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Location : Clevedon
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 4:08 pm

Big_Al wrote:
Got bloody hundreds of them! White or red, take your pick!

cheers al that would be great, a few of both please.


andy
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Mr Scoops
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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyThu Jul 21, 2011 6:07 pm

The aero ones have a heat/chemical resistant rubber sleeve on the hoop.

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joker 67
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joker 67

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 1:51 pm

i pushed the car outside the other night, whilst i was cleaning up, and took a few pics.

hope you all like.

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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

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My Ride(s) : 1975 south african imported beetle two tone grey, 1997 Red T4 shag palace
Registration date : 2008-03-28

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 1:58 pm

I saw it last night buddy, it just looks fucking brilliant in the flesh. I am absolutely stocked for you. You must be really proud buddy.


Sorry I forgot to re-cover it before painting last night!!
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ARCANE
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Location : Clevedon
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 2:01 pm

Looks amazing Andy, awesome job. afro
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Mr Scoops
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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 2:31 pm

I had a twitch!!

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 3:45 pm

that looks awesome dude, is that the same one i saw before paint when i came to collect the torsion bars?
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Jul 27, 2011 5:05 pm

calidub wrote:
that looks awesome dude, is that the same one i saw before paint when i came to collect the torsion bars?

Unless you were looking at mine, yes
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clockwork
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clockwork

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Aug 03, 2011 7:02 am

Awesome work Andy! looking better every time I clap eyes on it! Very Happy


Q: What tyres are you running up front?
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joker 67
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joker 67

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Aug 03, 2011 7:54 am

clockwork wrote:
Awesome work Andy! looking better every time I clap eyes on it! Very Happy


Q: What tyres are you running up front?
pirelli p6 145/65 x 15 smart car tyres, no kerb saver on the tyre edge. Wink


thanks for the comments Si
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nomates
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Aug 03, 2011 4:27 pm

brilliant ........its wicked
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thecrewkid
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thecrewkid

Male Number of posts : 8406
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Location : Bridgwater
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Registration date : 2006-08-30

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyThu Aug 04, 2011 8:54 am

My god that's amazing dude good work.. What happened to the one you were building a couple years ago before I went into hiding ;-) ..

Or is it the same one??? Only messing dude fair play looks sweet..
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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Sep 07, 2011 6:55 am

Everytime I see this car it gets better!
I notice another little detail I like!
Awesome work fella.

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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Sep 07, 2011 4:33 pm

did a bit more over the last few weeks all the small jobs that dont really get noticed.
scoops came out the unit and gave his qc on the car.

a few pics.

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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Sep 07, 2011 7:16 pm

Looks shit and is rubbish!!










God I love this bloody car!!
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Sep 07, 2011 7:35 pm

I'm glad your restoration skills are better than your photography!!

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joker 67
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joker 67

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Mr Scoops wrote:
I'm glad your restoration skills are better than your photography!!

its my shit work camera, and the shit light in the place.
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HRD
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyWed Sep 07, 2011 8:47 pm

i so love this bug, good job "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 Thumbs
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joker 67
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joker 67

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyFri Sep 23, 2011 2:56 pm

re-built the wiper motor assy, new spindles, and new armeture for 12volt, and fully re-painted.

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ARCANE
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The care and attention on every little detail and aspect of this car blows me away!!! Absolutely stunning Andy. Twisted Evil
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 18 EmptyFri Sep 23, 2011 3:44 pm

Awesome Shorty

I was just saying to Martin that also people need to realise you havent been a panel beater for what?? 15 years plus?? The skill and workman ship in this car just just amazing buddy.
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Gungemyster wrote:
Awesome Shorty

I was just saying to Martin that also people need to realise you havent been a panel beater for what?? 15 years plus?? The skill and workman ship in this car just just amazing buddy.

16years now, i can't belive its that long ago.

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joker 67 wrote:
Gungemyster wrote:
Awesome Shorty

I was just saying to Martin that also people need to realise you havent been a panel beater for what?? 15 years plus?? The skill and workman ship in this car just just amazing buddy.

16years now, i can't belive its that long ago.



Well you still got it dude! Very Happy
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

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ARCANE wrote:
joker 67 wrote:
Gungemyster wrote:
Awesome Shorty

I was just saying to Martin that also people need to realise you havent been a panel beater for what?? 15 years plus?? The skill and workman ship in this car just just amazing buddy.

16years now, i can't belive its that long ago.



Well you still got it dude! Very Happy


In the immortal words of Bo-Selecta Mel B

"STILL FOOKING GOT IT, IT NEVER WENT AWAY!!"

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