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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
Age : 50
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 2018 Skoda Karoq edition and something else
Registration date : 2008-02-11

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 11:45 am

got all the frame head finished yesterday, naps hat on all cleaned up and ready to fit floor pans.
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had a bloody stupid accident whilst out the unit, thanks to gungey for taking me to hospital.

I was cleaning up the rear torsion bar housings and the grinder dug in and kicked back into my face Mad Mad Mad

i have now got a fat lip (much bigger than carls), and 5 stiches in my face courtesy of weston genral hospital..
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dubberatlast
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Male Number of posts : 15756
Age : 41
Registration date : 2006-09-01

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 11:47 am

PICS PICS PICS YOU KNOW THE SCORE Wink

Glad it wasnt more serious bud and Wink
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 48
Location : Weston-super-mud
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 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 11:50 am

I nearly hurrled when I saw it in the hospital waiting room!!

As I looked at it, I could feel the colour drain from my face! Im such a woosse
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ARCANE
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ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
Age : 46
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 411 Variant.
Registration date : 2009-01-27

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 12:31 pm

He was a very lucky boy indeed as bad as it is it could have been soooo much worse. pale
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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
Age : 50
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 2018 Skoda Karoq edition and something else
Registration date : 2008-02-11

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 1:00 pm

here you go then carl, not the prettiest sight



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at least its the top lip, no bubba gump like carl, more like elephant man
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dubberatlast
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dubberatlast

Male Number of posts : 15756
Age : 41
Registration date : 2006-09-01

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 1:08 pm

lol! lol!

buddy you was bloody lucky that it wasnt higher, looks painfull though ouch
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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 1:11 pm

Fuck me dude thats nasty as hell.. affraid

You should always wear gloves when grinding..... Tape them to you face next time.. lol!
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Shamrockez
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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

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 4:44 pm

ow ow ow ow ow!!!!!!! That's why Grinders really scare me!

Hope it's not too much pain!
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dubberatlast
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Male Number of posts : 15756
Age : 41
Registration date : 2006-09-01

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 5:01 pm

yeah the grinder was a right pain lol
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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 9:51 pm

Shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit that looks nasty........

No growling at the badger for for a while......

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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: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 10:11 pm

you look like micheal jackson with a nose bleed !
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 48
Location : Weston-super-mud
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 4 EmptySun Apr 12, 2009 11:21 pm

Shamon mother fucker

EEEEiiee Heeee

A check check shamon

Owwe
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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
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Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 2018 Skoda Karoq edition and something else
Registration date : 2008-02-11

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySat May 09, 2009 4:54 pm

Started back after trashing my face and thought better get back on with the floor pan.

got the o/s/ floor pan in, all the pedal mounts and brakets.
tacked in the n/s/floor pan, as want to try the body on to make sure it all fits before fully welding in the n/s/pan.

all pans plug welded and then welds ground down.
once other pan is in off to get blasted to clean up the underneath of the spine and rear horns.

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Shamrockez
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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

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySat May 09, 2009 7:23 pm

Looks good! What's the fit of the pans like?
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ARCANE
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ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
Age : 46
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 411 Variant.
Registration date : 2009-01-27

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySat May 09, 2009 8:51 pm

Awesome work Andy ya going great guns this is going to be one bad boy bug fair play to you. Twisted Evil

Youve certainly got the skills to pay the bills dude! Very Happy
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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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As always, good work sir......

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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
Age : 50
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 2018 Skoda Karoq edition and something else
Registration date : 2008-02-11

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun May 10, 2009 8:48 am

Shamrockez wrote:
Looks good! What's the fit of the pans like?


the pans fit pretty good,got to move seat runner on n/s pan as welded in wrong place.

but they are loads better than the igp pans i fitted the first time, due to fit and thickness of the metal.


would have liked to fit the grey pans but at £270-00 per side seems a bit much to me.
andy
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptySun May 10, 2009 1:17 pm

Sounds cool this build of yours Shorts - best pick me up in the week and I'll come and kick the tyres afro
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
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Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 48
Location : Weston-super-mud
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 4 EmptySun May 10, 2009 5:47 pm

I could bring them round to you its in that many bits mate!! lol
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ARCANE
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Location : Clevedon
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Gungemyster wrote:
I could bring them round to you its in that many bits mate!! lol

lol! lol! lol!
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joker 67
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joker 67

Male Number of posts : 3498
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out the unit last night, with gungey, got the front inspection cover hole converted, as the new framehead came with a round hole and 67 was a rectangle hole, so cut old one out and graffted into new frame head.

picked up my exhaust from argos racing cycles today as they stove enamalled the heat excangers and exhaust box.

the enamal should be good for a few hundred degrees, they said it won't burn off.

nice and shiny now in grey.

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andy
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ARCANE
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ARCANE

Male Number of posts : 4582
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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptyWed May 13, 2009 1:16 pm

SWEEEET! Cool
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Gungemyster
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
a.k.a. Clunge, The Club Deviant
Gungemyster

Male Number of posts : 12659
Age : 48
Location : Weston-super-mud
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 4 EmptyWed May 13, 2009 2:13 pm

WOW, they look great
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Mr Scoops
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Male Number of posts : 38009
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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 4 EmptyWed May 13, 2009 2:23 pm

I've just done a little dribble!! Embarassed

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Shamrockez
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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

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PostSubject: Re: "The Joker 67" Bug resto    "The Joker 67"  Bug resto  - Page 4 EmptyWed May 13, 2009 5:26 pm

Exhaust porn! Shocked

joker 67 wrote:
Shamrockez wrote:
Looks good! What's the fit of the pans like?


the pans fit pretty good,got to move seat runner on n/s pan as welded in wrong place.

but they are loads better than the igp pans i fitted the first time, due to fit and thickness of the metal.


would have liked to fit the grey pans but at £270-00 per side seems a bit much to me.
andy


I'm hoping by the time I get round to my 71, the grey pans will be cheaper.... I can live in hope...
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