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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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Dub Mayhem wrote:
I should have your model on Sunday as the guy is back from Poland and unless anything goes tits up he will be at Slough.

I just hope it has been worth the wait.

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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: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyTue Nov 04, 2008 10:44 pm

I'm loving the engineering in this resto ......keep the pics coming dude Cool
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyTue Nov 04, 2008 11:15 pm

nomates wrote:
I'm loving the engineering in this resto ......keep the pics coming dude Cool

Of course I will and I must agree the engineering skills that are going into this project are fookin amazing oh and the amount of new metal as well lol bloody loads
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 4:47 pm

Time for another update and what a difference now starting to really see The Rusty Bitch take shape now My first Beetle - Page 4 SmokinMy first Beetle - Page 4 Pimp


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Check out the back which needs a hole cutting out to make into a boot
lid also gonna put a box in under it to make it look nice and neat.


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Gonna get vince to make a large bucket seat that will go in the back proper 50's style hot rod


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Loads of small holes uncovered so a plate welded all the way along and then tiger sealed


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Another major rust patch and hole removed and new metal welded in.

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Thats about it for now until next month as need to slow things down so I can afford Christmas My first Beetle - Page 4 Frown
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Registration date : 2007-01-14

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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:03 pm

looking good mate i must bob in and say allo at some point
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nomates
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Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:18 pm

what's tiger sealed?
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:21 pm

nomates wrote:
what's tiger sealed?

it's a type of seam sealent dude we have used it in a couple of places for extra protection like over the weld for the plate in the 2nd from bottom picture.


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itsabuglife wrote:
looking good mate i must bob in and say allo at some point
I'll be down there on Tuesday during the day if your about dude
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:31 pm

is it like silkoflex bonding agent?
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:34 pm

nomates wrote:
is it like silkoflex bonding agent?

simple answer is haven't a clue dude all I know is that is what Vince uses. It is what we used on the floorpans as well so I guess it must be a kind of bonding agent come rubber cement type thing.......
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:38 pm

if its what i'm thinking of ...it fantastic stuff ...its what boy racers use to stick the bodykits on with ....it doesn't budge , you can even use it on replacement panels as long a they aren't load bearing ....top stuff
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptySun Nov 16, 2008 11:43 pm

I know he said nothing gets through it
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eddie gordo
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 2:58 pm

looks like a shit load of work has gong into that and fair play for doing something different. quick one..... are you actually going to be able to run it at that height? surley when you put the engine in its going to hit the floor? anyway just a though.
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 3:04 pm

Never mind the engine, when lee gets in it it'll be the first "rat rod/trench digger" in history Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 3:15 pm

eddie gordo wrote:
looks like a shit load of work has gong into that and fair play for doing something different. quick one..... are you actually going to be able to run it at that height? surley when you put the engine in its going to hit the floor? anyway just a though.

It's gonna be on air ride shocks fella
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 3:17 pm

ah, fair shout
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nomates
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Registration date : 2006-11-19

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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 6:04 pm

Wurz wrote:
Never mind the engine, when lee gets in it it'll be the first "rat rod/trench digger" in history Very Happy


LMAO lol!
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 6:07 pm

nomates wrote:
Wurz wrote:
Never mind the engine, when lee gets in it it'll be the first "rat rod/trench digger" in history Very Happy


LMAO lol!

Cheers I was trying to ignore that one Suspect he is just jealous lol!
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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: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 6:14 pm

I heard Wurz said he wishes he had your girth!!
I guess he means that since he is now the official DBS Racing Snake.

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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 6:42 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
I heard Wurz said he wishes he had your girth!!
I guess he means that since he is now the official DBS Racing Snake.

Racing Snake if he stood sideways and stuck his tongue out he would be a zip lol! lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyMon Nov 17, 2008 10:52 pm

i dont go down.....
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Mr Scoops
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyThu Jan 08, 2009 12:10 pm

So what is happening with this now then???
Did you manage to get much done over Christmas??

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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyTue Mar 03, 2009 10:02 pm

i know hes got a nice set of twin carbs Laughing-
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyTue Mar 03, 2009 10:09 pm

he needs a camera .....I need my fix
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PostSubject: Re: My first Beetle   My first Beetle - Page 4 EmptyThu Mar 05, 2009 7:23 am

Not alot has happened for a while on it from what i've seen down there..
And he's been ill so not got on it..

They keep treatening to push it in my unit to finish it.. No No No No Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad
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