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PostSubject: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:13 pm

Hello meet hugo my 72.had him a couple of months sitting in the front garden.now finaly going to get him sorted.my mate chris is going to help me along the way as i havnt done a body of restore before.i bought him of evilbay and knew he needed a bit of work..just didnt relize how much.
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This is how he looked a couple of days ago.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:17 pm

What are your plans then Bud??

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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:24 pm

Usuaul rot here and there.
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Looks lovely.why do people do this.......quicker to weld it than stuff it..
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And no thats not my knob Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:29 pm

chicken wire and fibreglass ......WHY do people do these types of repair!!!......makes me so cross


looks like you've got the right idea dude ....find all the rot ,and get rid Smile
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:29 pm

Hi scoops total rebuild bar metal the whole thing.start with chassis and renew every thing up wards that needs it.mabe cal look.engine rebuild as its only 1300 at the mo.mabe 1776or whatever.not 100% sure as long as Caroline doesnt find out how much im gonna through at him i should be ok Cool
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:32 pm

Fuck me, that was 'restored' late 80's/early 90's then!!

affraid

It seems the standard of work people put into restos these days are of an infinately higher expectation.
Glad to see you are saving a Big though bud, I reckon 'Fat Chicks' are the next Big Thing.

Old School Cal Looks are cool, I quite like late model proper Lookers....

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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:35 pm

Little bit more
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Got loads to do.it will be a slow restore but hopefuly a step by step guide with loads of pics along the way.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 10:40 pm

Hopefuly with my mate on board it will go fairly smoothly.he's done bugs for years.BUT he hasnt seen one THIS bad for years.i'll post up some nice pics of the chassis probably 2moz.you will be amazed at what the mot peeps let go.cheers for now Paul
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptySun Nov 23, 2008 11:49 pm

JESUS CHRIST!!!
Have the police released this car from the crime lab!!
How many people did it run over?? there are body parts everywhere!!
Or is it an import over from france and thats the illegal imigrants stowed away??
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 1:04 pm

I've encountered a lot of the same half assed attempts and hiding holes crap welding etc.... take a look at my resto thread Paul and you'll see what I mean
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 4:12 pm

That's not a car No , its a colander Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 8:45 pm

Little bit more interesting
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had to butcher the body a bit as the C@nts welded the body to the floor...
no bolts to remove as there wernt any Rolling Eyes
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napolians hat was welded to the other bit.dont know what its called.
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So that was the body off.F@ck that was heavy.
Belive it or not this bug was still LEGAL in march this year.HOW..
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so how did the mot man miss that.mabe he was pissed or blind Very Happy
How about this perfect welding..i pulled the cross member off with a gentle tug
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 8:47 pm

jeez...!!
find out where it was MOT'd, we'll all go there for our next one!
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 8:58 pm

My new storage area
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At first the frame head didnt look to bad
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then we too k off the beam.gearbox ect
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We had to cut out this bit it looked like it needed investigating
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to discover
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So i off to get some new bits.well actualy lots of new bits.
i have a massive pile of work carried out by the last 2 previous owners.carried out by so called vw profesionals in Poole dorset.all i can say is if that is the standard of work people pays hundreds for.then im in the wrong game.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 9:01 pm

Wurz wrote:
jeez...!!
find out where it was MOT'd, we'll all go there for our next one!

lol!

apparently ...the guy now works for the NHS..............geek
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyMon Nov 24, 2008 9:08 pm

Mot was carried out by Pottery Services in Parkstone the year before and again this year...this bug should have been condemd.(sorry i cant spell.)
Still never mind i suppose you should expect the worst with a bug.then things can only get better.and there cant be any more suprises as weve stripped the guts out of him now.all ready for a good wire wheeling.inside and out.will start work on the chassis over the next weekend.and im trying to get next week out of work.to give us a headstart.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyThu Dec 04, 2008 9:05 pm

Small up date.ordered loads of parts and pans.cross members and such like.will update as he takes better shape.but already coming along very well.pics hopefuly at the weekend.and hopefully by next weekend chassis will be in 2k gloss black.if my mask turns up in time.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyFri Dec 05, 2008 1:19 pm

crikey.......love the "plates on plates on more plates" style of welding!!

you have yer work cut out but think how good it'l feel when u have finished it & saved another bug
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyFri Dec 05, 2008 8:58 pm

Cheers impster.this poor bug was a bag of sh@t..but starting to get him done proper like.my mate is helping me here and there. mainly directing. and making sure my welding is done right.nearly finished the chassis welding just a few bits here and there to finish off..
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyTue Dec 16, 2008 10:11 pm

Lovely clean beam
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Lots of welding later.looks a bit better.still needs finishing
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And tother side
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Not ideal but it gets me out the sh@t until i find a beam with discs.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyTue Dec 16, 2008 10:26 pm

Will be painting chassis soon as weather gets above freezing Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyTue Dec 23, 2008 8:05 pm

beam welded and cleaned
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chassis in red oxide
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beam in red oxide
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another ebay bargain jacking points for £1.09
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stering box nearly ready for paint
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And pedals
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stering damper
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And some goodies for the chassis/beam.
including upper lower ball joints
all track rod ends
chassis seal
stainless steel body bolts
front and rear brake hoses
gear selecta bushes
ect ect
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyThu Aug 06, 2009 8:43 pm

Right little update for you.
1-dont know where me pics have gone.ive had a sort out with photobucket.
2-ive scrapped the blue body shell.
3-i got a bargain rot box from flee bay.but will use the 72chassis which is now complete and painted and rolling.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyThu Aug 06, 2009 8:55 pm

This one has been standing in a field for 12years.but personaly i thing its in better condition than the old blue one.does need loads of work.but dont they all.
A couple of the worst areas.
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Plus both heater channels.rear cross members.ect ect.
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PostSubject: Re: HUGO THE 72   HUGO THE 72 EmptyThu Aug 06, 2009 8:58 pm

Looks like you are going to be a busy bunny!!

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