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lowriderbug
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyFri Mar 02, 2007 8:04 pm

why stop there? just carry on get bertie real smooth afro
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyFri Mar 02, 2007 8:07 pm

it actually crossed my mind Rolling Eyes
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyFri Mar 02, 2007 9:19 pm

but i want to get a roof rack for it so may skip the idea of a nicely smoothed bug Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyFri Mar 02, 2007 10:52 pm

looks good Sam, will bertie be at the next meet?
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySat Mar 03, 2007 9:35 am

moup wrote:
looks good Sam, will bertie be at the next meet?



oooohhhh yes
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySat Mar 03, 2007 12:42 pm

berties just sprung a leak but thanx to a saviour (carl) i can sort it SmileyCentral.com
all four wheels now on thanx to me old garage i used to work for
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purple73
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySat Mar 03, 2007 4:27 pm

looks good hun, guess who left the slip with the measurements at home this morning! One word, BLONDE! lol!
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySat Mar 03, 2007 6:14 pm

well this is were it was leaking to
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all fixed now fingers crossed
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put another layer on but still has blemmishis but never mind itll do
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thought id give bertie a red nose ready for red nose day lol!
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purple73
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySun Mar 04, 2007 5:50 pm

Dont think Bertie was too impressed with his red nose!!

He decided he was going to carry on leaking oil all night!!!

Sams gonna pull the engine out to sort it.

Hopefully be at the next meet but not promising!
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySun Mar 04, 2007 6:03 pm

if its the same place dont be fooled its the rocker cover gasket it could be a pushrod tube as thats the third gasket and not solved anything Wink
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySun Mar 04, 2007 6:25 pm

dubberatlast wrote:
if its the same place dont be fooled its the rocker cover gasket it could be a pushrod tube as thats the third gasket and not solved anything Wink

its leaking in the same spot dude that corner but dont know if i pull the motor out atleast i can have a better look then. but cant afford to do the pushrod tubes Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptySun Mar 04, 2007 10:48 pm

It seems Bertie has decided to compete with Bob in the oil leaking stakes, I think you may actually have a worse leak that me! affraid
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nomates
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 8:30 pm

moup wrote:
It seems Bertie has decided to compete with Bob in the oil leaking stakes, I think you may actually have a worse leak that me! affraid

blimey ....this club could be banned for enviromental issues soon.....I can just see greenpeace protestors outside your house harv'.......and you saying "dude....cool clothes,when can I get me one of those" lol!
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 9:01 pm

just ordered a load of bits from coolair so i hope itll sort it Rolling Eyes
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 9:04 pm

I no something that will sort it petrol and a lighter and you wanted it black so 2 probs solved Wink
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 9:56 pm

very true lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyMon Mar 05, 2007 11:36 pm

nomates wrote:
moup wrote:
It seems Bertie has decided to compete with Bob in the oil leaking stakes, I think you may actually have a worse leak that me! affraid

blimey ....this club could be banned for enviromental issues soon.....I can just see greenpeace protestors outside your house harv'.......and you saying "dude....cool clothes,when can I get me one of those" lol!

I have always wanted to get a Greenpeace big boat, that would be cool, causing havock on the high seas!! lol!
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 9:29 pm

right then pulled berties motor out 2nite what fun that was it got stuck on the carbs so had to remove the bloody things. after a few chosen words and a screw in the decklid put a little hole in my head it went smoothly
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me custom made drop mat made out of bed pillows to soften the drop
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on the bloody trooley and then the heavens open and got wet
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in the back yard
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on me bench ITS LAST RESTING PLACE ready to balls it up lol!
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 9:52 pm

Give that engine bay a bloody good clean now to dude it will look much better in the end Wink
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itsabuglife
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 9:59 pm

ive literally just said that to gem but i would like to get hold of a louvered fire wall
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 10:14 pm

ask spence mate i think theres one in his red bug Wink
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Impy Mcdub
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 10:14 pm

is it me Sam or does it look in the photo's that your oil cooler is leakin??

Question
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 10:19 pm

No mate thats my oil cooler his old one was though
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 10:21 pm

Impy Mcdub wrote:
is it me Sam or does it look in the photo's that your oil cooler is leakin??

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It does look rather Moist down there buddy.. Are you sure thats not fresh oil???????? Cos his old cooler was mounted on the other side
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Impy Mcdub
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PostSubject: Re: Bertie the bug   Bertie the bug - Page 10 EmptyTue Mar 06, 2007 10:23 pm

Did look like fresh oil to me??

S'ats why i asked! Question
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