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nomates
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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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat Apr 11, 2009 9:19 pm

doing it propery dude ...nice one
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat Apr 11, 2009 9:21 pm

you need a bigger workshop lol how do you manage in there ??
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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
Age : 42
Location : W-s-M
My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat Apr 11, 2009 9:27 pm

dubberatlast wrote:
you need a bigger workshop lol how do you manage in there ??
Struggling mate Mad Gotta get me loft sorted and get all the panels up there!

Don't help having parts for 3 beetles in there now lol!
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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
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Location : W-s-M
My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyMon Apr 13, 2009 6:37 am

Managed to coivince me brother to bive me a hand, lifted donor onto trailer ready to go scrapers!

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And lifted the body outside so i can crack on with the pan

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Pan looks pretty good gonna take beam and box out then strip the paint and crap back to see what she how bad she really is

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WizBizMartin
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Male Number of posts : 2531
Age : 29
Location : W-S-M
My Ride(s) : 85 Mexican Beetle, 20v T Beetle, Honda Xr125
Registration date : 2008-11-27

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyMon Apr 13, 2009 10:44 pm

look at the size of those axle stands, make mine look like buscuits
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big dave
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Location : W-s-M
My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyWed Apr 22, 2009 8:24 pm

Got a couple of hours on the old girl this afternoon so cracked on and ripped the beam and the gearbox out of the pan

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So flipped the pan on its side and fired up the grinder with wire wheel attachment and cleaned all the underseal off the bottom of the pan

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only 3 patches need welding. 2 of which are previous repairs to the jacking points and 1 to the front bulkhead mount

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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
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Location : W-s-M
My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySun Apr 26, 2009 8:05 pm

Decided to crack into the welding today, so ground offthe small plate on the front crossmember, to find the whole thing was rotten so cut it out!!

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so then fabricated a new section

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welded in and ground back

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nomates
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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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySun Apr 26, 2009 8:21 pm

nice work dude .......crack on Very Happy
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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
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Location : W-s-M
My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 5:52 pm

Have finished all the welding on the floor pan so clean it up with the wire brush

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then slapped a coat of paint on

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Will get the underside done over the weekend
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dubberatlast
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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 6:06 pm

looking good dude Wink
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WizBizMartin
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Age : 29
Location : W-S-M
My Ride(s) : 85 Mexican Beetle, 20v T Beetle, Honda Xr125
Registration date : 2008-11-27

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PostSubject: looks well good   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 6:12 pm

you ll be on the road in a few months then,
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nomates
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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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 7:33 pm

thats looking better dude ........Solidbugs RULE Very Happy
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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 7:47 pm

She should be solid i've put enough fresh metal into it Laughing
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nomates
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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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 7:55 pm

I know that feeling well 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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 8:06 pm

Nice work Dave, very impressive.
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Wurz
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Male Number of posts : 5378
Age : 44
Location : Wurzel Towers, Toytown
My Ride(s) : T5, Bay, 2 Bugs & Buggy Project
Registration date : 2008-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 8:07 pm

Sorry i missed your calls today dude, had my phone on silent for most of it.... looks like you were fairly productive today though... I wasn't! lol!
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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
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My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 8:11 pm

Wurz wrote:
Sorry i missed your calls today dude, had my phone on silent for most of it.... looks like you were fairly productive today though... I wasn't! lol!

No worries bud was gonna pop out and have a gander at your rag top......
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Male Number of posts : 5378
Age : 44
Location : Wurzel Towers, Toytown
My Ride(s) : T5, Bay, 2 Bugs & Buggy Project
Registration date : 2008-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyThu Apr 30, 2009 8:15 pm

half of it is propped up against the wall in my workshop, the other half is still in sam & lukes waiting for enough people to carry her round.... Smile
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Male Number of posts : 1431
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Location : Burnham on Sea
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Registration date : 2007-03-22

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyFri May 01, 2009 6:34 pm

This is good to read, it reminds me of about where I got to before it had to be sold. You look like you are making good progress, nice one Very Happy
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big dave
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Male Number of posts : 1744
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My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
Registration date : 2009-03-09

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptyFri May 01, 2009 9:29 pm

ProjectParsons wrote:
This is good to read, it reminds me of about where I got to before it had to be sold. You look like you are making good progress, nice one Very Happy

Cheers fella, i'm really enjoying the build, looking forward to the challenges the body holds lol!
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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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat May 02, 2009 12:36 am

ProjectParsons wrote:
This is good to read, it reminds me of when I used to wear womens underwear!!. You look like you are making good progress, nice one Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat May 02, 2009 6:58 am

Like a cheese wire fella! Wink
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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: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat May 02, 2009 7:09 am

lol, I know just the one!! lol
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big dave
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My Ride(s) : 72 type 1 for sale, 67 Ragtop,
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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat May 02, 2009 7:51 pm

Finished painting the floorpan today Very Happy

Then cleaned up the gearbox and gave it a coat of paint, already to fit up tomorrow..................Forgot cam so pics to follow
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PostSubject: Re: Project No Money   Project No Money - Page 2 EmptySat May 02, 2009 11:33 pm

fairplay bud sounds like its coming 2gether nicely. bounce
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