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    Posted: 25 August 2010 at 10:28pm
Started to paint the interior of the bug, windscreen coming from Ireland.
 
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Found some old photos of the bug when busstopgreg had it.
 
 
 
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Back on track, small welding repairs to temporarily get car on road.

Time to strip panels off again

 
Painted inside roof to protect
 
 
Chalking out required welding repairs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Welding complete, paint next
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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More progress
 
engine bay painted
 
 
1300 twinport ready to go in
 
 
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More progress, engine in and bolted
 
 
 
 
Painted the inner wings
 
 
 
 
 
Engine ready to wire and plumb in
 
 
Bug now sits better on it's wheels, needs lowered slightly
 
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Got a bit more done today, painted the passenger side floor pan

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Post Options Post Options   Quote beetlesi Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 September 2010 at 11:27pm
Some photos
 
 
 
 
 
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Floor all painted

 
 
Wheel well painted
 
 
Panels back on and car outside
 
 
 
 
 
Loaded on the truck to take home
 
 
 
Home and ready for the next stages
 
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hi mate i dont know if you will remember me i meet you at evans halshaw in coatbridge ive got a green 1970's beetle how you gettin on with yours 
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How u doing big man?
It's coming together mate, slowly.
how's the green bug?
 
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im cool mate i the beetle running sweet cant fault it passed mot first time all i had to do was change 2 front tyres have you got any wheels for sale for it im trying to get wheels for the winter comin
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No wheels at the moment mate, u just after steelies?
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i mate dont have to be great condition just straight 
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New window rubbers, Woohoo!!
Time to get them in

 


 


 


 


 

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Bizman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 19 October 2010 at 8:51pm
Welding by The Coon - if anyone needs a welder ask Si for his no
Really! No rust at all?
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Car back home, headlights fitted, horn grilles, sunvisors and rear view mirror, also regi plate.
 
Frozen this morning
 
 
 
Thawed out
 
 
 
 
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Finally decided on a wheel choice,
911 cup3 17 x 7.5
 
 
Got one so far, need 3 more,
Also 4stud bug to 5 x 130 porsche adaptors Wanted,
So on 07763119188
Cheers Volksfolks Big smile
 
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I'll try again -

Si on 07763119188

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Anyone got a genuine VW Towbar for bug?
 
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Also looking for Wheel adaptors and bolts/nuts,
 
Either:
4 stud beetle to 5x130 porsche,
OR
4 stud beetle to 5 x 205 beetle,
 
Cheers Volksfolks,
Happy Christmas,
Si on 07763119188
 
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Sizing up the wheels against the car
 
 
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New beacon removeable light for roof
 
 
 
Fitter all red american spec rear lights
 
 
 
Tidied the car out
 
 
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62 bug and baja in unit

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Trial fit of pope's nose regi plate light, still to paint
 
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Got myself trick led number plate screws
 
 
on with the work, brakes and pedals next
 
 
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