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Forum: Project Builds September 4th 2019, 21:42
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Seems to be almost no interest in this so going...

Seems to be almost no interest in this so going to find another forum. Probably because my bus doesn't have 6 pot calipers all around, turbo whatever, and carbon fiber ashtrays.

Anyhoo. It's...
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2019, 22:13
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
More pics.

More pics.
Forum: Project Builds August 18th 2019, 21:55
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Got a little more done this weekend on the panels...

Got a little more done this weekend on the panels as my wife and daughter are out of town ;). Messed with the two interior lights for a long time yesterday until I could get them to work by cleaning...
Forum: Project Builds August 16th 2019, 23:09
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
When I did the IRS swap years ago the lugs...

When I did the IRS swap years ago the lugs torqued down almost bottom out. I got some cheap 3mm wheel spacers, but figured it was time to cut some new spacers out of 1/4" aluminum plate with...
Forum: Project Builds August 16th 2019, 22:26
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Jadewombat
Yeah, I went with some cheap spherical adjustable...

Yeah, I went with some cheap spherical adjustable top mounts on my 1303 and I think I got 0.5 degrees additional. I don't remember, but it wasn't much.

You can get one of those triangular camber...
Forum: Project Builds June 22nd 2019, 20:53
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Looking good.

Looking good.
Forum: Project Builds June 19th 2019, 13:48
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
A funny story about the two little wood and brass...

A funny story about the two little wood and brass rail shelves here, the one that sits behind the passenger front seat I bought years ago from I don't remember. Several years later I was in Goodwill...
Forum: Project Builds June 19th 2019, 13:45
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
I was in France with my family on vacation last...

I was in France with my family on vacation last week. We rented a Twingo. Damned thing couldn't get out of it's own way, but the rear-engine configuration was kind of cool as a balanced car through...
Forum: Wanted May 3rd 2019, 13:51
Replies: 5
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jadewombat
Renegade Hybrids has them, not cheap, but it...

Renegade Hybrids has them, not cheap, but it looks like they have some.
Forum: Project Builds April 24th 2019, 09:16
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
I have two more side windows restored and put...

I have two more side windows restored and put back in. Going to pop the rear wheels off and replace the e-brake cables and go through the rear brakes.
Forum: Project Builds December 23rd 2018, 22:48
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
I got a break from graduate school and managed to...

I got a break from graduate school and managed to get the rest of the interior painted and clear coated. Onward.
Forum: Project Builds August 1st 2018, 21:15
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Got some welding done this week on a bar for the...

Got some welding done this week on a bar for the rear seatbelts before I clean up the last of the firewall inside and the floor. Powder coated it today and did a test fit. I ran out of CO2 gas a...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 6th 2018, 22:35
Replies: 0
Views: 1,223
Posted By Jadewombat
Beetle with an Audi 4.2 V8

Just saw this posted over on STF. Awesome build:

https://v8stealthbeetle.com/
Forum: Project Builds May 6th 2018, 22:30
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
I've been steadily sanding and prepping the rest...

I've been steadily sanding and prepping the rest of the interior to paint it.
Forum: Project Builds February 4th 2018, 22:36
Replies: 58
Views: 12,459
Posted By Jadewombat
Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Project Builds February 3rd 2018, 10:27
Replies: 58
Views: 12,459
Posted By Jadewombat
Great stuff. You used a bead roller or...

Great stuff. You used a bead roller or hammerformed the raised edges on those pieces?
Forum: Project Builds January 6th 2018, 11:11
Replies: 36
Views: 6,774
Posted By Jadewombat
Wow, impressive. Quite a lot of coin in parts...

Wow, impressive. Quite a lot of coin in parts there. What happens when the speedometer pegs out at 100 though?? :)
Forum: Project Builds December 25th 2017, 00:06
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Very little. I put some Porsche style door pulls...

Very little. I put some Porsche style door pulls on the front doors and have been sanding the interior mid- and rear-sections getting ready to paint them. That's about it though. I've been too...
Forum: Project Builds June 21st 2017, 18:53
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
That's a bit better...and a lot cooler inside the...

That's a bit better...and a lot cooler inside the shop now with the sun hitting the cedar instead of the shingles on the walls. Going to soundproof the back wall next as the neighbors behind us were...
Forum: German Look Tuning April 12th 2017, 17:55
Replies: 16
Views: 5,101
Posted By Jadewombat
Dual distributor? :lmao: Why would you spend...

Dual distributor? :lmao: Why would you spend all of that money to still have to deal with timing scatter??

Redline Weber or Megasquirt crank-trigger ignition is much cheaper and a world of...
Forum: Project Builds April 5th 2017, 14:45
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Not too much progress. I got some seatbelts out...

Not too much progress. I got some seatbelts out of a 924 and fabbing up the brackets to get them to work in the bus. A neighbor and his kid helped me get the rear window in also.

We got for...
Forum: Project Builds February 9th 2017, 20:00
Replies: 344
Views: 39,508
Posted By Jadewombat
Great stuff. Not meant as a criticism, but the...

Great stuff. Not meant as a criticism, but the flat floor pans, won't those be noisy without the factory-like bends? I've always been interested in smoothing out the underside of a bug like you've...
Forum: Project Builds February 9th 2017, 19:56
Replies: 88
Views: 19,359
Posted By Jadewombat
I saw over on STF he said he updated his site...

I saw over on STF he said he updated his site with more pictures:

http://basilari.com/
Forum: Project Builds November 5th 2016, 15:35
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
I lowered the front end a little. And by a...

I lowered the front end a little. And by a little, I mean 5mm. I know this sounds tiny, but I'm not trying to slam it just make it level with the rear end. It's almost there I just need to do...
Forum: Project Builds October 4th 2016, 15:36
Replies: 53
Views: 8,536
Posted By Jadewombat
Thanks Man. Back to plug welding some holes...

Thanks Man.

Back to plug welding some holes on the interior. Not too pretty back there, but all the small holes are filled up. Going to either work towards painting the rest of the interior or...
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