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Forum: Project Builds August 5th 2020, 13:23
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
hahahahahahaha. Do I?! ...

hahahahahahaha. Do I?!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49965874051_d6dd9b232f_b.jpg

Short version, yes I do. But in order to solve the problem I either need to narrow the wheels, or fly to...
Forum: Project Builds July 31st 2020, 21:17
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
So, after suffering a valve-train issue, and...

So, after suffering a valve-train issue, and newly installing the engine into the car...what would be the best way to ensure it's strong and ready for use? Why, a 5,148km road trip...right?!

The...
Forum: Suspension July 18th 2020, 19:05
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
#wellplayed

#wellplayed
Forum: Suspension July 17th 2020, 13:46
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
These photos are NOT helping my budget "keep it...

These photos are NOT helping my budget "keep it stockish" plans for the '75 beetle :P
Forum: Project Builds July 13th 2020, 18:02
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
ArmorPoxy Ultra, with the military top coat.

ArmorPoxy Ultra, with the military top coat.
Forum: Project Builds July 13th 2020, 02:29
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
Haha, the floor is awesome. I seriously don't...

Haha, the floor is awesome. I seriously don't know how I lived with it before.
...
Forum: Project Builds July 12th 2020, 12:54
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
push rod is very bent. That photo is after I...

push rod is very bent. That photo is after I worked to straighten it enough to limp home, but decided otherwise.

Bolt on the end of the rockershaft backed out, and went bouncing around the valve...
Forum: Project Builds July 11th 2020, 00:33
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
I haven't had much to post for a month, because...

I haven't had much to post for a month, because I've been driving the German Looker as much as possible, and broke my whole shop down to do an epoxy floor treatment. Emptied the bigger half of my...
Forum: Wheels July 5th 2020, 12:48
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By owdlvr
Standard or Super? Early three bolt, or late two...

Standard or Super? Early three bolt, or late two bolt Super?

For a standard beetle, it's possible if all the stars align for you. Brakes and suspension setup will make a difference. You can read...
Forum: Body June 23rd 2020, 13:54
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By owdlvr
You rock!

You rock!
Forum: Body June 23rd 2020, 13:21
Replies: 12
Views: 901
Posted By owdlvr
This is interesting...I might be in for a set or...

This is interesting...I might be in for a set or two if he were. Can you get some photos?
Forum: Members Rides June 23rd 2020, 13:19
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By owdlvr
Welcome back! I think posting some current...

Welcome back!

I think posting some current photos of your car as it sits might help, but I think you're probably correct that your car has that "Beetle with Porsche wheels" look. Given that you...
Forum: Suspension June 22nd 2020, 11:49
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
You're buying a major suspension/steering...

You're buying a major suspension/steering component from Brazil...that completely alters the vehicle from stock. You are absolutely taking on all the responsibility, whether you alter it or not.
Forum: Suspension June 22nd 2020, 01:48
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
Well, it's not my kit, but my comments on someone...

Well, it's not my kit, but my comments on someone else's kit. I would still be fine purchasing the kit, knowing I may need to make some corrections. For myself, I have more confidence that we (being...
Forum: Suspension June 18th 2020, 19:35
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
So I don't derail the Imhor thread further:...

So I don't derail the Imhor thread further: https://www.germanlook.net/forums/showthread.php?p=92197#post92197
Forum: Members Rides June 18th 2020, 19:34
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By owdlvr
Dave's 1989 Audi 90 quattro Rally Car

This car came up in a thread, and rather than derail that thread I figured I'd toss some photos up here. I bought the car in 1998, and stripped it to build as a rally car (while I was still daily...
Forum: Suspension June 18th 2020, 17:19
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
Yup, can't lose with the price. Having run...

Yup, can't lose with the price.

Having run full rose joints on a street car (my Audi quattro rally car that I drove, fully caged, for years). I would suggest you don't go full rose joint on a car...
Forum: Suspension June 18th 2020, 17:02
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
Thank you for posting these! And after...

Thank you for posting these!

And after going through your photos, I now understand what some of my friends who had seen them in person were talking about:
...
Forum: Suspension June 18th 2020, 14:13
Replies: 25
Views: 1,526
Posted By owdlvr
I'd love for you to post some details of the...

I'd love for you to post some details of the welds. That's the only negative thing I've heard (so far). A buddies shop here in BC has built a couple of cars with the Imhor setup, but it appears they...
Forum: Brakes June 8th 2020, 19:56
Replies: 33
Views: 5,373
Posted By owdlvr
Whoa. I thought you had disappeared! Would have...

Whoa. I thought you had disappeared! Would have made my recent brake options significantly easier... :P
Forum: Project Builds June 3rd 2020, 02:09
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49965370638_3c...

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Hows this for "made in america" quality?! Car hasn't been parked outside for more than 45min and the dash is already cracking!

...
Forum: Project Builds May 31st 2020, 00:43
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49954371231_3c...

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Lowered the rear, but not too much. I think I'm happy with it...
Forum: Project Builds May 30th 2020, 14:32
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
Car has definitely had an accident in the front...

Car has definitely had an accident in the front right corner, which may be part of the issue. Measurements I took suggest the frame head is good, but it could be the 30yr old cut and welded beam (for...
Forum: Project Builds May 27th 2020, 12:18
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
7" wheels front and rear. 225/45 on the rear,...

7" wheels front and rear. 225/45 on the rear, 205/50 on the front (in case the photos don't show)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49940887842_148575e806.jpg...
Forum: Project Builds May 27th 2020, 01:20
Replies: 74
Views: 10,699
Posted By owdlvr
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49940072733_3c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49940072733_3c417b3ee5_b.jpg

So one of the longest oil lines in the system, and one of the shortest. Equally annoying to build :P After giving it a lot of...
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