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Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe December 11th 2012, 21:06
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Its not my fault Wally... everyone around me...

Its not my fault Wally... everyone around me wants "my" quality... they just don't ask for my help around the holiday's. So, thats when I get what I can done on mine. :lmao:
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe December 10th 2012, 21:10
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Posted By wrenchnride247
I got some new metal welded in the drivers side...

I got some new metal welded in the drivers side over the weekend! Starting to move forward with this build instead of removing stuff!
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Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe November 18th 2012, 22:04
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Had some time to take care of a stupid mistake I...

Had some time to take care of a stupid mistake I made back in '93. DO NOT USE SPRAYFOAM AS SOUND DEADNER IN YOU CAR!!!! I knew better but did it anyway! I've been dreading removing this stuff! One...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe January 13th 2011, 22:28
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Posted By wrenchnride247
I have posts all over the place that should be in...

I have posts all over the place that should be in a "build thread" is there a way we can put them all together? If not, I will just start one there in some kind of order in progress.
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe January 12th 2011, 23:45
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Well, its been a year since I posted (and worked)...

Well, its been a year since I posted (and worked) on my rust repairs. So hears what I've done last nite and today.

Lots of work to get this to fit good....
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe January 1st 2010, 02:25
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Well, at some point in this cars life the gasket...

Well, at some point in this cars life the gasket on the bulk head inspection cover plate must have started leaking because, I found some rust inside it! Also found three strange factory holes on the...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe November 15th 2009, 21:24
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Posted By wrenchnride247
I finally got some time to finish the gussets...

I finally got some time to finish the gussets (and some other stuff)
They are now complete!

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g38/wrenchnride247/100_4804.jpg~original
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe November 1st 2009, 20:30
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Posted By wrenchnride247
I got the gussets almost complete. Just need to...

I got the gussets almost complete. Just need to cap of the ends. This is 1/8th inch plate formed to the frame horns. (I hope Ricola is happy now :p )
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Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 26th 2009, 19:39
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Posted By wrenchnride247
When it's done I will wait till you come home...

When it's done I will wait till you come home after mids, and do a burnout in your drive way just when your falling asleep....:lmao::lmao::lmao:

Glad you finally joined the GL forums Dude!!
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 26th 2009, 18:04
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Posted By wrenchnride247
There not that big...I just got carried away :o ...

There not that big...I just got carried away :o

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g38/wrenchnride247/100_4794.jpg~original
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 25th 2009, 21:58
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Posted By wrenchnride247
I have thought of that Ricola...ran out of time...

I have thought of that Ricola...ran out of time to do that part (quit rushing me! :) )

The steel I used to "fill in" the part I cut out is 1/4" thick and is fully welded, but will add some...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 24th 2009, 21:54
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Got some more done today. I now have plenty of...

Got some more done today. I now have plenty of clearance for the CV's! Also, seam welded the frame horns up.

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g38/wrenchnride247/100_4787.jpg~original
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Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 19th 2009, 21:25
Replies: 46
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Posted By wrenchnride247
You guy's are kill'n me...:p

You guy's are kill'n me...:p
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 18th 2009, 21:05
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Well, since I couldn't go to eurofest because of...

Well, since I couldn't go to eurofest because of some work that came in unexpectedly :mad: I did make some time today to make a new monting plate for the 915 shifter, and TIG weld it in...
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Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe October 1st 2009, 20:20
Replies: 46
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Thank's Chris... I will be VERY happy when I can...

Thank's Chris... I will be VERY happy when I can drive my own bug again!!
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 29th 2009, 21:11
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Posted By wrenchnride247
They fit good. There was some rust issues under...

They fit good. There was some rust issues under every piece I cut off, but no big deal. I think you told me the guy you got them from had them outside at one time. The pan will be blasted anyway....
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 28th 2009, 22:29
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
Wow, this is the longest period in time I have...

Wow, this is the longest period in time I have been able to work on my project (in the same year!). Some more was done today. Had some small areas of rust on the mounting lip, but took care of it...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 21st 2009, 23:13
Replies: 46
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Posted By wrenchnride247
Thanks man. I got them on sale a few years ago...

Thanks man. I got them on sale a few years ago from northern tool at $30 bucks each! This saved some time making something just for the pan. I'm planning to get this GL done sometime early next year.
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 21st 2009, 20:21
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
Today I got the pan mounted on my engine...

Today I got the pan mounted on my engine stands/rotisserie. Can you notice I don't like working on the ground with my projects if possible? :rolleyes::D
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Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 20th 2009, 21:37
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
So now the body is back on the rotisserie!! Time...

So now the body is back on the rotisserie!! Time to get some rust repairs done, and they are not as bad as I thought!

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g38/wrenchnride247/100_4718.jpg~original...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 20th 2009, 21:32
Replies: 46
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Posted By wrenchnride247
More progress this weekend!!! Got the body off...

More progress this weekend!!! Got the body off the pan!! :woohoo:

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g38/wrenchnride247/100_4716.jpg~original
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 15th 2009, 20:40
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
Well, my progress with this project is slow so I...

Well, my progress with this project is slow so I still remember the stuff I bought already. But, I do suffer from C.R.S. quite often. :rolleyes::lmao::lmao:
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 15th 2009, 11:23
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
Already got the mexi seals Tony. You told me...

Already got the mexi seals Tony. You told me about them over on STF years ago, before I joined this site, and the VKG. ;)
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 13th 2009, 21:12
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
And today I finished the basic install of the new...

And today I finished the basic install of the new rear apron that uses zdus fastners to remove apron for drive train work. I still have some metal work to do to get the fit tighter with the body...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe September 13th 2009, 21:04
Replies: 46
Views: 24,646
Posted By wrenchnride247
Rust repairs (upgrades)

I got some time to work on my own project (finally) Just some basic rust repair panels, but it's still some progress. :D They are not welded in place yet.
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