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Old March 25th 2017, 11:37
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^ All sounds good Rich
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Old December 17th 2017, 01:14
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Hi Graham, any updates on the build?
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Old December 27th 2017, 02:11
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Hi Graham, any updates on the build?
Yeah theres been a bit done I'll get an update sorted later today ...Thanks for your efforts in getting the site back up ,top banana
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Old August 21st 2018, 21:47
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My attempt at building GL beetle

Hi guys hope everyones keeping well.

Long overdue update.

As previous pics show the car spent a lot of time at DC Customs having the engine/gearbox installed pipework etc. There seemed to be one problem after another and progress was slow, partly my fault and partly because it seemed Darren had lost interest in it. To be fair to him he has done some amazing work on the car but due to parts not arriving or having the right parts I think he was getting pissed off with it and just wanted it out of his workshop. I cant say I blame him. One problem he encountered was with the crappy Avo rear coilover's supplied by LA Performance. When the car was first placed on the floor off the hoist there was a load bang and it was one of the coilovers self destructing.( I have previously given Wally on here the heads up on the build quality of these shocks so if anyone is using them keep a close eye on them and if I where you I would bin them ) It had stripped the main thread completely.They where not designed for that kind of load so no surprise but I wasn't expecting them to let go so easily. I was planning on replacing them anyway and I have had another more robust pair fabricated but boy they where not cheap. So the car has progressed in many areas but I have moved abroad and all work has stopped AGAIN. I do wonder why I ever started it at times but I am getting ready to get back at it soon.
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Old August 21st 2018, 22:04
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Old August 21st 2018, 22:05
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Not sure if anyones looking at this but if you are can you see the pic ? Thanks
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No pics. I cannot see any
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works only when you copy and paste the line directly, pic shows I noticed ;-)
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Old August 23rd 2018, 15:41
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I'm crap at this upload lark too tired now I'll have another go 2moz
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Old September 7th 2018, 23:39
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Let's if this works. I clicked on your google photos link, then right clicked and choose "Copy Image Address". I'm using a 4K screen, so I manually edited the end of the link to set the picture size @ 800 x 600.

I can then click "Insert image" button in the post window (yellow thumbnail with a mountain outline), and paste the link that I copied:



Full link text is: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/Dl...n=w800-h600-no
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Old September 8th 2018, 02:35
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Hi guys hope everyones keeping well.

Long overdue update.

As previous pics show the car spent a lot of time at DC Customs having the engine/gearbox installed pipework etc. There seemed to be one problem after another and progress was slow, partly my fault and partly because it seemed Darren had lost interest in it. To be fair to him he has done some amazing work on the car but due to parts not arriving or having the right parts I think he was getting pissed off with it and just wanted it out of his workshop. I cant say I blame him. One problem he encountered was with the crappy Avo rear coilover's supplied by LA Performance. When the car was first placed on the floor off the hoist there was a load bang and it was one of the coilovers self destructing.( I have previously given Wally on here the heads up on the build quality of these shocks so if anyone is using them keep a close eye on them and if I where you I would bin them ) It had stripped the main thread completely.They where not designed for that kind of load so no surprise but I wasn't expecting them to let go so easily. I was planning on replacing them anyway and I have had another more robust pair fabricated but boy they where not cheap. So the car has progressed in many areas but I have moved abroad and all work has stopped AGAIN. I do wonder why I ever started it at times but I am getting ready to get back at it soon.
My Avo’s broke. Essentially the bent around the A arm and cracked the main body. For my GAZ shocks I’ve relocated the lower mounting point further out. Should of copied Ricola 🤣
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