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Post by Johnny on Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:22 pm

Yeah when I bought the bay there was no engine or tranny.
But it had that A/C unit inside...needless to say it will not be going back in.
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Post by DiggerD on Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:57 pm

Looking really good!!

Nice progress you are making with it. cheers
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Post by Johnny on Tue Sep 21, 2010 7:09 pm

Thanks Digger.
I'm crossing my fingers and hope to be driving itby next spring...
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Post by Johnny on Mon May 28, 2012 10:42 pm

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I know it's been a while but I have been working on the old girl.....getting there slowly.
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Post by rpm750 on Tue May 29, 2012 6:49 am

Lookin good. Love the shit out of mine, "Geek" is now my backup. I want to see a picture of the rear slider camper windows! Is that VW or custom built? Maybe a window openning mod, if so you cheated but cool at any rate. LOL
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Post by shaky on Tue May 29, 2012 12:14 pm

Looking good, made all new panels for my bus but got rid of fresh air ducts in front. standard early bays did'nt have em and block of plates from factory capped the air ducts under the dash. Lovin the dual slider windows, never saw those on rear window before.
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Post by Johnny on Wed May 30, 2012 8:31 pm

They are VW windows....and yeah I cheated..they wouldn't fit other wise.
With no A/C have to get a breeze some how.
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Post by Johnny on Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:42 am

I'm unable to find the seal that goes around the top of the slider windows and was wondering if the seal that goes in the front door for that sliding window was long or big enough to fit......
Could someone get me a measurement on how long they are and perhaps a pic of what they look like.....I would greatly appreaciate it.
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Post by Johnny on Sun Aug 05, 2012 10:28 pm

Well since my last post we have added a couple things to the ole' boy....

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have a head banger cabinet made also to go inside the rear hatch just not in at the moment.......

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sun Aug 05, 2012 11:08 pm

Looks good Johnny!

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Post by rpm750 on Mon Aug 06, 2012 6:46 am

Yes it does and I still got to check out those rear camper windows. Looks like someone welded in a straight section to eliminate the curved part so those pups would work in the rear. Cool mod. Just think 4 sets of Jalousie windows!
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Post by shaky on Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:31 am

Just.....awesome on those windows.
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Post by Johnny on Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:44 pm

Thanks Guys......Looking to have all the wood work done by the end of the month....then when the weather cools down a bit the interior will get a refresh on paint....then on to getting it running......maybe by the first of the year i can be riden....
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Post by Johnny on Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:07 pm

Ok....the last pictures was showing all the woodwork.
It's all pretty much done except for a couple things.
So I figured that i would post a couple more pics of it.
Lets see what this looks like ......

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Still have to get the flooring and put in...the strips to close up the gaps in the paneling on the ceiling and finish out the dash.
Slowly but surely...... Very Happy

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Post by fluxcap on Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:47 pm

That table turned out great! What are you using for the leg?

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Post by Johnny on Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:45 pm

Thanks Eric.....the leg is made from a tent stake....telescopic type from wally world.It's like 7 or 8 foot long cut down to size with a tubing cutter and a home-made bracket attached to the table bottom....
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Post by fluxcap on Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:46 am

Cool, I may have to look into one of those. I like the idea of the leg being hidden when the table is not in use.

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Post by Johnny on Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:54 pm

Started the ole boy up today and drove him out of the shop.... Very Happy  cheers 
all the lights work except turn signals(bad switch)
all the brakes are new and working
interior pretty much done
now I just need to get some paint on him
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:09 pm

Alright! Definitely close now!

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Post by Johnny on Sun Jul 27, 2014 5:43 pm

Yep....getting close....as you can see I don't get in a rush about things. Laughing
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Post by Hobug on Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:41 pm

Johnny wrote:Yep....getting close....as you can see I don't get in a rush about things. Laughing

Yup! Good thing you have Joe to keep you moving! Twisted Evil 
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