George, my 66 bus

Page 5 of 6 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  Next

Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Fri May 24, 2013 11:27 pm

Well last weekend I got a few things done. The engine is in, the brakes are fixed, got the lower half rattle canned. Tonight I was able to get the engine fired up. Tried to get my hurst style shifter in and the threads are boogered up in the floor.
George, my 66 bus - Page 5 581685_653536947993544_2039405453_n
George, my 66 bus - Page 5 486892_653537007993538_1038697561_n
George, my 66 bus - Page 5 941845_653536994660206_1317362435_n
George, my 66 bus - Page 5 941274_653536984660207_248237899_n
Also have a video as soon as I figure out how to embed, I'll post it.
bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by type901 on Fri May 24, 2013 11:29 pm

You got all the welding done already? you are rolling!

type901
Dub Crazy

Number of posts : 543
Location : McDonough
Registration date : 2010-03-06

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Fri May 24, 2013 11:40 pm

No welding done. Just slapped together with screws. I just want to drive it. I'll work on welding as I can.
bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Sat May 25, 2013 12:10 am

bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Beetle Bailey on Sat May 25, 2013 7:46 am

Good job Baker stoked for ya
Beetle Bailey
Beetle Bailey
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 177
Age : 50
Location : Dallas ga
Registration date : 2012-05-01

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by fluxcap on Sat May 25, 2013 8:27 am

Looks great Tim!

_________________
eric

It's like, how much more black could this be, and the answer is none.......none more black.

1962 ragtop beetle
1966 camper bus - Bocephus
fluxcap
fluxcap
Dub Lieutenant General

Number of posts : 3857
Location : Newnan, GA
Registration date : 2008-07-20

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by zabo on Sat May 25, 2013 1:43 pm

damn- nice tim I didnt realize it was so far along
zabo
zabo
Dub God

Number of posts : 2260
Location : decatur
Registration date : 2008-08-04

View user profile http://www.trustzabo.com

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Sat May 25, 2013 4:47 pm

It's not that far along guys. I just threw it together to get to driving it. When I got it, it had already had the bad metal cut out. I just screwed in place what I could. I had already done the brakes and suspension when it belonged to Chuck. When I was cutting the heater duct out to put the cargo floor in I broke a brake line and had to repair it. It was in bare metal for the most part when Chuck brought it to me. I just sprayed the colors on it to keep nit from rusting any further. As I have time, I will weld on it and do a panel at a time until all of the body work is done. Then I plan on putting a good paint job on it.
bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Beetle Bailey on Sat May 25, 2013 4:50 pm

Those colors are da bomb
Beetle Bailey
Beetle Bailey
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 177
Age : 50
Location : Dallas ga
Registration date : 2012-05-01

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by earlyvwfanatic on Sat May 25, 2013 5:14 pm

bakertim2 wrote:It's not that far along guys. I just threw it together to get to driving it. When I got it, it had already had the bad metal cut out. I just screwed in place what I could. I had already done the brakes and suspension when it belonged to Chuck. When I was cutting the heater duct out to put the cargo floor in I broke a brake line and had to repair it. It was in bare metal for the most part when Chuck brought it to me. I just sprayed the colors on it to keep nit from rusting any further. As I have time, I will weld on it and do a panel at a time until all of the body work is done. Then I plan on putting a good paint job on it.

Well Tim it looks ten times better than when I gave it to you. Had it been in it's current state it would probably still been in my garage.....lol
earlyvwfanatic
earlyvwfanatic
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 307
Location : Panama City FL
Registration date : 2010-07-04

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Sun May 26, 2013 8:45 pm

bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Murdock00 on Sun May 26, 2013 8:50 pm

Looks awesome, great to see it drivable now!

Murdock00
Dub Noob

Number of posts : 53
Location : Thomson, GA
Registration date : 2013-05-22

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Beetle Bailey on Sun May 26, 2013 9:18 pm

Great to see you driving it Bro
Beetle Bailey
Beetle Bailey
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 177
Age : 50
Location : Dallas ga
Registration date : 2012-05-01

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by earlyvwfanatic on Sun May 26, 2013 9:20 pm

Hell yeah Tim!! I know you were grinning ear to ear!
earlyvwfanatic
earlyvwfanatic
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 307
Location : Panama City FL
Registration date : 2010-07-04

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Jon65 on Sun May 26, 2013 9:41 pm

Looks like it drives awesome. Nice job. cheers

Jon65
Complete Dub Addict

Number of posts : 875
Location : GA
Registration date : 2012-11-17

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Sun May 26, 2013 9:45 pm

Found a massive axle leak at the right rear.
bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by 67vdub on Sun May 26, 2013 11:33 pm

Good Times keep up the good work.
67vdub
67vdub
Dub Crazy

Number of posts : 689
Age : 39
Location : Dallas Ga
Registration date : 2010-03-25

View user profile http://<style>.ig-b- { display: inline-block; } .ig-b- img

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Gabass on Mon May 27, 2013 12:41 am

Nice bus, glad it's running Cool

bakertim2 wrote:Found a massive axle leak at the right rear.

Do you have enough duct tape to fix it?
Gabass
Gabass
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 350
Age : 21
Location : Watkinsville, GA
Registration date : 2013-01-17

View user profile https://www.facebook.com/NorthGeorgiaSpeedometer?fref=ts

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Major62 on Mon May 27, 2013 8:54 am

Gabass wrote:Nice bus, glad it's running Cool

bakertim2 wrote:Found a massive axle leak at the right rear.

Do you have enough duct tape to fix it?

Tim Im sure your picking up material already !!

Cool Type II - nice to see it running ....
Major62
Major62
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 285
Age : 55
Location : Roswell
Registration date : 2008-09-21

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by shaky on Mon May 27, 2013 9:17 am

Looks great. Hope to see ya in the bus friday
shaky
shaky
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 405
Age : 54
Location : griffin ga
Registration date : 2009-09-24

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Heinz57 on Mon May 27, 2013 6:59 pm

I'm glad that Wilma's old 1600 engine was able to move your bus, looks good.
Heinz57
Heinz57
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 374
Age : 54
Location : Dallas
Registration date : 2008-08-14

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by pwmcguire on Mon May 27, 2013 9:19 pm

Major62 wrote:
Gabass wrote:Nice bus, glad it's running Cool

bakertim2 wrote:Found a massive axle leak at the right rear.

Do you have enough duct tape to fix it?

Tim Im sure your picking up material already !!

Cool Type II - nice to see it running ....

I'm sure he has a case or two of that spray on duct tape Very Happy
pwmcguire
pwmcguire
Complete Dub Addict

Number of posts : 787
Age : 51
Location : Kennesaw
Registration date : 2009-08-06

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Gabass on Mon May 27, 2013 11:06 pm

pwmcguire wrote:
Major62 wrote:
Gabass wrote:Nice bus, glad it's running Cool

bakertim2 wrote:Found a massive axle leak at the right rear.

Do you have enough duct tape to fix it?

Tim Im sure your picking up material already !!

Cool Type II - nice to see it running ....

I'm sure he has a case or two of that spray on duct tape Very Happy

I did notice Harbor Freight has it on sale this week. Costs more than the new seals do though.
Gabass
Gabass
Dub Nut

Number of posts : 350
Age : 21
Location : Watkinsville, GA
Registration date : 2013-01-17

View user profile https://www.facebook.com/NorthGeorgiaSpeedometer?fref=ts

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:38 am


At Atlanta Motor Speedway YUBuggin June 1st, 2013
bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by bakertim2 on Sun Jun 02, 2013 10:41 am

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 946509_552856748099241_488407641_n
Thanks Gary Kohl
bakertim2
bakertim2
Dub God

Number of posts : 3230
Age : 54
Location : Dallas, Ga.
Registration date : 2008-10-16

View user profile

Back to top Go down

George, my 66 bus - Page 5 Empty Re: George, my 66 bus

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Page 5 of 6 Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6  Next

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum