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Post by 56rag on Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:07 pm

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Fri Jun 27, 2014 11:13 pm

Very cool! Whats the plans?

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Post by 56rag on Sat Jun 28, 2014 10:19 am

Going to finish up shortening up the pan today. Its going back the original metalflake with all new chrome, interior, wheels, etc. It will be nice but nothing crazy. At least thats the plan, as long as I dont get bored with it Very Happy 
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Post by bakertim2 on Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:13 pm

Very cool project.
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Post by Manxdude on Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:22 pm

what are the #s on the ID tag I can "Decode it for ya"
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Post by 56rag on Mon Jun 30, 2014 4:15 pm

pm'ed... thanks for the info
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Post by 56rag on Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:03 pm

Got the tunnel and new pan halves shortened. Sandblasted everything, got it all painted... waiting on my parts to start reassembly.

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:17 pm

Pan looks good. I like how you shortened the pans

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Post by 56rag on Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:40 pm

Thanks, I wanted them to look as close to factory as possible.
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:46 pm

I think you nailed it! Has me questioning whether I want to go that route.....

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Post by fluxcap on Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:24 am

Great job!

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Post by 56rag on Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:14 am

thanks
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Post by dlandvw3 on Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:33 pm

That's awesome. Can't wait to see the progress on this
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Post by 56rag on Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:45 pm

Decided to go red instead of metalflake. About finished the wiring. Won't be long now.
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Post by Grifspop on Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:54 pm

Paint looks real slick!
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Post by pwmcguire on Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:43 pm

Very Nice, a buggy was my first true vw love.
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:55 pm

Looks awesome!

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Post by bakertim2 on Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:59 pm

Looking real fine Jeff.
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Post by 56rag on Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:24 pm

Thanks yall. I have a nearly new DP to go in it. Gotta get the chrome dress up stuff for the motor, wheels and tires(leaning towards the smoothie trim ring look with 8s in the back)interior ,polish the w/s frame and have the rollbar and gas cap chromed.
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Post by Vedubauman on Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:44 am

That looks FANTASTIC!
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Post by 56rag on Thu Apr 23, 2015 8:40 pm

got it back from upholstery. Gotta find someone that can replate my rollbar, no luck so far. Just got my email from Winnie Meyers confirming it is a real manx. She is sending my papers and new badges, cant wait to get that stuff. Down to the roll
bar and wheels and tires.

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Post by bakertim2 on Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:01 pm

Interior looks great.
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Post by pwmcguire on Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:09 am

Wow, that's beautiful. I can't wait to see it in person.
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Post by fluxcap on Fri Apr 24, 2015 9:49 am

Looks great Jeff!

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Fri Apr 24, 2015 5:46 pm

Very nice! It turned out great!

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