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Post by bakertim2 on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:26 pm

[img]project volksrod Vwrodbeamextension023[/img]
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Post by LungTube on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:27 pm

cool man. what beam extender did you use? and ever though to make it heb like?
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Post by bakertim2 on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:31 pm

I built my own, out of 2in square tubing. It only extended it 8 inches. Yes, I have thought of going with the heb style or truck style but it is alot more metal work than I wanted to do.


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Post by LungTube on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:36 pm

got anymore pics?
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Post by bakertim2 on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:39 pm

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Post by LungTube on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:48 pm

i would smooth the dash. i wish i would have done mine. it blows in all kinds of cold air. i know its topless but if you do put a top on it smooth dash is the way to go.
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Post by bakertim2 on Wed Dec 24, 2008 3:56 pm

I have already started smoothing it over, including the panels on each side of the speedo and vent holes, switch holes and the radio hole are all going to be smoothed out. I am planning to leave the glove box to hide the radio in there and I have relocated the headlight switch to the bottom next to the ash tray. I'm also planning to smooth out the ash tray as well. I'll post more pics as get some of these things done.
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Post by Joe on Wed Dec 24, 2008 6:05 pm

Good looking start.

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Post by zabo on Wed Dec 24, 2008 8:43 pm

yea im digging tht windshield -
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Post by 73super66baja on Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:03 am

thats a crazy looking windshield i like it

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Post by 69panel on Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:48 am

Tim,

Do you have the motor with it for the price you mentioned; Or is it a roller?

Also I know I asked you about cutting the winshield when we talked but I didn't realize that you put a post in the middle. How on earth will you get windshields cut for that? The post in the middle looks killer and way different from anything I've seen...would that make it a "splittie volks rod"? Cool
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Post by LungTube on Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:10 am

The front glass can be cut at home with care and lots of water(air tools only).
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Post by bakertim2 on Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:32 pm

69panel wrote:Tim,

Do you have the motor with it for the price you mentioned; Or is it a roller?

Also I know I asked you about cutting the winshield when we talked but I didn't realize that you put a post in the middle. How on earth will you get windshields cut for that? The post in the middle looks killer and way different from anything I've seen...would that make it a "splittie volks rod"? Cool
The price I gave does not include the engine but does include a tranny also I got a guy that says he can cut the windshield. If I keep the car I am considering cutting the back side off and making a truck out of it now so if you want it lets talk.
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Post by 69panel on Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:38 pm

Tim,

Is it a ball joint or link pin front end? Is it swing or IRS? I know you said 60's but it could have a later pan. Speaking of the pan how is the pan. Do you have seats?
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Post by bakertim2 on Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:50 am

I don't know what happened before. The car is a 74 bug with balljoint frontend and irs rear. I have a decent rear seat and some import recliners for the front that I have started installing and also have red door panels.
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Post by Damn-it Don on Sun Mar 29, 2009 8:25 am

I got a new Volksrod!
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Post by Bugman114 on Sun Mar 29, 2009 6:34 pm

any progress? that thing is too cool to not finish. Cool
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Post by bakertim2 on Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:38 am

Don Hall wrote:I got a new Volksrod!
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That's flippin' cool, gotta have one. Where did you get it?
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Post by bakertim2 on Mon Mar 30, 2009 10:41 am

Bugman114 wrote:any progress? that thing is too cool to not finish. Cool
Yeah, I've been tinkering with it a little. I've gotten my drivers seat installed and finally got some more welding wire so I can get back on filling the dash and the passengers side door and quarter panel. I hope to get some more pics posted soon.
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Post by Damn-it Don on Mon Mar 30, 2009 12:32 pm

Found it when I was Krogering.
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Post by racecar67 on Mon Mar 30, 2009 9:40 pm

I've got the same one but, I also have one that is flat black with red scallops. Twisted Evil

Don is that Hannah Montana on the other box lol!
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Post by Damn-it Don on Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:59 am

No, her name is Stephanie. (He responded with an indignant tone) Suspect
Like most of my cars, it runs best downhill.
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Post by bakertim2 on Sat May 16, 2009 10:42 pm

Is there anybody interested in taking this car off my hands and trying to finish it? I would like to get 500 bucks out of it as I have found a bus for the same price and that is what I really want.
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sat May 16, 2009 10:50 pm

Call me tomorrow Tim. 770-468-0603 anytime. I wont have internet access so.....

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Post by bakertim2 on Thu Aug 20, 2009 10:30 am

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