subaru super beetle

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Thu Oct 08, 2015 3:13 pm

Next!!! I'll start a new post on the green bean when I'm fully ready.
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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby 63single » Fri Oct 09, 2015 11:13 am

Coreysvdub, the truck is going great, busy driving it to work and everywhere else too!
Looks like we have a couple more subi bugs to build now Andy.......

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Fri Oct 09, 2015 12:35 pm

Hell yeah we do Aran!! We got more shit to fuck up!!!

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby john jones » Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:08 pm

these subi's are taking over... damn it. ](*,) #-o :-" :-# Smile

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:35 am

I'm sure this thread drives 99% of you nuts. "Stop post about late model bugs, nobody cares"

Both supers are mine, arans in the middle. all subi bound!
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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby H2OSB » Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:12 pm

Andy--

NICE! You got another one!

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby Bret » Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:28 am

Will the next one have a turbo and an intercooler?

You have the blue one thats your turnkey daily. I am interested to see what you have up your sleeve for the new one!

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:42 pm

Daily driver, it poored rain the other day.. I was out in it. First, second, third gear wheel spin...
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Maybe Subaru parts could fix it?

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Sun Nov 08, 2015 9:50 am

I built my own rear truss bar, they are way too dam expensive for 3 pieces of rod and 6 joints!
The shop I work at has part of an old nascar car building shop, so there are a lot of pieces and parts that they used. I just bought the rods, the heim joints, and tabs, welded them to a piece of steel and done! My car was a little different than a normal bug rear end because the coil overs.

The top mount is using the top shock mount hole, the lower mount I just welded the tab to the solid mount.

Results, best bang for the buck!! Zero wheel hop, just go! It really is amazing how flimsy the shock towers and trans horns are.

It goes from trans mount to shock tower, across to the other shock tower to trans mount.

Time to work on the green subi super today.
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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Sun Nov 08, 2015 6:08 pm

I made a dual adjustment heim rod to replace the stock Subaru alternator/power steering bracket. Factory it held the power steering and altnator. Not going show car status on it but it looks better than stock.
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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby K Leake » Sun Nov 08, 2015 7:31 pm

Looks like a blast to drive .
Kevin

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby Pat K » Mon Nov 09, 2015 5:09 am

Nice work...getting more dialed in piece by piece... =D> =D> =D>

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby sixfootdan » Mon Nov 09, 2015 7:37 am

Wow I just did a 43 page marathon and It only took me 3 cups of coffee so I really have to poop now! Never been a SB guy buy I can appreciate your fab work, Looking forward to watching your next build. =D>

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby Bret » Tue Nov 10, 2015 5:34 pm

sixfootdan wrote:It only took me 3 cups of coffee so I really have to poop now!


Hahahaha. That sentence made me bust up laughing.

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Re: subaru super beetle

Postby andym » Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:31 pm

I'm finally going to pull out my rear torsion bars, I have full coil overs, with my truss bar, With 2 bars left to add. But I need to come up with a spring plate/torsion cap replacement. The current ones on the market have a single adjustment point, but you still need to remove the cover or axle plate to adjust rear toe in. I'm going to make my own with dual adjustment. Kinda like a tie rod. Left and right threads on my heim joints. This is what I'm starting with. I need to do some mock up with Baja Barney that's in my back yard. I'll keep updates with this process.
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