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Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:16 pm
by sixfootdan
I scored some used BRM'S today, 5.5" and 6.5"

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Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 7:28 pm
by George
Very nice =D>

Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:36 am
by Franz
Nice. Those 6.5" wheel have a nice cal look with 215/70 rubber on them.

Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:11 pm
by sixfootdan
Franz wrote:Nice. Those 6.5" wheel have a nice cal look with 215/70 rubber on them.


That's exactly where I was going \:D/ I think I also may need a kcw 4" beam and some drop spindles one of these days.

Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:52 pm
by way2cool
=D> =D> =D> =D> a great score...should really suit the Java Bug

Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:26 pm
by sixfootdan
I guess I didn't realize you stopped making narrowed bug beams a few years ago because I called yesterday all ready to bust out the credit card lol. Oh well, I have a 5" beam coming from Arkansas. More pictures soon. Smile

Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2017 6:31 am
by sixfootdan
I received a 5" beam in the mail the other day that I ordered from a guy in Arkansas. His business is called fabshop104. Now if I can only find time to install it!

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Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:04 am
by sixfootdan
I've been driving the Bug around on short errands for a week or so with no issues other than I have no defrost. I have heat to my feet but not up to the windshield. The first step is to remove the torn up paper tubes down in the quarter panels.

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Then I decided to pull the hood of to make life easier.

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This is all the crap I pulled out of the passenger side.

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Cut off this upholstery nail on each side before jamming you hand in there otherwise it's like an old time raccoon trap.

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Now I have to figure out how to get the paper ring left on the tube down below, Any thoughts?

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Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:27 am
by German Krew
Keep posting man I remember doing this with a lot of my old VW's.
Finding crazy shit people do to them and then bringing back to be a cool cruiser.
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Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 7:03 am
by sixfootdan
Installed all the chrome trim, fixed the ebrake and put on some new wipers. Now it ready to get in the daily driver rotation. The narrowed beam and BRM's that I have will come later. I have a Motorcycle I want to work on so the bug got bumped down on the laboratory priority list.

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I did find a SB12 headlight ring in my stash so I threw it on.

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Re: '67 Java Green Bug

Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:55 pm
by sixfootdan
No pics but still driving it most every day. I really need some sound deadening mat and a stereo.