My 64 panama beige

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Postby LooseNuts » Tue May 01, 2012 4:03 pm

Yep through some salt and water on the fender and this is what it looks like after one day

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Postby LooseNuts » Tue May 08, 2012 10:41 am

I welded in the beam adjusters in. Cut the rear driver side foot ret area out to raise it up to make a flat pan.

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yesterday I Spent the day steeling stuff from the 63 and installed it on this one

Wiper motor. Damn thing looked brand new
pulled the motor out
removed the fenders from the 63
removed the gas tank
swapped out the ignitions
install wiper switch
pulled the tie rods of the 63 beam
Pulled the speedo cable
etc. Etc. Etc. Etc.
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Postby Franz » Tue May 08, 2012 10:46 am

Late entry but its all good. I guess you could enter whenever you wanted...you're just hurting your self by starting late.


...so if there are any more late entries, post them up!

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Postby LooseNuts » Tue May 08, 2012 10:51 am

Yeah late sorry. thanks for letting me play Franz
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Postby robin356a » Tue May 08, 2012 11:36 am

Franz wrote:Late entry but its all good. I guess you could enter whenever you wanted...you're just hurting your self by starting late.


...so if there are any more late entries, post them up!


Keep those late entries coming, some of us slow workers need the headstart. Smile

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Postby LooseNuts » Tue May 08, 2012 9:42 pm

Built my extended notched spring plate today.

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Removed the trans out of the donor parts car todat

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Postby LooseNuts » Sat May 12, 2012 7:27 pm

Spent the doin work

Cut the spring packs down
finished the beam and get it in
Built my drop spindles
Welded both patch panles in finished installing all the dash peices
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still gat to do body filler to them. They are ground down and flush now tho
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And my thumb met the cutoff wheel today

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Yesterday I installed the window regs and door mechanisms and finished up all the dash items today

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Postby Franz » Sun May 13, 2012 6:25 am

Major progress yo!

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Postby LooseNuts » Mon May 14, 2012 11:51 am

Yesturady I welded in the trans raise stuff. Started flattening the passangers side rear pan. Instlled the streering box. Shortend the steering shaft

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Postby LooseNuts » Fri May 18, 2012 10:13 pm

2" trans raise done and motor back in. Got to dial in the ride height. Its to high now yet low and no neg camber. Love it... still got a ton of work before its on the road but getting closer..


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Postby LooseNuts » Sat May 19, 2012 5:51 pm

Finished up the package tray and motor seal wings

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Still gotta trim out the breat plate


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Postby LooseNuts » Sun May 20, 2012 10:12 pm

Spent the straightening out all the wire after the PO cut and robbed some of it. Got everything working now

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Postby LooseNuts » Mon May 21, 2012 3:36 pm

Had most of the day off so i worked on the car

Installed the master cylider and brake lines
set the king and links
did a "bench test" on the 6v generator

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdDX9AnU7gg&sns=em
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Postby LooseNuts » Sun May 27, 2012 10:07 pm

She's alive after more than 20 years of sitting

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Drove the bug around the block a couple times. Got some fuel pump issues
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Postby aircooled2332 » Mon May 28, 2012 11:49 am

You going to drive this to NW bug run? If so when are you leaving Vancouver ?
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