John JonesKeymasterNovember 16, 2018 at 6:57 amPost count: 4391
Galina lives here…. So it’s probably not a big deal when we get done.. I suggested that goal… I think it would be awesome for her to walk in the shop and it be done and ready for her First drive.. 😎 Or damn close…. 😎
Franz is the “finisher”… 😎John JonesKeymasterNovember 17, 2018 at 8:39 amPost count: 4391
Headliner today I think…. 😎 Turkis vinyl 😎FranzKeymasterNovember 19, 2018 at 6:03 pmPost count: 2193
Things are looking good. Massive strides forward today. JJ painted wheels and seats. I worked on the engine. Pat prepped and hung parts to paint.
…Because we are using a bus paint color(l289 blue-white) on the beetle, it was decided to deviate the outer wheel color from l286 turquoise-white to l82 silver-white for better contrast. The inner wheel color will remain l381 sea-green per spec. 1963 turkis beetle.
TMI did us a cool custom interior kit using bus como green and phosphor vinyl. Seat covers and door panels like a bus. Como green headliner to keep the inside of the car green.
I’m excited about this one, I think it will be kick-ass!
RustabusParticipantNovember 19, 2018 at 8:43 pmPost count: 1206
Checking it out this weekend, I kinda feel like this is a “Sleeper Build” just gotta wait til it’s done…… I think it’s gonna look like a Turkis Bus gone Beetle!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 :)!!!!!!John JonesKeymasterNovember 20, 2018 at 7:20 amPost count: 4391
Hell yeah…. we were kicking ass yesterday!!!!! well you guys were!!! While I was wiring up fiberglass buggy lights… 😎
I think Galina is excited…. I got some emails and pictures from Russia last night… 😎 I think the next week is going to be pretty awesome for this rig!!!!!Pat KKeymasterNovember 20, 2018 at 11:06 amPost count: 755
JJs masking wheels for 2tone.
Franz is stacking the engine up this morning.
We’ve gotten in quick paint session as well today.
We will build it if it comes.JWDIIParticipantNovember 20, 2018 at 12:25 pmPost count: 367
This thing is so nice. That interior combo is beautiful!AndymParticipantNovember 20, 2018 at 2:16 pmPost count: 735
Hey JJ if you need help with taping the wheels off, just holla! 😎😎😉😉
Do somethingJohn JonesKeymasterNovember 21, 2018 at 12:13 pmPost count: 4391
Wheels look awesome, I got em done myself, thankyou!!!! 😎 There is so much going on this project at the moment, it mind boggling.. 😎 We might have to post some pictures later… maybe.. 😎 Love the turkis vinyl headliner.. looks street rod… 😎 Nice choice Franz!!!! 😎FranzKeymasterNovember 21, 2018 at 6:48 pmPost count: 2193
Yeah, rocking it. Doug has been installing headliner while I’ve been assembling.
Engine done.KleakeParticipantNovember 21, 2018 at 9:06 pmPost count: 546
Closing in on the Finnish line . It looks awesomePeteParticipantNovember 22, 2018 at 9:43 amPost count: 631
This color scheme looks great. I bet the owner is going to be floored when she sees it.John JonesKeymasterNovember 22, 2018 at 10:08 amPost count: 4391
I gotta feeling she will be floored… 😎John JonesKeymasterNovember 24, 2018 at 6:50 amPost count: 4391
Doug about has the headliner done, Seats are done… and Franz and Chris popped some glass in yesterday!!! Looking awesome… I hope it’s done when she walks in the door… 😎
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