JeremyParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 6:04 pmPost count: 132
I’ve been working on this ’59 Single cab for the last few years but been hesitant to post up. Might not be everyone’s flavor but thought someone might find it interesting and I like to watch other peoples projects. Here are a couple of pics of it when I bought it from Greg and Clara in Olympia, WA. After I finished the ’59 beetle I swore I would never buy a rusty car again so what do I do but buy one of the rustiest cars I have ever seen. The lower valance is gone. The floor is gone along with the doglegs, bed, treasure chest, battery box lower rear corners, hacked in vents etc.
Plan is to fix the rust, lower it and maybe (oh no here we go) Subaru power.JeremyParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 6:17 pmPost count: 132
The bulkhead was pretty beat up so I just cut it off to straighten it and will weld it back on later.JeremyParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 6:20 pmPost count: 132
More shitty phone pics to come later.RustabusParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 9:51 pmPost count: 2794
Think everyone is scared to comment!!! GO FOR IT!!!!!!!!!!! Ya only live once!!!:)WAY2COOLParticipantMarch 19, 2019 at 11:52 pmPost count: 436
Nice tyres though !!
Test Pilot @ Submarine AirwaysJohn JonesModeratorMarch 20, 2019 at 9:04 amPost count: 10882
Cool truck…. they are all worth fixing… But that subi power thing??? not my cup of tea… 😎
The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta 😎WrenParticipantMarch 20, 2019 at 3:54 pmPost count: 173
Will be worth it in the end! Must be friends with Craig…..EhvolksaddictParticipantMarch 22, 2019 at 7:35 amPost count: 801
Looks like my 60 pos. Needs a new everything bodywise.Pat KModeratorMarch 22, 2019 at 11:21 amPost count: 2847
Looks like a very involved project. Stay focused, couple hours a night and weekends youll be done with all that metal work sooner then you think, then it just hours of body work and sanding.
Plan is to fix the rust, lower it and maybe (oh no here we go) Subaru power.
Glad to hear you havent dedicated your self to subaru. Theres still hope for you..lol
We will build it if it comes.JeremyParticipantMarch 25, 2019 at 11:26 amPost count: 132
Your right Pat. Couple hours a night.
Found some more pics.JeremyParticipantMarch 30, 2019 at 11:57 amPost count: 132
My original plan was to go with a 3″ narrowed axles, a 2″ trans raise and a 6″ narrowed beetle torsion housing but after some mach up I realized it was going to be a lot of work and actually tucked the wheels in more than I was hoping. Here’s some more below average quality pic’s.
Modified a solid mount trans cradle for a 2″ raise. This is just for mach up. Going to run hd rubber mounts when finished.
Here’s how close the rim comes to the frame with the narrow axles and beetle torsion tube. 16X8 Fuchs fakes.
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