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  • Audrey Jones
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    Scott Hall AKA vwfool arrived today from Oregon for a retreat at the KCW Dude Ranch with his 1961 Shorty bus 😎

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    makes you giggle when you see it 😅 it’s pretty short!! 😁 and I heard he wants it shorter!!!!!439C1A93-A8FE-45ED-B0C9-6D0D09365C068B66AEAB-7431-483B-ACA9-C45293F5EB57

    Scott brought 9 gates too- just in case

    look at those jersey style fenders 🔥

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    Audrey Jones
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    A few more before shots…
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    Scott came prepared + ordered some Wolfsburg West stuff that arrived before he did 👍🏻

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    Dissassembly has begun!! JJ pulled out the big torch for Scott to have some fun with 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

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    alykat
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    What is the overall plan for this one Scott ?

    Vwfool
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    Once I get the trans and engine out, which are currently stuck together we are cutting it in half again to fix some frame issues from the original hackery. Then put it back together a few inches shorter. Yes, shorter than it is already. Then the typical rust repair and hopefully paint

    John Jones
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    I can’t believe we are making the shorty shorter!!!!!

    The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta 😎

    BBWB
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    This will be fun to watch. Getting the lowering treatment to?

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    John Jones
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    slammed…. Oh… I need to know how short the shortest shorty was so we can go shorter!!!!  😎  😎

     

    anyone have some short pics for me??  measurements?  maybe just shorten it till the shifter is on the hockey stick?

    The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta 😎

    BBWB
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    slammed…. Oh… I need to know how short the shortest shorty was so we can go shorter!!!! 😎 😎 anyone have some short pics for me?? measurements? maybe just shorten it till the shifter is on the hockey stick?

    I would go about a foot longer. I think shorter would be a mistake.

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    Jeremy
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    How short did you make your SC, Ben.?

    BBWB
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    ^^^ I took out the treasure chest door. 4ft.

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    Willy
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    What? How? Why?

    russ
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    that has to be quite the sight of you getting out of that thing

    should be a fun project

    Wayner
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    these are so damn cool…Awesome project.

    John Jones
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    Going on the frame jig today!!!!!!!

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    The harder I work, the better I feel, sorta 😎

    Pat K
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    Talking with Scott last night. Lots planned for this one. Going to be a cool “work truck”

    We will build it if it comes.

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