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Old 10-04-2010, 03:55 PM   #1
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Hi has anyone got photos or a diagram of exactly where to cut and weld a beetle chassis for a beach buggy conversion it would be greatly appreciated thanks
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This is a useful article, although it's more common and neater to take the floor cuts to the rear corners of the pan in a chevron shape; not really stronger as some say but neater.

http://www.meyersmanx.com/garage/garage_shorten_p1.htm

There are loads of chassis shortening threads on here...http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewforum.php?f=38

Here's a chassis marked out for cutting...

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here is how I do mine, better pictures and some explanation as you go-

http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthr...ighlight=buggy
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have the gp ones send me your email and will pm them to you
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