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Mad build 22-10-2016 10:37 AM

Long slow build but going well
In the process of finishing the chassis repairs on my basket case. I'm trying to do it on a very low budget around family and work commitments. If anyone is interested I'm blogging as I go on www.vwbeetlepickupbuild.com

Rhysos 24-10-2016 02:21 PM

Looks like a fun build! Just had a read of your blog and the first post about the drama of the collection was comical - I've also had days like that :lol:

Will be following your progress. Good luck!

GBJB 24-10-2016 08:36 PM

You're best off posting some proper updates here, perhaps with links to your blog for the full story.

Good luck with it. :)

Mad build 26-10-2016 08:39 PM

Thanks for the feedback, will be doing both the blog and this site but wanted more information and pictures posted. Trying to keep it low budget and aiming at the low tech side of beetle building.

Mad build 30-10-2016 03:15 PM

Has anyone else experienced a build that was more strip and clean than actual build? I'm still taking apart mine, would very much like to start putting things back together!

Mad build 08-11-2016 06:15 PM

First part to go back on
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Finally managed to put a part back on, if only for a short time. Welded a new throttle pedal mount on so fitted the pedal assembly to get a good position for it but I found my cross mount was a little high so I can't get both bolts into the tunnel wall. Going to adjust (I mean hammer) to get it lower before painting the pan. Already removed the pedals ready but it's a good beginning.
Also started getting the gearbox ready to refit but found one of the m18 bolt holes to be cross threaded so waiting for a new tap to sort it out.

GBJB 08-11-2016 10:01 PM


Mad build 09-11-2016 12:02 PM

Trying to get pictures on by the way

Mad build 02-03-2019 04:34 PM

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Little shop of horrors but making progress.
This is my passenger heater channel that had a repair panel glued on the top of it and the bottom just fell out. This makes it easier to remove and saves me time with the grinder. Attachment 260941Attachment 260939

Mad build 02-03-2019 04:40 PM

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This car has been a long slow build but it’s still going strong.
Here’s some more pictures of my passenger heater channel replacement hope to finish it by the end of the month. The heater channel, not the car, that’s taking FOREVER!!!!!Attachment 260945Attachment 260943

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