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lamby1992 30-09-2012 11:02 PM

My beetle 1970
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Hello I have had my beetle for a few years now it was my first car when I was 18 I am now 20 and I'm geting ready to give it a proper restoration I'm not going to be building no show car it's for my self I'm planning on a low rat look on standard wheels I have just been getting a few bits done while I have been looking for a garage to rent. First of I have narrowed the front beam by 2 inches and started a bit of work on the inside

lamby1992 30-09-2012 11:28 PM

http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...CD5B37A1C0.jpg. Some bad repaires and rust a bit furthure back so I cut it all out and started to make some panels for it. http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...CD5EBD2137.jpg

Zebedee 01-10-2012 11:23 AM

Nice work on the front beam.

You'll never be able to weld that cardboard though. ;)

lamby1992 01-10-2012 06:24 PM

Haha I will put a pic up of it welded up soon I am of this week so I am sorting the garage out ready for me to get on with it .

lamby1992 10-10-2012 09:33 PM

I haven't done a lot on the car at the momment I now have some ware to work on it tho so her is a pic of the beam painted up I am just going pop it on so I can move my car to the garage on Saturday fingers crost. Then the fun begins carnt wait. http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...365FEBB0F2.jpg

lamby1992 14-10-2012 09:09 PM

Here is a pic of this bit welded up ready for Seem sealing at a later date. http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...C54914E28A.jpg. I have put the beem back on ready to move it to the garage I had to see how low it would go haha http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...C54B921E2F.jpg

volkswalker 14-10-2012 09:43 PM

nice bug dude like it

lamby1992 21-10-2012 12:13 PM

I haven't done a lot on the car at the momment I have just bought some nice back windows for it of oldschool61 of here http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...5FE0AB10FD.jpg
And now it's time to get on with it finally have the garage sorted to work on my car I just got it in there this morning going to be its home for 6 months the longest I hope but with a baby due on the 30th of December it's looking less likely. Here is a pic of his new home http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...5FE47E2341.jpg now it's strip down time.

lamby1992 22-10-2012 10:10 PM

Bit of a update first few hours on the beetle to night just stripping it down took the bumpers of and the wings of and all of the windows out I am after a bit of advice there are rust holes at the bottem left and right of the windscreen can you buy repair panels for the area or am I going to have make a panel ? Here is a pic http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...83C4061508.jpg thanks hayden

lamby1992 26-10-2012 07:42 PM

I done a few hours after work to day my plan is to start on the back and work my way to the front my plan is to do all the welding I can on the shell with out taking the body of then take the body of and do the rest here is a few pic I will be doing some more tomorrow after work agen here Is a few hours with the wire wheel on a grinder wich I nearly chewed my face of witch it I hit a bolt and it bounced the grinder up and chewed up my jumper close shave forget what there like when there new.http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...B92BE338CB.jpg
And then I started to do a bit of welding tacked up rear bumper mount and tried the wing on http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...B934E1AC9D.jpg and here it is weldid up and a bit of primer. http://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/...B94DBB33C0.jpg

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