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Old 26-11-2019, 09:56 AM   #1
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Hi All,

I "completed" my volksrod build earlier this year. I have owned the car for over 10 years where it has been in a garage in pieces. The last 2 years I've really pulled my finger out to get this car back on the road.

The plan for this car is to go custom but to keep some originality to the end product. I went through a phase of wanting to smooth everything out how ever during the metal work phase the front and rear clip were far to gone to save along with a chunk of the inner arches. Having cut out the rust infected areas it just looked "right" as a volksrod.

Work continued and before I knew it the car was reborn with a lot more attitude.

Since these photos were taken the car has a new exhaust and dual carbs.

It's running the following motor
AS41 engine case line bored crank polished
1641 B&P
Engle 110 cam
New bearings and lifters
Twin port heads
Bosch 009
Electronic igniton
Twin webbers
Vw shop sidewinder exhaust.

Suspension:
Lowered rear
Dropped spindles
Adjustable beam
Adjustable camber front
Porsche wheels

Brakes:
Disc at the front
residual valve to rear
Drums reardual circuit MC

Metal work:
To much to list
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Looks good.

Do you have any plans to chop the roof? The proportions work so much better in my opinion (for what that's worth )
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Very nice.
Reminds of the Rod Buster of which I was a big fan.
Any ideas where it is now?
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Looks good.

Do you have any plans to chop the roof? The proportions work so much better in my opinion (for what that's worth )
Ditto, I can lend you my saw

Reminds me, I must get back to working on mine ...........
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