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vwfye Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:42 pm

Well, there is some assembly required...


VWporscheGT3 Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:18 am

so whats the story on this one?

vwfye Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:50 am

Was on a hillside for 40 or so years... folks shot ok ut the side glass, but managed not to kill the back glass. I was looking on CL for a bus transmission and found this. 450 mile round trip later...

I have never owned a sunroof notch that a PO didnt fill it in.

Bobnotch Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:05 pm

vwfye wrote: Was on a hillside for 40 or so years... folks shot ok ut the side glass, but managed not to kill the back glass. I was looking on CL for a bus transmission and found this. 450 mile round trip later...

I have never owned a sunroof notch that a PO didnt fill it in.

I've seen worse, and at least it came with it's own cart to move it around.
Looks like a good start to replace the purple car.
Have fun with it, as it could be a nice car to use up ALL of those spare parts you have cluttering up the back yard and shed with. Plus it should keep you out of Shannon's hair for a while. :wink:

vwfye Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:43 pm

Actually, i gave away almost everything a couple years ago, so... on the hunt. I am suppose to pick up an IRS pan tomorrow. Then sort out how I want to hang a transmission.

vwfye Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:12 pm

Rockers are solid, as is everything under the fenders! The rear tray and firewall need help and the rear apron will require some serious bending.







Bobnotch Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:54 am

Well that should give you some welding and grinding practice. :wink: Otherwise it looks pretty solid. At least yours still had a lip for the rear window seal to grab. :lol: While my tray looked slightly better, your window lip looks very healthy compared to mine (before it's rebuild years ago).

vwfye Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:27 pm

I walked up and saw the rear glass lip, smiled to myself and started loading

vwfye Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:37 pm

Just brought home a titled pan with late square body on it. Why? Legalese...

vwfye Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:43 pm

Found some nice paint hiding... oh, and another bullet hole.



oxsign Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:56 pm

Following......

vwfye Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:05 pm

The donor roach... I need the pan.

oxsign Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:25 pm

vwfye wrote: The donor roach... I need the pan.
What area are you located in? You gonna part it out?

vwfye Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:45 pm

Sw Oregon. My plan is to sell off 90% of what is there after I get the body off.

raygreenwood Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:22 pm

For decades now....everyone in my family calls my 411 and 412 sedans....."the roach".....simply because the silhouette looks like a roach. :lol:

Cool project! Ray

vwfye Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:32 pm

I call mine the Roach because it what I think of when someone says a ride is 'roached out'.

Bobnotch Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:51 am

vwfye wrote: The donor roach... I need the pan.


If you decide to keep the IRS that's in the Square for your Notch, get the engine hanger brackets from that car too. It's how I did my 65, and even Keith liked it, since it uses factory parts. :wink: Have you decided if this will be a cruiser, or a strip car?

vwfye Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:18 pm

Yes, the hangers will be kept. Though, I might have another solutuon.
Street or strip? Not sure yet. Deconstruct of the donor is about 65% now. Had to stop for DR. appointment.

ALLWAGONS Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:01 pm

If you build it stock, I will trade you for my type 34

vwfye Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:18 pm

Stock? 😂🤣😅🤣😂😇



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