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  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 5:02 pm   Subject: Re: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
I agree that more needs done, I have some 2x2 (1/4" thick) angle from the post down through the heater channel into some 1/2" bar stock under the body. it spans the entire length of the si ...
  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Sat May 23, 2020 5:44 am   Subject: Rear Hatch install and more body work in the rear
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTz24QX7Xg0[/youtube]


Rear end body work on the Rat King Rat Rod. its starting to come together...
  Topic: Inside door handles....
King80

Replies: 3
Views: 190

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 4:25 pm   Subject: Inside door handles....
Hey guys, Ive looked and couldnt find a answer, or Im just stupid and couldnt make out the information in my brain but anyway.... I was wondering can you install 66 (and back) inside door handles on ...
  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Sat May 02, 2020 5:52 pm   Subject: Re: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
Rat King, 1974 vw beetle rat rod finally gets its lid put back on!!! Check it out!

[youtube]https://youtu.be/xqSMVdyEp6g[/youtube]
  Topic: Tubes within the engine vents?
King80

Replies: 6
Views: 297

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:16 pm   Subject: Re: Tubes within the engine vents?
Right on, I knew someone would fill me in!!! Thank you all very much it was really a head scratcher for me... just couldnt place it.
Thats the great thing with VW people, they're always ready and wil ...
  Topic: Tubes within the engine vents?
King80

Replies: 6
Views: 297

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:44 pm   Subject: Tubes within the engine vents?
Hey guys, I'm working on a rat rod vw beetle that is using the roof of a vw bus (obviously narrowed and shortened drastically) including the rear vent section...
I was working on it last night and ca ...
  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:12 pm   Subject: Re: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
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  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:21 pm   Subject: Rat King rear end work...
[youtube]https://youtu.be/LAkAa2or7JE[/youtube]


Bit more progress this week while dodging rain and bad weather.
  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:54 am   Subject: Re: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
[youtube]https://youtu.be/OaOr5tfiz5Q[/youtube]


Its been a cold, wet week here in town, but I managed to get a little bit done last night...
  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
King80

Replies: 11
Views: 2664

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:52 pm   Subject: "Rat King" rat rod Roof Test fit
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  Topic: "Rat King" rat rod vw bug
King80

Replies: 0
Views: 621

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:49 pm   Subject: "Rat King" rat rod vw bug
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAM55YyaLLw[/youtube]


Further work on my 74 beetle "Rat King"
  Topic: 1974 vw rat rod beetle project.
King80

Replies: 1
Views: 617

PostForum: Other VW Vehicles/Volksrods   Posted: Fri Jan 03, 2020 9:57 pm   Subject: 1974 vw rat rod beetle project.
Just got back into my vw rat rod project after a year and a half of inactivity due to personal issues and circumstances beyond my control. Filming bits and pieces, just thought someone might be inte ...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:36 pm   Subject: Re: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam

They are 25 bucks for a pair.. you only need one pair. .... Wink
.

yea... I see that now lol... makes it even worth it more to try them.. lol...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:33 pm   Subject: Re: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
Could one of your arms be bent?

I've got those extra adjusters on one of my beams. I don't think you're going to get 15 degrees. You might get a couple of degrees.


I looked over the arms mysel ...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:31 pm   Subject: Re: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
Could one of your arms be bent?

I've got those extra adjusters on one of my beams. I don't think you're going to get 15 degrees. You might get a couple of degrees.

its not actually 15 degrees... ...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:35 pm   Subject: Re: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
It sounds like you installed the center adjusters off center.

I am positive that the adjusters I cut into the center of the beam are dead nutz center... I went through a TON of time measuring and ...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:31 pm   Subject: Re: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
I get it.. you built a beam extender Wink

Doubt you have the arms swapped .. they are placement specific..
Check for the "notches" on the arms and be sure the notches align to the ...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:49 pm   Subject: Re: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
The "H-beam" is the front suspension. lower and upper torsion arms with the shock towers included. (has smaller lower and upper arms that go out to the hub of each wheel.
its the entire ...
  Topic: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
King80

Replies: 12
Views: 398

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:58 am   Subject: camber woes after rebuild of H Beam
Hey guys, I have a 1974 beetle rat rod project that I'm just getting back into after a long hiatus due to work and health complications with my wife. Back when I began I'd modified the front H Beam b ...
  Topic: Lemmerz Marathon Wheels....
King80

Replies: 1
Views: 577

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 6:42 pm   Subject: Lemmerz Marathon Wheels....
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1876557.jpg

Anyone have any idea what these are worth?(if anything)
I got a set (not pictured here; these are from online) on my bug that are identical (exc ...
 
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