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  Topic: lost tools!
MACJELLY58

Replies: 11
Views: 464

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 12:59 am   Subject: Re: lost tools!
I feel your PAIN! Not only did I drop "something" down that Well of Despair, that "something" was a 2-1/2 Lb. steel Dolly!




https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/200173 ...
  Topic: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
MACJELLY58

Replies: 835
Views: 83291

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:37 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
ROTISSERIE !! Popcorn

I'm excited! This is also in my future, and of course...I got no clue. I had also admired Evil Fizs thread. I was thinking of something workable but, less permanent ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:16 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
So, Speaking of REPEAT...

I worked on the Passenger seat over the weekend. I was thinking it would be a breeze, as I would just copy the already finished Driver's side. Well, yes and No. Apparen ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jul 08, 2021 1:48 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
EXACTLY! I am disappointed with the abrupt ending in their stories as well! I have hope that they will come back to conclude them, but......there are so many that never get finished. So many!

No wo ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jul 02, 2021 6:35 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
I hear ya JIM !
I know how you feel. I'm still sore at JEREMY G'S house and BUGEEE'S other projects getting in the way of my entertainment!!
I'll post the completed portions and any problems, th ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2021 2:32 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
Hey JIMBO,
As always, you are too kind. Embarassed Embarassed
But, coming from you....I'll take it!!

And sadly, those aren't S10 seats. Those seats are SCAT Rally seats from 2012...(11YRS. OLD). Just ...
  Topic: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
MACJELLY58

Replies: 835
Views: 83291

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2021 12:59 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
I like the smiling shoe! Laughing (last picture).

Looking good on the car progress too!

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Smiling Shoe...Yes!!

How about the," JIMBO was here& ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 1:43 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
I agree JIMBO!,
It would make the most sense to finish the other door while it's fresh in my memory. I just get so discouraged when it feels like I'm taking too long to get some meaningful progres ...
  Topic: VW Rolls Royce Front End
MACJELLY58

Replies: 24
Views: 880

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:52 am   Subject: Re: VW Rolls Royce Front End
I really like the slope of the nose on that one, "BIGMIKEY"!! I would agree with...go with what you like. The purists would have a cow with what I'm doing to my car now!! Embarassed
  Topic: Where to get tires mounted
MACJELLY58

Replies: 16
Views: 800

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:55 am   Subject: Re: Where to get tires mounted
When I was a kid, I worked at a gas station and would do tire patching and stuff. Some times there would be a difficult tire that would not separate from the rim( skinny, old, etc...). The old guy M ...
  Topic: how do i pass smog with a 2180cc performance engine?
MACJELLY58

Replies: 79
Views: 2760

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:24 am   Subject: Re: how do i pass smog with a 2180cc performance engine?
in CA buy a pre 75 bug or move to AZ and stay out of the big cities. its no fun to live where the people control everything you do.

Two largest counties in AZ (essentially Phoenix and Tucson) test ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:50 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
Thanks for the reminder, JIMBO! As you know the doors are my Nemesis!! Every time I think of them...I wanna run away. I wish I was smarter. It would make things a lot easier. Confused It's sure hard to ...
  Topic: Convertible top
MACJELLY58

Replies: 2
Views: 152

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 2:02 am   Subject: Re: Convertible top
Hi,
It's pretty simple. Getting it back on nice and tight would probably be the tricky part. There's a cable tucked under the rear lip-channel above the engine hood. It secures with two nuts on th ...
  Topic: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
MACJELLY58

Replies: 235
Views: 16368

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:53 am   Subject: Re: 1975 Beetle Convertible Resto/Mod Build-Chop,Dash,Suicide,Shave.
Hey JIMBO!
Well, since you asked, let me grumble to ya. Freaking TERMITES!! I live with four women, so anything with more than two legs freaks them out. We had the house Tented by the exterminator ...
  Topic: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
MACJELLY58

Replies: 835
Views: 83291

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:16 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
Hello Sir,

I'm glad to hear that you and the Mrs. got some quality time, especially with all that is going on nowadays. As always, I get a great deal of SATIFACTION watching you tackle the repair ...
  Topic: EV bug conversion
MACJELLY58

Replies: 24
Views: 1134

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu May 27, 2021 2:48 am   Subject: Re: EV bug conversion
I too have considered the EV route for my project. It's far from stock, so I wasn't worried about the value going down(it's already there!). The torque and acceleration got me thinking. My problem ...
  Topic: Newbie with a new Beetle
MACJELLY58

Replies: 5
Views: 272

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon May 24, 2021 12:18 am   Subject: Re: Newbie with a new Beetle
Damn!! I don't usually get jealous, but that looks like a great deal for $800. Wink

Welcome and I'm sure you and your son(s) will have a blast restoring the Beetle together. Enjoy, they grow u ...
  Topic: superbeetle convertible rear quarter window 1973
MACJELLY58

Replies: 4
Views: 91

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 3:39 am   Subject: Re: superbeetle convertible rear quarter window 1973
Hey CAM,

My '75 did not have any felt in the channels. Nor, did it look like there ever was any installed. If it came stock, I can't say. However, I used those channels to fabricate front window ...
  Topic: What type of rims are these?
MACJELLY58

Replies: 3
Views: 165

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 11:33 pm   Subject: Re: What type of rims are these?
Hey KRIS,

I too received a set of these with my Donor Beetle. I never saw them before either. Did a little research and found this Ad here awhile back. I guess they're called Western wheels. I ...
  Topic: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project
MACJELLY58

Replies: 835
Views: 83291

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 3:19 am   Subject: Re: Jimmy Vs 54 Oval Project

On the interior of the engine compartment, the seal channel lines up perfectly, on both side.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2174424.jpg

That happened without me even looking at it. I ...
 
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