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  Topic: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Terran

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:05 pm   Subject: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Does that piece that has the bumper bracket also include the part where the engine side sheet metal attaches to?
  Topic: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Terran

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 6:00 pm   Subject: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Don't everyone jump at once to answer this! I'm hoping to place a significant order at CIP while they're sill having their 20% off + Free shipping sale.

Patient much?

Haha no, this old girl has ...
  Topic: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Terran

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:20 pm   Subject: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74


So that looks like the lower most part, but what about farther up? Should i just patch the with regular metal? Does that patch piece cover the inner part as well?
  Topic: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Terran

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:38 pm   Subject: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Don't everyone jump at once to answer this! I'm hoping to place a significant order at CIP while they're sill having their 20% off + Free shipping sale.
  Topic: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
Terran

Replies: 6
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 11:07 am   Subject: Help indentifying replacement sheet metal on 74
So i'm starting the restore on my '74. I know that i can't get the pieces for the rebound bumpers, but I'm planning on switching to the other kind anyways. I'm just a little confused on what pieces of ...
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2009 5:06 am   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
nice propane furnace there in it..
this one's been up and down CR for a few months..

http://providence.craigslist.org/cto/1133231466.html

if it were closer.. it'd be REALLY CLOSE to my drivew ...
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 11:19 am   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
"He's also firm on the price of $1000 and would rather part it out instead of lowering the price. "

Sad news. If you can't go a grand and he won't budge on the price, then this purchase ...
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 9:20 am   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
$250 should not be a make or break for you if you want a somewhat nice van. AAA, if you have extended service, can put it up on a flat bed and tow it up to 200 miles.

Unfortunately, it sometimes d ...
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:40 am   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Im in Nashua, and i do have AAA. However, i contacted him and he says that none of the lights on it are working and he's not sure why. He's also firm on the price of $1000 and would rather part it out ...
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:38 am   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
getting it home would be a bare. NH temp plates arn't valid in MA, so i'd have to register it, and god knows if it'd make it back.
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 8:45 pm   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Which one is it? Fall River? Did you go see it?
Gimme a hint, I might be interested...
I'm just a bit south of you in MA.

It was posted yesterday on the southern MA/Northern RI Craigslist, don' ...
  Topic: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Terran

Replies: 21
Views: 2637

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2009 1:52 pm   Subject: I am so annoyed! 85 Westy for $1000
Found an 85 westy in really good condition for $1000 about an hour away. But don't have the money to get it!

AHHHHH! Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad
  Topic: Financing a Westy
Terran

Replies: 24
Views: 3355

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 7:35 pm   Subject: Financing a Westy
somebody please call Dr. Phil

Quit being mad at me, and love me again!
  Topic: Financing a Westy
Terran

Replies: 24
Views: 3355

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:14 pm   Subject: Financing a Westy
There's a difference between living your life to it's fullest extent and doing so recklessly.
Yeah, but not much.
No matter how you live your life the end result is always the same.

Ok then give ...
  Topic: Aircooled to Watercooled?
Terran

Replies: 11
Views: 2145

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:13 pm   Subject: Aircooled to Watercooled?

Wish i could, have very little spare money but a whole lot of time ATM.

Given the lack of funds, I would get what you can, drive it and have fun. It's going to cost you some $$$'s to do a convers ...
  Topic: Aircooled to Watercooled?
Terran

Replies: 11
Views: 2145

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:59 pm   Subject: Aircooled to Watercooled?


That's what i'm thinking too (and the voice of my better half)

Listen to that little voice.

I met one of the Bostig guys (a finish carpenter from Durham, NH) at Boston Bob's funeral who has ...
  Topic: Financing a Westy
Terran

Replies: 24
Views: 3355

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:38 pm   Subject: Financing a Westy


All times are uncertain times, man.

I like that thought...

However, if you cant put atleast half down you really shouldnt be buying anything but groceries! Id call it irresponsible. Bu ...
  Topic: Aircooled to Watercooled?
Terran

Replies: 11
Views: 2145

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:27 pm   Subject: Aircooled to Watercooled?
I would just wait until I found a nice wbx'er Westy with a blown motor and go straight for a Bostig conversion. Patience is a virtue. If you already had an AC Westy, then go for the water/bostig con ...
  Topic: Aircooled to Watercooled?
Terran

Replies: 11
Views: 2145

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:24 pm   Subject: Aircooled to Watercooled?
The thread above is water to air conversion, not air to water.
I'll say the same thing everybody else has, it can be done and has been done, if you already have the van it might be worth it.
If you ...
  Topic: Aircooled to Watercooled?
Terran

Replies: 11
Views: 2145

PostForum: Vanagon   Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 11:48 am   Subject: Aircooled to Watercooled?
This was covered like 3 weeks ago, search it. LOL Twisted Evil
Tried, couldn't figure out what to search for OY! Embarassed
 
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