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rah253
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:59 pm    Post subject: Re: 1961 Bug Rescue and Patina Build - Pic heavy Reply with quote

Nice build, i'll be watching closely, building my first air-cooled, lots of inspiration here.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:49 pm    Post subject: Re: 1961 Bug Rescue and Patina Build - Pic heavy Reply with quote

Another weekend in the garage. Getting closer on the air beam build and pan updates.

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I'm thinking a 3/4" pie cut should do the job (sorry purists).


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Trans had sixty years of goo on it. Still not all the way there, but getting closer.


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Five+ hours in I'm starting to see metal. Wire brush is helping. Will pull axles next.
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1973 Bus
1974 Long Body Buggy (sold)
1965 Manxish buggy (kids car)
1961 Patina Bug
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