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PostPosted: Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:15 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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Torque Thrust and cut wells. 1999
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:08 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

Any clues on the brand?? never seen this flavor before.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:05 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

lookin' tough ^^^^. I would rock that all day w/o ever changing it. My gate hinges are a horror show for sure. Those gates were so bad there was hardly anything to work with, they are functional ( which was the goal ). Planning on some trail bash soon as I welded some serious reinforcements on the frame.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:04 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

I havenít felt the extreme need yet to fix the wheel wells on my 13w. Whoever did it used a little restraint and skill at least.






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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:22 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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I've been waiting for the right set of Wheels to come along! 235-75-15 Mud and Snow "Master tracks". Still running early T-3 up front. Very close to driving. Ford rear lights.
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Digging the gate hinges, tastefully done!
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:06 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

I've been waiting for the right set of Wheels to come along! 235-75-15 Mud and Snow "Master tracks". Still running early T-3 up front. Very close to driving. Ford rear lights.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:56 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

My before and after pics
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:24 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

I've always said that cut wheel wells are to be fixed or "filled" with big phat tires! Razz
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:12 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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Fell victim. Stripping off four layers of paint then will proceed to weld in the lower rockers and wheel wells. I swear man.... Laughing

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Damn that's a sweet bus! I don't know, the Centerlines with slicks are kind of dope. Smile Looks like they used a P-38 (can opener) to cut the wheel wells though.. Crying or Very sad
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 1:58 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

Fell victim. Stripping off four layers of paint then will proceed to weld in the lower rockers and wheel wells. I swear man.... Laughing

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:33 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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Got this '67 Kombi from the original owner. The original owner said he had the dealer's body shop cut the wheelwells "tastefully" and add scoops. I think I even have a receipt in the pile of provenance.
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Found it; he actually waited two years before adding the scoops.
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Eleven years 100,000 miles later he had the bus painted but loved the scoops so much he refused having the scoops' holes filled. The scoops went back on.
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So are we going to see it on the classifieds soon?

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:56 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

The most excellent Tiki-torch roof-top-deck sideways-couch doubledoor quad-skychair Burner Splitty (previously seen in this thread on March 22 2010)

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:25 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

So are we going to see it on the classifieds soon?
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:37 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

Got this '67 Kombi from the original owner. It is finally freed from its tarp-wraps after 20 years. The original owner said he had the dealer's body shop cut the wheelwells "tastefully" and add scoops. I think I even have a receipt in the pile of provenance.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:42 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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My old 23 window.
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Nice!! Very clean and neat. Good job!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:33 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:29 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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Ever since I saw the first one of those big-n-little rim-tire customs I kinda secretly liked the look. I knew it was making the gear ratio high, canting out the stub axle bearings, tipping the driver forward, worked better on a Detroit Van, but they still look badass and seemed like a babe magnet. You had to have the torn off shorts to go with it, though, or you were just a poser.


True all that!

I still have some ragged, cutoff Levi shorts somewhere....but probably wouldn't get the same reaction!! Wink

You just have to watch the weight you run with the wider rims/tires. Other than that, it doesn't seem to bother it. Just couldn't afford the cost of restoring the body/wheel wells to stock. I should have been a welder!! Confused
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:26 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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Bitchin'!!!

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This is what I did to deal with rusted areas on the back wheel wells. Not to everyone's liking, but it worked.

Ever since I saw the first one of those big-n-little rim-tire customs I kinda secretly liked the look. I knew it was making the gear ratio high, canting out the stub axle bearings, tipping the driver forward, worked better on a Detroit Van, but they still look badass and seemed like a babe magnet. You had to have the torn off shorts to go with it, though, or you were just a poser.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:51 pm    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

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Just spotted on the "abortion" thread
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:52 am    Post subject: Re: The photos of cut wells thread, YeeHaw! Reply with quote

Careful with that saw-zaw Eugene..I like and it works.
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