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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Turn signal switch was working before LOL it was freshly redone.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

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New electrical gremlin. Brake lights work, park lights work, turn signals donít. Any ideas?


'66/'67 turn signal switches are known for being faulty. That'd be my first guess otherwise move to the 9 pin flasher box.

As for the tool kit roll let me know if you need dimensions. Smile

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

New electrical gremlin. Brake lights work, park lights work, turn signals donít. Any ideas?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 07, 2021 11:26 am    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

calvinater wrote:
DId you ever make a tool roll out of the leftover material?
No, I don't think I have enough leftover for something that big. I did start wiring the car up. Headlights work, blinkers don't. My brake lights flash rather than the turn signal bulb.... Also there's what looks like a white wire with a gold stripe coming from the harness in the trunk that I can't find on any diagrams.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:20 am    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

DId you ever make a tool roll out of the leftover material?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:50 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Black with Pigalle interior....everyonesfavorite...
Very nice job....
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Many! Iíll have to take pictures later, but Iíve now got the hood seal in, replaced drivers hinge pins and one set of lights, Iíve got a new set of side moldings. Steering wheel should be going on soon as well as a new windshield. I should have it ready for the CT spring dust off if the donít cancel it.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 4:56 am    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Updates?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:41 am    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Great project. The 1967 are my favorite year. It looks awesome in black Iíd love to paint my 73 black but in my state you have to pay a bunch of extra fees to change the color on the registration so I donít want to do that so itís staying yellow lol.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 7:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

One and a half hours... one and a half hours to remove ONE hinge pin using an air hammer. It had been soaking for multiple days in PB/ Freeze Off. Next time, it's getting done before paint.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Thanks guys! I'm not the best upholsterer, but I try. I'll probably replace the headliner sometime anyway.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Looks great!
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

(Headliner) Stretch marks are for OLD people! I think you're still a teen! Smile
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Carpet looks nice. Appears to have factory-looking cloth bound edges instead of the cheapo and prevalent looped sewn ones.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Rear Carpet is in.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

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Fine job, what a journey. Whereís the engine?
Thanks Zundfolge, itís in the car. 1600 SP I believe, it was a replacement case put in about 10 years ago. Runs pretty good, but Iíve yet to ever have it on an actual road.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:38 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Fine job, what a journey. Whereís the engine?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Stuff is getting done!
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Any ideas for this? Seems a piece of the old cable is in the way or something... I've tried 3/16 brake line and hammering on it and same with a headliner bow. No movement. Maybe the inside tube is bent?

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Vent windows have been sanded and polished, they look great IMO. Just got the passenger outer scraper in, a bit of a pain, but not too hard. Door should be going together this week. I could put the rear fenders on but I don't have the heat tubes... it is August I could leave them off, but then I'll have to buy some and put them on.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug Reply with quote

Rome wrote:
Thanks for the big update!

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Still debating on my vent wings as they have some dents and Iím not sure if theyíll bother me. Iíll probably just use them, itís a driver after all.
Are the dents on the inward-facing surface so that "you" are the primary person seeing them? And only on one of the vent windows?

I wonder if you can fill the dents using a small amount of body filler, self-etching primer, filler primer, wet-sand with 320; then painting the frame with a few light coats of chrome spray paint? It would give you a more satiny chrome finish than shiny chrome, but if you paint the entire wing frame, at least it would be uniform.
Yeah the dents are on the inside. They really aren't that bad and I can almost guarantee no passenger would notice, but I do Laughing I've polished out the aluminum on the inside and it looks good, still more work on the outside. I'm thinking of sanding it with a high grit and then either clear coating or waxing it.
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