04-03-07

European BUG IN

THE event to go to this summer!! Check by clicking

EBI
 
Plans for the doca?
 

- narrowed & adjustable beam

- dropped spindles

- steeringbox protector

- drums (at first  -  disks on wide 5 are still in development)

- Straight axle with a long Karmann gearbox

- pepped up 1600cc

- AutoMeter gauges (Rev, temp, pressure)

- older look

- Dove bleu

- Rear hoops

- PBW logos on the front doors

- Hurst bumper on a euro spec front bumper

- US spec rear bumper

- Flat4 sprint stars

- ....

 

And a lot of reconstructive welding to get the body sound and straight again

 

You can follow the reconstruction

HERE

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Time out

Since the European Bug In organizer asked me if they could use my doca for the Miss Bug IN contest, I decided to put the oval aside for some months and finish the doca first...

 

In the corner

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And all the junk that was on the docas pick up bed stacked in front of the oval

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the chassis

a nice plaground
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Rear corners

The repaired right corner

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The left one still to be done

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Heater channels

Inside view again, this will be the last view before I close it up again for another 50 years!

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Clamping and positioning the modified bottom plate

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Positionned and tack welded

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A fresh heater channel

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Rear corner

A little bit of filling still left to do

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All done The rear corner is again all fresh, single layer metal!

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Zinc primer

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