My Second VW !! mid life crisis ...The 1966 vert

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Post by markp » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:17 am

Well with the site being down and Xmas coming and going I've got lots done ////

MASSIVE PICY UPDATE


I've had to upload them 5 times as I can only load 10 at a time


ITS PIC'Y OVERLOAD :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Enjoy pervs


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Post by markp » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:19 am

CHECK OUT THE SEAM SEALERING :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: HAPPY WITH THAT
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Post by markp » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:21 am

SOUND PAD TIME :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Final bit of the work on the pan until I put some shinny new bits on it :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

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Post by markp » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:24 am

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

So on to some metal work

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Made a little jig up using four holds ... So cut old panel off and use my jig to ensure the panel goes backon it the right place ... worked a treat :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

ENJOY PERVS
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Post by markp » Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:27 am

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


The final bits going onto the rear end


I'm making the rear panel removable ( cheers Oxon Phil ) for advice :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: and the extra work 8O 8O :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:


But he tells me it will make life so much easier to take the engine out

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I know theres not too much chatting and explaining ..... I'll go back and do that another day at its late now and I'm OLD and I need my sleep


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Post by miles » Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:01 pm

I will you your due Mark, you are very at this vehicular restoration malarkey :)
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Post by ted698 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 2:17 pm

Great Update Mark - another fantastic job - sign of a great craftsman....you make this look easy!

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Post by markp » Sat Jan 19, 2019 9:34 pm

WOW
Page 5 and already on nearly 3 k hits

I feel privaliged for sure ( yep spelt wrong but who really cares !!!! )


So we all know I update FB too ... but not ALL the pics ... only you guys get to see these


I got some playing to do with the top of the qtrs nnnn after repairing these I'll try my first go at lead loading
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The under side is not there lol .... :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: I'll be prepping this all to be ready to take the new heater channels
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The rear floor needs some love so I've been playing with is .... Happy with how its looking

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The rear end is all done and ready for a little love of primer

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Front end !!!!!! lets not even go there ..... Its sh*t and I'll be cutting it all off and chucking it and looking for an off cut / front clip as the repo panel is that bad .... can't beleive that in this day and age they still sell this cr*p



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On the good side on things I have MONDAY off work and will be kicking ass on the vert



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Post by markp » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:05 am

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


YO PERVS

Hope you all doing well peeps

Heres a few dates so relax grade a cupper and enjoy

So managed to get the n/s/f A-post all sorted .....


measure measure measure

Cut away bad area of rust

tack weld new post on

try door on to check gaps

HAPPY WITH THOSE :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

Weld on post and move onto the next job



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:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Happy with those bits

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Post by markp » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:12 am

:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


Managed to get the last A-post on to " Bert " .... yay he has a name

you also see that I've now removed all heater channels and i've started cleaning the under side lips in prep for lowering the shell
back onto the pans and straight down on top of the new heater channels

Please with how it all looking :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


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:bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:


Getting excited now



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Post by markp » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:21 am

Hi Again


You pervs are getting propper spoilt tonight



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Had a propper result and managed to local a new cut off clip for the front and ... I'll be cutting off the new panel I welded on ...its so poor quality I just cant live with it ... SO OFF IT WILL COME :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


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:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:


So did a little fabrication tonight ... I enjoy doing this little bits as never trained in fabrication work so I like the brain storming and I'm happy with the result 8) 8) 8)

Also tried out my new magnet holder ... that are very handy ... pleased a purchased those :P :P :P :P :P


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Post by markp » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:24 am

this is the bit i replicated .... that will do nicely :D :D :D :D

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Post by markp » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:31 am

8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O


Heres a freaky pic for you ..... I looks like Bert is Hovering ..... Awesome lucky photo



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8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)


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Post by type21f » Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:48 am

Like it "Bert the Vert"
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Post by vwJim » Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:06 am

Looking smart there Mark. Some real tricky panels to sort out.
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