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Forum: Off Topic July 31st 2003, 10:49
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By bren
no more GL.com for bren :(

well its end of an era.. the (*^%-ers head office have spoken and as of 5:30pm today i will no longer have internet access at work, and as i dont own a pooter myself, the only time i will get online...
Forum: Body July 30th 2003, 09:53
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By bren
LOVE my offcut! gonna find somewhere 'special'...

LOVE my offcut! gonna find somewhere 'special' for it ;)
amazing looking stuff!
Forum: German Look Tuning July 25th 2003, 06:22
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By bren
this guy had a neat idea for a location for his...

this guy had a neat idea for a location for his regular sender.. makes perfect sense to me, although involves drilling and tapping, so no good for a built up motor.
...
Forum: Suspension July 24th 2003, 05:35
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By bren
ive got 16x7's with ET40 too! tyres are...

ive got 16x7's with ET40 too!
tyres are 195/45/16 up front and 205/50/16 at the back..
Forum: German Look Tuning July 24th 2003, 05:21
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By bren
some of the parts that ive bought used, like...

some of the parts that ive bought used, like handles etc, can be bought new.. mexican bugs have them as stock. other parts like window surrounds i bought german NOS parts, but new mexican stuff is...
Forum: Off Topic July 24th 2003, 05:02
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By bren
its true. a friend of mine placed a conditional...

its true.
a friend of mine placed a conditional order last week for one of the 3000 last edition cars.. fully spec'ed, on the condition that it really would be one of the last ever beetles (not just...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 22nd 2003, 11:33
Replies: 13
Views: 780
Posted By bren
im cheating.. im using NOS and used JEANS beetle...

im cheating.. im using NOS and used JEANS beetle parts.. they came from the factory in black.. window surrounds are anodised, and the handles were painted.. the handles are used, so stripping the...
Forum: Off Topic July 17th 2003, 10:35
Replies: 12
Views: 621
Posted By bren
same deal here in the UK.. to get a license you...

same deal here in the UK.. to get a license you take a test at 17 and you dont have to renew it ever again unless you get a ban due to a conviction. oh and you're never taught how to drive on the...
Forum: Electrical July 16th 2003, 12:38
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By bren
i have no pics of my own carpet, but have these...

i have no pics of my own carpet, but have these pics of a mates bug taken before the headlining and seats went in. i did the carpet for him last easter.. still looks great (he's won a couple of...
Forum: Body July 16th 2003, 12:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,686
Posted By bren
that looks AWESOME!! :)

that looks AWESOME!! :)
Forum: Electrical July 15th 2003, 10:20
Replies: 16
Views: 1,507
Posted By bren
i tried several pre-made kits and i wasnt...

i tried several pre-made kits and i wasnt impressed with any of them.. ended up making my own from unbacked acoustic carpet. it stretches and bends unlike the stuff in kits.. meaning the front...
Forum: Body July 14th 2003, 09:33
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By bren
ive got stock size GRP "wings" (fenders) from day...

ive got stock size GRP "wings" (fenders) from day mouldings here in the UK.. they are better than NOS steel wings IMO as they fit the same, but dont rust.. EVER! even the captive threads in the...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 14th 2003, 09:19
Replies: 35
Views: 1,973
Posted By bren
just over £15k in mine.. and still more to do.. ...

just over £15k in mine.. and still more to do.. (thats just over $24k US)
biggest lump sum was £2.5 for bodywork.. the rest is parts as i do all the work myself.

i could have done it a lot...
Forum: Body July 8th 2003, 11:44
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By bren
lay the sheet over some wood or MDF as support...

lay the sheet over some wood or MDF as support and something to drill into, use a NEW drillbit and just drill! ive not seen c/f fray ever.. but paint or superglue would seal the edge if you can be...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 8th 2003, 11:04
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By bren
OK at last i have pics of our panelvan with all 4...

OK at last i have pics of our panelvan with all 4 rims fitted!
didnt get chance to do a proper photoshoot due to having to finish welding my GT bug and working full-time! sorry guys..
...
Forum: Suspension July 7th 2003, 06:53
Replies: 1
Views: 321
Posted By bren
yes! that width and offset is perfect for a...

yes! that width and offset is perfect for a latemodel bug.. you'll just have to drill the hubs to suit the stud pattern of the wheels.
Forum: German Look Tuning July 7th 2003, 06:18
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By bren
Gl K70?!

http://195.102.3.106/photos/bvf2003/images/DCP_2771.jpg

mad! not many of these things left!
Forum: German Look Tuning July 4th 2003, 12:27
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By bren
T4 bus with 522PS/675Nm!

http://www.powerful-cars.de/vw_t4/ct4_993.htm

:eek:
Forum: German Look Tuning July 2nd 2003, 07:56
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By bren
if the weathers good this weekend and i finish...

if the weathers good this weekend and i finish the work needed in time, i hope to line up my bug and the panelvan and do a photoshoot with a borrowed digicam.. i'll send you the results.. the...
Forum: German Look Tuning July 2nd 2003, 07:20
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By bren
new porsche RS

just found this on the autoexpress website, pics a bit big, sorry.. but what do we all think of it?

http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/picture_library/dir_21/car_portal_pic_10577.jpg?4522
Forum: Suspension June 30th 2003, 10:14
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By bren
assuming stock brakes, you'll need a 22mm spacer...

assuming stock brakes, you'll need a 22mm spacer on the back and you'll have to clearance the rear body mount along with rolling the rear arches.

front you'll need a 10-15mm spacer...

when...
Forum: German Look Tuning June 26th 2003, 05:56
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By bren
ooooooooohhh! ...

ooooooooohhh!
http://www.tangen.nu/scc2/DSC00037.jpg
Forum: Suspension June 25th 2003, 10:08
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By bren
thats true rich.. its clear to see if you take a...

thats true rich.. its clear to see if you take a stock beam and undo the central grub screw and push and pull on the arms.. the seals at the end wouldnt last long for a start!
Forum: German Look Tuning June 25th 2003, 09:42
Replies: 13
Views: 956
Posted By bren
well theres my 76 panelvan that ive just stuck a...

well theres my 76 panelvan that ive just stuck a set of 17x8's under.. (pics soon!)
and these were in my favorites:
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/75613.jpg...
Forum: Suspension June 20th 2003, 11:15
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By bren
looks great! the inside half of the shock towers...

looks great! the inside half of the shock towers is kinda what i had planned to make for my new front beam which i will use with coils.. didnt realise the thing beams were already like that! sweet! ...
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