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Forum: Project Builds February 3rd 2018, 20:21
Replies: 58
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Posted By 72marinablue
Thanks man! Your car has always been a huge...

Thanks man! Your car has always been a huge inspiration for me.



I made a simple hammerform for the front clip piece, I used a bead roller for the radiator raised section and pre-stretched the...
Forum: Project Builds January 26th 2018, 16:35
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Ive switched gears a bit and am working on...

Ive switched gears a bit and am working on getting my new front clip figured out before I weld it to the car. Working on some support while maintaining airflow and I also made a fan shroud for my...
Forum: Project Builds January 5th 2018, 13:54
Replies: 235
Views: 88,349
Posted By 72marinablue
Thank you! Awesome, Im going to have to look into...

Thank you! Awesome, Im going to have to look into integrating this into my build.
Forum: Project Builds January 5th 2018, 00:59
Replies: 235
Views: 88,349
Posted By 72marinablue
Wow steering wheel is incredible. Where did you...

Wow steering wheel is incredible. Where did you learn to the electronics knowledge to assemble something like that?
Forum: Project Builds January 1st 2018, 17:00
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
You could be right, Ive been thinking about that.

You could be right, Ive been thinking about that.
Forum: Project Builds January 1st 2018, 13:50
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
The last bit of the intake puzzle coming...

The last bit of the intake puzzle coming together. Had to go with the pie cuts for........ consistency sake with the rest of the build :Ds

I made a fitting that slips over the MAF with a very nice...
Forum: Project Builds December 14th 2017, 01:24
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Yeah I really hated using photobucket. The sambas...

Yeah I really hated using photobucket. The sambas gallery interface is super easy. You can upload a bunch of pictures all at the same time, and I can do it directly from my phone which is a major...
Forum: Project Builds December 13th 2017, 02:44
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Haha Ill do my best. My time is mostly taken up...

Haha Ill do my best. My time is mostly taken up by working on my bosses projects but Id really love to get my car back on the road by next summer. Love your build Dave. If your ever down in the...
Forum: Project Builds December 12th 2017, 16:22
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Time for an update. Slow progress but forward...

Time for an update. Slow progress but forward progress.

I made a custom muffler with internal baffling-

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1718861.jpg

Did some dress up on the engine-
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Forum: Project Builds November 25th 2016, 16:43
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Still working! Ill gets some pictures together...

Still working! Ill gets some pictures together and post an update.
Forum: Project Builds March 22nd 2016, 23:40
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
I know now without a shadow of a doubt that I am...

I know now without a shadow of a doubt that I am a hoarder........ and that there is a definite difference between a Kamei spoiler for a standard beetle and a super. Here is the photographic evidence...
Forum: Body March 22nd 2016, 22:02
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By 72marinablue
When I upgraded to a Nardi steering wheel in my...

When I upgraded to a Nardi steering wheel in my car I used a spacer to move it closer to the seat which def helped in the comfort department as I am tall.
Forum: Project Builds March 18th 2016, 21:58
Replies: 52
Views: 7,661
Posted By 72marinablue
Nice! Im jealous of your south bend. They are...

Nice! Im jealous of your south bend. They are great little machines. I am lucky enough to have access to a small lathe at work but I sure would like what you have for home use. Enjoy!
Forum: Project Builds March 15th 2016, 01:55
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Getting my coolant system figured out. I made...

Getting my coolant system figured out. I made some nifty brackets to hold the tubing to the floor, they will be isolated with rubber for final fitment. The front of the tubes are done, they both...
Forum: Project Builds March 9th 2016, 02:19
Replies: 132
Views: 20,323
Posted By 72marinablue
Gorgeous! Not sure if its available on your side...

Gorgeous! Not sure if its available on your side of the atlantic but check out xpel.com. I work in the car care product industry and its definitely the best clear protective film on the market and...
Forum: Project Builds February 17th 2016, 02:45
Replies: 52
Views: 7,661
Posted By 72marinablue
Sweet! Thanks for the info I really appreciate...

Sweet! Thanks for the info I really appreciate it. Sure would be nice to shear sheet metal instead of having to cut it with my band saw.
Forum: Project Builds February 15th 2016, 22:16
Replies: 52
Views: 7,661
Posted By 72marinablue
Nice work! How do you like that 3 in 1 metal...

Nice work! How do you like that 3 in 1 metal working tool? I have been thinking about buying one.
Forum: Project Builds February 14th 2016, 03:33
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
So I built this extension onto the thermostat...

So I built this extension onto the thermostat housing, Its pretty stout but I am still unsure about it. Trying to make pulling the engine out very easy, and also not a huge fan of running a rubber...
Forum: Project Builds February 3rd 2016, 22:43
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
I hope so! At the moment its about 1/8" higher...

I hope so! At the moment its about 1/8" higher than my chopped oil pan, which is only about a 1/4" lower than my oil filter. So I am hoping it will do the job! My beetle is pretty low, but if i need...
Forum: Project Builds February 3rd 2016, 01:05
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Thank you! It has been fun making it. Here...

Thank you! It has been fun making it.

Here is a picture of the reverse coolant manifold that I made. I have a lathe at work so I made up the segment and welded in as an extension. It lines up...
Forum: Project Builds February 2nd 2016, 01:41
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
About done with the fabrication work for my...

About done with the fabrication work for my header. Waiting on a vband flange that will connect the header to the canister style muffler i plan on making. I want the exhaust to exit out the stock...
Forum: Project Builds January 27th 2016, 00:09
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Hmmm, not sure why you cant see the pictures. I...

Hmmm, not sure why you cant see the pictures. I have looked on several different computers and they work.

Dealing with the insurance company when haggling for the value of my car was the biggest...
Forum: Project Builds January 24th 2016, 00:38
Replies: 58
Views: 11,886
Posted By 72marinablue
Its been awhile. I like this forum and still...

Its been awhile. I like this forum and still check it occasionally. The type 4 motor didn't work out. I was too young and didn't have enough time, money or experience to make it happen. Now is a...
Forum: For Sale February 18th 2012, 17:41
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By 72marinablue
bump

bump
Forum: For Sale February 9th 2012, 16:21
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By 72marinablue
Type 4 Engine Parts

I have some type 4 engine parts from a 1.8 up for sale on ebay right now. At the moment heads, rods, crankshaft are up but I have more parts if anyone else needs anything. Shoot me a pm if you need...
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