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Forum: Project Builds July 3rd 2013, 17:54
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Posted By bushoarder
Hi, What clutch cylinders are you using? I'm...

Hi,

What clutch cylinders are you using? I'm impressed with your setup and am keen to see what sizes work. I'm currently thinking t25 parts..

My bug has a 901 tranny and a t4 motor.

Fab car...
Forum: Project Builds May 1st 2011, 14:36
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
So I sneaked into the garage and had another car day - one outside the allowed limit

I just pottered and decided to fit up my T4 mock up engine and some other bits:

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/IMAG0546.jpg~original...
Forum: Project Builds April 30th 2011, 13:08
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Part 2

Fitted the car's old engine case and basic tinware to gauge the gearbox position since with the body back down it looked a bit wrong:
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Forum: Project Builds April 30th 2011, 12:59
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Bit more work done today - last of the weekend...

Looked at the gearbox bracket and decided to do some tidying and added the raising pad on the topside. No other mounts available via G&S today so have to consider the other mount idea for the...
Forum: Project Builds April 29th 2011, 14:56
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Royal wedding and welding, an unlikely combination of fun!

So I posted some of the gearbox bracket images and Ricola pointed out I'd got the mounts in tension - for some reason I have brain deadness and missed the torque reaction lifting the gearbox nose...
Forum: Project Builds April 29th 2011, 06:01
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Yeah thinking about the reaction I can visualise...

Yeah thinking about the reaction I can visualise the reaction torque applied, I was thinking about the stock mount and it is purely in shear at this point - axis of the mount is along the body, but...
Forum: Project Builds April 28th 2011, 14:49
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Hi Ricola, I did read that the nose cone...

Hi Ricola,

I did read that the nose cone lifts on dropping the clutch, but rarely trust all the internet stuff i see.

Thanks for the comments, I did over think this a bit and was trying to...
Forum: Project Builds April 27th 2011, 15:10
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Bit out of synch but last weekend's work

Welded in the rear half moon vent cover, cleaned up and aligned the front valence, but decided not to weld until i've cleaned up under the front and sorted the gearbox position. Got the engine mating...
Forum: Project Builds April 27th 2011, 15:09
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
New gearbox mount in early days of construction...

Here is my weekend's weldings....

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/IMAG0503.jpg~original
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/IMAG0501.jpg~original...
Forum: Project Builds April 6th 2011, 16:16
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
The Plan....

Hi All,

Here is my latest thoughts on the bug...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/BugonATS.jpg~original

ATS rims for that classic German Look motor

Opinions invited.....
Forum: Project Builds April 2nd 2011, 14:39
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarde...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/IMAG0437.jpg~original

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/IMAG0436.jpg~original

Not much to report.... maybe get more done...
Forum: Project Builds March 26th 2011, 15:05
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Hi Wally, Thanks, i've looked intently at...

Hi Wally,

Thanks, i've looked intently at your work and it is an inspiration to me for my bug! If mine turns out half as good as yours I will be very happy :D

I have a turbo on the bench lol!!
Forum: Project Builds March 20th 2011, 15:41
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Repaired the floor pan rear brace

I measured this up at 2mm, then looked at a bit I had left over from a previous floor pan I had fitted - generally have never used this part - and found it to be 1mm thick!!

So moral is don't use...
Forum: Project Builds March 17th 2011, 19:54
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarde...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/1303%20Resto/crossmembers%20and%20quarter%20panels/Photo0090.jpg~original...
Forum: Project Builds March 17th 2011, 17:00
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarde...

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/Photo0679.jpg~original
http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/Photo0687.jpg~original...
Forum: Project Builds March 17th 2011, 16:55
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
Thought i'd show some of the earlier pics!

Here are some of the earlier pics showing some of the work i've had to do:

http://i208.photobucket.com/albums/bb306/bushoarder/1303%20Resto/Bulkhead%20repair/Photo0508.jpg~original...
Forum: Project Builds March 15th 2011, 16:07
Replies: 25
Views: 3,082
Posted By bushoarder
1303 German Look Wannabe

I've been reading on here for years and thought i'd post a link to my resto - on VZI..

http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=514502
...
Forum: German Look Tuning February 20th 2011, 09:05
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By bushoarder
Wow, just looked at your build pics, what a...

Wow, just looked at your build pics, what a rotter it was body wise. Thought mine was bad!! http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=514502

Certainly inspirational, saw it at Volksworld and...
Forum: German Look Tuning January 17th 2011, 17:11
Replies: 60
Views: 17,594
Posted By bushoarder
Wow, hope my beast will look even a tenth as good...

Wow, hope my beast will look even a tenth as good as yours Dave! I remember your 03 inspiring me when i first saw it - loved it!! The red colour is ace there, really suits the bug and i'm sure it'll...
Forum: Engines May 16th 2009, 11:54
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By bushoarder
hydraulic T4

I'm planning a mild T4 1700 W code engine, wondering if the hydraulic cam, lifters etc would fit OK?

Also, since I have lots of bits of D and L jetronic, would a turbo fit either of the systems?...
Forum: Engines December 10th 2008, 16:03
Replies: 13
Views: 1,281
Posted By bushoarder
I had a very similar problem with my bug, the bug...

I had a very similar problem with my bug, the bug would run for a while then load up and die. Each time the time for this to happen shortened. I suspected what you mention, but after changing all...
Forum: Suspension April 7th 2008, 16:39
Replies: 28
Views: 2,667
Posted By bushoarder
i have been working on a conversion fitting 944...

i have been working on a conversion fitting 944 late discs to bug hubs and am keeping 4 stud bug pattern. you need to fit a spacer between the hub and the inside of the 944 disc depending on your...
Forum: Brakes April 21st 2006, 18:52
Replies: 0
Views: 952
Posted By bushoarder
Saab brakes on bug???!!

i've just got my calipers off ebay, saab 9-5 aero sliding ones 56mm pistons!!

trying to get a braket designed to fit the stock drum brake spindle.

here is a model of how i've got on so far.
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