Tim's Green Bug...

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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:22 pm

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I am going to call this mission, Rear End Structural Upgrade, complete. Garage area is clean and everything put away. Until next time... Might be Sunday... Seat mounts and driving. Then dustproofing.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:56 pm

Never mind. Driveway is a mess again...
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I had planned to out on the town but my wife wanted a nap. One thing led to another and next thing you know we are going for ice cream in my new and improved bug.

I almost forgot to bypass my heater hoses, but a quick trip down under and it is good. Just letting it cool to too off the radiator.

Feels very solid now. Less clunks. Little more road noise. I had to raise the driver's seat 1" and I'm not used to it yet.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by no1clyde » Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:12 pm

Awesome Tim, great to see it on the road so soon :D

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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by CentralWAbaja » Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:47 pm

Atta boy Tim!
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:55 pm

Thanks for cheering me on.

I hope it lasts because it feels awesome! Need bigger front tires now.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:56 pm

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Every time I see this car I fall in love all over again.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by n8ball » Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:00 am

Me too. Glad you're putting in the effort for a solid fix.

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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by CentralWAbaja » Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:23 pm

Bigger front tires might just lead to another brawken faulking spindle...just saying
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:29 pm

But I got me sum uff Dem ol fashon go-fast spindlies. Liddel boy Wright maid dem back in da day.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:30 pm

Of course, I do have stock length arms and combo spindles if needed, hmm.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by CentralWAbaja » Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:54 pm

Well I have a whole s-ton of 33x950 that might be going up for sale...but that might be a little overboard.
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by TimS » Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:58 pm

Parting with the collection?
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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by BAJA-IT » Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:58 pm

CentralWAbaja wrote:Well I have a whole s-ton of 33x950 that might be going up for sale...but that might be a little overboard.
I just might need a couple of those if the go up for sale.

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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by no1clyde » Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:53 pm

BAJA-IT wrote:
Sat Jul 29, 2017 3:58 pm
CentralWAbaja wrote:Well I have a whole s-ton of 33x950 that might be going up for sale...but that might be a little overboard.
I just might need a couple of those if the go up for sale.

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I may want a couple also for the rear of my car.

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Re: Tim's Green Bug...

Post by JUSSUMGUY » Sun Jul 30, 2017 6:15 pm

I want some too:). I could really use (2)33x10.50x15's or 33x9.50x15's

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