Still playing with notchbacks

Notches, fastbacks, squarebacks.
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Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Sat Aug 21, 2021 2:56 am

Hoping for a spring fire up.
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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Mon Aug 23, 2021 11:07 pm

Installed front fenders wiring included, hood pins and rear polycarbonate window Saturday.
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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by Wally » Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:31 am

Nice going! Seems a pretty early body (because of the dual lower openings in the front apron)?
Please tell us how you curved the rear lexan window so nicely in shape??
Tnx!
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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by Steve Arndt » Tue Aug 31, 2021 2:21 pm

Hi Buddy!

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:47 pm

I started at the middle top and bottom and worked out from there.

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Wed Sep 01, 2021 11:48 pm

Hi Steve!

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Fri Sep 03, 2021 12:53 am

Next is adding a tab where circled to keep the fender off the rear of the 8 inch wide slicks.
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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Fri Sep 03, 2021 8:34 pm

I was having tire rub issues backing the red car up. Thought it was both sides...come to find out, the right side was almost 1.5" inboard! This is the same side that I had to reshape the rear fender around the light. Just got it all squarish again. No more rub!
I am very glad I happened to start on that side. Also, that car had negative camber and was rubbing. I raised the rear about an inch to lesson this a bit and still no rub. It was a good day!
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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:41 am

Had to order a new pair of tie rods. Awaiting their arrival.

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Thu Oct 28, 2021 11:03 pm

They are here. Time tomorrow to work on it.

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by Max Welton » Fri Oct 29, 2021 10:39 am

What kind of wheels are those? I've been looking for something interesting for mine.

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Fri Oct 29, 2021 11:13 am

CIP1 had them, but they seem to be OoS these days.

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:46 pm

I seem to attract them...
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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by Max Welton » Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:49 pm

I can relate. Couple of years ago I gifted a large amount of stuff to a local guy who runs a yard for aircooled. Now I turn down "donations".

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Re: Still playing with notchbacks

Post by vwfye » Sun Nov 21, 2021 6:52 pm

This is actually going to supply my 2 cars and maybe a friends...

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