'68 Bug quick bodge it up project....

Discussion in 'Show Us Your Bit On The Side' started by Mattlad, Apr 8, 2014.

  1. No I'm not but might have some one pick it up for me if that's ok :hattip:that would really helpful :thumbsup:
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  2. Be cool if you can get it a lift over your way. Let me know if it works.
  3. Hi I have the pick up all sorted @Suss is going Saturday morning till 2 can you arrange with him for collection cheers again steve :hattip:
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  4. Yes I'll arrange the collection with him.

    @Suss -I'll take the beam to techenders . Can you collect it from there?
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  5. Front end on the ground to check steering clearance and stuff like that.


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  6. It has come to my attention that the front end of this beetle now has zero, zilch, nada in the way of suspension travel on the front end now....

    I will check out the fronts shocks as they could be completely compressed. It must have been a little bumpy for the lad I bought it off!!

    In other news, using two hammers of increasing size and a crow bar, the pedal assembly is out -the bugger was all seized together. I have left the various pieces in disarray on the floor to consider their behaviour....next - a new clutch cable installation that should allow me to put the car into reserve and first without embarrassing grinding action. If not, something else is lycheeeted.
  7. What beam is on it now? The puma beam on mine had poo out of round bearings in it so the torsion arms seized in them.
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  8. Yup, will do.
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  9. It doesn't seem to want to move anywhere without a fight. It has urethane bushes in that may be the issue - may have to swap them out for needle roller bearing - or it may be completely shagged in which case I'll just push it all to the side of the garage while and forget about it for a while.

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