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Offline archie837

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Archies Volksrod - []o\_|_/o[]
« on: 09 August 2010, 20:37 »
Can you guess what it is yet?



 :cool:

More pics to follow,but 64, 10 inch overstock, 17" steels - doors a comin.
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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #1 on: 10 August 2010, 01:20 »
Niiiice

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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #2 on: 10 August 2010, 09:41 »
Cooooool!... loks about done, sort the motor out and its a perfect rat rod!  :smiley:

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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #3 on: 10 August 2010, 10:19 »
Cooooool!... loks about done, sort the motor out and its a perfect rat rod!  :smiley:

looks can be decieving old bean :grin:

digging it out at the weekend so will get some better snaps - was gonna be all mysterious like and just add cryptic photos but I'm too excited!

It needs *ahem*
A set of doors - currently in the post
heater channels
floor pans
some repairs tothe fron inner wings
an engine!!!!
Another roof so we can figure out the roof chop
figuring out the wheels - whether to keep the 17" steelies and get em banded or run some muscle car wheels.
Interior

and more than likely a whole host of other bits, but the good stuff is it's already had the rot cut out of it.
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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #4 on: 10 August 2010, 10:31 »
nice, looks like a fun project!

those wheels would be quite cool a bit wider, and you could run better sized tyres. would you have to band them inwards though? looks  like as they are they will be close to the arch edge  :undecided:

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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #5 on: 10 August 2010, 10:45 »
I'm not sure on the banding to be honest - might not use these wheels as finding another set to band may be massively difficult! They're early early, like 30's ford steelies. They would only go to 4" wide on the front and 6" on the back. Thinking of switching to 15"s but the problem we have is because it's an early beetle it's got wide 5 stud fitment on the wheels.

Been told to expect to pay about 100 a corner....
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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #6 on: 10 August 2010, 11:10 »
And ya gonna chop the roof!.... love em chopped


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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #7 on: 10 August 2010, 11:51 »
Yeah chopped and channeled. Original idea was to get it 36" from the ground up to the top of the roof.  Might not fit into it though...
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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #8 on: 10 August 2010, 13:05 »
Gonna run 15's. Probs 15 x 8 on the front and 15 x 10 on the back

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Re: Archie - project volksraaarghhh Holy sh1t I can't weld yet!
« Reply #9 on: 11 August 2010, 00:02 »
Good luck with it :afro:
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