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Old February 4th, 2017, 07:14 AM   #1
Vinrod
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Default Greeting Volkrodders!! from me long time lurker

Greetings VolksRodders!!!!

Vinrod here been along time lurker of the forums. Spent many hours so many! reading all the tips and tricks for my build. so a big Thank You from me getting this far :)

Bit of info really
Vinrod AKA (Vince) age 28 From the UK :)
Not been into the dub seen much :P
But saved a 1965 beetle from the scappy couldn't see it go
Then set about what am i going to do with it never though about a resto or anything Looked into baja then came across !VolksRod!
So from then on been trying to improve my skills (Bricklayer) not a metal working man or a designer or welder.
and so far from self taught and many hours of youtube vids this is what we have :)

Car Info so far
Building for 15 months spare time
1965 beetle with matching floorpan with squashed roof needed another :P
full rebuilt floor (everthing) pans,frame head,shocks,gear link rod,brake line,fuel line,gasket,seals you name it its done :P
10" beam extender
later front beam original is bent
Standard 65 bonnet
steering rack conversion (Morris Minor)
4 1/2 slope roof cut
split screen clip from the scappy aswell already cut out must have been sitting for years :*(
engine rebuild respray and new tinware (1300) twinport what was in it. must have been swaped
custom exhaust off dodge ram
do have fiberglass decklid not sure if i want on or not
set of wheels for a baja eBay
lights of a 2CV . cant pick low or high :P
Custom dash 1930's Hilman speedo (doing atm )
paint not really sure on yet Thinking of WW2 german tri camo but open to suggestions :)

there more to come soon if any one want any more info or pics or anything drop me a reply. Hope the Hate train is not to bad :P

Cheers Vinrod















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