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Old May 3rd, 2011, 05:41 AM   #651
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Have a safe trip tileguy!!! We will see you there.
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Old May 3rd, 2011, 07:07 AM   #652
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Mike, Thanks....

The car looks "Fantastic"

"Outstanding Workmanship"

I can't wait to see it in person, you inspire us to be more creative and try new ideas.....

End of suck up,
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Old May 3rd, 2011, 09:09 AM   #653
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You did an outstanding job on this entire build, Mike!
It's just great to see a project get completed with such attention to detail.

Inspirational indeed!!!

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Old May 3rd, 2011, 09:49 AM   #654
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Thanks Steve. Thank you for the work you put into this website that gives guys like me, with a VW fettish, something to do and a place to share it with.

I am going to get it photographed professionally with a bunch of hot chicks and some zombies in the near future. I will be sure to get them to you for your viewing pleasure. :)
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Old May 3rd, 2011, 10:12 AM   #655
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I am going to get it photographed professionally with a bunch of hot chicks and some zombies in the near future.......

Could we get some pic's of your car with some hot Zombie chicks
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Old May 9th, 2011, 02:37 PM   #656
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I will post the Zombie Chicks pic as soon as I take them.

I got the rag top assembled over the weekend and also built a speaker cabinet for the back. I will post a few pics later.

Today I got the tags on it. I put about 30 miles on it this afternoon. The front end is a bit stiff yet, but is loosening up. Ran great. Thumbs up all over the place. HEHEHE.

The Zombies were scattering.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 06:54 PM   #657
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A few pics with the top in and the sound system going in. I added a few bits of storage on the back of the seats and such. I also add a fire extinguisher to the roll cage. Little stuff that has been fun to mess with.

I am going to raise the front end an inch or two to get better travel in the suspension.


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Old May 9th, 2011, 07:40 PM   #658
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Pale... I havent been on for awhile. i was plesently suprised to she her finished. looks great. hopefully i will see you at the show. i will be in the bull horned too lazy to paint me bug.
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Old May 9th, 2011, 07:43 PM   #659
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Right on Soily. I look forward to meeting the rest of the Colorodan's at the show.
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Build me one for 3K!!!! Nicely done! It just goes to show you don't have to have a ton of money to make a nice unique ride.
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Brilliantly done. I love the part about your wife borrowing the rig to show (off) to her friends. I believe the message she's conveying is "my hubby is immensly talented." I completely agree.
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Old May 10th, 2011, 08:51 PM   #662
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Build me one for 3K!!!! Nicely done! It just goes to show you don't have to have a ton of money to make a nice unique ride.
Ya well that paint job alone is worth that much, I can only hope to get mine painted quite as nice? Wanna paint mine for what you did yours???? Maybe double? and I will bring it up to you???? lol
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Old May 11th, 2011, 05:50 AM   #663
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Thanks guys! I would rather starve than paint that car again. HAHAAHHA
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Old May 11th, 2011, 03:09 PM   #664
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Congradulations on a terrific build. I love it. I really dig that cog VW emblem.
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Old May 18th, 2011, 03:36 PM   #665
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I am performing the tie rod end flip at the end of the week. It should improve the handling quite a bit. I have been running it with out shocks all week. It is pretty smooth. I got the toe in set better today. That grooved hightway stuff was throwing me all over. Hopefully getting it dialed in by the weekend show.
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I am performing the tie rod end flip ... It should improve the handling quite a bit.
educate me please, because I was under the impression that doin so royally jacked the handling??? let alone killed ride quality?
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Old May 18th, 2011, 05:22 PM   #667
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It should level out the tie rods quite a bit. I do not have spindles. I am running an adjusted beam. By flipping the outer tie rod ends, it is my understanding that it will keep the wheels straighter when the suspension is under compression.
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Old May 18th, 2011, 05:28 PM   #668
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hmm i take your word for it seeing that I know very little bout it. just thought that I had read that it was bad. wrong again lol
so really you should just give up on Gen. V drive it north to Greeley and leave her there ;)
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Old May 18th, 2011, 06:21 PM   #669
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Have a look at the clearanced ball joint options as well.
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I have them already Buddy. I have the car about mid point on the beam adjustment. I will lower it a little bit more once I get the new ends on it. Then set the toe again and all that fun stuff. :)
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Old May 23rd, 2011, 02:31 PM   #671
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Pale,

Congrats on the win on Sunday. It was nice to see the CO volksrods well represented. See you next show.
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Old May 23rd, 2011, 02:41 PM   #672
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Thanks! See you then Soily. There is a show on Memorial Day in Mead. Apparently, they are going to shut the town down and have a car show. I may be going up with a few other VW.

Let me know if you are interested. Should be fun. Then I will be going to one day of the Goodguys in a couple weeks.
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I have not been online for a while and I followed your build from the start.
love the outcome of the car. congratulations man!!
ps realy dig the seats!
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 01:01 PM   #674
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I think Mike is too busy enjoying that ride!!!!!
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 01:26 PM   #675
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