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    1971 ratstoration

    So just a quick update , need to say a huge thanks the George from this forum for lends of the compressor and air tools. This has made all possible. Still lots left to do all needs flatting and polishing and I don’t think it will be amazing but should look good and just to let you all...
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    1971 ratstoration

    Thanks cunning plan , I’m certainly a bit more into it again. I’ve decided to only do 2 Vw shows this year though as I think I needed a year out. I’ve been doing most of the shows since 2001 and it’s not ness got better. We will defo have to have a beer if you’re at skeg Vegas or dubs int dales...
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    1971 ratstoration

    Thanks so much , I didn’t want to mess with the fuel flap as that is what I uncovered when I took the black off and it’s all og factory paint !! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    1971 ratstoration

    Oh and yes it’s a 2 year only colour called elm green or ulmen grun l60d Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    1971 ratstoration

    Thanks guys for the encouragement, the guy in question was very derogatory about the quality of the restoration and the “fake patina” I can only assume he was more taken by the cheque book resto on the Brazilian split with bunting in next to me lol Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    1971 ratstoration

    so I did this with the van ?? What do you think ?? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    I have 4 x red Empi wheels and tyres - Offers

    Have you any pictures and where are you ?? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    EMPI gearstick for sale

    Where are you buddy Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    1971 ratstoration

    To be honest guys they probably aren’t gone forever but found that because they were vinyl they were very harsh so I might do painted ones when done Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    1971 ratstoration

    Oh dear what have I done Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    1971 ratstoration

    So it’s been ages since I last updated my thread, lost a bit of enthusiasm after the whole issue with photobucket , bus wise not a huge amount has changed. We’ve ran a full season in virtually the same look outside although I did snag a narrow beam We have smartened up the interior a bit and...
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    69 Bay Smashed - Help please

    Ah that is horrible but at least you and whoever are safe !!! I would strongly recommend Sedona Atkins at birstall !!! Amazing skills and managed to pull my Mk1 golf wing back to honest !!! Amazing Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    VW T2 specialist in, or around, Huddersfield / Holme Valley

    Mate union air cooled all the way or herbie hospital in Leeds. Use em both and both second to non on workmanship and cost
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    1971 ratstoration

    So about time I updated my status, been sort of busy. Done a few jobs by starting off getting the new front seats redone Then managed to get hold of a few engine bay goodies So the engine bay is now starting to look a bit more "clean" Only draw back to squeezing out a few ponies was I got...
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    Hi guys, just need a bit of advice. My seatbelts are crispy and look buggered and I want some new ones. I'd love some lap belts but will my 1971 bus fail its MOT if I have lap belts fitted or must I have 3 point belts ??
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    Das Bull, An American Lowrider

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    72 Deluxe Stunt Truck (IMAGE HEAVY) LINKS WORKING

    Great work fella , looks like some proper graft has gone into that but a good save !
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    Annoying brake downs

    Hey mate swap the electric ignition out !! I had same issue with mine turned out to be ignition kit !!!
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    1971 ratstoration

    Thanks for your words of encouragement. The reality is I'm just started,it's a great starting point now just need to push the envelope with as low as I can go static drop and getting the engine sorted and make it look a bit tastier and go a bit better. Just thinking about alloy wheels now and...