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    Default Restoration of my VW Beetle (1970, A/T)

    finally, me n mad_racer started off with the resto work on the bug...

    (link 2 the purchase post https://www.pakwheels.com/forumreply...mID!11~pw.html)

    had been waiting for quite some time, with all the wild ideas in my head, but then thought of getting the work started n implementing ideas as the time came...

    pics of the car b4 it went for the denting... (had purposely taken off the bumpers, cuz they were in a pretty bad condition)


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    work started off yesterday (31.10.2006) - mad_racer is there today to keep a check on the works

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    will try to keep all posted (tho not on a daily basis)
    '70 VW Beetle, '76 Jeep CJ5 (2jzge), '76 Honda CD 175, '79 Mazda GLC (3sge Beams), '04 KIA Sportage (3CT), '13 Toyota Corolla

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    UPDATES!!!!
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    @psyb0rg

    buddy we both r stuck up wid work so cant get hold of pics.

    latest is tht denting has been completed and gone for paint work after da filling n stuff. Work has been stopped for a week for some reasons.....
    Work in Progress: Nissan Skyline R-31

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    And what of the Caprice?
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    awaiting the next bunch of pics.... keep up the good work guys,... once my current 66 projet is done i'll start a thread on the whole build process strat to end.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @psyb0rg

    yar chevy's denting is complete givin it for paint in a few dayz.
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    bumping this thread for DP
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @storm...
    thanx for the bump...

    @all...
    there still is a certain amount of work to be done on the car, but i had to stop the resto, cuz i got busy with exams n stuff @ office...

    gonna post all the pics pretty soon (not until i m satisfied with the work done)...

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    @DP
    i hope to meet you gys when i come to KHI, it seems that you guys in KHI get more parts than what we find in ISB/RWP/LHR.

    the car's already looking sweet, i can't wait to see it when it is passed by you and asad...

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    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    wud definitely like to meet up with you...

    yeh, i think so too... KHI has more of parts then ISB/LHR... n plus shershah is a heaven, if u r looking for sumthing (n r with asad bhai)...
    '70 VW Beetle, '76 Jeep CJ5 (2jzge), '76 Honda CD 175, '79 Mazda GLC (3sge Beams), '04 KIA Sportage (3CT), '13 Toyota Corolla

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    denting painting k pese bataayen jinaab !!!!!!!!
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    @ storm
    bhai jaan aap ne lahore anay ka bhi ese hi promise kia tha
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    @bugzy
    i was in lahore a few weeks ago, i only got a chance to meet up with arid, saifi, hot, poppat etc.. i didn't even get a chance to meet up with levin becuase of my hectic schedule (very short trip).

    I'll make sure i make a longer trip this time round.

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    no doubt KHI has the best parts,... will check shershah out on my next trip as well... (y)
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @ Storm

    ok kool
    would love to meet u
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    @devilzpassion... Whose white Bug is that in the last picture, is it the same A/T???
    Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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    @fedd...
    what do u think???
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    @devilzpassion... I don't think so. Too much contrast in colours!
    Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

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    @fedd....
    oh, so thats what baffled you... "too much contrast in colours" can also be called repainting...
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    gud work just waitin 2 see the beast wen unlished


    keep us updated
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    i'm looking forward to the post where you share the finished product with us.

    BTW have ou done any changes to the IRS? (as far as i now all autos have IRS).
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @devilzpassion... Wow if it has been worked up that much then why didn't you post more photos? Waiting!

    @Storm... I guess all A/Ts have IRS, mine is the same thing but manual converted.
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