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 Post subject: My '72 Roofless Beetle
PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 12:01 pm 
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Here we go guys, my home made '72 roof less "bathtub" bug:

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This was the first car I ever owned and I still own it today (17 years later!!), it used to be an original Bug, but after a few years of having it as a daily driver and slowly modding it I decided I wanted a convertable, but couldn't afford one. So I bought another Bug off a mate as a daily and started to plan my own roof less bug.

It took me a year and a half to build with help from my dad at the side of the house under a tarpaulin! This was my first major project and i'd only ever done oil changes and plugs n points before embarking on this! I went to an evening course to learn welding, where I learnt gas and stick welding. I bought my self a mig welder and the rest is history.

This was all about 12 years ago now I think!

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 12, 2007 10:13 am 
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Hi mate :smt006

Nice looking motor you've got there :smt012 and thanks for the comments you made about my Covin :smt012

You live in the same part of the world as me, I'd love to come and have a look at your collection :smt012

Lets know :smt012

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love your ride matey :smt004 :smt004 :smt007 :smt007


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 Post subject: MY 72 ROOFLESS BEATLE
PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2007 6:20 am 
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Hi neatbeard,

With a nice car like that Ithink you will appreciate this one --not mine though--
[img][img]http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/1834/beetle800yb2.jpg[/img][/img]

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Chris Mills wrote:
Hi mate :smt006

Nice looking motor you've got there :smt012 and thanks for the comments you made about my Covin :smt012

You live in the same part of the world as me, I'd love to come and have a look at your collection :smt012

Lets know :smt012

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Hi Chris

Sorry mate i've only just seen this reply so my apologies for not getting back to you sooner. You're more than welcome to come and view my fleet mate. It would be great for me to get to see another Covin in the flesh and take some reference shots and pick yer brains as well. Especially considering the good job you've done mate. I'm about most weekends and am due to be off for a couple of weeks on paternity leave any day now. I'll PM you my moby number if you want?

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love your ride matey :smt004 :smt004 :smt007 :smt007


Cheers mate.

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BARON wrote:
Hi neatbeard,

With a nice car like that Ithink you will appreciate this one --not mine though

Baron :smt006


Thats an awesome lookin bug, i'm liking the rims too, nice find.

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Hi Neatbeard,

Thanks for coming back to me, no problem with the delay.

I was at Stoneleigh yesterday, the Covin made there & back ok :smt012

Please do PM me your details and a rough idea where you are.

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Hi Chris

Sent you a PM mate

Cheers

MARK :smt012

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