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06-19-2020 09:25 AM
Rip VW X 2 on the screws. I like that look
06-18-2020 07:25 PM
Gearhead Poppa Really like how the screws turned out!
06-18-2020 06:51 PM
123pugsy Left off with getting the front clip ready for epoxy on the areas I worked. Ended up scuffing the whole thing to build up the epoxy. I will also weld in a 3/16" diameter stainless rod wire edge to the inside rim. I had straightened out some creases in the fender edge and am not confident in the strength.


06-18-2020 06:46 PM
123pugsy Cover screws. I started by countersinking a stainless steel disc.
Not so good.









So I welded up the crack for a better look....


















Needed a better look still, so back into the lathe....















Still not good enough so I chucked it up in my drill and hit it on the buffing wheel for a mirror finish. I'm feeling good about this look.





06-18-2020 06:39 PM
123pugsy Placed the body on the chassis so I can move it in and out of the garage. Temporary steering hook up. Just pull the wiggly pin, slide forward and the steering shaft comes out in less than a minute for the body off.












05-18-2020 05:44 PM
123pugsy Thanks Poppa.
05-18-2020 04:59 PM
Gearhead Poppa Wow! This a piece of art. I'm following your build with great interest.
05-18-2020 12:56 PM
123pugsy Tacked some 1/4" thick hole saw slugs on the back of the cubby door. I can use round head screws or countersink the holes for flat heads. Still up in the air. I found some nice 12 point flanged bolts at McMaster Carr which may look good.


https://www.mcmaster.com/96242A631-96242A631




























And of course, "Pugsy Luck" comes into play. Dead on the tube. Need to make up a new one later.











05-18-2020 12:45 PM
123pugsy I bent up a filler piece for behind the brake pedal.









05-18-2020 12:44 PM
123pugsy Seam sealer..........




























05-18-2020 12:41 PM
123pugsy Some Kilmat before welding in the false floors.













































05-18-2020 12:34 PM
123pugsy ....air pump in the house with hose running thru door to garage.....

























































05-18-2020 12:25 PM
123pugsy Whoops....the inner rocker pulled away while cutting. Sheesh, what a mess......





















05-18-2020 12:22 PM
123pugsy Getting ready for epoxy, I noticed some rust spots on the pinch welds at the rockers. I've hated them since I built the floor, so out comes the zip cut....





















05-18-2020 12:17 PM
123pugsy Wiper sleeves polished up some..........
















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