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Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:32 PM
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I went to destin once, we went to pickup a 79 vw 'vert for my mom but never got it


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Post Post subject: Re: Steven from Alabama
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yeah Ive went though there couple of times Im going to be makin a lot of trips to the beach this summer (inthe bug of course) couple friends of mine go over there to surf, some where around there,


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Post Post subject: Re: Steven from Alabama
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so I just got the bug home, first time i really got to check it out with out feelin like i was being watched, ok I know it's a 66 it's not going to be perfect, but I'm kinda disapointed with it (at lest at the moment) I dont know why I cant explain it just not liking it whole bunches at the moment ,yeah the car looks good,it's got NO power (40hp Ithink)
the 12v swap seams to be a hacked job (to me at least) dont knoe got to get some sleep, been up all day and I worked last night< maybe Im just tired, got off work at 8am it's 8 pm, woke up at 930pm last night so Im going to bed and Ill sleep on the whole bug thing, see where my heads at in the morning


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l8r steven


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oh I should also add this is the first bug Ive ever owned, Ive drove a new bug, didnt like it much, but this is the first one Ive done anything with so Ill see where Im at in the morning lol


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Smile IT JUST NEEDS SOME LOVES!!!


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Post Post subject: Re: Steven from Alabama
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if you cut that one up, i might have to kill you :). lol. anyways.. thats a REALLY nice bug. and if you dont like it, i will get ahold of a shipping company and take it off your hands Smile


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Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 06:47 PM
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nah I think i was just tired last night Ive messed with it for a couple of hours this morning gettin an idea for what I need to do, think it's going to be a fun little bug to drive around this summer, I might have to rise it up some for me to enjoy it more, No im not going to cut it up, not event going to switch motors, but I have a quetion, it grinds going back into first gear
when comin to a stop, but if you come to a complete stop it wont, is this some what normal or does it need to be rebuilt,

any ways Im going to keep it(for now)

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Post Post subject: Re: Steven from Alabama
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Needs rebuilt. Run it till it breaks.

You could check to be sure that the clutch is fully engaging first.

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Post Post subject: Re: Steven from Alabama
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:07 AM
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Maybe it's got a "crashbox" tranny from an earlier bug. It's over 40 years old and who knows? Maybe somebody swapped it out. The early trannies didn't have synchro's for 1st gear, so they would grind like a son-of-a-gun when you tried to push it into 1st when it was still moving.

Just a thought.

Congrats, too, and welcome to the family.

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yeah Im thinking it's just a old clunky trans It runs good and I can get over the whole haven to come to a full stop to grab first

the clutch is newer and grabs really good
the little 40hp motor starts up on the first turnover every time

need to find some air shocks for the front so i can rise it up a few inches
(the lowwer adjusters hit something)


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so i thought I would give a little update pic on the bug got the stinger on
(had to get a new header) its really loud havent seen much defferent in the way it runs but havent been able to drive it much
got to get sometype of varnish or something for the wood on the rack, the factury stuff isnt holding up to the weather, and got to cut the rear aprin so it fits around the pipe but yeah thats it

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sorry for the huge pix didnt think about resizing them


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it's a HOODRIDE...


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oh yeah the the guy i bought it from put that on there
think Im going to sandit off and put couple of big foot prints on it
(when ever i get off my ass and do it)


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That's a SWEEEET ride, man.


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