Meet "Beasty"...my chopped beetle

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Meet "Beasty"...my chopped beetle

Post by sdudum » Mon Sep 09, 2019 7:49 pm

Greetings everybody, meet "Beasty"...my new project. Currently having some work done on rusty areas and straightening some bits. Pan being sourced currently and work happening at the speed of wallet opening and closing.... I am excited about this build as this will complement "Sbongile" my 356 Speedster and at some point my Morris Minor....
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Post by V6 Capri » Mon Sep 09, 2019 9:42 pm

Very interesting build. Not something you see every day!
Will follow with interest.
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Post by retrovan » Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:30 pm

This is going to be great..

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Re: Meet "Beasty"...my chopped beetle

Post by Ricoffy » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:13 pm

Looks great.

Was the roof lowered?
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Post by sdudum » Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:24 pm

Yes, roof is lowered. Fenders widened front and rear... front lights will most likely be mini cooper S types to keep the sleek look, rear lights also want them to be sleek...maybe 49 Ford rear drop or something flattish like that...
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Post by sdudum » Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:29 pm

The plan was to be in paint this week...but... Between these two types of black... I am going with Satin Black

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Post by Tony Z » Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:35 pm

why not throw in something with a bit of a pearl?
Phantom black pearl for example

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Post by sdudum » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:21 pm

Tony Z wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:35 pm
why not throw in something with a bit of a pearl?
Phantom black pearl for example
That just sounds expensive...but i like it...
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Post by sdudum » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:26 pm

The month of October has ended...we did not go to paint. some small issues to bang out, weld in, sand down, align....etc

the glass works also are challenging...we are now seriously under the hammer, my guy for the interior is not working all of December...

Still need to finish on pan work and suspension and brakes...front changing to disc brakes, gearbox has been sourced and it seems decent...engine is the next nightmare...anybody got a spare engine to donate ?
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