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    1. So little update today. I was hoping the car...

      So little update today. I was hoping the car would have been broken in by now, but in usual fashion putting things off always catches me in the end!

      Yesterday my "coolant" sensor came in for the...
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      The color of that rear passenger fender is...

      The color of that rear passenger fender is awesome. Almost looks like my green! Know if its an OEM color from some particular year?

      Excited to see this thing done, going to be ready for H2O ?...
    3. There will be plenty I'm sure! Got a few more...

      There will be plenty I'm sure!

      Got a few more things done, but naturally Im missing one of my sensors which I'll need to get in before any fun can happen. Been taking care of the rest of the...
    4. Had to run to Summit for parts today which took...

      Had to run to Summit for parts today which took way too long :banghead: But still got what I needed.

      Divertervalve flange tacked and IAT sensor bung mocked up,...
    5. Welded some stuff. Still not the best but by the...

      Welded some stuff. Still not the best but by the last 90* piece (Filter elbow) I started to figure out what I should have been doing the whole time!

      Always nice to have options.. Velocity stack,...
    6. Been doing some work :P Lacking on the photos...

      Been doing some work :P Lacking on the photos lately, but here is the current project :thumbup:

      http://i907.photobucket.com/albums/ac273/Superveedub/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_3210_zps87703b47.jpg
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      I agree.. Body lift looks silly at that point,...

      I agree.. Body lift looks silly at that point, since the suspension doesn't look like it needs that room to travel. Either way not my cup of tea, but i've seen worse
    8. Used a 90* air grinder with a 3" 36grit sanding...

      Used a 90* air grinder with a 3" 36grit sanding disc, WD-40, and some red scotch brite/similar abrasive pad. The 36 grit disc is to grab onto the scotch brite pad or else it slings itself to the...
    9. So more progress :thumbup:! I know.. Priority...

      So more progress :thumbup:! I know.. Priority should be Wiring>Wheels, but I don't get excited about wiring like I do with wheels.. So hopefully after these are done I'll be able to focus on NEEDs...
    10. :pic::thumbup: ...

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      http://i907.photobucket.com/albums/ac273/Superveedub/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_2979_zpsfeda6801.jpg
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    11. It's funny how little things can give such a big...

      It's funny how little things can give such a big fuss when installing the engine. I've done it so many times that I usually just expect it to go on! My issue was about the same, pulled it out and put...
    12. Thanks! It turned out better than I thought it...

      Thanks! It turned out better than I thought it would really :thumbup: The "Camera mount" was very sophisticated too... Painters taped my Iphone to a can of brake clean on top of the roommates 240sx,...
    13. Little more work yesterday.. plus I finally got...

      Little more work yesterday.. plus I finally got my lips back! Super excited to get the wheels done, huge motivation boost. Some pictures of my mock up, still have work to do on the faces. Not 100% on...
    14. Well its been a little while since I've put an...

      Well its been a little while since I've put an update in here. With SOWO and some other schenanigans I haven't had much time to give to the beetle until today. I'll bring you up to speed on all the...
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      Check around your eyeball shift knob and see if...

      Check around your eyeball shift knob and see if there are any set screws or anything like that holding it to the shift rod. Besides something like that, its all muscle! Would suck to have to use vice...
    16. Thanks! Glad you're enjoying the progress, im...

      Thanks! Glad you're enjoying the progress, im certainly excited for how it's coming along. I hope to take it to all the shows I can once it rolls on its own power! Volksfest sounds like a good time....
    17. Well I may be able to thing of a project, but it...

      Well I may be able to thing of a project, but it would be worth a ridiculous amount of stickers!:laugh:

      In other news.. Still having fun with the R32. Tore the front apart yesterday to press in...
    18. Thanks! I figured since I took the M3 to H2Oi...

      Thanks! I figured since I took the M3 to H2Oi last year, the R32 needs some show weekend love. Still up in the air if I'll have time off though, one of the cons of working on 2-week swinging...
    19. Well I have a chance to go to Southern...

      Well I have a chance to go to Southern Worthersee.. So I decided to take a week to try and prepare one of the other cars for the drive. I had some parts on the way to fix my R32's manifold exhuast...
    20. So yesterday and today I worked on the firewall....

      So yesterday and today I worked on the firewall. Going to go ahead and throw out my welding excuses now.. I was too used to TIG and had to re-figure out my wire speed adjustments.. The metal was...
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