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      Pull the fuel line off at the back of the car and...

      Pull the fuel line off at the back of the car and put it in a coffee can and watch the flow. It should be pretty steady. If so, yes you could probably assume that the fuel pump went bad from rust. ...
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      Missed that, $14 a day ain't bad though. :wave:...

      Missed that, $14 a day ain't bad though. :wave:

      And I thought metal work was a dying artform...:laugh:
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      Along these lines, I found a very cool forum the...

      Along these lines, I found a very cool forum the other day of metal working http://www.metalmeet.com/ Very cool guys in there. The do a yearly meet in the US to encourage and show people all kinds...
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      Don't know which one it is there in that link you...

      Don't know which one it is there in that link you posted, but on paper it sounds good having a 1997 car on a 1973 chassis.
    5. Oh, nevermind you're right. I could take it off...

      Oh, nevermind you're right. I could take it off your hands then? Make some more space there in that shop for an even trade of a cold 6-pack??? :beer::beer::beer: :rolleyes:
    6. OK, this is great stuff but I just gotta ask--is...

      OK, this is great stuff but I just gotta ask--is that a schwimwagen in the background there??

      http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w245/ohiosteaksauce/baywindow/DSC04061_zpsa668d211.jpg
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      Loose, remember these days: ...

      Loose, remember these days:

      http://images.hemmings.com/wp-content/uploads//2010/04/busbusbus_600.jpg

      HotVWs ran articles for years on the back pages about these hacks, starting in the late 80s...
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      All of the seals arrived folded up in 6" sections...

      All of the seals arrived folded up in 6" sections from BusBoys. I didn't see any orientation left when I've unfolded them.

      That's a good idea you have though. I could set it on the glass...
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      :cool::D You'll have to look internationally...

      :cool::D

      You'll have to look internationally for unmolested buses to fix up pretty soon or keep fixing up and pushing up the price of the bay windows. ;)
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      Yeah, I agree on the ipod route, unless you have...

      Yeah, I agree on the ipod route, unless you have a favorite radio station you listen to all of the time. You could take an old built-in car cellphone from the 1980s, hollow it out, mount it on the...
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      If you're looking to move the radiator and keep...

      If you're looking to move the radiator and keep the front appearance intact, there's two areas I'd suggest.

      -Two smaller radiators up in or very near the wheel well area, spinning wheels create...
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      Whoa man, no offense but that bus is hacked. ...

      Whoa man, no offense but that bus is hacked. :facepalm:

      That's a face that only a mother could love type of thing. I'm sure your bus has more power than stock and is smoother and stops better,...
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      A little something I learned about these windows,...

      A little something I learned about these windows, the inner seal that goes on the glass likes to pucker (bow, deflect out) whatever term you want to use at the inner corners. I set the two outer...
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      If it had teeth it would have bit you: ...

      If it had teeth it would have bit you:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6020689-Official-Aircooled-VW-forums-FAQ-and-DIY

      Need :pic: of your bus, too. The description doesn't really do...
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      :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: Great...

      :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

      Great stuff, no to try to trump you guys, but this is very interesting. Restoring a wrecked Porsche 959. A car rarer than hens' teeth and so are the parts...
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      Nice build thread '66 DC

      Very good work. Interesting some of the metal pieces he had to fab. that you can't buy any longer.

      http://shoptalkforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=144659

      :thumbup:
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      Thanks Buggy. ;)

      Thanks Buggy. ;)
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      Tell me I did this correctly

      So re-doing the side windows of my bus and have a question about the outer seal that sits in the groove. There's a lip that I believe faces out (outside of the bus), but I'm not sure. I would think...
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      Look to other examples of race buggies, if it...

      Look to other examples of race buggies, if it doesn't work they won't use it.

      http://wicked-creations.com/2013/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Class1_007.jpg...
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      New?? Not a high-demand for rear seats new. ...

      New?? Not a high-demand for rear seats new. Good luck though.
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