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    Battlecocks Bug!

    The beginning..... This mostly original 1970 VW Bug will be lifted and caged class 11 style. I won't be doing any mods that can't be returned to stock.
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    Nice bug

    Nice bug, keep the pics coming. I have a sunroof squareback. Good parts runner........Troy
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    Quote Originally Posted by troyintahoe View Post
    Nice bug, keep the pics coming. I have a sunroof squareback. Good parts runner........Troy
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    First order of business. Welded 3" lift spindles for the front.
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    Made a bit of progress this weekend. Added some preload to the rear. It sucked..... bad
    I did however decide on a name for it. Being German and all, we have decided to name him Hugo Stiglitz!
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    Sometimes I really wish I had gone with a bug based rail, than a 4x rig. Right up until we go snow wheeling or mudding, then I'm pretty happy to have doors and a heater.

    Nice bug, BTW, glad to see you aren't going to chop it into little pieces and ruin it for restoration, if you ever decided to go that route.
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    Sweet class 11! Here's my 65. I also have a few parts, and know lots of people with Vw's, so let me know if you need anything.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squirrel Cage View Post
    Sweet class 11! Here's my 65. I also have a few parts, and know lots of people with Vw's, so let me know if you need anything.
    Man that thing is SWEET!!!

    I've wanted a bug for a while now, this thread isn't helping. hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by GloNDark View Post
    Man that thing is SWEET!!!

    I've wanted a bug for a while now, this thread isn't helping. hahaha
    Thanks! Its been an ongoing project. Most everything is new except headliner and paint. Defiantly addicting!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Squirrel Cage View Post
    Thanks! Its been an ongoing project. Most everything is new except headliner and paint. Defiantly addicting!
    doesnt help the parts are dirt cheap most of the time. i have a 57 oval i have been meaning to do something with..... some day
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    Quote Originally Posted by POOR BOY View Post
    doesnt help the parts are dirt cheap most of the time. i have a 57 oval i have been meaning to do something with..... some day
    I know what you should do with it...
























    Give it to me

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    I installed the front lift spindles just to find out that the drum brake backing plates did not clear the top of the steering knuckle. After a trip to Fibercraft we noticed the catalog states that the lift spindles are NOT compatible with drum brakes...... Lame. I went ahead and ordered a front disc brake setup. It's something i wanted to do anyways, just.... not right now. I also ditched the front sway bar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GloNDark View Post
    Man that thing is SWEET!!!

    I've wanted a bug for a while now, this thread isn't helping. hahaha
    x2 I want one too
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    haha If I have wood for more than 4 hours due to Viagra I am not calling there hot line. I am calling that woman's sisters, cousins, friends & quite possibly her mother.
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    Quote Originally Posted by POOR BOY View Post
    doesnt help the parts are dirt cheap most of the time. i have a 57 oval i have been meaning to do something with..... some day
    wanna sell it?
    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn Trooper View Post
    haha If I have wood for more than 4 hours due to Viagra I am not calling there hot line. I am calling that woman's sisters, cousins, friends & quite possibly her mother.
    Quote Originally Posted by 89jeepcpl View Post
    A happy ending in a strip club, is leaving with some cash still in your pocket
    "The dog don't like you planting stuff there. It's his backyard. If you're the only one who craps in something, you own it. Remember that."
    -I don't understand the purpose of the line, "I don't need to drink to have fun." Great, no one does. But why start a fire with flint and sticks when they've invented the lighter?
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    Quote Originally Posted by CashMoney View Post
    wanna sell it?
    no sir, it was my dads, he had it since the 70s and has over 400k on it. have all the parts just have to fix it lol
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    New tires for the rear. 235/75/15. Still waiting on front disc brake kit to do the front, and get some side view pics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Battlecock View Post
    I installed the front lift spindles just to find out that the drum brake backing plates did not clear the top of the steering knuckle. After a trip to Fibercraft we noticed the catalog states that the lift spindles are NOT compatible with drum brakes...... Lame. I went ahead and ordered a front disc brake setup. It's something i wanted to do anyways, just.... not right now. I also ditched the front sway bar.
    It's amazing how stupid simple that front suspension is, and how much abuse it can take.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn Trooper View Post
    haha If I have wood for more than 4 hours due to Viagra I am not calling there hot line. I am calling that woman's sisters, cousins, friends & quite possibly her mother.
    Quote Originally Posted by 89jeepcpl View Post
    A happy ending in a strip club, is leaving with some cash still in your pocket
    "The dog don't like you planting stuff there. It's his backyard. If you're the only one who craps in something, you own it. Remember that."
    -I don't understand the purpose of the line, "I don't need to drink to have fun." Great, no one does. But why start a fire with flint and sticks when they've invented the lighter?
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    That thing is gonna look beefy!!

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    I finally got my disc brake conversion. I also got another pair of 235/75/15's for the front.


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    The disc brakes all finished up.
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    First time out of the garage! I'm a happy camper.
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    That thing is awesome! I really dig the class 11 look.

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