04-11-07

 

Stuarts bus is nearly ready to go..

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Nick came over on Saturday and we started pulling his '54 bug apart

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Lee, removing the last bits of his vans interior, doesnt he look happy!

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Karl getting our old T4 ready to go up for sale

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James popped up in his 54..

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 Bit of a height difference, good job Paul wasnt run over by the slammed one!

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Ollie & Stephan came over to collect the deluxe Bay

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happy looking Ollie!

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And then Sunday we took the bug out for a cruise along the coast

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Bens been doing some more work on Lees van

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Kels been working on Beltek

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and had another after work play on the racebug and started stripping it down, well pleased with how solid it is!

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31-10-07

 

Bens been working on lees bus

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Popped over to pick up our 55 at lunchtime, we will be spending the winter weekends getting this on the road and much nearer the floor

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It's more like the Oval Barn! Nicks 54 and our 55

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And spent a bit of time after hours getting started on the racebug

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30-10-07

Team Bus Barn race bug!

Today we picked up the racebug Lachend

Its a bit of a long story........

We were over at The Paintbox a few months back buying some parts and spotted a bug looking a bit sorry for itself in the field. We spoke to Simon and it turns out it was an old salt flat racer that he, Ian Clarke and Peter Englezos had bought together and imported from America, and to make it even more interesting it held the world speed record for a production bodied beetle.

Its a 1961 and in 1991 was driven by Dan Hucks & Lorenzo Forlano. It broke a 22 year old record by hitting 132mph on the dry lake El Mirage in California. Later they added a small wing (which excluded it from the production class) and it ran a 141.242!

We are seriously stoked to have the chance to bring this bug back to racing, so a huge thank you to Simon, Ian and Peter for letting us buy it

Finger crossed, Euro Bug In 2008 here we come!!!

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29-10-07

 

Neil popped up to see how his doublecab is coming on

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Lee & Simon popped in to do some work on Lees van

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Nicks 54 RHD oval is now up the barn ready for work to start

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The 70 Deluxe Bay is nearly ready to go to its new owner

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Picked up Claires new beetle at the weekend

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This is a rare sight, Paul washing a car!

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26-10-07

 

Neils Double cab is looking good, still needs a bit of a tickle with the lowering stick and a change of wheels, but its nearly ready to hit the road!

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and Marks been busy fitting stuarts brake lines

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25-10-07

More from this week..

Paul's been checking over Pete & Maria's Panel

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Kel's been working on a gearbox

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And Bens been fitting up the Disc brakes on Neil's Double Cab

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