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by broady_6
16th April 2011 - 10:16pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Today has been a good day :) Heres a few photos from the past week. The main structural member at the front. the outer skin was pretty shot, and i had another one so out with the old and in with the new. https://bl7pwg-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mjxc8c8TdNRPF13OFf3k95ncTPhNQruE2mkWq91JH8__Sw5Kcfu4lmRgx...
by broady_6
3rd April 2011 - 9:11pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Spent the afternoon on this yesterday. Got alot done so I didnt feel bad about not working on it today. https://qp6dzq-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mZo7tsmn-TIqKUFNNonT6vqittQAzwAIPx1Ci8_m0baJ2swDUw4Pkjeey3RDWR9nrMaAszzfKQhTt01RLYDeutUqoTuqfIQHl3bS-4jEFMISzx9gBQlLqhj1oCj3qhduTL9hv-B3sy5rwjV3V00H74BR3w1iq...
by broady_6
31st March 2011 - 9:58pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Little attack tonight. Got this from the front end. https://bl7rwg-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mUUi916Z_jy0nSh3GSOvgpM0SUoj1RHumzTGOP9my2VREFRxdUiKVuCcwVXn-SwFlhkJvMRl0ZW_7lGFpA1bV2fZBDZVQ11LXjaIMyGhakeIOVIUAuP-zAotgENtyjmhREUIreFJ5K5eCbkbhjDHjttkp6v_r7sFVLVqODCt4PeuYo_icyDe35Z138knfFu4EKfEYjmXdiuYxGvX4...
by broady_6
29th March 2011 - 9:24pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Anywho next update. Not a great deal due to working on madbugers at the weekend and then a few problems last night. But this is something i managed to get hold of a week or so ago. Lots of usable bits and things to make templates from. So im going to take a few choice cuts and have them blasted. htt...
by broady_6
26th March 2011 - 10:00pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Well ive more or less got one side done. Had a few little patches to fill in some gaps. https://x41x6a.ch.files.1drv.com/y4mIG3F8Jnspg3KaAEK26DIxDr8c1a1ta7ml2i8flQ3VS7rin9w6g3MeLPUsZz610VspNjnO7i2k-szKISyeh8IoJ_K8jSeuj2M8s5D4wYIywbOpWPv_VbKUCv4oHIouD7e7U0Pjr8b-HCL1gLbXOCoyieuvKqHvHV5LgQQpC9Q_VU6wOLG...
by broady_6
25th March 2011 - 9:31pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Yeah ive got a complete type 3 front end. The inner wings on it are ok. So ive been using as much of them as i can to repair my own. And by repair i mean replace as mine isnt even rusty, its simply not there anymore
by broady_6
24th March 2011 - 10:31pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

The past few sessions have lead to the inner wing starting to take shape. Have done a little myself Shaun came round again today and did all the work while I pottered about trying to look busy. I’ve managed to lay my hands on a complete type 3 floor as well so large sections of that will be getting ...
by broady_6
19th March 2011 - 8:23pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

And with the large hole filled https://3misca-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mCKVeFUhfyXvQuH8G05p-eHnyVDXqO6I1Ysh1NTygV35dkKbm5mIPVOfk9L2ArrNIxBrlETVOhrPXGq1CSQYp9XU6CA6zd__YvLi6Rj1xJGkfp9NREq1KqhXWXzzQTCIawuX7I6G63oncMfwncGvDVVuU92WVREaF7eAClI5OiH8N5uybo9T2MwxHQFkrzO_p4xgvszGW-9ix5XTsqhG5dg?width=1024&hei...
by broady_6
19th March 2011 - 7:02pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Few more photos to add later on but today i found a few hours of my own so ive tacked this in https://nwd5cg-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4m6SePtOFtyESqPq6rrl1jszkNCyfdKkM47mMrWmuHwzwFlOCv37aIgCwdSQDmcaltQ4G43QPPWQOlxOgg0p7DkOSSpSZZjAQtMym5plDDft5t9Atvkc39cs-IWMF2vnA5o9_cLWNLE0acB-pjXkUlnDNTsp7GvqUTVzVd4p...
by broady_6
10th March 2011 - 8:11pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Another short update. Shauns been round again last night and while i fettled with my inner panel he got to work joining bits of the front up since my welder has gas now. So the new front inner wing https://a0lgua-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mtVyieA9zo9SRrOm8-8CqrkngdOqBy0QPIxCdiOMQ06R7EcDyG-R9gGmh9ch2l7...
by broady_6
7th March 2011 - 7:55pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Few odds and sods today. Repaired my bumper bracket at work today https://aklbua-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mhnHNDrHx7h7fmksaBI6LMsOULxC3cbVTdy_9cWMDByJn5Sk_M3uLE0N5ThM0ztxSQ4RWMowhc-sHxvS0SiCYzUrak0p_L4Z2gjnFCb_XgqBgmb3QLAOHs57vmEkaubDEjJCnoXB0-n2gyMcLx6JKtHiEh44kf8ShZJPezXxDOrHW4mv1u3gKNWcNEnllqLQUJ5...
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 9:07pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

yeah keep checking back ill be updating 2 or 3 times a week with the work
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 8:49pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Cheers chris, been a few years since ive done any serious body work so its taking abit of getting into, bit rusty pardon the pun :)
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 8:44pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Its a very strange front end some of it is in amazing condition and some of it is like swiss cheese. But your story explains it quite abit after it was half inched from you some bodgers crealy been at it and done a half arsed job accelerating the rust process. If anyone knows anything about my fasty...
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 8:31pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Haha the bottom half of the front was nothing to do with you then? Who ever did it use alot of filler and welded up the holes for the crash structure. Rather annoying as i need them to be holes again. going to take some very careful cutting to get them free
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 8:23pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

She looks great in that photo mate! The chunk of it that i have was orange and them someone have painted it black on top very badly. Its seen a number of repairs, most very badly done as they have just plated over the rust. Did u debumper it? At least its 71 and even though its had a troubled life i...
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 7:18pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

And looking at the cross section it turns out this has two pieces cut and shut. I think I know a little about that, one day over a cuppa i'll tell you all about it. :\ Go on spill the beans id like to know :) Luckily i dont need the front panel so im none to fussed. Do you regocnise the reg? FOR **...
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 6:34pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Well i was attempting to clean up the spare wheel well to etch primer it but the inner front panel once wire brushed looked like this. (not sugar puffs) https://3ginca-ch3301.files.1drv.com/y4mnwsYNh9jTCDApdt7YwszdpdA8g6UJLnb8-4cPF86nfYcLhlgXcf7pHuxfOoG-m4eYYe6kk4KkIWqs-gnn1DMgSL6aIxWyB1Z0mb1IcrAW1-...
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 10:01am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

The OEM engine started have troubles at idle and the fuel consumption went up. I spent a while fiddling with it but didnt dig deep enough and on a long run home from uni one evening it melted a hole through the number 4 piston and blew all the oil out the block. Knowing roughly what had happend i kn...
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 9:05am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

mad one
by broady_6
6th March 2011 - 12:03am
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

thanks! Aim is april may time. But got alot on my plate aside from the fasty. But full day on it tomorrow!
by broady_6
5th March 2011 - 10:49pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

Re: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback

Well its been a while since i posted Ive had many thousands of fun miles in this car but last year engine troubles kicked in and eventually i had to take it of the road. I have build a 1956cc "quick" engine heres it on my test stand. https://z0laua.ch.files.1drv.com/y4m_VvO-zeU0Ge-PcIr5CpneIODnqx-hP...
by broady_6
12th September 2010 - 6:32pm
Forum: Virtual Clubhouse
Topic: Breakdown spares?
Replies: 15
Views: 1449

Re: Breakdown spares?

I have a 3/8 drive socket set. 7mm to 22mm with extensions breaker bar deep reach sockets. Pair of 10mm 13mm 17mm spanners. Couple of flat and Phillips screw drivers, Side cutters and long nose pliers.

Think that’s about all of it
by broady_6
29th May 2009 - 5:53pm
Forum: Members' Cars and Project News
Topic: 1971 VW Type 3 Fastback
Replies: 633
Views: 60918

thankyou very much.

heres part of the new toys that are gunna be fitted this weekend with nay luck, posh hoses courtesy of pirtek
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by broady_6
12th April 2009 - 4:51pm
Forum: Type 3 Gallery
Topic: Volksworld Show 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2232

nice pics there! i rather like the 411