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billybug

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PostSubject: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 16:56

well i bought the car for $100 in the end Very Happy perfect!. i love it! seen better days though the out side is very tatty but you know me i dont care Razz the drivers side floor needs replacing but the guy who lives oposite me is a welder Very Happy. the car is originally built in germany and shipped over to Canada in 78. its the deluxe model 98000 original miles. ill let the pictures do the rest Smile

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The Plans!:

get it running
get it welded up
get it as low as i possibly can Very Happy
get it on the road.
euro chrome bumpers
then get matty to find me some sick wide 14 inch wheels for it

work wont start on it till the snow clears so in about 3/4 months

what do you think?


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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 16:59

Looks good billy cant wait to see some progress Thumbs up
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 17:24

dope!

get it as low as that other mk1 in canada. the really famous rat one with the raised engine, you know the one Thumbs up

those seats are awesome by the way!
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 17:27

the bucket? yea i aim to go that low or lower Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 17:35

The buckets rival79 Rabbit: project Rupert 51732 Youve got lots of work to do to get it that low. Can't wait to see it happen. Youd better get started!
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 17:40

todd wrote:
The buckets rival79 Rabbit: project Rupert 51732 Youve got lots of work to do to get it that low. Can't wait to see it happen. Youd better get started!

im willing to do all that work to get it stupidly low Razz cant wait till the snow clears
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 18:00

finally manned up and got a propper car man 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 680462
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 18:13

looks cool billy, u got to get like u say as low or lower than the bucket one! (which is cool as)
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 18:30

Sweet as, wish I could find a mk.1 golf for that cheap.
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 19:20

Can u run it over there without those bloody huge bumpers ?
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 19:22

God damn billskin, jealous mate. Thats awesome for 100 bucks 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 51732

Cant wait to see the progress. I do hope this will be a shiney project being an s1 though 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 680462

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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 19:26

BigMonty wrote:
Can u run it over there without those bloody huge bumpers ?

yea ill run it with the bumper till i can afford the small chrome ones.

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God damn billskin, jealous mate. Thats awesome for 100 bucks 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 51732

Cant wait to see the progress. I do hope this will be a shiney project being an s1 though 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 680462

i dont plan on having it shiny, just gonna patch up the rot on the rear arches and the bottom of the pillers, can buy all replacement panels and they are decent prices, who knows it might end up shiny. i just want it on the road and sparking Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 19:56

Looks good dude cant wait to see it billyfied 79 Rabbit: project Rupert Lol How did you hear about it anyway?
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 20:04

mk1g60phill wrote:
Looks good dude cant wait to see it billyfied 79 Rabbit: project Rupert Lol How did you hear about it anyway?

dont worry it wont be raw metaled Razz but it will deffo spark when driving down the road Razz

it was advertised on the local ad site i cant say no to it really can i Razz
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 22:17

couldnt help it Razz maybe it wont need decent wheels i think it looks cool just silly slammed

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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyThu Dec 17 2009, 22:29

wow
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 10:22

lower then the bucket?! thats going to be damn hard as its pretty much on the ground.

if you get it done you should meet up with the guy at a few of the big meets (im sure canada has some) and let people bask in pure awesomeness 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 51732
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 10:24

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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 11:16

Awesome dude 79 Rabbit: project Rupert 680462
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 21:16

I want that interior !!!.......................good find Billy boy
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 22:10

nelds wrote:
I want that interior !!!.......................good find Billy boy

ITS MY INTERIOR!

im super happy about my opening quarter windows Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 22:16

just noticed them too, is the single chrome mirror original too..??......you need to box that up and ship it to me Smile
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptyFri Dec 18 2009, 22:34

yea the chrome one is original, are they rare or something people keep saying on other forums "wow a chrome mirror" i dunno if they are being sarcastic or genuine haha
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptySat Dec 19 2009, 08:32

nelds wrote:
just noticed them too, is the single chrome mirror original too..??......you need to box that up and ship it to me Smile
my series one door cards i think have one hole for the mirror and the other side doesnt! 79 Rabbit: project Rupert Icon_geek we have pretty much the same interior billy, im missing the brown door pulls so post em to me man! 79 Rabbit: project Rupert Lol

billybug wrote:
yea the chrome one is original, are they rare or something people keep saying on other forums "wow a chrome mirror" i dunno if they are being sarcastic or genuine haha

u up on the 'tex mate?
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PostSubject: Re: 79 Rabbit: project Rupert   79 Rabbit: project Rupert EmptySat Dec 19 2009, 19:51

no one is having parts off Rupert!!!

yes i am joe, what do you think of my clear opening quarter windows then joe Smile
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