1972 VW Beetle Restoration - Rear Quarter Rust Repair
This 1972 VW Super Beetle is undergoing a full pan off Restoration at
Kiddy's Classics in Jensen Beach, FL. - http://www.kiddysclassics.com -
Like most Florida Beetle's this one has its fair share rust that needs
repair. In this video you will see photos of the step-by-step process of
removing the rust, and welding the new patch panels in place for a correct
repair. The patches are hammered and dollied smooth and then lead (auto
body solder) is used in place of bondo or other plastic fillers for a
repair that will last for years to come.
1966 VW Beetle - Body Removal - One Person - Remove Body Chassis Bug - (2x Speed)
FOR SALE (July 2, 2013): SOLD
Here's a short video showing the removal of my VW Beetle body from it's
chassis. This is the first time I've attempted this solo. In the past,
I've done it with the help of friends with each of us on a corner of the
car. All things considered, it went pretty well. =) Hopefully someone
will learn from my mistakes. The sawhorses are very similar to the ones
you'll see in the BugMe videos.
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Paint Color: 2006 Toyota Scion TC color. "Hypnotic Teal Mica"
Paint Code: 8U3
Paint Brand: Dupont
BackyardBuild Summer 2012 Turbo VW Bug preview.mpg
Here is a preview of how the car sits now, summer 2012. I have about 95% of
the bodywork done and have coated everything with 2 layers of black epoxy
primer. Lots more tune up has yielded a good running late model classic VW
beetle. As you can see I have a bunch of work left to do on the interior,
but all the gauges and lighting function. To beef everything up on the
3SGTE engine I had to utilize an aftermarket ECU, I chose the Vi-Pec. The
last part of the video shows what this setup can do. She's fast...