Episode #1 - Metal Patch Fabrication
Brad shows do-it-yourselfers how to cut, bend and shape a metal patch for
vehicle repair or restoration. The first in a series of how-tos from the
Midnight Oil Garage.
Airkewld 1956 VW Custom Oval Chassis
The Ultimate Chassis for Mark's 56 Oval. 4" Narrowed Ultimate Beam, Bolt on
Air Ride, BAD Series Disc Brakes, Powder coated Chrome & Clear Chassis. All
the parts were bought from Airkewld.
This is a highly modified 1967 VW Bug. Grafted on rag top, New Chassis,
Narrowed front axle, Chopped 4 inches in front and 3 inches in the back.
Adapted for chevy wheels and super wide M/T Sportsmen tires on Centerline
wheels. This is just the beginning of transforming this bug into my kind of
art. Stay tuned working on this bug weekly to come up with some thing
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.
Forgotten Volkswagen Single Cab
How does an old Volkswagen Single Cab get buried under 3 feet of dirt?
Took 45 years to bury this Volkswagen and almost 2 days to dig it out.
Have a look. Took the Syncro for a Sunday drive and spotted an old single
cab in the foothills outside Idaho Falls. This is nine hours worth of
digging condensed into a 15 minute video. It had been sitting in a wash
since 1967. It was buried under two feet of dirt but it's extremely rust
free given the circumstances. The drop gates hadn't seen the light of day
for 45 years. IF YOU HAVE A VOLKSWAGEN THAT NEEDS RESCUED OR KNOW OF ONE
GIVE US A CALL AT (208)200-6053. We also consign Volkswagens if you have
one you want to sell. Thanks Skeeters.
Thanks for all the phone calls and emails about Forgotten VW's that we have
received. This video has helped rescue several abandoned and otherwise
forgotten VW's that may have been left for dead including a very cool 1960
VW Double Cab that we got out of Missouri that had been sitting since 1965.
We also recently returned from Mission Viejo California where we picked up
a 1961 SO-23 Westfalia. This bus had been sitting since 1980. We got a
tip on that bus after someone saw the Forgotten Single Cab video. Give us
a call today if you know of one. Thanks again. Skeeters (208)200-6053
Music by http://www.danosongs.com Big Thanks to Danosongs for the awesome
royalty free music that really made this video. Buy "Crawled out of a
Old vs New: 2012 Volkswagen Beetle
We compare the design of the all-new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle to that of the
Shot by: Duane Sempson
Edited by: Duane Sempson