Monthly Archives: December 2016

Spare Carrier Done

I do love it when a plan comes together. Before: After: Tucking my spare tire in that inch-and-a-half took all damn day. And I still need to paint the new carrier. And I burned the hell out of my left … Continue reading

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Spare Tire Carrier

The new wire wheels necessitate a modification to Bridget’s spare tire carrier. That’s because the Triumph hubs we’re using have a different bolt pattern than the VW—4×4.5 inches instead of 4×130 millimeters. I also had to scare-up another knock-off hub. … Continue reading

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Fender Stretch Progress

Took the day off (working Saturday this week) and heated up the garage for some more fun with fiberglass. Last episode, I’d got the fenders ‘glassed up from the bottom and the top, cut the wiper plinths out of the … Continue reading

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Fun with fiberglass

A couple of weekends of propane and electric heat, lots of dust, stink and itchiness has us well along in our fender-stretching process.  

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