12/01/2010

forteen

The screen was cut out the 914 earlier, interior masked up, front bonnet area masked up to start some serious cleaning and de-rusting.

Most of the car is now prepped and ready for a few bits of filler.

But the other side vent was looking solid until i gave it a clean up. it was made 100% from fiberglass!!! not good. Even the inner sections need welding on this side. on with some more fabrication

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11/30/2010

nineforteen

Some fabrication on the 914. Hand shaped in 3 sections then welded in, just needs a little skim of filler and its ready for primer.

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11/25/2010

Porsche 914

Steve dropped off his Porsche 914 yesterday.

resprayed back in 91 its now got a few bits that need attention.

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we have now stripped it down of all its trims and doors.

 

First area receiving attention,

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this has been annoying Steve every time he goes in his garage or giving it a pre show polish. After a small dig it was obvious that rust and some brazing had been fiber glassed over. The inside of this area is obviously a water trap and is open to all that the road can throw up onto it. the sealer that was under it all was just holding moisture against the metal.

we have now cut out all the old mess, cleaned up the area underneath with the small blasting gun and coated it with zinc primer.

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we are going to hand make the area in 2 sections. the first outer section is made and welded in, the door will go back on next to get the gaps perfect again before the inner section is welded in.

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the inside of the repair will be sealed again and wax-oiled to prevent future corrosion

 

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help for heroes

The folks over on the t4 forum have been building a t4 camper, raffle tickets are being sold and for only £2 you have a chance to win it!

Everything has been donated. ikustom steped in and offered to paint the old nakered work van. the paint has been donated by a company in bristol.

With the help of Rob keets we have transformed the old girl. its been a big job and a very big donation from us to the charity.

we have...replaced rear doors, colour code pop top, paint new fiberglass front bumper, sort vairious dents/rust and full repaint and colour change in vw rising blue

The van was collected last week and is having its side and rear windown fitted next, then a new engine followed by its camper interior. its going to be a very nice camper very soon.

Tickets are available at most vw shows and any day will be available online.

 

have a look through http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=237 to see the build pics and read all about it.

 

as it left us last week. a new rear bumper will be painted as soon as it arrives.

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11/18/2010

mk four

Mr Alan's mk4 golf in for some paint issues.

The roof and top of the tailgate had some strange clear coat flaking problems, so all the old clear has been removed. instead of paint the complete tailgate we blew it in just round the lower corners, this gets polished in after its bake and now invisable that it has been done. its also having a new wing and grill painted and fitted.

 

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11/13/2010

Filip's mk3

Filip drove over form Slovakia for the ikustoms team to fit a set of coilovers on his standard mk3. looking much harder now! hope you had a good drive home.

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Maureen

Maureen popped in on Friday

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