A bit too rich for my blood, but that would be sweet. It must have been a bargain at that price because it looks like a guy I know bought it, and he wouldn't have if it wasn't really cheap.Will this fit? It’s on BAT right now!
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Guy up here has one of their new street legal Sierra Cars. Things pretty slick but they sure don't give them away. His was 55K with a few options.You guys can have those vws..
Me I want this.
Have you had a chance to mess around with the buggy? Doing the carb swap before Baja or are you going to wait until you get home?Looks like the verdict is split pretty close. Just heard from the guy with the green one. He'll go $7,500 (I could probably offer a little less but that's pretty fair). One issue I worry about is that I just found out this morning it's on a signed S. Dakota title. The owner said that he would go to the DMV and get all of that transferred over to him and plates on it, but I think I might still end up with a CA "Special Construction" title instead of a simple, 1970 Volkswagen CA title. Either way, I would definitely not buy it without him handing me California plates and a California title as I don't want to jump through hoops.
The red one may or may not be a Special Construction title, but whatever it is, it's already got current CA plates. It's probably a nicer buggy all around as well. Probably way nicer as it's all fresh. I don't care for the tank behind the seats but I also don't care for the tank up high in the back.
I guess the answer is that I need to run up to Beaumont and have a look to at least satisfy my curiousity.
Fuck these fucking wheels.Ship them to Stites and have him powdercoat them for you.
Paint them appliance white first and then apply the yellow!Fuck these fucking wheels.
This flat yellow paint seems to have virtually no pigment in it. Two coats so far and probably two more to go.
I say faaaaaaaaack!
I bought a can of gloss yellow and was able to spray all four of them inside and out with full coverage. Only took three cans of flat yellow to get them primedPaint them appliance white first and then apply the yellow!
Jealous as fuck, San Felipe just happens to be my spirit animal spot!I bought a can of gloss yellow and was able to spray all four of them inside and out with full coverage. Only took three cans of flat yellow to get them primed
I was gonna follow with more flat yellow but fuck that shit. I'm over it and they look nice now. Calling it done.
Tune Webers a bit tomorrow and change the oil should be good to go for Baja.
I’m McLovin’ it!Running really good now. The body is still kind of a shitshow but I'm happy enough with the wheels. I cleaned up the little pilot / idle jets and checked those o-rings, cleaned up the four air screws and checked those o-rings. What got rid of the popping (lean) at idle was tightening the fucking carburetors to the manifolds properly!
I never really looked that those when I was mounting the assemblies. I bought them and they were mounted to the manifolds already. Never checked those nuts. Tweaked the air screws and fast idles until I found a nice sweet spot and took it for a drive. Huge difference now. Runs as it should. Fresh oil and filter. I need to stiffen up the front suspension. Too much dive under braking. Not sure if the torsion bar (bars?) are adjustable on this one. Shocks are brand new but I wish they firmer up front. That might help too. Been awhile since I drive a short wheelbase rear engine weights nothing vehicle. Handling is a little spooky. I'll get used to it. Feels like it wants to swap ends if I'm braking or decelerating while turning. I'll get there
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