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shielsy

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my 126 irish car
« on: March 03, 2014, 07:24:47 PM »
have the beetle done this week , so i would like the 126 in wed  thur   so i can see what and where to start owen nw









shielsy

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2014, 07:04:36 PM »
got it in the garage to day took out the bits that where laying in side it,  really surprisd how solid and original it is owen nw
i had a couple of people who helped me move it and fell in love with it


500 and 126 engines

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2014, 07:26:54 PM »









Kowalski

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2014, 09:04:15 PM »
...it's fantastic!!

You're keeping it that colour I hope...

cheers

Andre

shielsy

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2014, 06:21:52 PM »
yes keeping it the same lovely colour need some bits now

shielsy

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2014, 08:12:05 PM »




look at how good this is minor repairs this side the other about the size of a match box









minor repiar to loweer leading edge


mint reaR  arches





strange place for 2 indeticle holes ?



how clean is this owen nw

Kowalski

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2014, 08:13:46 PM »
seems the car has been fettled with...

what's with the hole in the rear beam?


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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2014, 09:52:22 PM »
Little bit of encouragement :P
Pete.      il cavallo piccolo

shielsy

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2014, 11:02:02 PM »
no the car sat in a garage with a fiat 500 gardinea ? never touched where s the hole sin the beam ? or am i blind owen nw
my photo bucket is playing up

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2014, 07:25:02 AM »
 I think Kowalski means the cut out in the rear engine panel?

 I`m looking forward to see this finished. We had one in a same colour couple of years ago, I loved it.
1972 Fiat 500
1980 Fiat 126

shielsy

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2014, 10:15:41 AM »
the bit on the back sorry , was damaged before i got it , the car was a complete car found in a garage after a death , in dublin  with a fiat 500 gardinera est , that now has been restored both where bought for 1000 euro ino ino ,.  the person i got if of stripped it down , done minor body work , the bit on the back was pushed in so they cut it of to straighten it , with the intension of welding it back on , i will straighten it a bit better paint the inside and reweld it on again the metal on it is mint , owennw

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2014, 10:45:30 AM »


minor attention along some of the lower panel


how clean are these wheel arches






a strange place to have the same hole either side

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2014, 03:51:59 PM »
Come on!

Look at Pete's encouragement... ;)

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2014, 06:00:24 PM »
yes petes car is beautiful owen nw

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Re: my 126 irish car
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2014, 11:20:25 PM »
not to bad for his age...  ;) sand blast wheels and well be fine :)

 

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