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    budetta is online now
    Got fed up rubbing down filler so have been fitting servo and making up pedal linkage, will take some pics when finished.

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    budetta is online now
    Well first day back on it this morning and more or less finished the linkage , will weld the arms on the shaft as I don't trust the circlips!! Will be fitting grease nipples to bearings. BTW the didn't fit servos to very early RHD yup its another one year only thing. First pic is pedal end and it took some working out so linkage missed pedal at full travel, had to extend pedal slightly. Next is servo end and last is looking from servo back to pedal end . Its all made from my parts bin except new servo and push rod , cross shaft is 2 beetle shafts joined , bearings are beetle pedals . Cant keep a hot rodder down!!!

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    budetta is online now
    Fitted the new ATE master cylinder (rather than the one from Empi kit) and can now push pedal down . Next job is making up new brake lines , was going to start but way to cold and damp in my unit . Space heater just made it rain inside as it melted the frost on inside of roof!!!!!

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    budetta is online now
    So on self isolation this week due to chest infection that been plaguing me from Feb , not sitting at home when I can self isolate in my unit . Got a lot sorted, painted brake parts and fitted. Had to brush paint as fumes affecting breathing still. Stripped down rear brakes and found one backplate fubbared , problem is its a one year only part Aug 67 to Mar ? 68 as rain lip on drum changed. Have ordered replacement 68 to 71 to see if I can mod , its a pattern part . Yes the fun of owning a very early bay, brake drums, bake plates and handbrake cables all unavailable . Rain lip same as Split bus but hub is different so that doesn't help.

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    Whats plan for engine..original? or something a bit quicker?

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    budetta is online now
    wanted to but unless I sell race car no funds, its running original 1600 single port with twin port heads that have been ported and twin ITC (single choke ) carbs so has a bit more go , used to tow the drag beetle on 4 wheel trailer no bother. Its just motor way speeds that are a bind , well the bits I ordered yester day morning came before 10am so have fitted both rear brake asy . Just need to make 2 new rear pipes due to unions being seized, no prob as have the tool (not a Mickey Mouse one either) to flair pipe . Next is to fit upper reservoir , need to bend hard plastic pipe to shape as this was the only one I could get.

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    budetta is online now
    got stuck/ needed a rest so made this lamp from stuff lying around , range rover flex plate, some tube , old bike sprocket and VW crank gear, shade is old cutlery drain pot . Took ages to get the flex up tube !! needs a brass bulb holder .

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