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Old 8th January 2008, 19:35   #16
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Outstanding restoration, wishing you and your lil bug many more k's of happy motoring.
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Old 8th January 2008, 19:44   #17
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So whenz the stretch buggy coming online on tbhp ?
I think I know the one that you are talking about. Is it the one that is going through a restoration/modification in a garage in Mathikere? I have seen it but somehow missed taking pics of it and remembered on my way back . Does this one also belong to you Raghavendra?
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Old 8th January 2008, 19:48   #18
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it was spot on job and more than that your will to do it all this 18 months for this beauty is a must say woooow.it has turned out nice and cool.
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Great job Pavan. The rear left wheel looks like it has too much positive camber. Any issues with the suspension?
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Old 8th January 2008, 20:20   #20
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Beautiful! Hats off to you,buddy!
Keep up the good work! This is surely going to be an inspiration for other enthusiasts..
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Old 8th January 2008, 21:33   #21
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Awesome !!!
From what it was to what it is. Its truly a labour of love, Pavan.

Hats off to you for being so determined and for doing an absolute splendid job with the restoration.

am sure she'll serve you well.

Congrats on a great car!!!

PS: Whats her name?
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Old 8th January 2008, 23:37   #22
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Congratulations Pavan on a job well done. VEry well executed and 18 months is not at all a long time. The car is detailed beautifully. 1303 super beetles are very few indeed. Enjoy her.
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Wow....all done in just 18 months!! Thats quite a record!

And although this is OT but this sure has boosted up my resolve on restoring my herald!

Keep it up!
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Old 8th January 2008, 23:53   #24
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Hey Pavan, Congrats on one more great restoration.
Guys, this guy is great at restoration. First the Luna thread...now this one...too good!!!
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/motorb...etic-luna.html (Kinetic Luna)
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Old 9th January 2008, 00:09   #25
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Thank you Santosh.

The stretch buggy will be a new thread coming soon on T-BHP.

This belongs to a friend of mine, This is is dream project.

I am helping him out with few things in his process of restoration.

This buggy has been in process since 5 yrs and hopefully we intend this will get wrapped up in the next 15 days.

16th of Jan 08 is the deadline we have maintained to get this rolling on road.

Initial testing has been completed. Its in the final stages.

Request all T-Bhp to hold on till then.

Will start the thread before 15th of this month.
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Fantastic Restoration Pavan. Hatts of for the patience.

You reached 130kmph, whats under the hood, huh, turbo
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Thank you Blue pulsar, This is my only way to beat stress.

Thank you Stanher, hope your herald comes out well within time

Thank you V-16, yes the 1303 Beetles are rare as they were released only for a certain period of time and the only Beetle to have a 1500 cc 58 bhp engines.Not even the super beetles gone beyond 52 BHP.

LALVAZ thank you, The car is indeed serving me very well.

Thank you Nitin,

Thank you Ram and Jaggu, Some times you just get onto this and you cant stop.
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Busa, Thank you,

The engine is stock 1500 cc and 58 bhp

This car can do such speeds.

If your engine restoration is well balanced.
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Thanks crazy dirver, Do you remember the movie Herbie-The Love Bug.

Watching this movie kindled the desire to own one bug.

Those days i was under the impression that this car can actually do all such things shown in the movie.

Eventually this passion caught up year after year and prompted me to give life to my BUG.

And i am shocked to find that my assumptions at the age of 13 were not false at all.

Some how there's something about this car. I STILL DON'T UNDERSTAND
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Old 9th January 2008, 02:30   #30
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Fantastic job, suberb effort. I am sure thte hard work has paid off. Enjoy the car Pavan. You deserve every bit. Well done.
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