Real progress on my '72
Not trying to dominate this group, I have not reported every detail, but if you're working on a VW Beetle, there is hope! Thursday 5-2-13 was another really productive day here. Jim and I assembled all the brake system, hooked up and adjusted the park brakes, bled the lines, put the hubs back, mounted tires and rims, AND took the VW for a spin! I feel like I am back at ground level, not in a hole, as I've felt since the car arrived. Not a drop of oil has leaked from any spot so far. Jim & I agreed to take a breather, but most likely will be back at it next week, trying to get the gas gauge to work, adjusting the hood, packing the CV joints & tweaking the carburetor. What a freind this total stranger from a few weeks ago has turned in to! Jim set foot here the first time April 16th. Took Kari for a short drive after she got off work. Feeling pretty good about this project.
Way to go Mike. Always glad to hear about your progress.
Post it and they will read. Turn a wrench and doing your own work is always a satisfaction.
Good job guys.
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