Getrdone's GETR181

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Getrdone's GETR181

Post by Getrdone » Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:00 pm

Well, the twins have grown enough to become their own. It has become confusing to post the pedals are done and turn around and ask for pedal ideas for the other. So here is my thing! Thanks all for the help getting to today.
Once Denny starts his thread I'll move some recap pics to his thread as he is pretty much building his own car lately.
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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by baja5 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 2:02 pm

Wow, I feel so alone!

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Post by Skidmark » Thu Sep 20, 2012 3:05 pm

Will the twins have license plates? Or just green stickered for Kalifornia?
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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by Punchdrunk Monkey » Thu Sep 20, 2012 6:56 pm

So you two broke up?

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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by CentralWAbaja » Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:03 pm

So who is who?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WyD94vNqWg

And which one is the leftover crap? :lol:
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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by baja5 » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:36 pm

To answer a couple of questions, these both should have plates. Provided the DMV deal works out as planned, Both cars were non-opped back in the 90's. So I still need to talk to them to see what we need to do to get them up to current. As far as breaking up, well I don't think that's the case just yet. Maybe some counseling is in order but I am willing to work at it :wink: Clint is right though. My car was the first one so there have been some changes made to his. Also, he will most likely wind up with different parts such as pedals and seats so mounting will be changed. They will most likely look very similar in the end. Time is the real issue now as my son plays soccer and his plays football, so working time is limited to 1 day a week.

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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by Getrdone » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:16 pm

It just simply too confusing for me to even post since chronologically they don't make cense. I have finally got mine to a point that I don't feel impossibly behind. I am hoping it will be a roller soon if some barter work pans out.
I had thought Denny would want to start his own thread since he has been working so hard on it and it is getting to the point of more assembly than fabrication. I am hoping his be running shortly.

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Post by CentralWAbaja » Thu Sep 20, 2012 11:31 pm

All kidding aside...both cars are truly bad ass, but I am glad you are separating them as it has been hard to follow along. at times.
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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by Leatherneck » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:40 pm

Clint, no pictures really? Freaking tease aren't ya?

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Post by Getrdone » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:25 pm

Ok, I'm going to build a VW Thing. Here is the body.
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The pan
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Post by Getrdone » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:27 pm

Here is the front lower a-arm mount.
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Post by Getrdone » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:29 pm

The rear torsion housing.
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Post by Getrdone » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:31 pm

Body mounted to frame
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Post by Getrdone » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:32 pm

Just finished the bulkhead.
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Re: Getrdone's GETR181

Post by Getrdone » Fri Sep 21, 2012 8:33 pm

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