09/20/2009

matt balls t2d goofback final build

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yesterday morning was mainly spent like this in the t2d workshop. matt with some help from tim, jared, disco steve, edd, brett, pat balls, josh balls, lee t and of course the paul med and me da beaks plus the others who have helped like charlie of charles and local joe for the trailer got the goofback done

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tim was a star with his new love for all things metal work

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disco popped out to the local travelling fairground and stole this off a ghost train for the fuel tank

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edd checking out the tank and getting the bumper back on

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all go out back getting the engine in

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late into the night and its getting serious. well for some :-)

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oh we're getting close now

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what the!! where did you steal this??

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at about 13.40 this morning it was fired up and on the nose too

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at about 2 in the am it was off the ramp and ready for matt to take for a spin

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hows that for a turnaround. it looks the nuts

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the disco day painted usa spec tail gate looked great in the time allowed

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mucho respecto to all involved with it, i take my hat off to you (which i have to wear thanks to matts mate brett and his magic clippers, more on pauls blog soon no doubt).

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this is when i left fo bed at about 2.10 in the am ready for an early start today (sunday) paul matt and brett stayed longer :-0

we got it to the players show 2009 of which more will follow tomorrow for now the bed is calling. check back tomorrow for more from players2009

 

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saturdays shots

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a very busy day yesterday started with a final detailed detail with the macblack ready for mr mac to collect.

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our friend to the stars jon mold was over with his fancy big one to take some pics of some cars www.fenstudios.com for more from jon

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one of many cleaned for the players show 2009

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the mackblack squareback looks spot on with its new interior paint buff and engine

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jon trying to ride pauls chopper

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after a day cleaning 5 cars for the players show you just gotta love the patina for that no buff needed

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tim and the hms cat-dog were in helping matt. and feeding the crew at lunch time, top bbq skills tim

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mad 17 inched fuch'd split in for some ramp action

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09/18/2009

vandals hot rod shop

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over at vandals hot rod shop last night where matt tim and steve were making things with metal

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tim and steve getting to grips with the guillotine

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then some curve work

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matt lovin the english wheel

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vandal mark gettin his tig on with some adjustable spring plates. why do they call him vandal

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thats why, he's one of the countrys best stunt bike riders and up there in euorpe too

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mad man that he is :-) got a few to play with

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tim and steve putting the swage in

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ready for that oxo moment

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tims calendar available at all good builders merchants

 

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mark seeing if they passed quality control

 

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crazy metal bending mo fos

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making it look easy

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only three more to do

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then time to let the meister do his thing

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and time for some rolf h style music making

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then hms catdog rolls out.  it was a very interesting evening seeing how its done so thanks to mark for that.

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and as i left work this evening matt was getting them in

 

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09/17/2009

air gooof back

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matt hasnt spent much time on the gooofback so today he was back on it

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be sure to visit the vwplayers show in north weald essex this sunday to see matts creation and to visit the type2 detectives trade stand where we will be having some cool aircooled ve-hicles there including the kerb snake brasilia

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the macblack will be at the vwplayers show 2009 too

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its now buffed and trimmed just the detailing to do

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i'm not sure if the sexy model charlie will be at the vwplayers show but you never know

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setons soon to be ex split has had its carbs upgraded

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some weber 34 ict action out back now

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09/16/2009

macblack super tell buffa


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super bell from tell in and doing the magic on the macblack

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it was lookin a bit bum before

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but by the end of the day it was all mirror again

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disco be steve getting to grips with some metalwork

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matts been fitting a servo on the six five for that face in the screen stopping power

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the post run got more interesting today. down the low road but with the wrong camber

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heres a shot not often seen. all that terry buffin' has rubbed off :-)

 

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09/15/2009

gatecrashing volksworld photo shoot

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i was out in nelsons county this afternoon collecting a split and on the way i recognised this cool bay with a photographer all over it

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i swung in on the way back and it was volksworlds very own dan pullen doing the shoot

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its a bay thats been in at t2d for a mild lowering but i have forgotten the owners name (whoops my bad). it was cool to stop and say hi though

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back at the workshop and the macbacks in ready for some bell tell buff'n tomorrow

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six five arrived this afternoon

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and army are in too in their early bay panel

 

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09/14/2009

the mac black back over at the trim shop

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the ex squareblack now macblack over at ians haus of trim with its just fitted tan fat biscuit interior. we are getting the car ready for the players show this weekend

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its looking mighty fine and as ever ian has surpassed himself

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just the rear load area and engine cover and its done on the inside

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want it :-)

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paul got this oh so cool lowridin' pusha bike at vanfest. matt was straight on it for a test run. it rides real nice :-)

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then it was back to praying to the gods of chassis building

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charlies been getting the silver square ready for an mot'n

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charlie also did the pre mot check on emmas graf bug DSC00250

and as emmas bug was in her boyfriend robs early bay decided to brake its g/box while they were away, so the two are now back together. arrrrhhhhhhhhhh

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setons split in for a carb upgrade then its off to owners new. seton will be getting a new ride soon as he struck a deal with dan the t for his patina'd six nine square.

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charlie got marcus auto bays new engine fitted and running on friday. charlie loves a typ4 engine and cant wait to do another :-)

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phunkay yellow bay in for some fuel guage issues and fuel leaks to be sorted

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and in for some new rims and a lowerizing

 

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spotted on their way back from vanfest 2009

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spotted on their way home from vanfest 2009 paul milky and disco steve

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the milk one rollin' with personalised plates now

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they had an awesome time at vanfest and the tv bus went down well. paul even got offered some cash from some do as you like eeees while getting fuel, but they weren't quite on the money :-)

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matt and jared were on the burwellian mk thrice on saturday

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and saturday evening matt sent this pic through. top job matt and jared, hows that :-)

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and i even gave my mktwice a cut and buff on saturday ready for the players, just the plastics and interior to sort next. mucho thanks to eurovan jay for the loan of the buffin' wheel. cheers dude :-)

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