412 project

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richtbiscuits
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412 project

Post by richtbiscuits » 1st July 2020 - 11:05pm

Hopefully uploading images of my project as it came to me.

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It was almost a complete car missing only it's engine and rather a lot of long since oxidised steel. Strip down is well under way and more holes keep appearing!
'72 412 LE Variant
'73 412 LE Variant
'83 1200 Beetle

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937carrera
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Re: 412 project

Post by 937carrera » 1st July 2020 - 11:31pm

It looks so much better than I remember of when I saw it, a big Texas Yellow flower in a bed of nettles.

I anticipate this being a long and interesting thread, probably over a number of years :thumbsup:
David
1974 412LS Variant
1973 412LE 4 door Fastback / Saloon

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richtbiscuits
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Re: 412 project

Post by richtbiscuits » 7th July 2020 - 12:16am

Having emptied the car of all the boxes of parts, I stripped the interior completely including dash and wiring loom then removed the nasty sound-proofing from the floor to see what was left.

There wasn't much of the n/s left.

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The o/s was a little better but the seat runners have suffered.

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This is the floor I got from 937carrera. It's has a better cross-member and enough of the right bits of floor to give me one good floor out of two bad, well, the rear part anyway.

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'72 412 LE Variant
'73 412 LE Variant
'83 1200 Beetle

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Re: 412 project

Post by broady_6 » 10th July 2020 - 10:12pm

A fine and exciting challenge. Looks like a good one to get stuck into
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