Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by Uncle S » 12th June 2013 - 10:52pm

To take the caravan to the meetings I mounted High-Jackers (load-adjusters), to trim the rear suspension.
Once mounted, I took my trailer for a testdrive, and it felt much better than the worn shockers.

Trailer for a testdrive. Looks like a trailer-king instead of a trailer-queen :lol:
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Lisette with the 412
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And me
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This is where we can adjust the rear suspension, next to the oil filler cap
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And just a nice shot...
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shawn71
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by shawn71 » 13th June 2013 - 9:07pm

So the adjustment to the rear shocks is pneumatic, did it take much modification to make them fit?
'70VW 411LE 2 Door Saloon, '71 Beetle and '78 Late bay

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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by Uncle S » 13th June 2013 - 10:19pm

Indeed, it is pneumatic. And it took some cutting and welding to put the new shocks in place ;)

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by vwfye » 10th July 2013 - 7:40am

:thumbsup:
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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by Uncle S » 22nd September 2013 - 2:27pm

The BugShow @ Spa 2013:
All 412ves in one shot!

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by col1600 » 22nd September 2013 - 8:34pm

sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet!!

Any more pics??
You Love It.!!!

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by 937carrera » 22nd September 2013 - 11:19pm

Some very strong primary colours there :)

Whereabouts at Spa was this photo taken - I don't recognise the location unless it's down near the karting circuit at Stavelot ??

....... and it isn't raining
David
1974 412LS Variant
1973 412LE 4 door Fastback / Saloon

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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by Uncle S » 23rd September 2013 - 10:25pm

This is on top of eau rouge, the parade goes the other way around ;)

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by 937carrera » 24th September 2013 - 12:22am

Ah yes, I see it now :thumbsup: as you say, not the normal direction of travel :)
David
1974 412LS Variant
1973 412LE 4 door Fastback / Saloon

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by edc1967 » 6th October 2013 - 9:30pm

Hello. I was watching your 412 project, I have restored yourself ...
great job, congratulations.
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Vw Variant 412L, 1974

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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant

Post by Uncle S » 2nd December 2013 - 6:03pm

This month in Ultra VW (dec 2013):
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a 6 page article of our orange 412:

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Buy now!!!!

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Paul Hayward
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by Paul Hayward » 19th January 2014 - 6:43pm

Brilliant resto 8) 8) 8) well done!!...will have to find a copy of ultra to have a good read :D

any news on the interior plans?

Makes me miss my old 412.......
Paul and Kat

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Dave G
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by Dave G » 24th January 2014 - 4:16pm

This is a superb project page, just found it and went through from page one.

Thanks for putting this all on here, it's so nice to see other people doing projects, especially to such a high standard!

Looking forward to updates (and what you buy next of course!) :)

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by vwfye » 6th February 2014 - 5:46am

Now I miss my 412! Nicely done!!!
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by Johnjlong » 6th December 2014 - 10:42pm

Great job congrats..

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by markymarc » 7th December 2014 - 6:28pm

Really like what you have done to this type4, super cool look.
mark

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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by 412 Fasty » 13th December 2014 - 12:30am

Well done. Top job.

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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by Uncle S » 18th February 2016 - 10:01pm

Hi folks, I am back... I know it has been a while, I'm sorry for that. I have some updates regarding the engine.
It turned out that the old lifters couldn't handle the new cam, so last summer I decided to open up the 1795cc....
long story short: I am building a 2.4 type 4 now....

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Uncle S
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by Uncle S » 19th February 2016 - 6:44pm

For the petrolheads, here's some specs:
2366cc
Std case
original 71mm crank and rods
AA performance 103mm pistons and cilinders
New Ahnendorp heads, with 44/39 valves
scat c25 cam, for low end torque
type 1 lifter conversion, with Thorsten Pieper bushings.

Pictures coming soon!!

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937carrera
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Re: Dutch 412 Variant, in VW Ultra!!

Post by 937carrera » 20th February 2016 - 8:37pm

Sounds interesting - I have a T25 engine to rebuild and was thinking about the AA barrell / piston, but then thought it might be a bit ridiculous, especially on fuel. I'm keen to hear more :)
David
1974 412LS Variant
1973 412LE 4 door Fastback / Saloon

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