1972 Late VW Fastback

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Aren
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1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 18th December 2013 - 3:51pm

Hi everyone ! First sorry for my english, but i dont use Translate so i think that's better for read THAT ! :)


I'm Piotr, from Poland. There is my ex car, that's East Germany "DDR" car - Trabant 601. I have a Trabi about 7 years, when i started i was 13 y.o

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but in 4 years I thought about the dream car, Late Fastback


...and THERE IS IT ! :D


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I will have a lot of work, but i'm so happy to finally get it. I bought Fasty in germany. It's 72' with sunroof,
chrome strips, and some more. yesterday my friend change oil, and some more and VW start engine after 18 Years :)


Plans? ofcourse rebulid, lovered and drive :D

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Marko » 18th December 2013 - 5:05pm

Hi and welcome, love the Trabby! the Fastback looks like it has lots of potential :)
my 1968 Fastback Automatic build thread
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6896

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 19th December 2013 - 4:10pm

Thanks, i saw your project, awesome work, i want do that !

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 24th January 2014 - 12:16am

Some photos


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first lowered, 3 spl, but i bought bug beam, and i want 2"narrow, dropped spindles etc, but what with rear?


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...aaannnd go resto ;)
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Is there any world wide shop with type3 parts? i need body seals, windows, doors etc.. in my country or in germany its SO HARD to find everything


i have to find left front fender, mine is soo rusty, and i don't know how get it :(

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Editor » 27th January 2014 - 2:37am

Moved from Type 3 Gallery.
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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by broady_6 » 2nd February 2014 - 5:13pm

ISP west ship world wide
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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 6th February 2014 - 11:03pm

Okay some news !

i start repair engine, bought some parts, dropped spindles etc for bulid new narrowed bug beam :)

sompe pic@@
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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by serenity » 7th February 2014 - 12:44pm

Hi buddy where did you purchase ur drop spindles from
Living the dream to the fullest! Why not I own a type 3.....

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 8th February 2014 - 10:18pm

@serenty i bought it in Poland, JPgroup or something like that, dont remember but looks good!

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 14th February 2014 - 1:53pm

some better quality photos, still workin


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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Marko » 14th February 2014 - 5:18pm

despite the obvious rust issues it still looks like a good solid car with plenty of potential the rear air boxes are a damn site better than mine were!
my 1968 Fastback Automatic build thread
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=6896

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 26th November 2014 - 12:15pm

Hello ! finally my own, big garage is finished. So i can start with work :)




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Now i'm waiting for sandblast, then i start bodywork.

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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 1st February 2015 - 3:38pm

okay i add some photos with my bodywork, enjoy !

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there was nothing.. almost everything done by my hands
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done

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no more rust and holes!

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this part is also in 90% new..
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and more

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now time for new outer rockers
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Re: 1972 Late VW Fastback

Post by Aren » 3rd February 2015 - 12:19pm

Hello everyone , can somebody help and show me where can i buy windows seals with chrome nut? rear and rear-side windows..

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