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#1 branco

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 06:05 PM

I've been bitten by the VW bug(!) lately. These vans offer plenty of diversity when it comes to modifying.

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 07:41 PM

I like the rusty chuck iveson van :)
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Posted 13 November 2017 - 03:25 AM

Think I like the rat version too.

Reminds me of one I saw driving through Byron Bay with a bumper sticker that said, "drive it like you just dug it up" which did suit this particular kombi.
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Posted 13 November 2017 - 05:18 AM

Yep, I've gotta agree with the others. The rusty rat version ticks my boxes too.
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Posted 13 November 2017 - 07:21 AM

yep - that slammed look with the patina is spot on - nice work...
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Posted 13 November 2017 - 05:02 PM

another vote for the rat.
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:55 PM

Can't say I'm a fan of the white one, but the aged look is cool...

You should try making one of these...
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 02:20 AM

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 04:38 AM

Just as well Kombi's had a flat 4 but you could build yours with a flat 6 Mark.
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 05:49 AM

How do the lowered ones run? What's the chassis like?
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 11:49 AM

In stock trim, with the magnet, they are quite quick...
Without the magnet, very top heavy, and very narrow.
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#12 branco

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 12:32 PM

I don't possess a road course at the moment so I have no idea how each van performs. They do get round my rally track ok.
Rusty van is all standard, axles were shortened by 4mm and wheel boss's(?) shaved to make fit under body.

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Blue/white van has an SCX 4wd Fiesta chassis fitted. Will probably add wheel arches and take wheel width further out for better stability. Plan for these vans was more show than go but once I get a track up and running then speed will develop, hopefully.

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