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  1. Mismatched Rims

    The wheels on my 59 Bugeye do not match. The wheels on the front have eight round holes and the ones on the back have twelve holes. I am sure the ones on the back are original steel bugeye rims. So my question is, does anybody know what the front rims might be off of. The front brakes are disc and the back are drum.
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  2. some road miles!

    Well, at last i managed to put a few miles into the new diff! The new 3.54 ratio is a vast improvement. Very glad I've gone down that road. And the telescopic shocks are also much better. I still managed to hit the bump stops on a rough section of road - not sure if something can be done there, but over all I really happy with the changes. The car really seems to loaf along now - I was especially carful to keep the speed and revs down today (speed for the diffs sake until its run in, and revs for ...
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  3. The end of the carpet work!

    Just about done with the carpet now. The B'pillar was tricky, and still not quite as good as I hoped, but I think it will do :-)

    Updated 06-29-2013 at 06:20 PM by CanberraBJ8

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  4. Carpet work

    Just finished (actually re-did) the last of the floor carpets. By the time I've finished the car I should just about have got it down pat... I've re edged a number of the sections, and am still tempted to redo the first of the simple sections (main floor left- passenger side). But it can stay for the time being.

    Drivers floor rear:



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  5. Muffler back on!

    Not a lot achieved yesterday - got a cold, which had dented my effectiveness..

    However, I picked up the muffler which has had the tail pipe cut off and a section of it rejoined to provide the bend for the side exit. I got a coat of silver heat paint, and looks good - I only meant it to be an interim solution while I find a more appropriate muffler (a little...lot... bigger so as for long distance driving comfort), but suspect it'll be fun for a bit, or until the Law gives me ...
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