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Jakes restoration project.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by THXEY, Mar 31, 2010.

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what should i get

Poll closed Apr 30, 2010.
  1. A street machine

    4 vote(s)
    9.3%
  2. A trail beater

    10 vote(s)
    23.3%
  3. VW Bug

    4 vote(s)
    9.3%
  4. VW Bus

    7 vote(s)
    16.3%
  5. VW Squareback

    3 vote(s)
    7.0%
  6. Suzuki Samurai

    9 vote(s)
    20.9%
  7. 82 Toyota pickup 4x4

    24 vote(s)
    55.8%
  8. Other?

    3 vote(s)
    7.0%
  1. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:20 PM
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    THXEY

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    EDIT: on the poll please choose two options

    if you vote other please state what you would suggest

    So, here's the skinny. Im looking to restore/build a car. i want a project i can work on and have fun with.

    the problem is, is figuring out what car to do it on.

    i LOVE VW's i.e. Bugs, Busses, Squarebacks.

    if i didnt get a VW i would get something i can build for a trail rig. i.e. samurai.... (to be exact.)

    problem is, i dont know whether i want a street car/mini truck or a trail beater.

    so thats why i have made this thread.
    let me show you what i like,

    62 VW bug
    [​IMG]

    67 VW Bus
    [​IMG]

    64 VW squareback
    [​IMG]

    suzuki samurai (one of the most capable trucks ive ever seen)
    [​IMG]

    82 Toyota 4x4 (i believe they come with a straight front axle)
    [​IMG]

    or anything else you guys had in mind
     
  2. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:23 PM
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    Do It, it's a load of fun and a good hobby.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:25 PM
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  4. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:25 PM
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    squareback or yota
     
  5. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:25 PM
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    I'm more into the street car scene than the offroading one, but I agree, building a car is one of the coolest experiences. And that VW wagon looks pretty damn cool.
     
  6. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:26 PM
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    exactly why i want to do it!
    haha i wish!
     
  7. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:27 PM
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    i loooove squarebacks.... and i looooove yotas lol
    bug?
    i know!
     
  8. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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  9. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:28 PM
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    to buy the car im cheap i really dont want to spend more than 1500.00
    but i can go to 2000.00
     
  10. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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    oh and yes an 82 4x4 toyota has SFA, good luck finding that CA paint scheme though.
     
  11. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:31 PM
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    oh i could care less about the paint scheme that was just an example of the body style i would want
     
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  13. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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    I have a hankering for another Samurai myself. I have owned two in the past and they are very capable trail rigs, and pretty cheap to buy, build, and repair.

    Also really like the Volksrods that I'm starting to see around.....
     
  14. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:33 PM
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    fo shoooo

    the only problem is i cant find any around here
     
  16. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:36 PM
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    Bugs are getting hard to find for a decent price but I see Samurais (sp?) all the time for 1500-2000 bucks.
     
  17. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:38 PM
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    yeah bugs and busses are getting reallllly hard to find.... most of them dont have motors... i want something that runs when i buy it
     
  18. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    oh and please note.

    i dont live in the woods where i can go wheeling all the time lol.

    i love on the coast so im thinking of the most practical

    or what i would get the most use out of
     
  19. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:43 PM
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  20. Mar 31, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    for sure thanks for the input :cool:
     
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