Bob Frederick

  • bobwyre replied to the topic New Member in the forum My Project 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    I took my gal at for a sunset ride tonight and lots of waves and smiles.  Thanks for the replies

  • bobwyre replied to the topic New Member in the forum My Project 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Today was a good day.  I have had the car registered exactly 30 days today and I finally worked out carburetor issue (poor idle) due to poor fit of new intake manifold)  I little massaging with hammer fixed it- it just did not align like removed one.   So I took her for a 20 mile drive and she did well.  There are still many things to do but it w…[Read more]

  • bobwyre replied to the topic New Member in the forum My Project 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    Thanks for wire wheel info.   That is definitely something I’m going to think about.  Really appreciate all the info and I’ll be back with more questions.

  • bobwyre‘s profile was updated 2 months, 4 weeks ago

  • bobwyre replied to the topic New Member in the forum My Project 2 months, 4 weeks ago

    edsnova    I looked at some of your photos.   It looks like you widened the car and installed wire wheels.   I would love to know how you mounted the wheels as well what you used.  My car will not remain yellow and I am not afraid to make mods prior to paint.  I have and extra set of 15″ E type wire wheels removed from my other car that I would lo…[Read more]

  • bobwyre replied to the topic New Member in the forum My Project 3 months ago

    The wood on the back my dad got from Moss and apparently it came on the originals Td’s according to him.  I have not verified that as of yet.  The louvered panels are stamped steel.  I have been thinking of wrapping the grille with chrome (not myself) but someone who knows how to do it.  I have slats from original td that will have to be tri…[Read more]

  • bobwyre started the topic New Member in the forum My Project 3 months ago

    mgtdI am new to this forum and learning how to post.  My td is 1952 Daytona migi  on 71 vw chassis with 69 1500cc.  This car was started by a family friend in the 80’s then sold unfinished to my father in 1988 and he completed it 80% but it had never been registered for street.  I brought it home 4 weeks ago and have been spending nights and wee…[Read more]

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