Bob Foard

  • Bob Foard replied to the topic 1952 windshield in the forum VW Based Kits 13 years, 1 month ago

    Bill,  This windshield conversion looks great.  I have been considering doing the same for quite a while.  Is yours a fiberfab kit?  I was surprised to hear that there was some metal reinforcement in the existing fiberglass raised flat areas.  I have the 1952 MGTD brackets and have been looking for a windshield frame.  My measuring convinced me th…[Read more]

  • Kieth,  I really do appreciate your response.  I never would have guessed the idea of cutting short sections of the small leafs to accomplish the proper fit into the torsion bar arms and grub screw attachment points.  Did you do that to all 12 of the short leaves in both the upper and lower tubes?  You had said earlier that you had removed lea…[Read more]

  •   Did you ever find a source for the VW vertical E break conversion?  I am looking for the same thing, but not having much luck.  I have never even seen a picture of one, but I presume it is a handle that is easier to reach in these MG VW kits.

  • keith true on <SPAN wrote:
    I just removed the leaves from a cut front beam in one of my cars.Then the ice set in and I won”t get to try it till spring.I was going to cut the beam and put back to original but the ride height has not changed.That really surprised me.I thought there would be a substantial drop.It did not surprise the front end guy…

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  • keith true wrote on <SPAN wrote:
    I just removed the leaves from a cut front beam in one of my cars.Then the ice set in and I won”t get to try it till spring.I was going to cut the beam and put back to original but the ride height has not changed.That really surprised me.I thought there would be a substantial drop.It did not surprise the front…

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