Jim Hine

  • Jim Hine replied to the topic VW floor pan in the forum VW Based Kits 17 years, 2 months ago

    Brian,thanks for the info and update. The pan I have is done with the improvements. new metal, rebuilt steering, new gas shocks, POR used on pan for rust proofing etc., No brakes yet…. but it is a swing axle. I will think it over and possibly sell the pan and look for IRS version. Still curious if anyone else has used older swing axle style pan…[Read more]

  • I have purchased an old kit car that was removed from the floor pan. I also purchased a floor pan that has a swing axle type suspension. I was trying to find out what other members used on their projects. During a listing on the forum I was advised that the IRS Ball joint type suspension is more desirable but I have to believe that people have…[Read more]

  • Jim Hine replied to the topic VW floor pan in the forum VW Based Kits 17 years, 3 months ago

     
    Thanks for the updates. I appreciate the article. I purchased a VW magazine and it has the “bug me” site listed for installation of floor pans. I may purchase the tape or when I have a chance I am going to have the local welder look and see what can be done. Since the pans are just welded in obviously they have attachment points and the current…[Read more]

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