07/11/2007

Got Mango ?

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02/11/2007

11K

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One more thousand ! I am currently working on the KGM#6 T-Shirt, but do not worry, I will post very soon the second chapter of the Mud Party. ;-)

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24/10/2007

Chapter 1-Scene 2 : The Terrific Mud Bath

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This mud bath was the fatal one for Pat's clutch. After ten minutes dipping in this water, the clutch became so slippy that Pat had to leave the car at Stefan's house. Luckily, He could follow us with his trailer puller.
Hard clutch launchings were supposed to manage to get out of this bath, but the fact was left side got burried more and more ! Look by yourself and compare with the first picture !

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23/10/2007

Chapter 1 - Scene 1

As an introduction for heating slowly engines oil, the caravan passed by small ways in near forest. thanks to Donat's wood cutter (and his beautyfull smile !!!) we were not stopped by fallen trees across some trails...

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Scene 2 : The Terrific Mud Bath...

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Chapter 1- Stefan 's Playground

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Thank you for openning your world !

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In the Mud for Love...

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More pics soon... I am choosing/resizing the best ones...

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16/10/2007

The last coat of primer !!!

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Here is the last coat of primer on the body shell ! black shadows were sprayed in order to be able to see the progress of the final sanding.
We tried to find how the front bench does fit the cab. It was so hard to find where we have exactly to drill holes for side brackets of flipping cushion. I enjoyed a lot playing with it, I must admit...
-Front Bench
-Rear Bench
-Kid hamack

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10K

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The counter still revs up, so I can suppose my friends still enjoy my own pictures.

Please, let you post something like "Colt Seavers was here" as a comment.
Pour l'occasion, je vous remercierai de poster en commentaire un "Steve Austin est passé par là".

 

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12/10/2007

I miss you !!!

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What happened to you today ???

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11/10/2007

Primer Time


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A layer of epoxy primer was applied and Olivier was spraying the polyester primer when I came into the shop.
The inner shell is totally primered. Time for the final sanding and the last coat of primer is coming...

What a satisfaction, I must say ! I got now the strong feeling to own a true typeII not a used body shell ready to be wrecked.

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09/10/2007

 

This Fastback was naturaly awarded. It's may be for its genuine california feeling...

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I would love to own a type three like this one for going to work... Don't you ???

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05/10/2007

The '61 Westy Title is at home !

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I guess license plates will be nice...

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04/10/2007

Ca,c'est fait...

Tomorrow, I will get the title for my westy ! I hope something cool concerning the license plate numbers...

Some of Bitburgers cars may make you smile, don't they ?

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Orange tangerine dangerine

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Personally, I am not very fond of neo-nostalgia racer. But, I must admit I can be bitten by a strong seventies feeling. That 's it for Dangerine...
I was seduced by the shine of the paint flakes when his curves were bathing in the light of the Bitburger endless summer...
I gotta love the silver sheets lettering...

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The photographer's eye-catcher !

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30/09/2007

9k

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She is looking forward to the starting line, thinking of god knows what...

I am looking forward for bringing some of the coolest of my pictures to share...

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28/09/2007

Westy Restoration update

Some job has been accomplished these days on the westy. I am glad to see the inner lid is nearly finished. Some sanding and fine sandblasting has been done too. The roof needs some care. A primering session is scheduled for a near future, Great !!!

The lid is smoothly frenched nearly like if it was a factory one. I am very satisfied !

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27/09/2007

Go pre-stage.

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The right way

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Got it François ? ;-)

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25/09/2007

The Fiat 600...

How could i overpass one of the stars of this week end ?  

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one step left, 

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One step right,

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Don't red light !

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François !...

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24/09/2007

Many thanx to our host !!!

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I want to thank all the DAS members for their cordial reception.

As a conclusion, this picture reminds me nice moments of this week end. Cal look cars, performance, great atmospher for photos and party(-ies) !

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Gosh !...

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Big guns were on stage this week end. Thanks to a great weather many of my pictures seem to be nice... A little wait before sharing... ;-)

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09/09/2007

A friend's fast...

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When I snaped this picture at the E-Bug In, I would not think that this fast back will remind me a close friend by many ways...

Well, the first caracteristic feeling is the stance given by the classic detailed earlies and the subtle rake of the Gulf Blue body... But that's not all ! The driver seems to be addited by mud like my friend use to be. Clear lens remind me a short story about him and his wife's beetle... And at least, it seems to wait for action on the Chimay race way, and my friend is a track protagonist !!!
But I guess He would delete some funky stuff on this 1600TL... Like useless stickers, the puppet on rear visor or late Recaros... Not his cup of tea at all !!!
And as a coincidence, Stefan is looking for a Fast back !!!
So if you know someone who sells a TypeIII, drop me an email !

 

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06/09/2007

8K

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The "8K" picture from a movie directed by Matthias...

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26/08/2007

Traffic Jam in Savoie

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On the road to Aix les Beach...

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I feel lazy these days... I do not want to spend time by blogging... But I do want to share pictures with you friends !!!

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Race Boats at Aix les Beach

Aix les Bains welcomes vintage boats on late augusts. of course you can see many periode Riva and Chris Craft boats. But many others worth the detailling: vintage steam boats, steam powered scale models and... Old Race Boats ! The scream of their exhaust appealed all my attention. That is to say, their automotive engine reminds me some italian divas like Alfa Romeos, Lancias or Maseratis...

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You have got to love them in action now, despite the poor picture quality...

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30/07/2007

Mango dream

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I am fond of this car. Jean Mi, take care of this time capsule treasure... Or I can do it for you !!! ;-)

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23/07/2007

 

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What a cool picture size ! 1000 horizontal dots and always in cinemascope ! Thanks Skynet for raising file sizes.

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Some pictures from...

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Oldschool American tatooes, French gangsta car...

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Some pictures from...

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Nice Studbaker...

 

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