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Re: [T3] I'm baack...with my Notch

So glad to have you back!
A couple more 73 Notches have shown up in the states since but looking at
the picture I think yours is the best!  Great to see it looking so good!


Keith Park

Top Notch Restorations
71 Squareback
65 Notchback "El BajaRojo"
65 Squareback "Eggcrate"
87 Golf
88 Rx7 10th Anniversary "Rextur"

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Walters" <dwalters@prodigy.net>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 10:44 PM
Subject: [T3] I'm baack...with my Notch

> Hey hey, it has been a while. The Notch and I are back
> and itching to get right with the world. I have put
> almost all that I can into the projects around the
> house, changed job descriptions (and hours), made the
> recquisite sacrifices to the Type III gods and I'm
> jumping into the mix. This is where we are at the
> moment
> "http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=212983";
> and we're going to get on the road soon, I swear we
> are. I actually got her started and running the other
> day, after almost 3 years off the road; 1 year in the
> shop + 2 odd years of reasssembly and moving to
> another house, blah-blah-blah. Body; redone with new
> doors, rockers and Atlas White paint. Engine; torn
> down, rebuilt with new pistons and jugs; remote
> filter, oil sump and short shifter from Gene Berg;
> rebuilt 041 heads with mild port polishing; ceramic
> coated exhaust (which'll do for now), new brake lines
> and components all around with DOT5 brake fluid, etc.
> AAR, got her started the other night-in the rain,BTW
> but couldn't time the engine. What's this? No
> generator light at all? It shows 12 volts+ on the
> voltmeter on the dash but nothing (maybe 1-2 volts
> steady, no increase with revs) at the coil or
> generator posts. I can't even time the engine because
> I can't find 12 volts anywhere on the engine. Dang,
> what's with that? It's rained 25 out of the past 27
> days down here and I can't work on the car for more
> than 30 minutes without it pouring. I'm shooting for
> this weekend to try to troubleshoot the
> gennie/regulator (all the other electrical items;
> tach, lights, t/s's, 4 ways, etc. work), "but" the car
> was completely apart for 2 years, as in every item was
> removed, tagged, stored, packed, moved and put back on
> the car. I'm surprised that it works as well as it
> does. Either way, I did take her down the street and
> she does rip and stop "real" nice so I'm 95% there,
> just gotta hang in there and not give up. Next thing
> is a new headliner and interior and seat fabric, I can
> only imagine what nightmare that'll turn into.
> I've been lurking for the past couple of years, just
> wanted to say hey and it's good to be back. I'll try
> not to be a stranger...
> David Walters
> '73 1600 L Notchback
> S. FL, USA
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