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Post by aircooledaddicts on Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:37 am

Man I hate to see that. That really sucks but it doesn't look all that bad. You should be able to have it back on the road in no time.
Remember it could always be worse... you both were able to get out and are ok. Thats whats important. Let me know if I can help
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Re: Here's my 56ragtop oval(56HAVOC)

Post by zabo on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:00 am

Wow- I thought that was just some great excuse cause you were to lazy to come out last night


sorry to see that man- what sparked to catch the air filter on fire like that?
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No RIP for HAVOC

Post by rpm750 on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:02 am

I agree with Scott, find the problem with the carb and clean it up. Damage don't look that bad, smoke and a little paint charing. You got a week, I feel for ya. I make a habit of looking to see what's happening behind me when I come to a stop. Cars, smoke and yes Fire! My main fear. Maybe your car has been cleansed by fire?

Fire extinguishers are a must for a VW Aircooled Owner!!
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Post by 71_georgia_beetle on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:06 am

Mixture and timing can cause one to puke out of the carbs.........ignited. When I was tuning the bus, I had a fire ball roll down the ceiling.
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Post by fluxcap on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:08 am

Man Malik, I hate seeing these pictures. I think the shop will hopefully have you have up and going in a day or two. Except for needing a cleaning from the extinguisher dust, it really doesn't look all that bad. Aside from the air filter, nothing looks to crunchy. Of course you may need a paint touchup, but that can come after BAP. Keep us posted on what you find out.

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Post by vwgirl on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:50 am

From the title of the thread I thought something bad happened... that was just a paint blemish!

Sucks it happened, but I am glad that you had a fire extinguisher cause the one time I didn't... well... the images aren't for the faint of heart...

Glad the bug is okay and only had minimal damage! I hope this serves as a reminder for those who don't carry a fire extinguisher that there is NO reason not to and every reason to carry one!

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Post by Johnny on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:56 am

Damn....... Shocked

Really hate hearing that.Thats one good lookin' dub.
But like the others have said it don't look too bad in the pics.
It could have been worse... Sad
Hopefully it won't be that bad upon further inspection.
I know you will have it up and running in no time.
Now put the bottle down and get busy.... Laughing
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Post by Bugman114 on Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:29 am

Johnny wrote: Now put the bottle down and get busy.... Laughing
drunken drunken drunken A little bubbly never hurt Laughing

lol.

it'll be fine. hopefully the shop can also find where that oil leak was comming from. tho i'm sure that didn't cause the fire. if it did, then i must have a friggin pipe bomb waiting to go off under the deck of my bug, Laughing
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Post by 71Ghia on Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:25 pm

Oh mate, and all on my account. You were sorely missed.
I hope it's not too much of a bastard and she's running again and restored to her former glory.
See you soon
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Post by GhiaDD on Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:46 pm

Buddy, I'm SO sorry, what a shame. And we missed you last night too. Guess the Ghia will just have to be your daily driver for a change!

(Btw, I finally registered so now you'll know whether its me or Dave).
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Post by zabo on Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:30 pm

haha Nice \


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It's not RIP- it's Resting in Recovery!!!!!

Post by Damn-it Don on Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:41 pm

I want to offer condolences- but would rather give encouragment! It's a damn shame-such a beautiful car!!!!
Once round one of drinkin' is done- GET TO WORK!!!! a Little wiring, some carb work, a good washing and a recharged extinguisher- then the next round will be on me drunken as we toast to the Havocs full recovery!!!! Get to it Man!!!
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Re: Here's my 56ragtop oval(56HAVOC)

Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:13 pm

zabo wrote:Wow- I thought that was just some great excuse cause you were to lazy to come out last night

no zabo thats not a good excuse but i was like two lights from P'cheens when it happen, i was waitting on you guys to come help me Sad


sorry to see that man- what sparked to catch the air filter on fire like that?
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Re: Here's my 56ragtop oval(56HAVOC)

Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:22 pm

ok new update guys, i got up this morning and took a look at the damage and i guess you guys were right.things dont look that bad from what i can see,the carbs are shot and the wires dont look good, and that Damm extingus thing makes a hell of a mess,the biggest problem is getting ready for BAPS Laughing going to have to get to work FAST,also thanks for everyones calls and help that has been coming in but let me give some of you so good advise.GO GET YOU A FIRE EXTINGUSER ASAP.that thing save my life and the bug,now my wife says after the fire to me,thats the best$50 i ever spent on the damm bug lol! lol!
THANKS GUYS
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Post by zabo on Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:28 pm

sorry man- didnt know you were close- would have def come to help out - glad it looks better than you thought!
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Re: Here's my 56ragtop oval(56HAVOC)

Post by vwgirl on Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:56 pm

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56HAVOC wrote:ok new update guys, i got up this morning and took a look at the damage and i guess you guys were right.things dont look that bad from what i can see,the carbs are shot and the wires dont look good, and that Damm extingus thing makes a hell of a mess,the biggest problem is getting ready for BAPS Laughing going to have to get to work FAST,also thanks for everyones calls and help that has been coming in but let me give some of you so good advise.GO GET YOU A FIRE EXTINGUSER ASAP.that thing save my life and the bug,now my wife says after the fire to me,thats the best$50 i ever spent on the damm bug lol! lol!
THANKS GUYS

If you want to see what rip looks like after an engine fire... ill post my pics when I get home...

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Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:59 pm

71Ghia wrote:Oh mate, and all on my account. You were sorely missed.
I hope it's not too much of a bastard and she's running again and restored to her former glory.
See you soon

yeah i was right around the corner but we will do it again real soon
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Re: Here's my 56ragtop oval(56HAVOC)

Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:01 pm

vwgirl wrote:J
56HAVOC wrote:ok new update guys, i got up this morning and took a look at the damage and i guess you guys were right.things dont look that bad from what i can see,the carbs are shot and the wires dont look good, and that Damm extingus thing makes a hell of a mess,the biggest problem is getting ready for BAPS Laughing going to have to get to work FAST,also thanks for everyones calls and help that has been coming in but let me give some of you so good advise.GO GET YOU A FIRE EXTINGUSER ASAP.that thing save my life and the bug,now my wife says after the fire to me,thats the best$50 i ever spent on the damm bug lol! lol!
THANKS GUYS

If you want to see what rip looks like after an engine fire... ill post my pics when I get home...
pls dont im already sick got to get to work or dro it off some where, sorry i miss last nite tho, was looking forward to it
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Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:03 pm

71_georgia_beetle wrote:Mixture and timing can cause one to puke out of the carbs.........ignited. When I was tuning the bus, I had a fire ball roll down the ceiling.

well your right thats what happen so the carb on the right just caught fire and thats what made the engine rev up like a toyota lol!
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Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:07 pm

well i think im going to be ready for bps,i just need to get clydes number in athens,the guy that sells parts at all the shows.if someone has it can you send it to me pls,as for the spray job not to much worried,the havoc is my daily driver got some thing in the works so im starting fell like we'll be ok.now its to try and get the wife back in a VW lol! lol! she is so scared now
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Post by zabo on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:30 pm

clyde: 706-206-6327
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Post by DiscoSquirrel on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:31 pm

Hate to see this happen dude, but glad it is not as bad as first thought. Good luck getting the havoc back on the road!
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Post by DiggerD on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:35 pm

Doesn't look that bad. Just clean it up, find what went wrong and fix it. Good job on the fire extinguisher!! cheers I'm sure many cars have burnt to the ground with lesser fires because of the lack of an extinguisher on board. (I carry two, just in case Wink ), just hope I never need to use em.
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Post by 56HAVOC on Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:38 pm

GOING TO NEED ANEW ONE CAUSE I WAS SO SCARED I USE THE HOLD EXTINGUISHER EVEN WHEN THE FIRE WAS OUT, lol! lol! lol!
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Re: Here's my 56ragtop oval(56HAVOC)

Post by vwgirl on Wed Apr 07, 2010 9:37 pm

DiggerD wrote:Doesn't look that bad. Just clean it up, find what went wrong and fix it. Good job on the fire extinguisher!! cheers I'm sure many cars have burnt to the ground with lesser fires because of the lack of an extinguisher on board. (I carry two, just in case Wink ), just hope I never need to use em.

I think I have four in my bus... honestly... if you don't catch it the second it starts you are not likely to get it out... A week after my car burned I helped a girl with a new beetle that had a small fire... my extinguisher did nothing Sad

Actually... I should check my extinguishers... they are getting old.

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