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1983 Robinson Pro
« on: December 21, 2017, 11:29 AM »
Didn't take a lot for me to come out of retirement  :D ;D

1983 Robinson Pro will be getting some TLC very soon  fistblump  I have a white one but I've always wanted a Chrome Pro .  :smitten:


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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2017, 11:38 AM »
I'm so glad you still feel the force!  8) A lovely score Carlos!  fistblump

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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2017, 08:00 PM »
Going to be a nice build that  :)

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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2017, 09:31 PM »
Nice that Carl.  :daumenhoch:
" Every year is getting shorter, never seem to find the time "

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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2017, 11:05 PM »
Now THAT was one of my grail frames bitd!! Right year, right size, chrome finish - the whole caboodle!! :smitten:

Canít wait to see how this turns out!! :daumenhoch:
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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2017, 04:23 PM »
Thatís lovely Carl  :daumenhoch: what you thinking snake post, 3 spoke mags, pegs, bars pushed forward. A true Kustom VW show build :2funny:

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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2018, 06:04 PM »
So  :) Itís landed . Already looking for parts .

Red / Blue and mint . What you got lying around ?

Pretty good condition. Chrome isnít too good on the forks and a few other places  :-\
As I want a mint Pro . Sheís being re chromed and I have NOS OG decals .

Un-drilled forks too  :smitten:


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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2018, 06:36 PM »
Lovely. Please share who is doing the rechrome, your experiences and the prep you put in. Please, do not just say 'going for a rechrome' an 'out of my hat' a rechromed frame appears. Make it a thread. Hanging for involvement.

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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2018, 06:45 PM »
Thatís lovely Carl  :daumenhoch: what you thinking snake post, 3 spoke mags, pegs, bars pushed forward. A true Kustom VW show build :2funny:

This ☝️😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
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« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2018, 06:56 PM »
Glad to see you back in the building game Carlos.
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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2018, 09:57 PM »
Looks lush as it is!! So does that mean youíre going to lose those og decals???  :'(
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From Dorset to Japan:- http://www.radbmx.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=182215.msg1828811#msg1828811
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« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2018, 05:14 AM »
Looks lush as it is!! So does that mean youíre going to lose those og decals???  :'(
yes .  :'( . But I have NOS OG decals to replace them .

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Re: 1983 Robinson Pro
« Reply #12 on: January 11, 2018, 06:04 AM »
Looks lush as it is!! So does that mean youíre going to lose those og decals???  :'(
yes .  :'( . But I have NOS OG decals to replace them .

That's not the same  :yahoo_silent:   

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« Reply #13 on: January 11, 2018, 11:44 AM »
last final build 2.1.3a :teef:

lovely Carlos  fistblump
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« Reply #14 on: January 11, 2018, 01:12 PM »
Nice one Carlos  8) I'm sure it will be another stunner  :daumenhoch:
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« Reply #15 on: January 11, 2018, 05:05 PM »
Nice one Carlos  8) I'm sure it will be another stunner  :daumenhoch:

definitely needs a red or blue chain to top it off

or even better one of these bad boys
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« Reply #16 on: January 11, 2018, 05:35 PM »
Nice one Carlos  8) I'm sure it will be another stunner  :daumenhoch:

definitely needs a red or blue chain to top it off

or even better one of these bad boys



I just can't see Carlos going for this option tbh John  :D
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« Reply #17 on: January 11, 2018, 08:04 PM »
The chrome isnít good on the forks . And I want a mint Robinson Pro .  ;) .

Hmm just remembered I have theses comp 2ís . Something a little different.

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« Reply #18 on: January 11, 2018, 08:05 PM »
Nice one Carlos  8) I'm sure it will be another stunner  :daumenhoch:

definitely needs a red or blue chain to top it off

or even better one of these bad boys


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« Reply #19 on: January 11, 2018, 08:34 PM »
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« Reply #20 on: January 11, 2018, 09:02 PM »
Did I spot that right, that the chrome on the inside of the fork legs has scratches above the dropout erea?  ???
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« Reply #21 on: January 12, 2018, 09:45 AM »
Did I spot that right, that the chrome on the inside of the fork legs has scratches above the dropout erea?  ???
Andy, the other main reason itís being re chromed is to repair this little ding  :(


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« Reply #22 on: January 12, 2018, 09:47 AM »
First Major part has landed. And not easy to find now  :smitten:

Robinson Pro Bars

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« Reply #23 on: January 12, 2018, 11:40 AM »
Love those bars!! What's the rise on them?
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« Reply #24 on: January 12, 2018, 12:25 PM »
Love those bars!! What's the rise on them?
9" rise . They are big bars .
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