The first VW car I built, in the 60's was called the Jigger
This page will depict the restoration of this "First Car".

16 Jun 2001 - Bought a VW for the chassis and motor. 67 bug.jpg (62630 bytes)

23 Jun 2001 - Removed the body from the chassis.  body.jpg (63940 bytes)

5 July 2001 - Got the new VW running today! Looks like I will be needing some floor pans. nobody.jpg (38641 bytes)

5 July 2001 - Workshop and Dad working on old Jigger frame

5 July 2001 - The plan is to shorten the wheel base (12) twelve inches and move the body from the Old Jigger to the New Jigger.  2vws.jpg (38263 bytes)

6 July 2001 - Remove body from Old Jigger.  frontend.jpg (60654 bytes) cowl.jpg (62494 bytes) frame2.jpg (62593 bytes) short.jpg (37624 bytes)




15 Apr 2003 - After a long dry spell, (648 days) we got back to work on the Jigger restoration project today!
MVC-001S.JPG (38031 bytes) MVC-002S.JPG (38725 bytes) MVC-003S.JPG (40756 bytes) MVC-004S.JPG (37711 bytes) MVC-005S.JPG (38709 bytes) 

18 Apr 2003 - Its coming together. 
MVC-01S.JPG (38448 bytes) MVC-02S.JPG (38140 bytes) MVC-03S.JPG (38520 bytes) MVC-04S.JPG (38796 bytes) MVC-05S.JPG (38065 bytes) MVC-06S.JPG (38660 bytes)

22 Apr 2003 - Thanks to Jim Roberson, we now have a windshield.  Great Job Welding, Jim!
crank.JPG (37210 bytes) crank2.JPG (37567 bytes) side1.JPG (37295 bytes) floor.JPG (36618 bytes) f-windshield.JPG (38288 bytes) front-end.JPG (37177 bytes) back-end.JPG (39810 bytes) vw-wheel.JPG (36828 bytes)

23 Apr 2003 - Wheel work started!
no wheels.JPG (39563 bytes) steering.JPG (36999 bytes)

25 Apr 2003 - Floor Pans
floorpan-s.JPG (40279 bytes) floorpan-b.JPG (38417 bytes) floorpan-c.JPG (38591 bytes)

5 Aug 2003 - Heater duct, brake line, truck bed


23 Mar 06 Another long dry spell, (961 days) we got back to work on the Jigger restoration project today!
Where did the time go?

Started working on rear brakes


17 Jun 06 Another long dry spell.  (451 days) Install Engine, Hooked up Tow-Bar. Drug Jigger home, Will put in VW shop Monday to get Brakes, Clutch, And Engine working.

VW man said "I'm busy, Come Back in 2 weeks. Towed back to Dad's House.

Crestview, Sheet Metal Shop to construct new battery box. 
20 Jun 07 Picked up completed Battery Box

07 Aug 07
Took Jigger to VW man in FWB.  He is working on motor, brakes, clutch and starter.

18 Sep 07
VW Man called and said, "It's ready"  Tim got Engine running, brakes working, and drivers seat installed.
 

19 Sep 07
Dad towed Jigger back to Crestview.

 

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