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  Topic: Stainless body trim issue - Wolfsburg west
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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:51 am   Subject: Re: Stainless body trim issue - Wolfsburg west
i am also going to add something not to get off topic, but ww has not responded back to me at all, i also buy a lot of parts from cip1 and i had my first issue a few weeks ago with a chrome piece that ...
  Topic: Stainless body trim issue - Wolfsburg west
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Replies: 33
Views: 1992

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:22 pm   Subject: Re: Stainless body trim issue - Wolfsburg west
i just got my stainless trim in and had same issue its short a inch or so
  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 2:07 pm   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
well havnt done much to it, my father ended up passing in the beginning of the month and with the stupid virus going around and everything been just down, i did order some more parts that just came in ...
  Topic: Official whine about Ovals and Oval parts thread
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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:21 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Ovals and Oval parts thread
i have a dec 54 build that was all orig down to the date matched rims and had a chrome ringed ashtray



An obvious clue the car isn't a '54 is the chrome-rimmed ashtray. I don't know how I misse ...
  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:13 am   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
well she is green! got her back home now and ready to buff out and start assembly. still need to get some parts chromed so it will be a slow assembly process.
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  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:08 pm   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
some update. since the corona quarantine im going to really bust butt on this. chassis is together and rolling, need to finish up brakes, still trying to figure out if i want to use my 4 inch beam/ di ...
  Topic: 55 Oval wheel painting
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Replies: 4
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:13 am   Subject: Re: 55 Oval wheel painting
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  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:41 pm   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
wheels done
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  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
some more progress today, i epoxy primed the floor black yesterday, then today painted the floor black also painted the inside of rims to make sure the color match was good and it looks dead on to the ...
  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:19 pm   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
so my phone broke before i could upload any pics so im missing a bunch, all panels are done and ready for paint. just got the chassis back from the blaster and going to epoxy prime it and paint this w ...
  Topic: 51 split short rear shocks for a lowered car
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Replies: 0
Views: 394

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:09 pm   Subject: 51 split short rear shocks for a lowered car
im going to be starting on the chassis soon, i have a 51 that had the short rear shocks in rear, i will be going down 1 or so notches and was wondering if they make a shock short enough to fit? or wil ...
  Topic: 1951 ignition switch question
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Replies: 4
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:08 am   Subject: Re: 1951 ignition switch question
Original has only on/off positions.

thank you, so what are the three wires for on rear? i see one is constant power from battery, one goes to three of the dash lights and one goes to coil, do the c ...
  Topic: 1951 ignition switch question
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Replies: 4
Views: 793

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:58 am   Subject: 1951 ignition switch question
so im restoring my first split and have always had ovals, i have a stupid amateur question and figured id ask on here. i got a speedo pod with my 51 someone drilled out the hole for ign cyl to put a l ...
  Topic: value of a early 55 pan
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Replies: 4
Views: 531

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:55 pm   Subject: Re: value of a early 55 pan
i will try and get pics next time i see him, but its a bare chassis that is rust free, i own a body shop so i know what rust is and this is the cleanest chassis ive ever seen. located in florida, i do ...
  Topic: value of a early 55 pan
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Replies: 4
Views: 531

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: value of a early 55 pan
i have a friend that has a completely bare april 55 pan, everything has been stripped off of it, but it is in great shape, even under the battery area is rust free, has the early seat tracks still on ...
  Topic: My first bus! 66 13w delux
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Replies: 8
Views: 572

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:53 am   Subject: Re: My first bus! 66 13w delux
Yes looks very solid. What is that headliner made of is it foam? Looking forward to your updates Popcorn

no thats shag carpet, shag shag shag lol they glued the hell out of it too. has some rust ...
  Topic: My first bus! 66 13w delux
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Replies: 8
Views: 572

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:24 pm   Subject: My first bus! 66 13w delux
Ok i lied i actually owned a rotted to the ground bus befor but i just bought it for parts. But this is my first bus im going to fix up. Im a bug guy and have owned a few ovals. Im currently restoring ...
  Topic: My Dec 54 Project
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Replies: 29
Views: 3692

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:46 am   Subject: Re: My Dec 54 Project
A few more pics. Had w lid and front fenders sandblasted. I forgot to take a pic bare metal but the black is epoxy primer then fixed the few issues and primed 2k primer, blocked and reprimed. Its read ...
  Topic: what color is this 59 and value
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Replies: 5
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:10 pm   Subject: Re: what color is this 59 and value
someone tried to beat the dent out with a hammer, im going to try and smooth it out but they really stretched out the metal.

yes, I'd agree that it's capri blue. can't you push most of the decklid ...
  Topic: what color is this 59 and value
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:21 am   Subject: what color is this 59 and value
i am picking up a 59 and looking for some info i see there are 2 different blues for 59, i know its hard to tell from this crappy pic and lighting is always a factor but does this look like fjord or c ...
 
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