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  Topic: Fender beading color
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 17
Views: 464

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:47 pm   Subject: Re: Fender beading color
Example of Lotus White from 1967. Only the welting (the part that showed) was body colored. The part that stuck down in between the fender and body was black. Considering that only Deluxe models were ...
  Topic: 1959 Mango Westfalia SO-23
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 382
Views: 58124

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2018 6:13 pm   Subject: Re: 1959 Mango Westfalia SO-23
I know you told me you finally got the gold table trim, but I don't recall seeing a pic. LOVE it! I was actually down at the house in St. Pete during Bulli, but I was preoccupied and it totally slippe ...
  Topic: School me on the 1967 one year only stuff
67 Florida Deluxe

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:24 pm   Subject: Re: School me on the 1967 one year only stuff
Ok thanks you. This is what mine looks like, does it look to be late 67 only visor clip mounts?

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1831518.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1831517 ...
  Topic: Official whine about Beetles and parts for sale topic
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 6672
Views: 661569

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:14 pm   Subject: Re: Official whine about Beetles and parts for sale topic
Shocked Hey looking thru the parts for sale section.Do any of the sellers double check how much the same part cost? I have seen sellers charge almost double for a part that is cheaper new.I am not tal ...
  Topic: Official whine about Beetles and parts for sale topic
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 6672
Views: 661569

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:29 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Beetles and parts for sale topic


Recent work done post restoration:
Full engine tune w/ oil change (of course)
All new brakes and brake lines
New generator installed to replace of alternator to increase battery life as it i ...
  Topic: Official whine about Beetles and parts for sale topic
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 6672
Views: 661569

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:46 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Beetles and parts for sale topic
Where do I start with this one? $45,000 invested? $20k and it has a hacked up dash, needs ball joints, the entire front clip is a shitty aftermarket replacement, someone did a horrible job on the he ...
  Topic: 1979 Super Beetle vs 1979 Beetle wheel cylinder difference?
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 11
Views: 430

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Oct 06, 2018 4:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1979 Super Beetle vs 1979 Beetle wheel cylinder difference?
Thanks for the replies. The car only has a little north of 24K miles, so it sits in the garage without being driven for sometimes four weeks or more intervals. Going back through the service records, ...
  Topic: 1979 Super Beetle vs 1979 Beetle wheel cylinder difference?
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 11
Views: 430

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:46 pm   Subject: Re: 1979 Super Beetle vs 1979 Beetle wheel cylinder difference?
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  Topic: 1979 Super Beetle vs 1979 Beetle wheel cylinder difference?
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 11
Views: 430

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 4:55 pm   Subject: 1979 Super Beetle vs 1979 Beetle wheel cylinder difference?
The right front wheel cylinder on my 1979 Super Vert started leaking, so I called my FLAPS and asked if they had a wheel cylinder for a '79 Super in stock and the guy said yes and would pull it and ha ...
  Topic: Sophia's 67
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 54
Views: 2223

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:53 pm   Subject: Re: Sophia's 67
We are happy with it but may change/add a few small details later..

Like maybe replace that Brosol fuel pump with a proper and rebuildable Pierburg Smile. Not gonna nitpick other things, but it does ...
  Topic: 1964 with 22 original miles (Black Beauty)
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 222
Views: 25933

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:13 am   Subject: Re: 1964 with 22 original miles (Black Beauty)
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1597650.jpg

This picture confirms for me something many of you probably already knew: that VW didn't put a ton of effort into the paint line between the whe ...
  Topic: 67 Seatbelt restoration, slow retraction of belt
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 4
Views: 176

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 8:21 pm   Subject: Re: 67 Seatbelt restoration, slow retraction of belt
Used every time I drive, mine is a little "tired" on the retract and I have to manually feed it back some until it takes up all the slack. Thanks for the info!
  Topic: Bad Wolfsburg West seat pad?
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 13
Views: 560

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:42 pm   Subject: Re: Bad Wolfsburg West seat pad?
Agreed. Right is right. Left is WTF?? WW is great and should give you no grief on a replacement.
  Topic: 1967 Seat belt mounting hardware pic request
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 2
Views: 220

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:09 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 Seat belt mounting hardware pic request
Here's a pic of how the retractable belt attaches.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/354178.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/875401.jpg
  Topic: 1967 Horn
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 3
Views: 165

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 Horn
That's what I suspected. Glad it was an easy fix!
  Topic: 1967 Horn
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 3
Views: 165

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:55 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 Horn
Change the pan back to the original. Simple. Or slap on the bumper sticker, "Screw the horn, watch for middle finger!"

Done.
  Topic: Barn find 62!
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 64
Views: 4860

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:23 pm   Subject: Re: Barn find 62!
NICE door panels Shocked
  Topic: 1967 Emergency Hand Brake
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 8
Views: 360

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:19 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 Emergency Hand Brake
From below the button to the end of the base is 15" on my 67

Same here on my Euro.

x3. Be sure the button and the handle are both black for '67
  Topic: suddenly smoking from left tailpipe
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 5
Views: 180

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: suddenly smoking from left tailpipe
Helluva lot better than what happened to me a number of years back. Took the '67 out for a spin and literally milliseconds after remarking out loud how well the car was running, the shit hit the fan! ...
  Topic: 1964 ruby red sun roof new addition to the family
67 Florida Deluxe

Replies: 31
Views: 1064

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 6:36 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 ruby red sun roof new addition to the family
By '64, VW made the horn system much less complicated. Try diagnosing a 1960! Very Happy

Nice to see you making progress! A concern though... depending on how much rust is in the tank. It may be best to ...
 
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