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  Topic: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Ceckert64

Replies: 36
Views: 2241

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:32 pm   Subject: Re: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Sorry thereís hasnít been any updates in a while, school started and progress really slowed. But I did get all of the underside and the wheel wells painted and under coated and the body flipped up rig ...
  Topic: 1964-1965 registry
Ceckert64

Replies: 10
Views: 242

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:39 pm   Subject: Re: 1964-1965 registry
Used to look like this https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1875296.jpg

Now
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1943168.jpg

I will update it once itís done.
  Topic: 67 beetle wiper motor/switch
Ceckert64

Replies: 4
Views: 143

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:55 am   Subject: Re: 67 beetle wiper motor/switch
Itís a two speed it sound like. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1932024.jpg
Hereís what it should look like with the cover off
  Topic: I would like to thank my bug's PO for...
Ceckert64

Replies: 320
Views: 67016

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:13 pm   Subject: Re: I would like to thank my bug's PO for...
Bringing this thread back from the dead...

I would first honesty like to thank the PO for saving me the car for a week when he had people offer him 100 more than the $750 he was asking. Iíd like to ...
  Topic: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Ceckert64

Replies: 36
Views: 2241

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:03 am   Subject: Re: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Yesterday I put in some new hubcap clips. If anyone is interested, I will show you the best method I found to do it.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1943930.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/ ...
  Topic: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Ceckert64

Replies: 36
Views: 2241

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:54 am   Subject: Re: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1943867.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1943866.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1943862.jpg
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  Topic: 66 steering column questions
Ceckert64

Replies: 6
Views: 221

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:46 am   Subject: Re: 66 steering column questions
I think thereís a clip that hold the races together. If you find all of the balls and clean them and put new grease on them, you should be able to put it back together. I had this happen to me a few t ...
  Topic: The Surviving 12v option original beetles; where are they now?
Ceckert64

Replies: 1
Views: 256

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:42 am   Subject: The Surviving 12v option original beetles; where are they now?
I was reading in the VW shop manual that starting in November of 62, there was a factory option to have a 12v beetle and they were made in limited numbers. Has anyone came across one, owned one, or ha ...
  Topic: Is this rust too far gone?
Ceckert64

Replies: 25
Views: 970

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:47 pm   Subject: Re: Is this rust too far gone?
I thought it a bit. But also Iíve driven the chassis over the last two years since itís done. Also, Iíve driven it a bit last fall and this summer with the body on around the block, but I couldnít act ...
  Topic: Is this rust too far gone?
Ceckert64

Replies: 25
Views: 970

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:25 pm   Subject: Re: Is this rust too far gone?
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1676124.jpg
Okay, here were what my heater channels used to look like so thatís what I based it off of.

I also like to drive my cars, not sit and look at t ...
  Topic: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Ceckert64

Replies: 36
Views: 2241

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:14 am   Subject: Re: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Not much to update on. I went to the junk years and got a rust free 60-64 door! But I found there was accident damage covered with bondo Evil or Very Mad But I did finish the body work on the front end and got ...
  Topic: Is this rust too far gone?
Ceckert64

Replies: 25
Views: 970

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:22 am   Subject: Re: Is this rust too far gone?
What year is it? That makes a difference. Since itís a 67 or earlier I would save it. I had to replace all of the same metal you would have to. Itís hard to tell but the heater channels donít look ter ...
  Topic: Free advice, please (Yeah ...I know what its worth!!)
Ceckert64

Replies: 12
Views: 610

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Free advice, please (Yeah ...I know what its worth!!)
I would save it, my 64 sunroof was in a bit worse condition and Iím saving it. If you donít want it, Iíd buy your the gas heater thatís in it
  Topic: Gas heater removal
Ceckert64

Replies: 21
Views: 481

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:32 pm   Subject: Re: Gas heater removal
Here is a 2013 thread on the same gas heater in that car https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=578416&highlight=gas+heater

Factory installed
  Topic: 1966 Link Pin shocks
Ceckert64

Replies: 6
Views: 192

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:59 am   Subject: Re: 1966 Link Pin shocks
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1833349.jpg

Is this the same car the question was about? If so it looks like itís king pin front suspension. I got the photo from your gallery
  Topic: Vintage photos
Ceckert64

Replies: 305
Views: 46720

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:46 pm   Subject: Re: Vintage photos
An old photo of old business from where I live

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1940082.jpg
  Topic: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
Ceckert64

Replies: 36
Views: 2241

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:55 am   Subject: Re: "Herbie"1964 beetle metal sunroof restoration/ replacing metal
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1940083.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1940081.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1940082.jpg
Some cool photos of old businesses that u ...
  Topic: Can only get 60 mph top end
Ceckert64

Replies: 34
Views: 1260

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:20 am   Subject: Re: Can only get 60 mph top end
Check to make sure all of your spark plugs are good. On my 1964, it wouldnít go over 52, and one of the spark plugs had gone bad. If the engine is running a little rough, that might be it. Check it by ...
  Topic: anti theft
Ceckert64

Replies: 36
Views: 3970

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:48 pm   Subject: Re: anti theft
Hook up a horn like how the dome light is to the door switches and have a switch to turn it on and it will horn go if you open the door, but you can switch it off. Iím sure thereís a relay that once i ...
  Topic: How did everyone get into vw's ?
Ceckert64

Replies: 141
Views: 34290

PostForum: Stories   Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:46 am   Subject: Re: How did everyone get into vw's ?
I fell in love with beetles from the Herbie movies. Then I researched them and got one at 11 from saved up money and it was a 1964. My dad is a corvette guy but has support and helped me with the meta ...
 
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