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  Topic: 74 Super Rusterection
EA812

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:15 am   Subject: Re: 74 Super Rusterection
It's not too late to get out yet😉

Sunday October 20, 2019 - The CVAs 21th Annual Fall Foliage Cruise, from 9am to ??? Cruise will start at the intersection of Rt6 & Rt8 commuter parking ...
  Topic: 74 Super Rusterection
EA812

Replies: 107
Views: 37189

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:11 am   Subject: Re: 74 Super Rusterection
Wow that is gourgus! Nothing beats that first ride. I remember thinking when I finally got our 65 reassembled " this could be great, or maybe we will die😂" thrilling eather way.
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  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

Replies: 393
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:46 am   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
You can squeeze the ears from inside the trunk compartment to remove the spray nozzle.
  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

Replies: 393
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:12 am   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
With two paint sticks shoved in the top it closes perfect.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1952688.jpg

Ahh I had to do this same kind of thing on my 66. Seems that during it's life in Main ...
  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

Replies: 393
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2019 11:01 am   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
In 1967 USA (read:deluxe) market type 1's, rear outboard seat belt holes are under the bottom-most radius of the fiberboard paneling - i.e. they mount to the wall of the car rather than "under&qu ...
  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

Replies: 393
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:21 pm   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
The two that are covered over by the factory were only used on the convertible model for purposes of stiffness. While redoing my 67, i unplugged these holes and used them. I notice no difference, ho ...
  Topic: Project 66 Daily Driver.
EA812

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:43 pm   Subject: Re: Project 66 Daily Driver.
Another CVA show for ol A Bomb! Today at the 2019 CVA Volks-Meet plus some camping with a vintage car and voyage tent and a quick beach visit. Good times.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/194 ...
  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:03 pm   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
Maybe the cross members have been replaced? Possibly the holes were never there leaving that step up to the person replacing them.
  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

Replies: 393
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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:42 am   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
I think there are two more under the back seat going into the top of the torsion tube. I bolted the seat belts to them.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1174632.jpg
  Topic: Another 65 saved from becoming parts or crushed
EA812

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:16 am   Subject: Re: Another 65 saved from becoming parts or crushed
If I recall correctly they were 15 by 5 with 195 60 tires like the size on it currently. The backs were so offset it had them coil overs to keep them from hitting the fenders. If the back wheels we ...
  Topic: CVA Air-Cooled at the Orchard - Aug 17 2019 - CT
EA812

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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 4:29 pm   Subject: Re: CVA Air-Cooled at the Orchard - Aug 17 2019 - CT
We had a hard time getting to the show as early as I wanted to today so I didn't really stop and get many photos by the time we got there. Hopefully somebody else did. I did get to see this cool 65 in ...
  Topic: CVA Air-Cooled at the Orchard - Aug 17 2019 - CT
EA812

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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:36 am   Subject: CVA Air-Cooled at the Orchard - Aug 17 2019 - CT
Saturday August 17th is our annual "Air-Cooled at the Orchard" co-sponsored with the Connecticut Corsa Club at Lymans Orchard, 32 Reeds Gap Road Middlefield, Ct 06455 from 9am to 2 (rain dat ...
  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 2:43 pm   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
I think a certain 1967 Beetle owner made a video.......... Very Happy


There it is😉 nice video!
  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
Views: 512

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:13 am   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
I just have to add this, I can't take credit for this shot. It was taken by one of the owners of Frog Rock. Beautiful composition!
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1930481.jpg
  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:09 am   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
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  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
Views: 512

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:08 am   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
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  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:52 am   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
Come prepared, it's gunna be a hot one!

And it was hot! Someware around 95 with high humidity but VW folks are a hardy bunch. We still had around 30 cars. Photos to follow soon. I think a certain ...
  Topic: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
EA812

Replies: 393
Views: 37264

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:11 pm   Subject: Re: Restoring My New (to me) 1967 Bug
It is but the hinge is worn out too. I would bet it's too late for oversized pins. You could replace the whole hinge, it isn't easy but it's doable. I honestly wouldn't worry too much about it at t ...
  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
Views: 512

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:49 pm   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
Come prepared, it's gunna be a hot one!
  Topic: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
EA812

Replies: 9
Views: 512

PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:38 pm   Subject: Re: The CVAs 6th Annual FROG ROCK Gathering July 20, 2019
Next Saturday!
 
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