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  Topic: Cool vintage photos...
MDKG

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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:57 am   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos...
Shocked they would only be about 75 - 80 years old now. it is almost worth tracking any survivors down to ask them what that damn wooden box thing was! Laughing
Too funny! Probably have to ask their da ...
  Topic: Cool vintage photos...
MDKG

Replies: 9636
Views: 1784129

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:59 pm   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2045193.jpg
Anyone figure out what that box on the left rear fender is?
Not yet I believe. There is some discussion on it starting on page 56/57 of this threa ...
  Topic: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
MDKG

Replies: 988
Views: 492516

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:21 am   Subject: Re: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
Finished (...for now... Wink )!


https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2016990.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2016989.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2016988.jpg
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  Topic: Anyone knows more about this vintage VW emblem key chain?
MDKG

Replies: 4
Views: 459

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:48 am   Subject: Re: Anyone knows more about this vintage VW emblem key chain?
Holy cow! Found a Gute Fahrt one for sale here https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=2069995

My friend asked me to sell it for him together with some parts but I might talk him into ...
  Topic: Anyone knows more about this vintage VW emblem key chain?
MDKG

Replies: 4
Views: 459

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:43 am   Subject: Re: Anyone knows more about this vintage VW emblem key chain?
Thanks for the tip hitest! I did this and also did some very light rubbing with a tissue (don't want to get rid of the patina!) and best I can make out of it now is "D.B.P.". Would have been ...
  Topic: Anyone knows more about this vintage VW emblem key chain?
MDKG

Replies: 4
Views: 459

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Sun Dec 15, 2019 2:33 pm   Subject: Anyone knows more about this vintage VW emblem key chain?
Got this keychain from a friend who used to own an Oval Beetle.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1979575.jpg
Looks very nice and detailed. Anyone has more info about it?

On the ring it see ...
  Topic: 1938 Kabriolett info
MDKG

Replies: 397
Views: 143035

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 6:48 am   Subject: Re: 1938 Kabriolett info
That would be really narrow minded and such a shame for such an historically significant car no matter what. So where is it then now and in what state? Does anyone know?
  Topic: 1938 Kabriolett info
MDKG

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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:31 pm   Subject: Re: 1938 Kabriolett info
Does anyone know what the status is of the restoration of the Hitler convertible? Did it ever get completed and did Beetlekey got to do the interior and top (with split window now!)? Just visited the ...
  Topic: Cool vintage photos...
MDKG

Replies: 9636
Views: 1784129

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 1:24 pm   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos...
...

and MDKG photos please!

Not sure if it is appropriate to post non vintage content but here's a great timelapse from 5 years ago

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1391670.jpg

@not ...
  Topic: Cool vintage photos...
MDKG

Replies: 9636
Views: 1784129

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Wed May 22, 2019 1:33 am   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos...
Some nice ones from The Netherlands René R!


This coming Sunday about 800 ACVWs (and my Porsche 912 Wink) will be parked on the boardwalk again for the yearly event "Aircooled Scheveningen&quo ...
  Topic: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
MDKG

Replies: 988
Views: 492516

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed May 01, 2019 12:56 pm   Subject: Re: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
I am sure that would be the wisest decision Mike and I probably would have done that already if my budget (or my skills..) would have allowed me to (and probably will do it eventually). For now I am j ...
  Topic: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
MDKG

Replies: 988
Views: 492516

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:26 am   Subject: Re: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
I am afraid I am "winning" regarding bare spots... Very Happy

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1837641.jpg

The roof and the trunk hardly have any bare spots but on the fenders and doo ...
  Topic: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
MDKG

Replies: 988
Views: 492516

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:34 pm   Subject: Re: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
Sweet 60 vert aam76! What method(s) did you use to uncover the OG paint?

I am (very slowly...) removing 6 layers of paint and primer from my 68 912 to reveal the original Coffee Brown and hit some ...
  Topic: 1941 KdF Beetle renovation & history (serial number 20!) + book
MDKG

Replies: 69
Views: 16060

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:49 am   Subject: Re: 1941 KdF Beetle renovation & history (serial number 20!) + book
Got it just 30 min ago! Very well packed and first impression is great. Will look nice next to my copy of Der Erste Brezelkäfer, Birth of the Beetle and Excellence was expected Smile.
  Topic: 1941 KdF Beetle renovation & history (serial number 20!) + book
MDKG

Replies: 69
Views: 16060

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:00 am   Subject: Re: 1941 KdF Beetle renovation & history (serial number 20!) + book
Bit late to the party but love this project and just pledged for the first edition. Can't wait to receive it!
  Topic: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
MDKG

Replies: 988
Views: 492516

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:36 am   Subject: Re: Removing aftermarket paint to get OG paint
Show us what you got peet15!
  Topic: Cool vintage photos...
MDKG

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Views: 1784129

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:59 am   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos...
There's some weird Photoshop action going on there. VW didn't make the car bigger.

original pic.

Not sure it's just perspective. Objects in the foreground cannot appear smaller than in the back ...
  Topic: Rotten split bugs website?
MDKG

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Views: 884

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:35 am   Subject: Re: Rotten split bugs website?
Do a Google search for "Kaufdorf" you will find lots of pictures and videos.

Here's also some talk about it and the mention of a couple websites back in 2008

https://www.thesamba.com/v ...
  Topic: Cool vintage photos...
MDKG

Replies: 9636
Views: 1784129

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2018 1:06 am   Subject: Re: Cool vintage photos...
Great pictures as always Blue Baron. With the large amount of pictures taken with confiscated German vehicles it surprises me that still not any picture of the confiscated Type 60k10 in Austria (with ...
  Topic: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
MDKG

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 1:52 am   Subject: Re: VW abortions, homemade bastards, post em.....
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1802019.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1802018.jpg

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1802017.jpg

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