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  Topic: Cargo/luggage area coco/sisal mats?
goopher

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PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:59 am   Subject: Cargo/luggage area coco/sisal mats?
Hi all,

I'm looking for some kind of coco/sisal carpet/mat to put "on-top-of-the-engine" area at the very rear of my 1971 bay bus. Preferably, I'd like to find a complete carpet set that ...
  Topic: BusLust - [email protected] - William B.
goopher

Replies: 31
Views: 3072

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 2:48 am   Subject: Re: BusLust - [email protected] - William B.
Great seller! Excellent communication, prompt dispatch & no fuss - even though I live in Sweden Smile THANKS!
  Topic: 1963 convertible window scrapers - assembly order?
goopher

Replies: 4
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2014 12:43 pm   Subject: 1963 convertible window scrapers - assembly order?
Thanks payin_vw, much appreciated!

Yeah, I think that's about the order I did it on my ragtop too. I have a feeling it's different on the vert though, since the scrapers and the trim that holds the ...
  Topic: 1963 convertible window scrapers - assembly order?
goopher

Replies: 4
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:07 am   Subject: 1963 convertible window scrapers - assembly order?
As have I. I am aware of the concept of searching Very Happy But despite this I can't find an educated answer on when in the assembly process I should - or could - mount the scrapers on a 58-64 vert. Hence ...
  Topic: 1963 convertible window scrapers - assembly order?
goopher

Replies: 4
Views: 331

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 10:44 pm   Subject: 1963 convertible window scrapers - assembly order?
Hi all,

As the restoration of my 1963 vert is just about ready for door/window assembly I have a question:

Can I mount the scraper rubbers and related chrome trim LAST, i.e. when I am done with ...
  Topic: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
goopher

Replies: 6
Views: 747

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 10:06 am   Subject: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
Update: Chuck got back to me in fine style! Here's the stuff:

http://www.chucksconvertibleparts.com/products/vent-window-glass-packing

Cheers & thanks guys!
  Topic: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
goopher

Replies: 6
Views: 747

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 11:01 am   Subject: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
Now we're talking Smile Right part, wrong year though (mine is a late 1963). But I'll call Chuck and see if these might fit with modification. Thanks!
  Topic: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
goopher

Replies: 6
Views: 747

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 5:48 am   Subject: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
Thanks, but it appears to be two different things. Here's another image, borrowed from another TheSamba member (djkeev):

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1039667.jpg

As you can see, the r ...
  Topic: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
goopher

Replies: 6
Views: 747

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2014 2:49 am   Subject: Convertible rubber/seal between vent window glass & fram
Hi all!

I am trying to find the rubber piece illustrated in the pic. So far I haven't been able to find these being offered new, but as I am Swedish, maybe I got my terminology off when searching. ...
  Topic: Convertible frame rivets?
goopher

Replies: 0
Views: 281

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:56 am   Subject: Convertible frame rivets?
Hello all,

does anyone of you know where I can get hold of the large rivets that hold the majority of the vert frame together? My frame is pretty badly rusted and I would need to get hold of those ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame part - what years?
goopher

Replies: 1
Views: 345

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:02 am   Subject: Convertible top frame part - what years?
Noone has any info about this? Thanks.
  Topic: Convertible top frame part - what years?
goopher

Replies: 1
Views: 345

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:17 pm   Subject: Convertible top frame part - what years?
Hi all,

I am trying to puzzle a disassembled convertible top frame together, but there are many different items involved... so I have a question for you VW-connoisseurs out there... Please check ou ...
  Topic: Rear seat - top part (back rest) - convertible 58-64?
goopher

Replies: 1
Views: 442

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:45 am   Subject: Rear seat - top part (back rest) - convertible 58-64?
Hi all,

I have found a couple of threads discussing seat interchangeability between 58-64 sedans & convertibles, yet I haven't been able to completely settle my query - especially since I reali ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:35 am   Subject: Convertible top frame color
Hey MDKG, I hope I didn't offend you by linking to your pictures? If so, I apologize! Very interesting picture... And since this is from the assembly line... That should seal the deal Smile So would the ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:01 am   Subject: Convertible top frame color
Here are some more cars I've found with a different frame color:

http://www.grubenwerks.com/forum_images/vert_frame_02.jpg

http://www.grubenwerks.com/forum_images/vert_frame_03.jpg

http://www ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 6:11 am   Subject: Convertible top frame color
Yep, here's an unrestored 1958 a friend of mine had his hands on at one point... beige frame, as you can see:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-8ceHHF9oSC4/UOsRxaz1C2I/AAAAAAAABIw/UtiGf5sJB7U/s400/Bild%2B2 ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:27 am   Subject: Convertible top frame color
Indeed... here's another 1960 with a color matched frame:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/608196.jpg

And as my 1964 frame is actually beige in color, the plot thickens and it seems like ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:42 am   Subject: Convertible top frame color
In fact, most I have seen are actually beige. However, I have seen some that appear to be color matched, here's an example:

http://www.carreleasedateinfo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/VW-bug-Conve ...
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:08 pm   Subject: Convertible top frame color
OK, thanks! When was the "break" year, i.e. up to what year are the frames painted same color as the car? Thanks again!
  Topic: Convertible top frame color
goopher

Replies: 30
Views: 4504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:58 am   Subject: Convertible top frame color
Hallo all!

I am currently restoring a 1964 vert (built september 1963) and I am trying to find out wether the convertible top frame should be black or painted the same color as the car. Any help on ...
 
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