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  Topic: klassic fab panels?
mattpeace

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 6:32 am   Subject: klassic fab panels?
How do I order his parts. I have emailed at least a dozen times called several times and am yet to receive a response. The parts I am after I know he produces but am yet to see them offered by any of ...
  Topic: how to tell year
mattpeace

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:35 am   Subject: how to tell year
I am dealing with an old farmer that has no phone, I grew up not far from him and have managed to get almost all of his vw stuff, and untill this last trip he has been reluctant to sell the square or ...
  Topic: how to tell year
mattpeace

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 8:00 pm   Subject: how to tell year
Also need to know if the car can be towed with a bug towbar, I'm guessing it won't but figured i would ask.
  Topic: how to tell year
mattpeace

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:59 pm   Subject: how to tell year
It does have the indent for the finger, I am assuming it is og as the whole car has the same fade pattern and is all original light blue paint.
thanks for the info.
  Topic: how to tell year
mattpeace

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 1:02 pm   Subject: how to tell year
Yes there is an external fuel flap.
  Topic: how to tell year
mattpeace

Replies: 10
Views: 1420

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Nov 06, 2011 12:52 pm   Subject: how to tell year
I am looking at getting a squareback but am unfamiliar with type 3's.
How would i tell what year it is by looking at features.
I know it is 4 lug, has a swing axle trans with the z bars.
My guess w ...
  Topic: 63 single cab top bed welding help
mattpeace

Replies: 14
Views: 3497

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2011 6:45 pm   Subject: 63 single cab top bed welding help
I have done bed panels a couple times, the first time was with some wolfsburg west panels which were horrible to work with, the second time was with classic fab (gersion) panels I had to do a little t ...
  Topic: Interior colors that compliment 'Strato Silver'
mattpeace

Replies: 9
Views: 3476

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 6:22 pm   Subject: Interior colors that compliment 'Strato Silver'
I have a 55 that was originally strato and it's interior was grey cloth with a dark blue vinyl at the bottoms of the door panels and arm rest with what appears to be a white piping. All I have left of ...
  Topic: loud knock please help
mattpeace

Replies: 11
Views: 2268

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 8:28 pm   Subject: loud knock please help
That sounds like my engine did when the crank broke.
Does it have little to no power?
My engine still ran for another 50 or so miles(just far enough to get it within free towing distance) before it ...
  Topic: vin question
mattpeace

Replies: 1
Views: 624

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2010 2:57 pm   Subject: vin question
I have a question concerning the numbers on my car.
do I go by the vin tag which starts 570**** or the numbers on the pan which are 14570**** I am guessing the 14 at the beginning of the pan # is the ...
  Topic: new to ghias
mattpeace

Replies: 6
Views: 1001

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 8:59 pm   Subject: new to ghias
I will post pics of the areas I have questions about when I get home from work.
  Topic: new to ghias
mattpeace

Replies: 6
Views: 1001

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2010 1:02 pm   Subject: new to ghias
Hello all
I am new to ghias and have a few questions.

Is there suppose to be a inner fender peice that keeps mud and other debris from going towards the door?

Is there suppose to be a panel on ...
  Topic: Can I?
mattpeace

Replies: 13
Views: 1328

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:14 am   Subject: Can I?
Posted: Today 11:02 am Post subject:

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If it fits i"ll be changing out the hump vin# also so that i can ...
  Topic: 2 tanks
mattpeace

Replies: 6
Views: 902

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:39 pm   Subject: 2 tanks
not sure what you meen by loop, between the two have that be wher it comes out? I was planning on haveing the air line come from the new
compressor into the old tank at the old out line, and have my ...
  Topic: 2 tanks
mattpeace

Replies: 6
Views: 902

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:11 pm   Subject: 2 tanks
I have a dead 60 gallon 135 psi compressor, my question is can and
if so how would i be able to hook up the new 2 stage 80 gallon 175 psi compressor too the 60 gallon tank, thus haveing both tanks an ...
  Topic: front suspension off center ......
mattpeace

Replies: 23
Views: 200

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:11 pm   Subject: front suspension off center ......
I have seen if they are hit in the front usually one corner or the other
it puts a slight tweek in the fender that makes it look uncentered, it doesnt have to be that hard of a hit to cause this, i w ...
  Topic: '58/'59 Beetle Discussion
mattpeace

Replies: 2755
Views: 610953

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:07 pm   Subject: '58/'59 Beetle Discussion
There isnt carpet on the rear of the backseat, it is some sort of hardboard
that i think may have been upholstered.
  Topic: '58/'59 Beetle Discussion
mattpeace

Replies: 2755
Views: 610953

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2010 7:52 pm   Subject: '58/'59 Beetle Discussion
Are these being reproduced at all?

not that i have seen
  Topic: Ever see rot inside passenger side beside seat
mattpeace

Replies: 5
Views: 905

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:41 pm   Subject: Ever see rot inside passenger side beside seat
my wifes 61 had this rust and guessing when i repaired it
it was caused by a mouse nest due to all the crap that
came out (twigs weeds bits of cloth)
  Topic: Stealth sound system for my 65'Vert any idea??
mattpeace

Replies: 19
Views: 10055

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:26 pm   Subject: Stealth sound system for my 65'Vert any idea??
I am currently working on a stealth system for my bug and was planning on putting somthing that will play an ipod(dont really care about cds) and the amp for the sub under the drivers side rear seat, ...
 
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