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  Topic: 29th Annual Seattle Vintage Weekend - July 16th-18th, 2010
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 5:54 am   Subject: 29th Annual Seattle Vintage Weekend - July 16th-18th, 2010
things have changed for sunday, camping is available at the track saturday night.
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  Topic: NW VW Nationals
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Shows/Events/Camping/Clubs   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2010 5:49 am   Subject: NW VW Nationals
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  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri May 21, 2010 4:54 pm   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
and before anyone says "that car is suppose to have bubbles not hearts" I dont have any bubbles yet so I put my hearts on it. So earlier in this thread it was brought up about the odd speed ...
  Topic: it will buff out 56 that came to the shop today
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon May 10, 2010 6:30 pm   Subject: it will buff out 56 that came to the shop today
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LMFAO!
  Topic: it will buff out 56 that came to the shop today
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 5:13 pm   Subject: it will buff out 56 that came to the shop today
the pics make it look way better than it is, the inner and outer rear qarters are not even together anymore so parts is parts... and there are not many good ones left either.
  Topic: it will buff out 56 that came to the shop today
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 4:31 pm   Subject: it will buff out 56 that came to the shop today
well I had one of the hulk hauler guys tell me of a oval bug that he could grab up from property he was clearing out... He warned me that it was very rusty! I said I would buy it from him for more th ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:38 am   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
Well Justin now you can say you have been for a ride in a 3 fold oval!
  Topic: Just picked up an oval!
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:44 am   Subject: Just picked up an oval!
It sure looks like that black car has a zwitter ashtray and the dome light switch in the door looks early, if the ashtray pocket is welded on the backside of the dash you need to cut that section out ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 4:47 pm   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
Looks like they moved the ash tray?

that car is nuts don't change a thing.what is up with the center console?

yea the old man cut a section from a later car and put a bracket on to hold it und ...
  Topic: GFK est. 1982. Post "German Folks" Cars
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:24 am   Subject: GFK est. 1982. Post "German Folks" Cars
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I know it was stated earlier, but dayum that sedan makes the grass look nice! Very Happy

thats because there are two things rich knows and both are in ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 6:22 am   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
Sweet! So is the plan for the '53 staying the same? Or are you going to focus more on the '59 and now the new '55?..I'm stoked to come and see it! Smile

nope the 53 is up for sale, just the 59 and th ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2010 3:51 pm   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
Are you going to have this at the Shop on Saturday John?

yup
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:19 am   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
What's all that nonsense in the center?

vaccum gauge for maximum performance! LOL
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

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Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 3:35 pm   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
it looks like Nov '54 production 1-0745XXX -747XXX for the US/Canadian market, as it has the one month only speedo with the reversed idiot lights.
bingo, chassis nov 54, body oct 54 The weird part i ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 1:55 pm   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
You beat me to it John. Evil or Very Mad You got a good deal for sure. Any info on where it was originally purchased? The only dealership in '54 was Seattle Sport Car on Empire Way. Thats where my '54 was deli ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:49 am   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
it looks like Nov '54 production 1-0745XXX -747XXX for the US/Canadian market, as it has the one month only speedo with the reversed idiot lights.
bingo, chassis nov 54, body oct 54 The weird part i ...
  Topic: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
vintage vee dub

Replies: 26
Views: 4195

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:15 am   Subject: new addition, popular mechanics 55 3 fold
that's the nickname Cameron gave it, since the original owner must have purchased or fabbed up many things on this car based on the how to articles....

Saw the ad pop up on craigslist and based o ...
  Topic: Getting the ball rolling '73 Standard - It's Alive!!
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:11 am   Subject: Getting the ball rolling '73 Standard - It's Alive!!
putting the correct size hose on so it does not have to be overclamped is a good idea as well.
  Topic: Getting the ball rolling '73 Standard - It's Alive!!
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 6:55 am   Subject: Getting the ball rolling '73 Standard - It's Alive!!
Do you change your filter on your pickup or suv regularly? Is your boss a asc certified mechanic? I have seen more than a few bugs burned by the carb inlet tube letting go. To each his own I guess, ...
  Topic: Getting the ball rolling '73 Standard - It's Alive!!
vintage vee dub

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2009 9:57 pm   Subject: Getting the ball rolling '73 Standard - It's Alive!!
the center? yea they will just snap on to the dowels.
 
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