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  Topic: turning a 74 super into a 73

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:37 pm   Subject: Re: turning a 74 super into a 73
I have the opportunity to purchase a 74 super. Looks like a good deal for the east coast. Question is, Can i change the bumpers and mounts to the 73 style? Also possibly the front suspension to 73 sty ...
  Topic: Front apron/nose clip - bumper bracket bolt pattern mystery

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:58 pm   Subject: Re: Front apron/nose clip - bumper bracket bolt pattern mystery
It's hard to tell the orientation of the picture, but they look like solid bumper bracket mounts for 73. The 74 and up shock mounts had a concave recess between the upper and lower holes for the round ...
  Topic: Front Apron...repair or replace?

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PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:07 pm   Subject: Front Apron...repair or replace?
Those louvers might be tough to get right. If you don't have air conditioning on your car any longer, really no need for them. I replaced my old louvered apron with a solid one and it was much more st ...
  Topic: 74 Super Rusterection

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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:07 pm   Subject: 74 Super Rusterection
Teaser alert.
Got some color matched paint on the bug. Had some issues with the clear coat, so had to sand it down with 400 then 800. Waiting for a low humidity day to reshoot. Then the body goes bac ...
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