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  Topic: Bumper bar over rider horns
RareAir

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PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 9:46 pm   Subject: Re: Bumper bar over rider horns
Those are commonly referred to as "banana guards" They were used on only the earliest of Beetles from 1943-48
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  Topic: Flat paint pics? (not black or Army green)
RareAir

Replies: 12
Views: 9531

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Sat Nov 12, 2011 10:41 am   Subject: Flat paint pics? (not black or Army green)
My Beetle came from the factory with a matte Blue hue (L32)
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  Topic: $7,000.00 to do body work and paint only?
2true

Replies: 111
Views: 25245

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 8:07 pm   Subject: $7,000.00 to do body work and paint only?
How do you guys get your paint so shiney? I paid $7k total ($1k/ mediablast & prime, $6k/blocking & paint) and my paint is just plain dull looking. Crying or Very sad
But all the vintage guys keep tel ...
  Topic: $7,000.00 to do body work and paint only?
RareAir

Replies: 111
Views: 25245

PostForum: Body/Paint   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:08 pm   Subject: $7,000.00 to do body work and paint only?
How do you guys get your paint so shiney? I paid $7k total ($1k/ mediablast & prime, $6k/blocking & paint) and my paint is just plain dull looking. Crying or Very sad
But all the vintage guys keep tel ...
  Topic: 48 tires
crotchsplit

Replies: 4
Views: 1280

PostForum: Beetle - Split-Window/1938-53 VWs   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:01 pm   Subject: Excelsior tires
those will be your best choice. Rareair used these same tires on his '47. check out his pics, he posted some pictures of the tires mounted on the rims and on the car.

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  Topic: Before and Afters!
RareAir

Replies: 1722
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PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:03 pm   Subject: Before and Afters!
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  Topic: flat pea green or flat rust color what would u choose
RareAir

Replies: 12
Views: 765

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2007 11:13 am   Subject: flat pea green or flat rust color what would u choose
rare air is that your car i love the color im sold

Nope, that's RestoJohnny's. I like my cars all original style. Here's how I roll
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