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  Topic: Opinions wanted! Seats / Top Color / Body Color
djkeev

Replies: 65
Views: 1782

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:38 am   Subject: Re: Opinions wanted!
Now, this 1960 Beetle color "Artic" is darn nice!

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/435660.jpg

Dave
  Topic: 1960 ragtop L363 artic partial OG paint restore
Mats W

Replies: 18
Views: 3258

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 6:06 am   Subject: 1960 ragtop L363 artic partial OG paint restore
Nice find Cool !

Regarding the wheels:I am not sure those are the original paint wheels to the car.

I you look at the old broschure it seems like the rims should be white in the center and colored ...
  Topic: Just picked up a 1960 Beetle
Rome

Replies: 11
Views: 1167

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 9:36 am   Subject: Just picked up a 1960 Beetle
Wishing you well with your work on the '60! It's the same color (L363 Arctic) as the Euro '60 sunroof I fixed up as a teenager in the mid '70's. My chassis# was 3092993; one of those numbers which sti ...
  Topic: Our 1960 Beetle
MANNAXMAN

Replies: 8
Views: 4664

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: Our 1960 Beetle
I've done some searching and I think it's pearl white.

I think it's Flint Grey. Here are some pics of Flint Grey from the gallery.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1159007.jpg
https://www ...
  Topic: Get out your NON- stock Splitts on steels ONLY
Vinnems

Replies: 8
Views: 1872

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2011 12:16 pm   Subject: Get out your NON- stock Splitts on steels ONLY
In my book, nothing is better than painted stock rims on any Volks. Not a Bus, but if this ain't the classiest wheels you've ever seen than you are lying to yourself Cool Cool Cool .
https://www.thesam ...
  Topic: 1960 beetle
MANNAXMAN

Replies: 34
Views: 9525

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:18 am   Subject: Re: 1960 beetle
i believe its original color was a light shade of blue (factory colors arient really something ive looked into so i couldnt tell you the name)
-alex
Sounds like the original color is L363 Arctic Wh ...
  Topic: New Project Car for Me 1960 Beetle
MANNAXMAN

Replies: 22
Views: 5517

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2010 7:59 am   Subject: New Project Car for Me 1960 Beetle
I have also been doing a little sanding on the body to uncover the original color. It looks to be a sea foam green color, but I don't see that listed for 1960.
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pi ...
  Topic: Restoring smoothies and brake drums
AlteWagen

Replies: 6
Views: 2421

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 10:06 am   Subject: Restoring smoothies and brake drums
If that's the factory color, L363 Arctic, then the rim should be L439 Mixture Blue, and the hub L437 White Blue.
Should look like this I'm guessing...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/435660. ...
  Topic: Restoring smoothies and brake drums
Jeckler

Replies: 6
Views: 2421

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 9:15 am   Subject: Restoring smoothies and brake drums
If that's the factory color, L363 Arctic, then the rim should be L439 Mixture Blue, and the hub L437 White Blue.
Should look like this I'm guessing...
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/435660. ...
 
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