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  Topic: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
Mike Fisher

Replies: 10103
Views: 920851

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:10 am   Subject: Re: Official whine about Type 3 cars and parts for sale
this might be a rather strange request but does anybody have a pic of Type 3 with 14" rims?

6X14 Zenith wire wheels that are for sale in my ads.
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  Topic: roof rack review?
Mike Fisher

Replies: 12
Views: 953

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 11:40 am   Subject: Re: roof rack review?
I recently sold it to John in WA.

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  Topic: 1969 Squareback roof racks who makes em?
Mike Fisher

Replies: 1
Views: 761

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 4:28 pm   Subject: Re: 1969 Squareback roof racks who makes em?
You can haul 'anything' on a full length rack. Mine was actually made for a 60's Volvo wagon, but it fits my '69 squareback too. Note that our roofs taper from 48" front to 44" rear

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  Topic: looking to get my first vw
Mike Fisher

Replies: 18
Views: 792

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: looking to get my first vw
A squareback has a lot of room inside with the back seat folded down flat and/or a roof rack for hauling/traveling etc. Idea

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  Topic: Hello new member here.
Mike Fisher

Replies: 19
Views: 705

PostForum: Off Topic   Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:09 am   Subject: Re: Hello new member here.
You will appreciate that a squareback can haul a Lot! Do ship the best square you can find/afford on www.uShip.com if necessary or rent a UHaul tow dolly/trailer if within driving distance. We drove ...
  Topic: Volkswagen and Volvo?
Mike Fisher

Replies: 7
Views: 675

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:08 am   Subject: Re: Volkswagen and Volvo?
Amazon/Squareback have the same roof dimensions so they are very similar sized. This 48" tapering to 44" wide full length roof rack fits both cars. https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix ...
  Topic: Original made in Germany roof rack restoration
Mike Fisher

Replies: 11
Views: 1233

PostForum: Accessories/Memorabilia/Toys   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:46 am   Subject: Re: Original made in Germany roof rack restoration
Stain/linseed oil etc, but no varnish as it will just peel! My '60's Volvo/VW rack is similar to yours.

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  Topic: porsche 928 et 65 wheels on bug
Mike Fisher

Replies: 13
Views: 2905

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:11 pm   Subject: Re: porsche 928 et 65 wheels on bug
You should want a flat faced 6-7" wheel like this 928 wheel on a VW since they fit best but it is a free country! I buy good used pairs of tires if I'm not sure about sizing & run them for ...
  Topic: Are you claustrophobic inside the Beetle??
Mike Fisher

Replies: 25
Views: 1377

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 11:48 am   Subject: Re: Are you claustrophobic inside the Beetle??
Type 3 Squarebacks are bigger than Type 1 Beetles & will haul a lot! Cool

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  Topic: Best Year Early Squareback opinions wanted
Mike Fisher

Replies: 85
Views: 6923

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 6:37 pm   Subject: Re: Best Year Early Squareback opinions wanted
I sold my '67 square with manual transmission, so I could buy a '69 square with automatic transmission. As a bonus it is a 1 year only early body style with automatic transmission,fuel injection & ...
  Topic: make me fall in love with beetles
Mike Fisher

Replies: 63
Views: 5520

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:00 pm   Subject: Re: make me fall in love with beetles
If you buy a squareback you won't need a pickup near as often! Cool
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  Topic: Wire wheels for Ghia or VW
Mike Fisher

Replies: 12
Views: 2913

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2016 1:24 pm   Subject: Re: Wire wheels for Ghia or VW
I have these 14X6 Zenith wire wheels for sale for $800.
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  Topic: 73 squareback build "Ohio"
Mike Fisher

Replies: 87
Views: 9318

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:41 pm   Subject: 73 squareback build "Ohio"
I have run 14" wheels with good used tires.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/630087.jpg

I probably missed it some where but whatever happened to the wire you show here??

The Ze ...
  Topic: 73 squareback build "Ohio"
Notch

Replies: 87
Views: 9318

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:34 pm   Subject: 73 squareback build "Ohio"
I have run 14" wheels with good used tires.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/630087.jpg

I probably missed it some where but whatever happened to the wire you show here??
  Topic: 73 squareback build "Ohio"
Mike Fisher

Replies: 87
Views: 9318

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:37 am   Subject: 73 squareback build "Ohio"
I have run 14" wheels with good used tires.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/630087.jpg
  Topic: Roofrack Thread
EverettB

Replies: 302
Views: 111521

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 6:40 pm   Subject: Roofrack Thread
They fit fine on my square. My slats look like ash wood rather than pine to me.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/630087.jpg

Thanks, I did suspect you had the same rack.

I saw some ot ...
  Topic: Roofrack Thread
Mike Fisher

Replies: 302
Views: 111521

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 10:53 am   Subject: Roofrack Thread
They fit fine on my square. My slats look like ash wood rather than pine to me.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/630087.jpg
  Topic: roofrack guidance - newbie
Mike Fisher

Replies: 13
Views: 856

PostForum: Type 3   Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 10:11 am   Subject: roofrack guidance - newbie
Racks should try to match the roof curves & have wood slats?
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  Topic: I don't know what car to buy (beetle/squareback)
Mike Fisher

Replies: 15
Views: 1293

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:03 am   Subject: I don't know what car to buy (beetle/squareback)
If you have a roof rack on a squareback you can haul just about anything/everything. Very Happy
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  Topic: Wire Wheels
Mike Fisher

Replies: 1
Views: 1105

PostForum: Custom Wheel/Tire   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2013 10:10 am   Subject: Wire Wheels
Zenith 924 Porsche wire wheels fit fine on mine after I had the knockoff hubs re-drilled.

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