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volkswagenut
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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2006 8:42 pm    Post subject: Before and Afters! Reply with quote

lets see your cars before you did anything,or when you first got them and then when you where done. or just when it was better cause they are never done. Laughing

here is mine before.

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PostPosted: Sat May 20, 2006 11:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Before ( the day I picked it up in 91' )

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After ( 3rd rebuild! )

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 2:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

finally getting rid of that godawful pink Laughing 180 grit on the DA sander, I just finished most of the passenger door but still have the right side of the nose and the scallops down the pass side of the bus
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 3:35 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

My girls notch......
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My ragtop
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Originally (1974)
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 6:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

70 fastback, from this...
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 7:06 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Day I picked it up:
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After some elbow grease:
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 7:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Glenn wrote:
Originally (1974)
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good to see Glenn still owns "the red car" after i dont see pictures on here of it i get concerned. this is the only fat chick beetle that i like. Wink
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 7:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 11:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

good topic
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

El Standito the 4 week transformation

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

El Kombito

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Penty

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

bill may wrote:
good to see Glenn still owns "the red car" after i dont see pictures on here of it i get concerned. this is the only fat chick beetle that i like. Wink


I have a double plot... i'll be buried in it Wink
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

my 52 the day I picked it up from the port of Houston

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one day later after a narrowed beam and some earlies

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 12:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

day i got it home (january 4th)

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day after it was drivable (pomona swap meet march 5th)

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a couple weeks ago at Featherly Park (may 7th)

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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 5:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

here is my 61 rag i got years ago $150.00 Wink
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assembled....
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PostPosted: Sun May 21, 2006 6:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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