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PostPosted: Wed Jan 08, 2020 11:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:07 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Not many around at all. Here`s my old one.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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Very cool. I used to have a Turkis 64 sunroof walk thru in the early 90's.


Nice. The Sunroof 11 window buses are rare and even more so walk thru ones. I am excited to get it back on the road.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Very cool. I used to have a Turkis 64 sunroof walk thru in the early 90's.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:44 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Here are a few pics of the bus I bought three weeks ago. It is a 1965 Standard special ordered with a factory sunroof and walk through. It still has all original paint. I plan on straightening out the dents on the nose as best I can and then getting it back on the road.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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Looks like fun. Is that up Mink Creek pass?


These are up buckskin.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:25 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Looks like fun. Is that up Mink Creek pass?
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Out playing in the snow yesterday.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

desert westy wrote:
When i found it.

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Now.

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That thing is rad
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:13 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

here's my 58, all original unrestored running and driving.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:56 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

thanks jays58s - my goof, didn't check the dates Embarassed just checked the reg doc and it says green so have sent it off for correction. Rolling Eyes and checked out the polar silver facebook group and seen what the interior would look like without patina!
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:04 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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there are still some pics of it when it was in the states and still had blue paint on the outside -
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they called it diamond green but it isnt that colour so I assumed it was diamond grey. brit owner before me removed the blue respray.

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Thatís definitely polar silver, and it looks amazing! That has the perfect aged look, and not all rusty either.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:54 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

there are still some pics of it when it was in the states and still had blue paint on the outside -
https://specialtycarsservicecenter.com/cars-for-sale/sold-vehicles/1956-volkswagen-beetle/
they called it diamond green but it isnt that colour so I assumed it was diamond grey. brit owner before me removed the blue respray.

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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my diamond grey '56er - 'the Fossil'

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That's a cool car! It's polar silver though, diamond grey is 58-59 only. Do you have any other detailed pictures of it other than what you already have saved on the site here?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:42 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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Nice stance are those 15" wheels?

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yessir 15s with 215/75 15 Yokohama Geolander MTs and roughly a 2 inch lift front and back
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:23 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Love the Rabbit, makes me miss my old Mars red Mk2 Scirocco. That Toyota is sweet too!
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:00 am    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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Nice work on the GTI buffing

I like that Toyota wagon too


Thanks. It took quite a bit. You can see some primer showing through on the hood and fenders but its shiny so ill just be keeping it waxed for a while. The toyota has seen some shit. Took it cross-country last year and it never missed a beat. And the hatch sleeps nicely when the weather is good Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

Nice work on the GTI buffing

I like that Toyota wagon too
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:36 pm    Post subject: Re: Original Paint and Patina Extravaganza Reply with quote

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Nice stance are those 15" wheels?


Yes they are, as all buses, regardless of year of manufacture, should have been equipped.

My opinion only. Of course.

Excellent photos of an excellent bus.
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