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Re: proud moments
« Reply #40 on: April 28, 2017, 08:07:41 PM »
 :D :D :D :D
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« Reply #41 on: April 29, 2017, 12:05:03 AM »
 the 396 will fit in the bug .  It takes up some of the back seat , that's a good thing because teenagers and a carload of friends = trouble.   That will be a lot easier than shoehorning in one of them Allisons.
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« Reply #42 on: April 29, 2017, 12:26:28 AM »
im afraid the 396 would make it drive like kbeits pic :D
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« Reply #43 on: April 29, 2017, 11:37:50 AM »
Kbeitz, back in the day my sister's high school boyfriend built a doon buggy out of one and had the rear E brakes hooked up individually so you could turn on a dime and leave some change, the cats at our place were never the same  :D.  I remember a few rides like that in your picture, you couldn't stop that thing for nothing. 
Sandsawmill, not sure of the year, I'll have to look on the Karman Ghia.

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« Reply #44 on: April 29, 2017, 12:21:47 PM »
A Sun Roof Sedan was available on Early bugs like 59-63 . . then you need a full inside rollcage .  There are many styles of tow bars, comes in handy when you need to drop one vehicle off.
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« Reply #45 on: April 29, 2017, 01:32:09 PM »
this one is a '73 model and it has a sunroof/moonroof i dont which is which ??? :)
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« Reply #46 on: May 09, 2017, 10:55:36 PM »
i think this bug is gonna drive me nuts headscratch smiley_dizzy i have the engine in and am having a hard time figuring out what is missing and what i just dont know what is ::) the biggest problem though is it was my fil car and he passed away about a year or so after his mechanic died suddenly  :( and i have never seen one other than going down the road :o ok finished with my rant now ;D :D
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« Reply #47 on: May 10, 2017, 08:33:30 AM »
Some assembly required, the last bug.


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« Reply #48 on: May 10, 2017, 09:11:42 AM »
I have a few friends that claim to be VW air cooled  " experts " so ask away or send me a PM. One good thing is most parts should still be available , like WWII army jeeps still running today. The Marines also made some four wheel drive dune buggies with Porsche engines for Afghanistan and Iraq.  Lots of sandrails out west in California and Nevada .
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« Reply #49 on: May 10, 2017, 09:21:53 AM »
The VW Air cooled bus was the longest production vehicle ever made. They just recently stopped production in Brazil .
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