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kafer-k 03-11-2008 06:39 PM

1965/6 Pearl White 1300 Beetle (Snowflake)
 
Ok here we have our 66 bug, its been in a garage for 14years and has 61162 miles on the clock. It was bought new by my girlfriend's great uncle who passed it on to her dad who has, in turn, given it to her, so its destined to be a family heirloom! :)

All in all its pretty solid from what I can tell so we are very excited about getting it back on the road. As you will see it experienced a bit of cosmetic damage along one side and the offside door and wings have been replaced. The engine (a 1300 Fcode) had much work done to it back in June '94 but was driven once after this for about 50 miles. Apparently it got really hot so it was towed to the garage where it has rested ever since...........

kafer-k 03-11-2008 06:55 PM

The first daylight after 14years! http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SQ...0/IMG_6514.JPG

kafer-k 03-11-2008 06:57 PM

Its better side
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SQ...0/IMG_6523.JPG

kafer-k 03-11-2008 07:01 PM

A peak of the interior (the front rubber mat is also about somewhere, along with the decklid and a few other bits and pieces)

http://lh4.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SQ...0/IMG_6520.JPG

Tingly Bill 03-11-2008 07:01 PM

looks like an excellent project, theres nothing like a low mileage, low owner bug. i have a 63 in pearl white with about the same mileage, it was owned by just a father and son before me. its very solid and bizarrely it also has had the drivers side door replaced due to accident damage!

kafer-k 03-11-2008 07:02 PM

That face says it all!:D
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SQ...0/IMG_6527.JPG

kafer-k 03-11-2008 07:04 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Tingly Bill (Post 5228064)
looks like an excellent project, theres nothing like a low mileage, low owner bug. i have a 63 in pearl white with about the same mileage, it was owned by just a father and son before me. its very solid and bizarrely it also has had the drivers side door replaced due to accident damage!

Awesome! Id love to see a before and after pic of that ;)

kafer-k 04-11-2008 12:12 PM

Next step was to get snowy loaded up and off to where I'll be working on her. This is the point when I realised I didn't like the idea of using the winch in fear of damaging something so we gave it a good push instead!
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SR...0/IMG_6577.JPG

kafer-k 04-11-2008 12:13 PM

She's up and secure, hoorah!:)
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SR...0/IMG_6582.JPG

kafer-k 04-11-2008 12:18 PM

Just noticed the high level sidelights up by the windows which I've not come across before - anyone know anything about these? they've got VW and Hella markings on the base and lense.:confused:
http://lh6.ggpht.com/_h13chfcjpYw/SR...0/IMG_6588.JPG


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