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The B option looks very similar to early Porsche 911
That looks class! I was wanting to do something like that with Polo but it would need a full respray if the bump strips came off.
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The B option looks very similar to early Porsche 911
You can buy side stripes with Beetle in them like the porsche one.

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I would go B personally
I do like the Formula Vee stripes.

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That looks class! I was wanting to do something like that with Polo but it would need a full respray if the bump strips came off.
I thought the rubber strips were just stuck on. Have they got clips into holes in the panels?

Had a quick play with photoshop. I think the bottom one is winning me over now.
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These arrived this morning so it'd be rude not to see how they fitted. The brackets will need remaking to pull them another 40mm back to tuck them under the bumper better.
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You can buy side stripes with Beetle in them like the porsche one.


I do like the Formula Vee stripes.


I thought the rubber strips were just stuck on. Have they got clips into holes in the panels?

Had a quick play with photoshop. I think the bottom one is winning me over now.
Bottom one. And make up a set for me whilst your at it. In black please!
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You can buy side stripes with Beetle in them like the porsche one.


I do like the Formula Vee stripes.


I thought the rubber strips were just stuck on. Have they got clips into holes in the panels?

Had a quick play with photoshop. I think the bottom one is winning me over now.
Bottom one is superb! Do it. Do it!!!

Yeah the bump strips are stuck on, but the rear quarters were painted years ago and the bodyshops blew in the doors too without removing the bump strip so there will be a big harsh step line of darker paint. In all honesty this never bothered me and doesn't other than the fact that I'd ultimately like to stripe it like you. I also ended up using sikolflex to put on of the rear strips on as it kept coming off
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