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Post by buggin70 on Thu Nov 03, 2011 3:33 pm

well heres some pics of a car ive been trying to get for a while my grandparents have had it for 16 years and havnt even touched it. so natrally im going to finish it.

ill need some parts ill start the list when i get her home and see what i have.

its on a 67 pan that has good pan halfs so now i need to decide if i should keep that or get a lp pan

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Post by fluxcap on Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:08 pm

Looks nice Kyle! So is it a done deal, you finally got it?

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Post by buggin70 on Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:13 pm

yep should be at my house tomarrow.

i have the fenders and correct 4 tab hood.

as far as i know its og black there is a little patina

i know i need 2 smoothie wheels and i need some caps
will trade the 67 wheels off the front for some
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Post by vwovalchild on Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:37 pm

Congrats dude. Come get these freaking Dollies


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Post by vwovalchild on Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:38 pm

Having yard sale tomorrow. If you don't want them theyll be up for sale
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by buggin70 on Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:49 pm

i do i do. i think ill swing by tomarrow and get them and the pan if you really wanna give it to me lol
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Post by earlyvwfanatic on Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:48 pm

Congrats man!!
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Post by drewBAKER on Thu Nov 03, 2011 6:59 pm

rad dude!
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Post by vwovalchild on Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:48 pm

come on over. Il be here in the mornig then after 12 noon >>>>> COME AND GET IT<<<<<
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Post by buggin70 on Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:26 pm

i dont get out of work until 4 so it will be a little later
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Post by buggin70 on Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:30 pm

my goal is to get this done by BAP
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by Raggtop on Sat Nov 05, 2011 4:38 pm

Sweet Rag Kyle, Glad you got it..
Now the fun begins Muhahahahaha, lol Twisted Evil
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by buggin70 on Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:37 pm

Tried to get her home with a towbar but it couldn't fit. I guess the beam is narrowed lol
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Post by buggin70 on Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:16 pm

this is the stance im going for

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1214071
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Post by earlyvwfanatic on Sat Nov 05, 2011 11:55 pm

buggin70 wrote:this is the stance im going for

http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1214071

How about this stance http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/album_page.php?pic_id=805267
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by buggin70 on Sun Nov 06, 2011 7:49 am

Maybe one day but mu grandparents don't even want me lowering it its a secret bahahaha
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by buggin70 on Wed Nov 09, 2011 7:33 pm

wheel colors until i can afford some raders or silver brms.




what do yall think?
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Post by drewBAKER on Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:16 pm

i like raders and a stock exhaust.
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by buggin70 on Wed Nov 09, 2011 11:22 pm

i cant afford raders if i wanna get this thing rolling and ill prob do the same exhaust that is on the 70
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Post by 86vwgti8v on Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:33 am

^this!
But me personally, I'd do red or cream smoothies..
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Post by earlyvwfanatic on Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:29 am

I say go knight rider on them...black with black hub caps!!
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Post by bakertim2 on Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:37 am

I like Chucks idea. Go all murdered out.
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Post by jshmnghm on Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:24 am

bakertim2 wrote:I like Chucks idea. Go all murdered out.


If you go with black hub caps, leave the logo chrome like on a police crown vic. Looks better than all black.
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Re: Gertrude the 1960 ragtop

Post by callahan on Thu Nov 10, 2011 8:58 am

paint everything black! everything! lol
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