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PostSubject: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyMon Nov 26, 2007 7:55 pm

Ok we've nicked name the bug Herbs, Ill post the other photo's later to show you why plus its green like garden herbs...see where im going there!!!!

Some photos:

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My 1959 Beetle P3250482

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My 1959 Beetle P3250491

Notice the LION next to the headlight!! Best be careful in the woods Wink
My 1959 Beetle P3250498

My 1959 Beetle P3250513

My 1959 Beetle P3250443

Some Spec's!

1959 ceramic green Beetle
1600cc twin port heads
009 distributor
Dual 36DRLA carbs
Scat fanhouse with offset oilcooler
Altenator converted to 12v
Empi 5's spokes in cast finish
Lowered suspension allround
HD front antiroll bar
Spax gas adjust front shocks
1500 gearbox
Eberspacher petrol heater
Working semaphore indicators

I will sort more photo's out as I said but I have lots n lots!! i get carried away!! hehehe! Razz Also the tinware has changed a lot to thanks to one blown engine! hahaa
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyMon Nov 26, 2007 9:06 pm

I love it dude..............
Raise that back end and it wil be even better!!! tongue lol!

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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyMon Nov 26, 2007 9:20 pm

Mr Scoops wrote:
I love it dude..............
Raise that back end and it wil be even better!!! tongue lol!

lol! hear hear
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyMon Nov 26, 2007 9:28 pm

rob75 wrote:
Mr Scoops wrote:
I love it dude..............
Raise that back end and it wil be even better!!! tongue lol!

lol! higher higher
Excellent!!!

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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 7:32 am

Please don't listen to them dude.. lol! lol!

Get a pic of your motor up, thats sweet.. Twisted Evil
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 9:14 am

Cheers guys for the comments, As much as I appreciate the rake, im low all over guy!!! Sorry!!! Wink as promised some more photo's, Lots!!
These Photo's where taken by the last owner!!

First the whole reason why we name the Bug "HERBS":
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now the work:

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After with its A reg plate:

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After with its age related reg plates:
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Time for some more of my photo's hahaha!

Under that Bra, there be some rot....
My 1959 Beetle P3280518

My 1959 Beetle P3280521

Just like this photo..
My 1959 Beetle P4050730

RTTS bonnet of fun!
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New Bonnet
My 1959 Beetle P5171727

Underneath
My 1959 Beetle P4050709

Added some waxoyl
My 1959 Beetle P4050755

Another fav photo
My 1959 Beetle P4221429

New headlining
My 1959 Beetle P5151710

Then the engine went bang... Got a new one then gave the tin ware a little tidy!

My 1959 Beetle P8102467

My 1959 Beetle P8262549

Thats it for now Smile
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 10:12 am

Aah now I recognise your car dude .... missus took a pic of your engine bay with the cool design on the underside of the deck lid at Jamboree in the show n shine! Were you parked up with delboy in the Exeter encampment per chance?

Rick afro
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 10:16 am

Babylon Split Rick wrote:
Aah now I recognise your car dude .... missus took a pic of your engine bay with the cool design on the underside of the deck lid at Jamboree in the show n shine! Were you parked up with delboy in the Exeter encampment per chance?

Rick afro

hahaha took a photo hey... I charge Laughing Joking Wink Yeah thats right dude parked up with Delboy!!! Not a bad show either Jambo!!
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 3:58 pm

Piece of crap car, keeps breaking and some poor sod has to fix the bloody thing all the time lol!

But seriusly its a cool bug, although it has some strange hidden carb linkage which is a pain in the arse but looks cool as you cant see it!
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 4:03 pm

delboy wrote:
Piece of crap car, keeps breaking and some poor sod has to fix the bloody thing all the time lol!

But seriusly its a cool bug, although it has some strange hidden carb linkage which is a pain in the arse but looks cool as you cant see it!

hahahaha you loves that carb linkage!!! You loves it so much I thinks you may have even spilt blood on it hahahaha!
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PostSubject: Re: My 1959 Beetle   My 1959 Beetle EmptyTue Nov 27, 2007 5:00 pm

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looks like stanford hall to me? one of the best shows of the year i reckon afro really nice bug crazy chimp !
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