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My 62' Beetle

 
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bthorneloe
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 11:54 am    Post subject: My 62' Beetle Reply with quote

Grandfather, father, son project should be ready by Volkfest 2016!


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TroyT
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Awesome project! Keep up the great work. If you need any parts...I have boxes and boxes of great parts for old bugs.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nice project! Good luck!!!
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bthorneloe
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks guys! Havimg a great time working on her. Hope to have ready for gyro park!
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bthorneloe
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 10:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

TroyT wrote:
Awesome project! Keep up the great work. If you need any parts...I have boxes and boxes of great parts for old bugs.


Would love to check out some old parts!
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silas
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:26 pm    Post subject: Re: My 62' Beetle Reply with quote

bthorneloe wrote:
Grandfather, father, son project...


bthorneloe wrote:
Having a great time working on her...


thats what its all about!! cool car, great work, keep it up and we'll see it at volksfest this summer!! Cool

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2016 8:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well everythimg was going great and our deadline was soon to be a reality...then one valve guide decided to be difficult and it took a part of the head with it. Needless to say the head is now a paper weight. Anyone have a spare 1200 cc head kicking around?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have a 40 hp core.
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