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Forum: For Sale August 22nd 2007, 11:23
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Posted By bugsoup
1965 Beetle $2000 in Amherst, MA

I'm putting my 1965 Beetle up for sale. It is currently located in Amherst, MA.

Some details:

1. It doesn't have an engine, but the original transmission has been clearanced for a 12V...
Forum: Off Topic January 17th 2005, 05:09
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By bugsoup
Looking for temporary transportation

Hello everyone.

I am going on a trip to Tucson, AZ next week and will be there for about three months. The problem is that I wil not have a car if I need to go anywhere while I'm there. If there...
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2004, 09:52
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By bugsoup
The castor shims are inserted between the bottom...

The castor shims are inserted between the bottom tube of the beam and the frame head. The longer bolts are so you have enough threads to hold the beam in place. You should only need them on the...
Forum: Suspension May 10th 2004, 07:37
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By bugsoup
It sounds like you need castor shims. Most of...

It sounds like you need castor shims. Most of the advertisers in the VW mags offer them pretty cheaply. Be sure to get a pair of the long beam bolts too. That's one cheap option to help with...
Forum: Body May 8th 2004, 20:01
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By bugsoup
I almost missed out cause I was looking for the...

I almost missed out cause I was looking for the right link to put in there.
Forum: Body May 8th 2004, 19:54
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By bugsoup
Body dimensions

The diagram of the basic beetle dimensions on this page (labelled: "Pictures all 007" (http://www.centralvwaudi.com/joesgallery/joesgallerya.htm)) has an incorrect link. Does anyone have the full...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 5th 2004, 19:05
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By bugsoup
I'm picturing the giant machine from the movie...

I'm picturing the giant machine from the movie Wild Wild West (with Will Smith). Lots of levers, switches, mechanical do-dads mixed with alot of wires and monitors. I googled "cyberpunk" and...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 5th 2004, 17:56
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By bugsoup
how about these

These are from a 2003 BMW 325i:

http://community.webshots.com/s/image8/7/86/21/140578621iVfKNy_ph.jpg

They aren't as curvaceous, but I think they look just as good. I'm not sure if these are...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 4th 2004, 01:06
Replies: 21
Views: 1,315
Posted By bugsoup
I agree that the holes are an option, but some...

I agree that the holes are an option, but some slits would look really cool. If you modeled them after the front vents that late Supers have, it would even look stock. Maybe even use the vents from...
Forum: Off Topic May 4th 2004, 00:43
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By bugsoup
Who works/has worked for a VW dealer?

I am thinking of getting a job at the local dealership for the next school year and wondered who has worked for one before. I realize that all of the may be run a little different, but I'm looking...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 4th 2004, 00:18
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By bugsoup
I haven't done this yet, but I bought a "copper...

I haven't done this yet, but I bought a "copper spoon" which is specifically designed for welding where there is no backing. It is basically a flat copper plate attached to a handle. The steel weld...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 3rd 2004, 23:51
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By bugsoup
I actually have not accomoplished any of my...

I actually have not accomoplished any of my planned mods yet. I've spent two years collecting all the parts since rescuing a '56 Beetle from the desert in Arizona.

So far the plan for the body...
Forum: German Look Tuning May 3rd 2004, 23:25
Replies: 2
Views: 578
Posted By bugsoup
Show me some pictures

I am thinking about painting my Design 90's black and with a polished lip. I'd like some opinions and pictures of different colors of cars that have this look. Any make/model will work for my...
Forum: Suspension May 3rd 2004, 21:39
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By bugsoup
Thanks Its good to know that they are so...

Thanks

Its good to know that they are so cooperative.
Forum: Suspension May 3rd 2004, 15:51
Replies: 27
Views: 2,151
Posted By bugsoup
Sandeep Very nice setup. I am envious that...

Sandeep

Very nice setup. I am envious that yours is built and mine isn't.

I have a few questions for you that will help me get mine done:

1. How did you go about getting VDubCustons to...
Forum: VolkSport Käfer Gruppe April 29th 2004, 23:52
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By bugsoup
I think the 11 is more GL, the 13 is more callook.

I think the 11 is more GL, the 13 is more callook.
Forum: Suspension April 22nd 2004, 22:11
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By bugsoup
Question Will this work?

I'm still trying to decide whether or not to do some major surgery to my standard and convert it to a super. I posted a while back about this, but things on my project have been on hold because of...
Forum: Off Topic April 19th 2004, 22:11
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By bugsoup
I think if the two were combined, it would be...

I think if the two were combined, it would be less time consuming to find buyer/seller matches. I have started to add "WTB" or "FS" to the start of the topic title even if the category is exclusive....
Forum: Off Topic April 19th 2004, 12:44
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By bugsoup
Arrow Do you regularly check the "Wanted" forum?

I have a thoery that, in general, the separate Wanted forum on any site is the least active. I was just wondering how often you check it, whether you have something to sell or not. It seems most...
Forum: For Sale April 19th 2004, 00:31
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By bugsoup
Let me know when you get the bolts in. I'm...

Let me know when you get the bolts in. I'm interested in a pair of them for my project.
Forum: Electrical April 11th 2004, 13:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,242
Posted By bugsoup
I've had a similar idea, but the electrics I am...

I've had a similar idea, but the electrics I am getting are form a 1999.5 Audi A4. I likes the door handles from it and thought they would look really good on my GLer. I am researching the same...
Forum: Electrical April 11th 2004, 11:37
Replies: 0
Views: 392
Posted By bugsoup
Ignition lock swap for late model VWs

I know this forum is mostly AC VW fans and experts, but the VWVortex forums don't even seem to be interested in viewing my question. I figured someone here would be nice enough and knowledgable to...
Forum: Electrical April 11th 2004, 11:21
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By bugsoup
Thanks for that picture. That may be the most...

Thanks for that picture. That may be the most helpful for me. So, it looks like that 22" measurement is taken at the seat adjustment knob. That looks like the widest part to me. If that is so,...
Forum: Electrical April 10th 2004, 18:29
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By bugsoup
Thanks very much for your assistance. I guess...

Thanks very much for your assistance. I guess that answers my question as to whether they would fit. It would have been soooo nice to have the comfort of those seats though. Does anyone have...
Forum: Electrical April 10th 2004, 17:17
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By bugsoup
Question Seat frame dimensions?

Does anyone have quick access to a measuring tape? I need to know the dimensions of the frame of a type 1 seat. I have an opportunity to get a good deal on seats from an Audi A4 (leather, heat,...
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