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Old March 19th 2011, 05:29
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Hey guys this is the first car I bought and have been trying to restore it for the past five years. After seeing a few German lookers on Hot Vws, with the kamei spoilers, carbon fiber running boards/ door panels, porsche cup rims, and type 4 engines with a 911 fan conversion kits. Made me want to redo my super beetle.
This is what it looked like before:

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Old March 19th 2011, 13:33
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Since then I Lowered the stance and upgraded the suspension with Maxx struts.



I also managed to find these rims and tires for a great price.
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Old March 19th 2011, 13:37
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While at work I seen a Bmw M3 with green Volks racing rims....that got me thinking and thought that color scheme would look unique and Awesome. So I sent my wheels to get powder coated GREEN.
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Love the color combo, lookin good!

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Old March 19th 2011, 19:10
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Hi

What a great transformation, very GL. I love the combo of the colours.

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Very nice

Hi, nice touch, now we can watch you throw tons of money at you project. Nice taste
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Old March 19th 2011, 20:38
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very nice... love the "Ken Block" style green rims
can't wait to See more

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Old March 20th 2011, 18:58
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Thanks guys
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Hi, nice touch, now we can watch you throw tons of money at you project. Nice taste
thanks, I know I only spent a small amount in comparison to most guys on here and it hurt me. And I still have a long way to go.

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very nice... love the "Ken Block" style green rims
can't wait to See more

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that's what my cousin said he also suggested that I put a big monster sticker ha ha

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I decided to fiberglass my dash board since it had many weather cracks, It was kind of an eye sore to look at while driving. I scrapped most of the vinyl off and applied the fiberglass.

after applying the fiberglass


I let the fiberglass cure for a day before sanding it smooth.


Once it was silky smooth I applied two coats of primer.
I wasn't able to find the picture of it primered. But here I am applying the first coat of satin black.
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Old March 25th 2011, 12:40
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The finish product of the dash.

It came out better then I expected
I also bought an NRG quick release hub from a friend of mine and a new steering wheel. And I almost forgot to mention a new Tach.


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Looks like it came out nice.
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yeah thanks! everyone keeps asking where I got my dash

I also got an idea on a third brake light incorporated into the bumper by using a 67 reverse light.( my dog wanted to be in the picture)


Here it is at night with my HID's


I got a 1.7 914 longblock going to tear it down and rebuild it with 96 p/c and bigger vavles within the next few months. And got a LA performance Horizontal fan shroud



a couple of weeks after receiving the Fan shroud, I purchased a 11 blade fan and alternator for a very cheap price.

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Looking good bro. I've tried to call ya a few times but ya never answer. Check your PM's.
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