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Old 31st January 2008, 11:23   #1
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A Big Hi !! to all u bug lovers ...I am posting a few pics of my 1968 bug .Its a 1300 cc car and I had picked it up about three years back from Coimbatore.It was in a bad shape both looks wise and mechanically.Took about about 8 months to almost an year to get back in shape.Got most of my spares from from the e bay and some of it from Singapore.The previous owner had given me a 1600 cc twin port engine ...which is now in the car.I opted to change it to 1600 just for better performance...it really moves now....I have rebuilt the old engine and kept it a spare.The interior needs more work like new carpets..orginal viny seat covers and new roof lining...Sadly the pics taken while resorations are missing...hope to fish it out soon...
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Old 31st January 2008, 13:43   #2
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bro, the car looks to be in a good shape, some resto pics would be nice.. congrats keep it up
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Hot looking bug, and immaculate restoration peeve. This shade of yellow really suits the car. The 8 months would have been some experience, eh....now that we have seen the "after" pictures, how about sharing the "before" gallery too?
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Nice resto there Peeve. One of the cleanest Engine Bays I have seen. Keep it up. And do start another thread on your other beauties
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Alongwith the car Im drooling over that gorgeous house in the back. Perfect for parking your classic in the driveway.
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Good job with the restoration Peeve. Would love to see pictures prior to the make over.
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Alongwith the car Im drooling over that gorgeous house in the back. Perfect for parking your classic in the driveway.
i was thinking the exact same thing..imagine giving such a house to dad..it would turn into a garage overnight..
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A Bug Hi to you,

Your car looks similar to mine dude,

Great looking car bro.

nice to know about the double port 1600.

Use twin carb the car will fly.

some more pics pls.
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I have rebuilt the old engine and kept it a spare.
Any plans for the spare engine.
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