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Old 26th October 2008, 23:17   #46
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i fell like a child today
my yellow beetle which went through a year of restoration is finally ready to fire today.
its my second beetle, the other being the blue convertible which i have posted in another thread.
this car had engine issues and was not developing oil pressure at all,
thanks to karl and keith in helping me locate mr. mahesh panchal who has worked on the engine since two weeks ans has just finsihed installing it this morning.
this afternoon we are planning to crank it
all fingers crossed, hope she develops pressure and runs well
im damn excited and nervous
pics as soon as she starts
wish her all the best
p.s SHES A BEAUTY
This thread was coming along well at the beginning.

What happened to the Beetle finally, some anticlimax this.

Did the Beetle fire finally?
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Old 26th October 2008, 23:19   #47
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Can you elaborate which lines and pillars tell you it is chopped? It looks genuine to me.
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Ofcourse she's a genuine cabriolet. I'd be very surprised if she isn't, because that would mean a very careful replacement of a particular tell-tale part that only comes with the cabriolets.

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Sorry guys, i had quoted the wrong reply.

The red one is for sure a original Convertible.

I was referring to the yellow one above.

BTW who's harit, is he on T-BHP.

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BTW who's harit, is he on T-BHP.
He's an avid collector in Bbay. He is not a bhpian but regularly visits the forum.
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Sorry guys, i had quoted the wrong reply.

The red one is for sure a original Convertible.

I was referring to the yellow one above.
Oh come on Kadam, accept it gracefully. Besides, the yellow one above it is also genuine.
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