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Old 22nd March 2012, 17:43   #976
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It's a 60's Beetle, I think a '63 model (No Wolfsburg crest, smaller "nose cone" number plate light).
A very close look at the pics, and I think it's a 1962.

An enlarged pic of the hood, shows the holes for the Wolfsburg crest. This would make it a pre 1963 Bug.

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The tail lamps narrow down the model year, since this style of tail lamp was used from 1962 onwards. Hence it is a 1962.

This vehicle sports the hood handle and chrome trim from a later model. Probably, at some point, the vehicle underwent a restoration, and due to paucity of parts, the chrome trim and hood handle were taken from a later Beetle, and the Wolfsburg crest was removed.

On a related note, the fender indicators are also from a later model, probably replaced at the same time as the hood handle and chrome strip.
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A very close look at the pics, and I think it's a 1962.
Well caught. It is indeed a pre 63 car, used to earlier lie sheltered, been this way now for years, but amazingly still is by and large intact.

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Note the remains of the original accessory rear vent trims and glove box pull.
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Well caught. It is indeed a pre 63 car, used to earlier lie sheltered, been this way now for years, but amazingly still is by and large intact. Note the remains of the original accessory rear vent trims and glove box pull.
Oh wow! Nice to see This car again. Ever since i left that place i never thought I'll ever see it again! Thanks for These new set of pics!
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Oh wow! Nice to see This car again. Ever since i left that place i never thought I'll ever see it again! Thanks for These new set of pics!
Its actually an old set - maybe 8-10 years or more.
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Old 23rd March 2012, 16:44   #980
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Its actually an old set - maybe 8-10 years or more.
from karls post /pics (8-10yrs ago) and arrowaby's set of pics (2 yrs ago) i'm just assuming the owner found a "better" car to park inside the house and threw this beauty out! sad!
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:Shocked:what is this Bumper type of thing at the back of this car,never seen such strange bumpers?
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Presenting a car that i HELPED RESTORE.

Thanks to Pankaj - thebulletBoy (Jalopy Fame) to help me with loads and loads of parts for this particular Super Beetle.

The Paint shade is 100% my 67 Beetle Shade, and even that was Sent from Bangalore to Dimapur
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Old 23rd March 2012, 17:37   #982
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Hi..!!!

I just came across this thread today and thought of posting these few pics that I clicked way back in June 2010.

Btw did anyone notice the huge dent in the roof? looks like some thing has been dropped on it! A Flower pot?
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:Shocked:what is this Bumper type of thing at the back of this car,never seen such strange bumpers?

Those are custom modified bumper brackets, over this the ORIGINAL Bumpers will be fitted.

The upholstery work will begin in the next few weeks, wait untill the final pics.

Inderpal gill saab, My friend who owns this car too is a Punjaabi - Sarabjit Singh Panesar
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Btw did anyone notice the huge dent in the roof? looks like some thing has been dropped on it! A Flower pot?
Yes. There seems to be a dent. Its a pity. Who wouldn't want to keep a piece of history especially if it works. :(
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Those are custom modified bumper brackets, over this the ORIGINAL Bumpers will be fitted.

The upholstery work will begin in the next few weeks, wait untill the final pics.

Inderpal gill saab, My friend who owns this car too is a Punjaabi - Sarabjit Singh Panesar
That really sounds interesting ,so mind it the car must come up to be one of its kind-ha ha,all the best keep on sharing, is there a separate thread for this car,will like to see the progress,and look forward for a wonderful super beetle.
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One more 1961 VW Beetle that i came across recently in Bangalore, Owned by Mr Anil - owner Solar Automobiles, they wanted some help with upholstery, my team is doing the needful
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One more VW in my city, A Single owner American Super Beetle, Extremely well maintained by Mr Subramaniam ( MD Haiku Honda- Bangalore ) the car had some running issues and has been standing quite for quite some time, got my mechanic to work his magic on the car and now its a good daily runner.

Note the US Dealer's name on the decklid "LUBY"
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Some snaps taken today. New bumpers and guards and glasses. Now really like the look.

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Some snaps taken today. New bumpers and guards and glasses. Now really like the look.

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Nice

Why are the Rossi Headlights not on the car yet...?

This one is looking a little odd.
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Rossi Lights after a while . Now I want to use the car and get it mechanically perfect and stress free.

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Why are the Rossi Headlights not on the car yet...?

This one is looking a little odd.
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