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    Thread: My 1957 Lowered Beetle (What's this 56k stuff???)

    1. Member synthetik77's Avatar
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      12-14-2009 09:19 PM #71
      dope 2 fold oval ragtop

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      12-17-2009 01:38 PM #72
      Congrats on the show finish and the car looks great

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      12-24-2009 09:25 AM #73
      Just remembering what it's like NOT buried in snow around here.........

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      12-28-2009 05:13 PM #74
      I know I'm more then a little late on this, but I think you should keep the stock wheels. I have just always been a fan of stock everything just lowered and narrowed. Very nice car btw

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      12-29-2009 12:14 PM #75
      Quote, originally posted by wolfsburgkid44 »
      I know I'm more then a little late on this, but I think you should keep the stock wheels. I have just always been a fan of stock everything just lowered and narrowed. Very nice car btw

      Yeah, They're staying on... I took the cheap way out for a new look & got some 'ports for Xmas...got to start wrestling them on soon.

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      12-29-2009 12:44 PM #76
      looks sick with the rag top open

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      12-31-2009 08:05 AM #77
      Quote, originally posted by GEETi »

      Yeah, They're staying on... I took the cheap way out for a new look & got some 'ports for Xmas...got to start wrestling them on soon.

      That will look good I have always been a fan of low with og wheels


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      01-19-2010 08:08 PM #78
      Decided to put the Atlas Portawalls on ( 2" wide ones )
      break the bead ( saw a pic online and thought I'd try it....IT WORKS )

      rough up the inside of the rim so it 'grips' the portawall a little better
      ( I put the wheel back on so it was more stabil to work on )

      clean up the mess

      lay the wheel down, tuck in the port' by hand (some instructions say to "deflate the tire and pound in the port' with a rubber mallet".....well, by breaking the bead made it a little less Neanderthal )

      center the port' with the rim, reinflate the tire, deflate the tire and push port' in a bit more ( my back tire port' creeped out slightly; 'seating the bead' gave it a bit more friction to hold the portawall in place before the final inflation.

      one side done

      'Well, they sure are white!!!'
      I have to see the bug outside, but I think they'll grow on me.

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      01-19-2010 08:14 PM #79
      That looks awesome!!
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      01-21-2010 10:33 AM #80
      wow! that looks great, nice old school look.

    11. 01-21-2010 11:17 AM #81
      Very nice indeed!
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      01-22-2010 02:45 PM #82
      Looks great!

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      02-04-2010 07:31 PM #83
      Cool. Keep it up!
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    14. 02-12-2010 07:26 PM #84
      love it!

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      02-13-2010 12:23 AM #85
      hard to believe this cars only 3 yrs older than you crhis!

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      02-13-2010 08:53 AM #86
      Quote, originally posted by porschenvy »
      hard to believe this cars only 3 yrs older than you crhis!

      ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha (Why you little....!!!!)
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      07-08-2010 06:06 AM #87

      (just because I wanted to get this thread out of the archives )

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      07-08-2010 07:37 AM #88
      I rike it!

      All Air Cooled Gathering in the fall?

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      07-08-2010 05:02 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by RafCarre12 View Post
      I rike it!

      All Air Cooled Gathering in the fall?
      Sure! C'mon up. :

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      07-08-2010 06:25 PM #90
      Quote Originally Posted by GEETi View Post
      Sure! C'mon up. :
      The All Air Cooled Gathering show is in Flanders, NJ...

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      07-09-2010 02:41 AM #91
      love your car man

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      04-20-2011 12:38 PM #92
      Another Dustoff under it's belt.

      Thanks to the pho-togs for your pictures



















      Chris

      & this (fill in year? 201_? )

      Last edited by GEETi; 04-21-2011 at 10:55 AM.
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      04-20-2011 01:17 PM #93
      I WISH I WENT TO DUSTOFFFFFFFFFF. oh well. mine will be on the road by the 2012 dustoff, &and you may or my not have some competition... depending if i stop being so lazy and finish the damned car. lol
      champagne taste with a beer budget.

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      04-20-2011 04:58 PM #94
      couple shots my girlfriend took of your kids and car at the show - facebook crapped their quality up some, but oh well! i'll see if i can get her to upload them to flickr or something.







      (pm me if you have any objections to these being posted!)

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      04-20-2011 09:02 PM #95
      ^^^ creeper status
      champagne taste with a beer budget.

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      04-21-2011 06:45 AM #96
      Quote Originally Posted by justing1234 View Post
      ^^^ creeper status
      ha, that's why i specified that it was my girlfriend, too.

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      04-21-2011 08:40 AM #97
      Quote Originally Posted by Jacob Matthew View Post
      ha, that's why i specified that it was my girlfriend, too.

      That's cool...Now I can see where all those clean spots came from! lol
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      07-03-2011 08:30 PM #98
      Anything new with your bug?
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      07-04-2011 12:04 AM #99
      Nope. Thanks for asking, though. Just hitting up some local cruise nights, no big plans for it yet.
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      07-04-2011 12:17 AM #100
      dude! your car is sooo sweet! i want one like that some day.

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      07-04-2011 01:13 AM #101
      Oval rag..doesn't get much better than that.

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      07-04-2011 09:54 AM #102
      sweet ride dude. The portawalls look sooo good on it.
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      07-26-2011 09:05 AM #103
      Nothing new with the Bug, just some randumb pix










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      07-30-2011 12:10 AM #104
      dang, gettin all creative with the photography, love the licence plate btw, "BUG5LO" classy...

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      07-30-2011 02:22 AM #105
      Sweet oval !!

      It's nice to see camber on a proper VW

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