Well, while in the process of selling squareback, I was keeping an eye out for a new project and I've found it. A new to me 1967 VW Type3 Fastback.
With the square, the body and engine were in solid shape and most of what I did would (and should) be considered predominantly cosmetic. For this project, I was looking for a little bit more of a challenge. And I think I've found it.
If you aren't familiar with the squareback, here is the square's build thread
Anyway, about this project... it has had a very... colorful past.
These were taken by 2 owners ago prior to Aug of 2008:
Fast forward to this past Saturday when I took my turn to make this car my own. Based on the pictures above, I give Chris (the PO) a lot of credit for starting the cleanup and for sorting out a bunch of issues.
Welp, this is what she looked like when I picked her up:
Let the fun begin!
My name is...Shake-Zula. The mic-rula, The old schoolah, Ya wanna trip? I'll bring it to ya. Frylock and I'm on top Rock you like a cop Meatwad you up next with your knock-knock. Meatwad make the money, see. Meatwad get the honeys, G. Drivin in my car, livin' like a star. Ice on my fingers and my toes and I'm a Taurus. Check it. Check, check it. 'Cuz we drive the Cabrios, make the homies say ho! and the girlies wanna scream.
whatcha got planned for wheels Raf ?
I think you should German Look it and use the 17" BBS RX I have sitting in my office
either way I'm sure you'll do it right, hope to see it at dripfest next year
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tires are staggered, 165/45 in front and 185/55 in rear.
drop seems to be 2 in front and 1 in back.
I measured the arches the fronts are 22.5", rears are 24" at their highest points respectively.