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    Thread: Need Help Finding Some Parts for a 1970 Beetle

    1. n00b SlammedBug's Avatar
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      03-19-2012 02:51 AM #1
      Well, as my first car, I've decided to stray away from the typical teenagers Honda and go with the more original Beetle.

      Hence my name, I plan to customize it a bit. Don't get worried, I plan restoring it from the ground up, painting a different color, make it a woody, and lower it. Along with a faster motor. Nothing too extreme cosmetic wise. I strongly dislike cutting into ANY OEM part. Breaking OEM parts makes me quiver..

      But here's a list of parts I can't seem to find but I've seen them on other peoples beetles;

      • Roof Rack
      • Rack for Hood (the one in the back)
      • Sun Visor for Windsheild


      If you help me find some if not all of these that would be great!

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      03-19-2012 05:16 AM #2
      Definitely hit up the classifieds at theSamba.com.

    3. 03-19-2012 04:59 PM #3
      how about volksyard.com ?

      you have a vintage car, so new parts are probably scarce

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      03-19-2012 06:12 PM #4

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      03-19-2012 06:14 PM #5
      Sweet idea, but for a daily driver?
      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      No, you're a TCLer. Of course you're going to like the obscure compact car that isn't available in the US, more than a road-legal supercar that is amongst the greatest cars of all time.

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      03-19-2012 06:17 PM #6
      thesamba.com

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      03-19-2012 06:23 PM #7
      The racks are ok, but please chill on the visor idea for a while. Those things are just hideous.
      Quote Originally Posted by phryxis View Post
      sprayed it on, waited some time, and proceeded to go at it with a scraper, some pliers, and a lot of f-ing hard work.

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      03-19-2012 06:48 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by deagle View Post
      how about volksyard.com ?

      you have a vintage car, so new parts are probably scarce
      hahahahaha, new parts for a beetle scarce? ya right!

      this is a supplier I used to use regularly
      http://www2.cip1.com/SearchResults.a...Search1=Search

      http://www2.cip1.com/SearchResults.a...Search1=Search

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