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    Thread: Looking to buy a type 1

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      04-09-2012 04:14 PM #1
      What should i be looking for? Problem spots? I am willing to put in the work, and get it running myself. But it will be my first aircooled, and i am unfamiliar. Any help would be awesome. Thanks!!!!

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      04-09-2012 06:44 PM #2
      yep.


      they seemed to be previously owned by guys who never wanted to maintain em right or even get the body work done correctly either!!!


      seriously though just use your head and look for the obvious
      www.401restos.com

      Quit your complaining and do it right!!!

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      04-09-2012 07:59 PM #3
      Low & Slow___(o\ ! /o)___

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      04-09-2012 09:04 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by GEETi View Post


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      Quote Originally Posted by WideFive
      If you have to ask if it's a good trade... then it isn't a good trade.
      Quote Originally Posted by Schell R32
      ACW's aren't a watercooled APPLIANCE,it's a classic air cooled pile that takes money,patience and attitude to own it.
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      04-09-2012 09:38 PM #5
      That is a hell of a website. Thanks for the tips guys. Hope to join the ranks sometime soon!


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