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and the site has not been updated for years.
However, I am keeping this website available
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mods. Any links that did not work have been
corrected or removed.
there's one car most people can identify on sight,
it's a VW Beetle. These little cars have character,
each and every one seems to have its own quirks...
will chronicle the restoration of my 1964 Type 1 and
whatever adventures we may have along the way.
|29 November 2005
Brought her home without any
problems the weekend before Thanksgiving. Did a
general cleaning of the interior and inventory of the
items found in the car.
Doing a little research on The
Samba, I found that Gabriel's Locks and Keys would be
able to rekey my locks so that one key fits all.
They've got a very good reputation and work
exclusively on VW locks.
So Wednesday evening I drove her to
get gas and discover yet another thing to fix. I found
that though the headlights work quite well, the
dashboard light does not. So I made the trip without
the benefit of being able to look at my speedometer.
I'll just have to add that to my to-do list.
What little I've done to the car so
far has been very enjoyable and I look forward to
working on it more intensively once exams are over.
16 November 2005
Well, here she is. Right now
she's parked at a friend's house until the garage is
cleaned out. He's been teaching me to drive stick
and hopefully I'll be able to take her home this
Rust does not seem to bad, once
she's home, I'm planning on taking things apart and
poking around. The previous owner installed some new
'custom' carpeting in the front, so I'll probably be
peeking under that. Then I'll take her around to get
some price quotes on a new paint job.
I've got some period, tri-point
seatbelts from Wolfsburg West I'll be putting in
once she's home (only the front for now). I'll also
be looking into getting a new driver's side door
that closes without sticking (the current one is NOT
original and has some problems at the lower hinge),
as well as getting all the locks in order and
rekeying the new door so that it locks with my key
(currently, only the passanger door locks from the
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