"BOBBIE" the '63 Beetle - aka BB / Rosie

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"BOBBIE" the '63 Beetle - aka BB / Rosie

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The new project has been identified, sale agreed and collection to be in late May but I thought I would post some pictures and gain suggestions on what to do.....
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"MO" - 1965 Splitscreen bus --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... =37&t=9305" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
"BOBBIE" - 1963 Beetle --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=11338" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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The inside!
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"MO" - 1965 Splitscreen bus --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... =37&t=9305" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
"BOBBIE" - 1963 Beetle --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=11338" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Conrats!!

She seems neat!!
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Some more of the outside!
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"MO" - 1965 Splitscreen bus --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... =37&t=9305" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
"BOBBIE" - 1963 Beetle --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=11338" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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And some other stuff for interest..... can you tell I'm a little excited! :hangloose: :mrgreen: :D 8)
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"MO" - 1965 Splitscreen bus --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... =37&t=9305" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
"BOBBIE" - 1963 Beetle --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=11338" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Congratulations! That car looks SO clean! Jealous! :D
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Nice one Dutch. What do you want to do with it? Standard or customised?
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I'm thinking custom but I'm not sure I can bring myself to do it as it's totally original with only 2 owners from new, last one since 1994 bought of old man that purchased new in 1963. Even have the original invoice with it..... :shock: :roll:

Messing to much might be a real crime! :twisted: :jerkoff:
"MO" - 1965 Splitscreen bus --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... =37&t=9305" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
"BOBBIE" - 1963 Beetle --> http://www.aircooledvwsa.co.za/viewtopi ... 23&t=11338" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Nice car Dutch!

Congratulations :)
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Keep it standard!

*Ducks*

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I agree - keep it standard. That looks way too neat to mess with!

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Awsome car..........................keep it stock..............................she deserves it !
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Looks in nice condition and well cared for. See it comes from the northern Cape.
You could always just build a different engine and fit other wheels. Then keep the original ones so that it can easily be changed back to original later.
Staying Aircooled is so much nicer.
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That parcel tray and fog lights make my heart beat a bit faster. And the overall condition looks like it should be kept standard.

Congratulations on getting the car. Cars like this are not everyday finds. Hope it gives you a lot of joy.
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Congrats again.
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