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13 years ago
'47 for sale on the Samba.

Rich Oakley:wink: do you recognise the number plate.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=844905   2830466.jpg You have insufficient rights to see the content.

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Rich Oakley
13 years ago
Yep, the car was exported to the US in 1980. It was a British forces serviceman car imported to the UK when new in 1947 (civilian spec I believe). It was owned by Paul Norman in Northampton in 1980 when exported to the US. Very nice car and an original 'UK' one to boot! George- buy it!
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Standard split
13 years ago
Very nice car and an original 'UK' one to boot! George- buy it![/quote wrote:

If you do buy it George, paint it semi-matt, your last '47 was way too shiny[-x


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http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

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13 years ago
I'm going to have the whole shell chrome plated,just for you John.
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13 years ago
'50 Karmann wrote:

I'm going to have the whole shell chrome plated,just for you John.

:x 😶 😶 😶 😶 😶 😶 NO SHINE 😶 😶 😶 😶 😶 😶 😶

(You're buying it then George)


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Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook! :d

http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

mrsherbie
13 years ago
'50 Karmann wrote:

I'm going to have the whole shell chrome plated,just for you John.

Or you could stick mirror tiles all over it with no more nails instead for a similar effect? .. :shock:

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48REME
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13 years ago

If you do buy it George, paint it semi-matt, your last '47 was way too shiny[-x

[/quote wrote:

Here we go again...another one of his tactless subjective comments. You forget that the proud owner of this lovely car is on this thread.

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13 years ago
48REME wrote:

Here we go again...another one of his tactless subjective comments. You forget that the proud owner of this lovely car is on this thread.

I am aware of that. It's a fantastic car – I'd love it:beer:

BUT, I would repaint it semi-matt. The 1940's was a very austere period. These cars were usually finished in a cheap non-glossy paint.

Also the Standard models that followed look far better in semi-matt. Too many have been ruined being repainted in modern glossy 2-pack paint:evil:

A certain sunroof Standard is far too shiny:evil:


Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:

Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook! :d

http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

Standard split
12 years ago
Well, at least we know what happened to the above unfortunate '47:evil:

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Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:

Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook! :d

http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

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12 years ago
Standard split wrote:

Well, at least we know what happened to the above unfortunate '47:evil:

looks clean and cool :wink: 😎


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RockStock
12 years ago
:shock:

TheSamba ad 

Some of you older guys may want to look away

The build 


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12 years ago
Is that really the SAME car??? I would like to have bought it to put back to stock....

Mike

Standard split wrote:

Well, at least we know what happened to the above unfortunate '47:evil:


Mike

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Nov. 1947 +

Febr 1949 shell

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12 years ago
kdf38 wrote:

Is that really the SAME car??? I would like to have bought it to put back to stock....

Mike

it is for sale, so buy it, sale the fuch rims and the frontaxle, put back original harness and rims and frontaxle and you have a stock car... beside, selling the fuchs should cover the cost for the right new harness and some rebuild parts for a frontaxle.....

so nothing lost, nothing damaged.


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Standard split
12 years ago
kdf38 wrote:

Is that really the SAME car??? I would like to have bought it to put back to stock....

Mike

Yes, it really is the same car. I really can't see that happening to such a very good 40s Beetle here in the UK, but then again…:evil:

However, they've got the paint finish about right – no glossy cr*p. Someone get it back here to the UK:shock:

RockStock wrote:

Some of you older guys may want to look away

The decrepit old gits know how a vintage VW looks best :twisted:

Why do that to a really nice '47, when there's so much later stuff to mess with :?


Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:

Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook! :d

http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

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12 years ago

Go on John - put your money where your mouth is and do it.

Those Fuchs wheels really don´t look good on that car. Probably because of the flat paint job.


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Standard split
12 years ago
JD wrote:

Go on John - put your money where your mouth is and do it.

Those Fuchs wheels really don´t look good on that car. Probably because of the flat paint job.

Fuchs wheels look okay on a really ratty old Beetle, not on this semi-matt jewell.:wink:

I'd love to have the car and restore her dignity 😮


Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:

Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook! :d

http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

Standard split
12 years ago
Problem is it looks like its SOLD :evil:


Rattletrap – the Volkswagen Beetle that has covered an incredible mileage equivalent to over 35 times around the planet :omg:

Running nifty since 1950… the King of Volkswagens:beer: Why not make friends with this famous little VW – he's on facebook! :d

http://forums.pre67vw.com/default.aspx?g=posts&t=16378 

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12 years ago
Standard split wrote:

Fuchs wheels look okay on a really ratty old Beetle

:shock:

Never thought I'd see a post from you with words like that in it. New sign off line George? :wink: :lol:

69project
12 years ago
there is some amazing cars on that thread though
Car less.....
RockStock
12 years ago
coming home 

looks like our boy Rich was involved. congratulations to Adam


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