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Post by Murdock00 on Thu May 23, 2013 7:35 pm

I did make a post on my beetle on The Samba, but I figured I may as well do the same here. Sure there are some here that didn't see it or don't go there, so sharing again. Smile

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Miss. Ellie is a 1960 Beetle that was purchased in March 15th 1960 from Colman Motors of Augusta. The original owners, Mary and Ellie McGahee use to sing on the radio here locally, so they were kind of town celebrities at the time. Not sure how long they had it before my Great-Grandfather purchased the car for a 100 bucks because it wouldn't run. So after towing it home he found the coil bracket was no good and the coil shot, so he made a new bracket and replaced the coil. He drove to work everyday from the point.

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It does have a flaw in the paint. Since this hood had the one prob style hinge...some point in its life it got twisted and we all know what happens there. Well...rather than the body shop fix it right and weld it up...the guy in charge just bondo the crack... So the first day open and the hood left on the prop...
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And yes, that is an original German tire. xP


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Post by macollins105 on Thu May 23, 2013 7:49 pm

That is an awesome car dude!!!
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Post by DubDawg2579 on Fri May 24, 2013 9:19 am

macollins105 wrote:That is an awesome car dude!!!
yep, this
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Post by Grifspop on Fri May 24, 2013 9:29 am

Nice looking Beetle! Very Happy
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Post by zabo on Fri May 24, 2013 11:28 am

where did you get those seat covers?
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Fri May 24, 2013 11:54 am

zabo wrote:where did you get those seat covers?
WW 58-59 cover listing? http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/wolfsburg_new/interior/headliner_seats/seat_covers.cfm

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Post by Murdock00 on Fri May 24, 2013 12:39 pm

Yeah they are the 58-59 seat covers, its the same style of what was in the car when I first saw it, and I was 5 then, got the car when I was 12 and recently finished it.

Also, Thanks for the compliments guys.

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Post by Jon65 on Fri May 24, 2013 4:57 pm

I know I probably said this on the samba, but it deserves to be re-said:

Great looking car! cheers

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Post by zabo on Fri May 24, 2013 5:25 pm

Attorney Isaiah Loophole wrote:
zabo wrote:where did you get those seat covers?
WW 58-59 cover listing? http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/wolfsburg_new/interior/headliner_seats/seat_covers.cfm

ah- yea i just talked to Ron over there the other day and they dont make any in my og color. Neutral - i need them badly
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Post by Murdock00 on Fri May 24, 2013 8:35 pm

Thanks Jon, I wondered on to your site, that is a sweet 65 and hope to see you at the show.

Also Zabo, what is your original color(s)?

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Post by Jon65 on Fri May 24, 2013 9:48 pm

Murdock00 wrote:Thanks Jon, I wondered on to your site, that is a sweet 65 and hope to see you at the show.

Thanks! Same to you. Very Happy

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Post by Murdock00 on Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:24 pm



From YUBuggin

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Post by Murdock00 on Sat Jul 26, 2014 8:38 pm

So finally got around to snagging some photos of the re-chromed.

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:38 pm

The bumpers look really nice and the car is just awesome!

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Post by fluxcap on Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:51 pm

ditto, beautiful car!!!

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Post by Beetle Bailey on Sat Jul 26, 2014 9:53 pm

Amazing car were you at YUBuggin? This year
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Post by Murdock00 on Sun Jul 27, 2014 1:38 am

Thanks for the compliments guys, and yes I was.

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Post by Beetle Bailey on Sun Aug 03, 2014 5:27 pm

What color is that?
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Post by Murdock00 on Mon Aug 04, 2014 10:06 pm

Beetle Bailey wrote:What color is that?

The bodyshop did a match to the indigo blue that the car was paint originally.

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