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Post by Dake on Wed May 13, 2015 6:37 pm

I have a 1962 Rag top. I came here to find p0arts and advice. This is my 4th Beetle and my first in 10 years.
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Post by fluxcap on Wed May 13, 2015 7:48 pm

Glad you found the site man. Feel free to post wanted ads or ask about any questions you have.

There is a show next weekend in Columbus also that may have some people selling parts.

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Wed May 13, 2015 10:51 pm

Welcome to the site! We have a few guys from Newnan on here.  Feel free to come and hang out with the Airheads on the second Saturday.  Also as Eric said Bugs on the Hooch in Columbus is a week from Saturday and on June 6th Y U Buggin at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Post by Dake on Thu May 14, 2015 1:29 am

Thanks Id like to see if I can get the family to go to the show. Sadly KO on 85 Sunday:(
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Post by JWILL on Thu May 14, 2015 7:41 pm

Dake wrote:I have a 1962 Rag top. ....first in 10 years.    
Sounds like a sweet ride- would love to see some pics. That is quite a span of time, what prompted you to pick up another VW?
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Post by Dake on Fri May 15, 2015 10:45 pm

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I hope this works. Id like to know more about the car show do you have a link?
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Post by fluxcap on Fri May 15, 2015 10:51 pm

Bugs on the Hooch
https://facebook.com/events/1600198993536086/?ref=98
This is a free show! Though I guess your car won't be ready yet. Crying or Very sad I'll be there in my bus, say hi if you make it down!

Y U Buggin
http://yubuggin.com
This show is still a few weeks away so maybe you can have your car up and running for this one. And you can drive it around the speedway!



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Post by fluxcap on Sat May 16, 2015 8:21 am

And another reason to come to YU Buggin, they just announced there will be $1 raffle tickets for a rebuilt engine!

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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sat May 16, 2015 10:02 am

Cool that's Callahans old car.

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Post by Dake on Sat May 16, 2015 6:39 pm

Yea it been through two since Callahan.
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sat May 16, 2015 7:56 pm

Dake wrote:Yea it been through two since Callahan.  

Lol

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Post by Dake on Sun May 17, 2015 1:36 am

Attorney Isaiah Loophole wrote:
Dake wrote:Yea it been through two since Callahan.  

Lol
Owners that it. You know much about this bugs history. I was going to look at the 58 green ragtop Callahan had for sale but it sold before I got their. Saw this one on Craigslist this thing seems solid. It has been hit on the drivers side fender and someone put a latter fender on their. Also need to fix the rear deck-lid hinge or find a new one. Im not sure if im going to change the body to tub seal. And a few more things.
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Post by Attorney Isaiah Loophole on Sun May 17, 2015 3:20 pm

I dont really know anything about it.  I just remember when Callahan had it, it had a stock width adjustable beam and the widened rear smoothies.  I think he said his Grandfather found the car.

Just a couple pics from his facebook....

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Post by Dake on Sun May 17, 2015 4:54 pm

It still has the mismatch front finders. I was going to cut the light holes back out. that's when I found out the where two different fenders. I also dilled the hood to put the chrome back on. The P/O was doing a cal look on it. What year are those pictures?
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Post by fluxcap on Mon May 18, 2015 4:36 am

I think those are early 2013.


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Post by mike hardigree on Mon May 25, 2015 5:50 pm

nice looking rag top Dake
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