Just paid a deposit on a new toy

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Just paid a deposit on a new toy

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I’ve just returned from a long rd trip to view a new Vw. Not a bus as I’ve already got one :roll:
It’s a 1954 rhd Aussie ckd oval beetle
I put a deposit down and will be picking it up very soon.
Here’s a few pics .
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1954 ragtop oval beetle
1957 dove blue kombi
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Nice...
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gorgeous looking bug!
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Very nice.
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Thanks for the nice comments everyone.
We have been looking for a ragtop oval for a while and this is very clean. It’s only got 100miles on it since the full Resto. Really can’t wait to pick it up after busfest 👍🏻
Here’s a couple more pics.
Joanne & Simon
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1954 ragtop oval beetle
1957 dove blue kombi
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Nice one.
What size are those rear wheels?

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henk wrote: Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:01 am Nice one.
What size are those rear wheels?

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16” on the rear 15” front
1954 ragtop oval beetle
1957 dove blue kombi
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It's a f@#*!ng dove blue VW.



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Very nice - but watch the remote filter pipes on the j tubes and get some industrial tins from Butty to ensure proper cooling of the engine.
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JonnyCJ wrote: Mon Sep 03, 2018 5:31 pm Very nice - but watch the remote filter pipes on the j tubes and get some industrial tins from Butty to ensure proper cooling of the engine.
Cheers. The seller has wrapped the pipes for me already as I was a bit concerned With that photo( it looks closer than it is)

Do you mean the valve covers ? I’ll replace the bling chrome covers when I get it home :wink:
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1957 dove blue kombi
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It's a f@#*!ng dove blue VW.



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Valve covers certainly, but the industrial tins are these jobbies https://www.buttysbits.com/?s=industrial

The oil pipes also look to be hanging a bit low, might be worth getting them up a bit.
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Cool as Fu.....👍🏻
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Stunning got there in the end better than my old bug :wink:
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Nothing wrong with those valve covers,they are from scat.
And not chrome but stainless
I have the same on the engine in my beetle.
They also clear the high lift rockers.
Waht are the specs off the engine?

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Actually - they do look alright - just zoomed in. Held on by bail arms so shouldn't leak like most of the ally stuff.
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