Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project
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So far I've just got the interior stripped out and I pulled off all 4 fenders and both bumpers. I was really surprised that most of the bolts came right out with some WD-40 and my 1/2" impact. I only had 2 or 3 that broke and maybe 2 that I had to bust off with the good old air chissel.

Below are a few more pictures. I know its pretty rough and I've had people tell me its not worth saving or not even saveable. But I'll be able to do it and get it done, I've always liked a good challange........ Plus I'm used to doing things people say can't be done or arn't worth doing, for example the hovercrafts I build and the reposessed house that we bought........



Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project Sitting in my driveway

You can see the nice rats nest of wires in there. There are wires clipped and spliced everywhere and wires that could have been cut shorter, but instead make big loops around stuff, etc.... I'm not to worried about it though, when we change engines all the wiring will get changed out.



Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway I pulled out the rotten part of the luggage compartment, there wasn't much holding it in there. Now we have easy access to the transmission I guess.... LOL I figured that I might have to modify part of the luggage compartment anyways.


Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway The poor car sure looks naked and a little pathetic with the fenders, bumpers and hood stripped off of it.


Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway The back end of the car seems to be in a lot better shape than the front. The deck lid is in great shape, it just has some rust around the three lisence plate mounting holes. The rear apron also seems to be saveable, unlike the front one that is falling off LOL........


Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway To the untrained eye it may look like we need new floor pans......... But actually this is our new plan to save on gas............. We are going Fred Flinstone style.......... LOL


Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway Our 350 chevy V8 Powered 1969 VW Beetle Hot Rod Project sitting in my driveway



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