[T3] 66 Squareback Now Mine
craigslistcsprings at gmail.com
Mon May 25 14:03:26 PDT 2015
Thanks for the complements. It is exactly what I was looking for. For
negotiation sake, I tried to hold in my jubilation after seeing the spare
tire well, the frunk and the dash. When seeing the outside contrasted by
the inside,I was in shock.
For the purist, this one is far from stock inside, but he did give me a set
of TMI covers, in perforated tan vinyl, for both front seats and the rear
seat. That will look amazing with what is left of the red paint.
The engine, transmission and the pan were all rebuilt. The person who sold
this to me had 3 other type 3's and a 69 bus. His collection of hard to
find type 3 parts would rival some of the hoarders on the list. Hell, he
might be in the list. I found him through one of the Texas vw message
On May 25, 2015 11:03 AM, "Jim Adney" <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:
> On 25 May 2015 at 9:50, Craigs List wrote:
> > My VW adventures begin again. I will writeup how I found it and such a
> > little later. I am still a little worn out from my travels to the Austin
> > Kyle / Killeen area to visit old friends and find myself a car.
> > Long story short, I found me a patina cruiser, mechanically sound, with a
> > lot of character and the perfect daily driver. You can see some pictures
> > here.
> > http://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=628092
> Wow, looks really clean. I can't believe how beautiful everything
> that hasn't seen sun looks. Rusty is anything but rusty. At first I
> thought the engine looked rebuilt because of the shiny pushrod tubes,
> but in a later photo I could see that they appear to be the
> collapsible pushrod tubes, that you can install without removing the
> heads. Engine looks clean and OG. Nice!
> Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
> Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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