Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Certificate Arrived

The certificate from the VW Museum finally arrived. And it’s got two major mistakes. According to it, the car was originally “Ebony Black” with a “Sand” top. There is NO way this car was originally black. Well, unless someone stripped … Continue reading

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LED lighting

I have now upgraded all the exterior lighting (except headlights) to LED. MUCH brighter lights. The turn signals required replacing the relay with one that could handle LED. That was easy. It’s not a huge difference in electric load, but … Continue reading

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Research

Some items on the car, I’d like to change ever so slightly from what it is right now. The wheels and interior are the most noticeable. The wheels are clearly not original. My plan is to eventually get originals on … Continue reading

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First “Upgrade”

My first “upgrade” – I rewired the headlights with relays to help with voltage drop (a known issue with the car). As my plans are to do as much of the work myself, this was the first one I did … Continue reading

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Undercarriage pics

Just a few pics of the undercarriage. As you can see, it’s in relatively good shape – not much rust and only surface rust at that. The shift boot does need to be replaced at some point.

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