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Old 19-10-2017, 01:22 PM   #1
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My 1960 Gulf Blue Beetle Restoration Complete

I thought i would get some pictures up of my 1960 Gulf blue Beetle now its just about finally finished. Lots of hours and hard work gone into this but have really enjoyed doing it.

He is a matching numbers car still on the original 40hp engine and has had only 4 owners from new (2 from the same family) when i got him they had owned him since 1970 and he was then passed down to her son some 25 years later. He has covered just 56000 miles from new.

Me and my wife named him 'Angus' as he came from Scotland and up until he was purchased by me he had never left there!



















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Old 19-10-2017, 01:34 PM   #2
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That's better than new, very nice indeed.
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Old 19-10-2017, 01:36 PM   #3
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That is very impressive, love it.
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Old 19-10-2017, 01:58 PM   #4
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Wow that looks really good, credit to you keeping it in that condition.
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Old 19-10-2017, 01:59 PM   #5
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Very very nice mate looks a cracking job
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Old 19-10-2017, 02:33 PM   #6
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Wow looks fantastic. Nice to see classics brought back to their former glory instead of 3 day old cars that have been detailed and look new anyway.
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Old 19-10-2017, 02:40 PM   #7
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Beautiful!
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Old 19-10-2017, 03:08 PM   #8
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Superb work
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Old 19-10-2017, 04:14 PM   #9
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Not usually a bug type of guy, but that is a credit to you amazing work!
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Old 19-10-2017, 04:17 PM   #10
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Quite simply outstanding finish on that how did you get the engine block and the Aluminium looking so good?
so what's it worth know and how easy was it to get all that glorious trim and fantastic finish on paint?
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