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Old 09-16-2022, 02:25 AM   #1331 (permalink)
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Perhaps someone in Brazil could follow this? The English subtitles are unhelpful, but it appears there is a Robert Design body kit for the VW Beetle.

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Old 09-16-2022, 08:01 PM   #1332 (permalink)
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That looks like the rear canopy of a S93 Opel Tigra.
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Possible. They seemed interested that it was real glass.


en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opel_Tigra

There would be glass buried under the top of the hoop.
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Looks like a 911 targa glass.
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Is it for running dunes or for the street?

Previous owner used it for drag racing (!).



But it now has a conventional motor in it. From a '67? The serial number is from a '57.


Brother will just use it to toodle around the back roads where he lives.
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Have you shown him this?



The bottom one opens from either side or lifts off. Side windows or no.
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Looks like a 911 targa glass.
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Consider the Ariel Hipercar.

It needs to be a VW time attack rat rod. The top could be approximated with a slant top chop. The full height windshield and dashboard would be tilted back, with a pie cut from zero at the windshield header to 4-6 inches at the back window. The cool thing is the pie cut doesn't need to be smoothened. It's capped with a tailfin.

Plus the four fins on the bobbed fender tops. The front wheel deflector\dive planes are highly evolved.

What do you think?
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More of those plastic Rossi reproduction headlights?

The bare metal HAs been let go, but it could be brought back with steel wool and elbow grease.

Then one of those new graphene-infused ceramic protective coatings:
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Graphene Coating for Cars - Why The Hype? | DriveDetailed
The claimed benefits of Graphene coating are as follows. Water-spot prevention and reduction. Anti-corrosion against winter road salt. Chemical resistance below PH 12. Flexibility. Hydrophobic. Enhanced Durability ( 5 Years Minimum ) High Slickness. Higher Abrasion Resistance due to its strength.

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