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Old 03-25-2019, 08:12 PM   #631 (permalink)
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This is pretty weird to me... some very conflicting parts used.


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Old 03-26-2019, 01:38 AM   #632 (permalink)
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Agreed. Wheel/tire mismatch, wing with a roof rack.

But a sharkmouth makes up for a lot.

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=vw+shark+mouth&ia=images

Edit:
So here's a wrought-iron Beetle, but this one is covered in star/diamond tessellations.


http://www.spicytec.com/2010/07/12-w...ered-with.html
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No the shark mouth just adds to the confusion. All I can get is "What were they thinking?"

I suppose it needs the evap cooler on the passenger side to be complete
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Just A Car Guy: Maurice just blew my mind... so, I'm wrecked for the rest of the day while drs try to stuff my brains back into my head...... how have I never seen a "Passing Eye" before?

I remember there was a passing interest in these a few years back.

From an Ecomodder point of view it's terrible aerodynamically; but from a VW modder point of view, it (being a German accessory) fit's a VWs door lip, where an American peep mirror doesn't.

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I have one on my '59.

I saw it at a swap meet and had to have it even before knowing what it was.

Makes me happy like Jiminy Cricket.
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This makes me think of college dorm rooms...

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That's too square to be Murican import. Must be a 411 or later year European
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The closest match I find is the Polo Variant. It's front engined, prolly South American. The wheels and bumpers look right.

While I was looking:


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Yeah the wagon is from Brazil. More of them low riders... :-)
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This could go under Aerodynamics, but it's VW specific:



Thumbnail says it all. They only test 1/3 of the width of the roof.

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