|Clark's 1968 Beetle
|Fast forward again to ~2005, another move, this time to Ohio. Type IV into type I
engine conversion, 2.0 liter type IV engine installed in my 1968 bug. Handmade engine
tin, powdercoated purple and red, just to be different.
|Flash back to circa 1984, suburbs of
Chicago, IL. First day I brought home the
1968 bug. Bone stock, 2 owner car,
originally from Denver. The guy used it to
haul firewood on the backseat. Lucky
me, it even came with a 2nd engine.
|Putting in new floors the poor
man's way, pop rivets, galvanized
panels and fiberglass. Looks ugly
but held for 15 years!
|Before and after
shots of the 1st
Silver is the best
color for a bug.
|1st engine rebuild. It was a major went
the worn out 1500cc single port, in
went the 1600cc dual port,,,feel the
power of 55hp!
|Foreshadowing of things to
come,,, head buried in an engine
|Sewfine Interior, circa 1987. It is a
little faded now after 21 years, but I
still got it.
|Fast forward to a move to New Mexico.
Chrome Jackman 8 spokes are a major
improvement over black painted rims. Also
paint job #2,,, still silver!
|Aluminum rims with low profile front
tires. Love those 165/45R15 tires
from the Smart car. Really makes
|Ready to try out CB's new
programmable fuel injection on
the Type IV engine.
|upgrade to SCAT Procar seats! Every
20 years I put new seats in the car.
|Here I am. going back to dual 40mm Webers, but with
SVDA distributor. What comes around goes around.
Emerald Green powdercoated intakes and air cleaners.