What year beetle

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What year beetle

Post by deschutestrout » Wed May 30, 2012 8:55 am

what years did the beetle have the little round blinker lights on the sides of the headlights? field find...trying to determine whether i want to track down the owner. a buddy found it photographing barns in the back country around maupin.
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Post by sped372 » Wed May 30, 2012 9:02 am

I *think* those bullet style blinkers were '55 - '57. Double check me, though.
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Post by Amskeptic » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:34 am

sped372 wrote:I *think* those bullet style blinkers were '55 - '57. Double check me, though.
I can confirm 1957, but cannot go back in time here in North Carolina at a Starbucks.
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Re: What year beetle

Post by Randy in Maine » Fri Jun 01, 2012 11:21 am

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These are from 1957.....
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Post by Sylvester » Fri Jun 01, 2012 12:15 pm

Randy in Maine wrote:Image
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Re: What year beetle

Post by RussellK » Wed Jun 06, 2012 6:53 am

Sylvester wrote:
Randy in Maine wrote:Image
Pant pant drool, where do I tuck the dollar bill?
No kidding.

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