My Trike

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  1. Jim et Lou

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    Very nice!! Love the colour! Which VW engine do you have in it, the 1500??
     
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    Very nicely done. Like the colour (y)
     
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    1600 air cooled
     
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    Next job is a re-spray
     
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    The top engine!! They originally only had them in the 1600 fastback.
     
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    I had a 1303 s back when God was a lad, and was under the impression it was a 1600. Nice car that was.
     
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    Nah they were in panel vans , campers and beetles thd 1600 was the biggest of the large fan engines. the fast back used the suitcase type 3 engine and the 1600 was the smallest they came in 1700 1800 and 2000
     
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    Sorry lol trainspotter I've had over 100 air cooled vw's over 20 years a few show vehicles in the fast
     
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    I didn't think they ever put the 1600 into the beetle saloon. The 1600 was always known as the 'Porche 1600'.

    I seem to remeber that the fan was moved somehow......
     
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    Lovely bit of kit , is it Sunbeam S7 mist green by any chance ?

    Steve.
     
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    I really don't know tech stuff about the trike as the guy who had it before could not find them. He was a bit of a numpty.
     
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    I first thought that it was "eau de nil" as commonly seen in engine rooms of large ships coating just about everything, but it was not polite to suggest that. Almost the same colour, though.......
     
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