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Regards to chop tops
Me and Thvee - April 6th, 2011 at 08:55 PM

In terms of a chop top which base model beetle is best?
From what i can tell the only difference between most models except the curved super is that the older beetles are oval rear windows and the early supers are square.
I know the oval would look better but other than the look of the rear window would there be any reason to go with an earlier model bug when doing a chop top?

waveman1500 - April 6th, 2011 at 09:10 PM

All of the windows change several times actually. The front and rear windscreens changed at least three times each during the bug's life in Australia and the side windows got bigger once or twice as well. It depends on what you want.

When you say 'chop top', do you mean cutting it down into a convertible, or chopping the roof to make it lower? Either will probably need engineering approval to be legal.

Me and Thvee - April 6th, 2011 at 10:44 PM

by chop top i mean lowering the roof

STIDUB - April 7th, 2011 at 11:57 AM

also needs 2-3 roofs to do it, where are you located?

bugzla - April 8th, 2011 at 02:05 AM

earlier the better

Me and Thvee - April 9th, 2011 at 12:18 AM

Im in Sydney