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Needing to source the seats in this chop-top Super Beetle.  

I did find some similar-looking ones from a VW Scirocco kit (see last pic), are they the right type or even just close enough with a couple mods? Or what would a better source be?

Is there a name for this seat type?

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1 hour ago, sfhess said:

Probably stock 69-up VW seats.

 

That explains it, since I'm starting with a '68....

Would these be close enough (link)? Or is there a better option out there?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/114848729877?hash=item1abd848b15:g:EvEAAOSwk0FgxP93

 

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18 hours ago, Andrew D the Jolly Roger said:

That explains it, since I'm starting with a '68....

Would these be close enough (link)? Or is there a better option out there?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/114848729877?hash=item1abd848b15:g:EvEAAOSwk0FgxP93

 

Those seats would be a start.  Factory seats were flatter across the back and cushion, without the side support wings.

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28 minutes ago, SCRWDRVR said:

Revell made a hard top and a convertible with the seats you want in it. The seats in the chop top bug are factory seats, I'm sure there are probably more releases but these should have what you want.

Boxart VW Cabriolet 7151 Revell

Boxart VW Cabriolet 7219 Revell

Boxart VW Street Machine 85-7143 Revell

 

 

 

Thanks!  I'm seeing some poor quality pics of the parts and see it comes with bumpers, but can't tell if they're the squared type....

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6 hours ago, Andrew D the Jolly Roger said:

 

Thanks!  I'm seeing some poor quality pics of the parts and see it comes with bumpers, but can't tell if they're the squared type....

The bronze colored conv. Should have the bumpers you need if memory serves me right the other two have nerf bumpers

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1 hour ago, SCRWDRVR said:

The bronze colored conv. Should have the bumpers you need if memory serves me right the other two have nerf bumpers

Been a while since I've looked in mine, but AFAIR, all 3 above had the bumpers. But the pastel ones didn't have stock wheels.

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8 hours ago, Oldcarfan27 said:

Been a while since I've looked in mine, but AFAIR, all 3 above had the bumpers. But the pastel ones didn't have stock wheels.

I’ve had all 3 of them at one time or another but it’s been a while, glad you found what you needed….

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