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Randy Kern

'66 Vw Bug

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The Tamiya kit, which I did as sort of a resto-mod. Body paint is Dupli-Color Alpine Green Pearl (including the floorboards and fender beading), and the interior is Rustoleum Interior Accents Soft Wheat, with copper embossing powder for carpet. Wheels are from the Revell '50 Ford pickup.

A parts box steering wheel, skull shift knob, and aluminum exhaust tips were added, with some engine wiring. I looked through my decal stash and found an old 'Scat Performance VW' decal for the rear window. Oh yeah, you gotta name these little devils, so I used one of my wife's names for our Pug, 'Bumbles'

Thanks for looking!

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What's not to like about a super clean Cal look bug!!! Another excellent build Randy!!!

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I like the build and look. but whats with those wheels? The spokes look like they are turning in all the photos..has to be just the reflection off the paint/coating, but kind of cool. :0

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Great build, that is the nicest bug build I've seen. You hit the Cal look right on the spot, the wheels and tires from the 50 Ford work perfectly. :D

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Sharp bug you've got Randy!! :P The color is really nice!

I see you even got the negative camber in the rear wheels they were notorious for too! ;)

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Nice looking build! The wheels really do look great on it! Just another reminder that I have to get me a Tamiya Beetle kit, and a Ghia!

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Another beauty from Kern's Kars! Very well done. I like your understated style, never overdone!

Great model!

Sam

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WOW Randy, you hit me where it hurts, I love VWs man, this one is just sharp, rims, tires paint and everything else, can't wait to see it in person!!!!

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Randy

What a great job cool.gif .

It looks really "Slick" with the bumpers left off. Kinda low down and sneaky lookin rolleyes.gif .

Love the color and stance too.

Everything came out BBBUUUTIIIFUUL biggrin.gif .

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Very nice work, as usual, Randy!!

The colors, wheels and trim work all come together for one very well built little bug!!

Later,

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