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  My 1970 VW Convertible  

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Purchased New in 1970

For a total of $2426.69. Actual Mileage today (Spring 2010) is 101,000.

Driven daily to work for 17 years.  Then My Son drove the VW for 2 years in High School, and then My Daughter drove the VW for 2 years in High School.  Now the VW is driven by only Myself to VW Club Meeting, Shows and Rides and on sunny Sunday afternoons.  Of course my Grandsons occupies the passenger seat.

Malcolm N. Beasley Sr.

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Disassembled by myself in 1985

 

Yes, I was much younger then.

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My Son, Neil

helping with painting prime Coat

1985

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The Real Pro! - Vic Diabin

 with the Paint Gun,

Telling me what He is doing.

August 1985

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The Real Pro! - Vic Diabin

 Returns to the same Shade Tree to Inspect his Paint Job

19 YEARS  LATER,

VIC, Now Telling me what He did..

August 2004

 

Not Bad, For a Shade Tree Paint Job

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4 Coats of Ultra Fill Primer

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4 Coats of Dupont Centra Acrylic Enamel - Clemintime

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3 Coats of Dupont Centra Urethane Enamal - Clear

August  1985

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Same VW, Same Paint Job, Same Front Yard

19 Years after Shade Tree Paint Job above

 6/2/2002      99,282 Miles

 8/12/2003    99,322 Miles

8/8/2004     99,345 Miles (Photo at Right)

Same VW, Same Paint Job, Same Front Yard

22 Years after Shade Tree Paint Job above

7/4/2007    100,000 Miles

VW   37 Years, 1 Month & 13 Days Old

 

Link to 100,000 Miles Photographs

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