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rolymo35
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  Guess you would like to know what makes this MGA Coupe  so special, well may be that is the 16 valve twin-cam Lotus tuned to 220 BHP on double webers that sits under the hood

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  Now dont you think that engine compartment is a work of art ? No better way to spend a bright Sunday afternoon than at a car show polishing it all  up to sparkle, together with your girl, a Hamberger and a Budwieser and then blasting down the lanes going home.

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So rolymo35 is into stuffing big motors into unsuspecting lightweights, That Viva must have been a handful, then a V8 in a Midget (I may get on to you for tips there) but the MGA with the Lotus Twink is a winner. Keep them coming. By the way, I suppose I was right about the Ferrari look Mazda then?

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 Having a some fun and sport with the little 1966 MG Midget fitted with a Rover 215 cubic inch V8

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As that was not a very good photo of the Midget how about this poser ?

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Blimey, that RolyMo is a bit of a wiz on the spanners.

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How to kill a special bug,

The most evolved VW Type 1 sedan ever buit was the 1303S /1975 year model, after that the only models in production worldwide, are the basic entry level models.

The 1975 1303 S's sedan euro specs and the 1303's euro spec cabrios produced at Karmman from 1975 until 1980 have some unique specs  that made them the best  VW Type 1 ever.

Along with the IRS rear set up and Mac Pherson front suspension intruduced at 1971 on the 1302, the curved screen, new dashboard and improved ventilation introduced in 1973 with tte 1303 model, the 1303 S 1975 year model (from August 1974 to August 1975), have Golf MK1 (launched in 1974) derivated front seats with head rests and rack and pinion steering also derivated from the Golf Mk1. Other unique specs are;

The inner shape  of the front hood mold is more square ...

The bumper suports are pressed steel instead of the solid steel barrels...

 

The front lights are solid beam (also as the Golf Mk1)...

 

The front indicators moved from the top of the front fender o the front bumper... (also as the Golf Mk1)

 

The rear panel over the exaust is bolded in order to receive the cataliser on then  Us specs models...

 

The number plate light suport have this center moulds  and an inside air intake...

 

At Portugal this last run model, had a special series  with a few more special features, as original VW  3 spoke black sport steering weel,and sport steel weels

 

All cars from this last run sereis are metallic grey ou gold, (number plate letters are  BT, AT or BU) and are very prized for classic VW aircooled enthuisasts, almost doubling the value over the regular models.

 

 

Well, to my (big) surprise someone  show up in the last Lisbon informal meeting with a transgendered beetle. They cut oof the sedan roof, and as resulte this is not a cabrio and not a sedan, and  create this  monument  to bad taste, they ahve used one of those rare 1975 VW 1303S from that special portuguese last series...

Still there some of those special features...

 

nuno granja

 

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Some kind of mad max (portuguese style) spotted this days in a small village in the midle of the country...

 

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 Reply to Nuno :- What you have shown us in great detail is not , CLASSIC  it is not  SPORTS, it is not  MODIFIED, it is not interesting to the participants of this site , if you persist in ruining our thread you will find that before long you will be the only poster and there is nothing worse than being lonely !! . I have no problem with your interest in the hobby but you need to submit your entry's to the relevant  thread or even make your own personnel site (just start a new tread   My only interest in VW was to drag them out of barns , kill them ,tear them apart, seperate  the bodies from the skeletons (Chassis) and rebuild fun cars on them like this :-

 

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maybe give the guy a break-he is doing no one any harm, just my view, not trying to pick a fight.