Posted in January 2013

New parts, and off to the painter

New parts, and off to the painter

January 19th 2013: We received the painted fenders from Ramon, the painter, this past Friday. I am really impressed with the quality of the paint job as we took the more affordable route of not going to a professional paint shop here in Napa. The paint in my opinion looks the same as if we … Continue reading

Degreasing, sanding, and ready for paint!

Degreasing, sanding, and ready for paint!

As of last saturday, the fenders and hoods from the bug are now getting painted. We took them to my Dad’s friend, Ramon, to paint the car in the shop he rents out here in Napa. I also picked the color, which will be a “racing red” (according to the paint code). It’s not exactly … Continue reading

Winter break progress

Winter break progress

It was winter break, so of course this meant a lot of work time with the bug. All the work I’ve been currently doing on the bug is mainly stripping it apart for the upcoming paint job it will receive. The only things that were left on the bug were the motor, along with the … Continue reading