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La Crosse, Wisconsin
United States


1969 Volkswagen Beetle

“Papa Smurph”

1972 VW Beetle Custom

“New Look”

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About “Papa Smurph”

This is my first car. Others have come and gone, but Papa has been with me since high school. I restored him with my boyfriend at the time, and we had so much fun doing it, I married him!

About “New Look”

Bought in the spring of 1995 for $600.00 and after a few mods ( Rolls Royce hood ). In April of 2003 with up coming back surgery a friend took the car and made it into the car you see.


Specs for “Papa Smurph”

Just the basics. After all, it IS a VW Bug!

Specs for “New Look”

New Motor Type III case 1835cc DP ( 9.5:1 ) , std crank, .020/std. mains Mahle lifters Crower Cam 61004 DT cam bearings Grant rings 8 dowel/chromoly gland nut 10mm case savers, Pro Comp II 044 heads w/dual springs, chromoly retainers, CB keepers, .015 shim cut .080 w/clearance rebuilt rods CB full flow oil pump (30mm ) Teflon buttons Scat 1.25 rockers vented rocker covers Empi 1.5 qt. Sump CB 3/8 push rods Crower 61004 cam ( int.@284 and exh. @ 290 ) dura. @ .050 -int. @244 and exh. @252 ( lift @ cam int. .390” exh. @ .411”) lift @ valve w/ 1.25 – int. .488” and exh. @ .514” Engine has chrome tin and stainless steel fire wall, Flame thrower ignition w/ 009 distrib.


Factory Options for “Papa Smurph”

AM Radio, heater

Factory Options for “New Look”



Mods for “Papa Smurph”

Radial tires

Mods for “New Look”

You tell me...Everything on this car is modified....Fenders , Paint, 4 inch lift on deck lid. 4bbl. carb.,ceramic coated header and muffler, ceramic coated VW roof rack, surfboard signed by builder in Hawaii, LED turn signals front and frenched in the rear, custom leather seats in front, ( none in the back ) Empi hood, American Racing wheels all round ( 15x8 fronts and 15x10 on rear, monster tach w/shift light...etc....


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