Yes, I am finally getting back to the poor old Volkswagen project. This August marks the 10th year anniversary of my sister's passing and I want to get her tribute back on track.
Over the next two days I am doing a list of all the jobs required to get this car running and back on the road.
One of the items I have been seriously considering is the addition of a sunroof kit. It would be a shame to decide to do this after body work and paint were applied. This is supposed to be a fun vehicle for weekend or the odd drive to work, probably seeing the most use in the spring/summer/fall.
Many VW enthusiasts source an original Golde sunroof with the surrounding metal from a donor car. While I am enthusiastic about this car, I can hardly say it is original anymore so that might be a touch extreme.
There are a few kits available and this one currently has my attention.
At $720 U.S. (including shipping) the kit is just works out to $1000.00 Canadian.
If you haven't seen it already, Max Wilson has a wonderful Youtube video of his father's Beetle restoration. In the video, he installs a kit (making it look much easier than it probably is).
The video can be found here and is worth every minute of viewing time.
I hope to have a decision made within the month.
|I think this looks pretty sharp!|