Randy Chow’s Barn Find ’67 Beetle

Randy Chow's Barn Find ’67 Beetle
The term “Barn Find” is a bit of an understatement in this case. By the looks of this VW, it’s obvious that Randy Chow is a very talented creative. This ’67 Beetle was created by hand to get that perfect aged look. I’d be honored to drive this car daily. In fact, I’d never even wash it. Would you?

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The Finishing Touches for Your Vintage Volkswagen™
The Finishing Touches for Your Vintage Volkswagen™

Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I’m Eric. I founded and curate 1967beetle.com. I also co-founded Lane Russell with my wife Amanda. I drive a ’67 Beetle daily, and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

9 Comments

Frank

about 3 years ago

Absolutely TOO cool! Where can I get one?

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Ryan

about 3 years ago

Are the white spots supposed to be bird crap?

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Eric Shoemaker

about 3 years ago

Think worse. :)

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Jay Salser

about 3 years ago

Randy...I must say that at first glance, I inwardly gasped! Then, I realized that we had ourselves a model. Very creative, indeed. I once was told about a Beetle and obtained directions to go to see it for a possible purchase. When the owner showed it to me, I was in complete disbelief! He said..."I drove it out here (a field) and parked it!" The car was completely rusted. When I opened a door, the sill fell away. Wasps were thick in the engine bay. Unopened mail was in the glove box from the day when the car was parked in that field. I could not believe that the owner actually wanted me to pay him for rust! LOL Needless to say, I passed on the deal. jay

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Bill Treadway

about 3 years ago

absolutely epic treatment of the metal. I assume epoxy or some such?

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Eric Shoemaker

about 3 years ago

Dipped in acid, it would seem.

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Mike Buettell

about 3 years ago

Nice patina! You'd pay a lot at a resto shop for a finish like that. Impressive "stance." No sag at the back. One Lane Russell hub cap, on the spare, would look cool.

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Eric Shoemaker

about 3 years ago

BwaaaaHa!

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Donna

about 3 years ago

SJI "Yard Art" ...

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