Hi. I am quite new to beetles (please be gentle!).
I have dreamed of making a Herbie (how original) replica and recently bought this 1970 model to do the job . Yes I know It needed to be a 63 really but it has most of the early parts there and a ragtop of sorts and shes a solid car due to the new floor pan and hearter channels 3 years ago. Now my question is this:
Can anyone identify the wheels fitted?
I am told by the nice guys at Dub Works who sold it to me that they are Porche alloys.
To make my car more movie accurate I need to fit either standard 5 stud VW wheels (up to 68) or 5 stud racing types as seen in monte carlo etc (15x6 smoothies?)
I would be looking to take the existing wheels off and fit herbie accurate ones.
The car was taken directly to a bodyshop (Terry Blake) for restoration and currently I have no idea if the it has 4 or 5 stud drums (being a 1970 I assume 4 stud) but if these are Porche alloys would the wheels be 5 stud?
Any help/advice on the parts required to change the wheels greatly appreciated!
I am also looking for a set of wheels if anyone has any?
And yes the Porche wheels will be available once I have located a VW set.
Photo of my beetle with the Porche wheels