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  1. Coxy

    The Limited Edition Beetle.ie 2023 Calendar

    Hi everyone. We've been working on this calendar for a few months now and have partnered with professional Irish photographers and enthusiasts to bring you our 'Then & Now' themed calendar. The 2023 calendar features Volkswagens from the early days of Irish motor sport, to daily drivers that...
  2. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] 1200cc Engine

    For Sale - running 1200cc engine. This engine was in dry storage for 30 years and was recently started. I’ll try and upload the video which shows it running on petrol in the carb as opposed to a fuel source. Needs new exhaust and tuning. Little to no end float. €500
  3. Coxy

    Beetle.ie 2021 Calendar

    Hi all. I wanted to show you all the new Beetle.ie 2021 Calendar. The 2021 Beetle.ie Calendar is hot off the press and available to order on our website! For the first time ever, Beetle.ie has created a calendar just for you and by you, the Irish aircooled Volkswagen enthusiast. This...
  4. Coxy

    [Wanted: Parts] Karmann Beetle headrests

    I’m looking for a pair of headrests for my convertible Beetle as per the photo. Anyone got some they would sell? Thanks
  5. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] 1300 twin port engine

    I’m selling a 1300 twin port AR code engine. It was in storage for almost 30 years but fired up without any issue. It’s being sold as but it’s complete and running.collection in Abbeyleix €500
  6. Coxy

    [Wanted: Car] Looking for a 1960s project

    Has anyone got a project Beetle they’d be interested in selling? I was asked last week if I knew of any reasonably priced 1960s project Beetles. I don’t but I’m hoping the folks on Eircooled can help this enthusiast out. He is looking for a Beetle that needs welding work as opposed to a Quick...
  7. Coxy

    Barretstown 2020 - Update

    I received this email from Barretstown which was expected due yo everything that is happening at the moment. Here's to 2021 when we can show Barretstown our support in even greater numbers. Hi Cathal, I am writing to you with some sad but probably unsurprising news. Unfortunately, Barretstown...
  8. Coxy

    Eircooled AGM 2020 - Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March

    Hi all Our AGM is happening in March and we would love you all to attend. The AGM is held on the Sunday but many of us go to the hotel on the Saturday night and enjoy some food, a few beverages and lots of laughs so come one come all. It's also a great way to get to know people in your club as...
  9. Coxy

    The Brekkie Roll - 10yrs On!

    The idea behind the original Brekkie Roll was something very simple: meet up on a Saturday morning at a cafe, have some brekkie and talk VeeDubs. Simplez! The Brekkie Roll eventually evolved into Jumpstart after 3 years as the numbers grew. The concept of the Brekkie Roll was also rolled (no...
  10. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] Beetle engine lids

    Various Beetle engine lids for sale - €30 each The green one is on hold.
  11. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] Batwing steering wheel for an Oval Window Beetle

    I'm selling a Batwing steering wheel which, although is in used condition, it's actually in really great condition for its age. There are the usual cracks and wear marks but this wheel could be used as-is or restored to your taste. €90 + postage
  12. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] Vintage spotlamp with amber lens

    This amber lens spotlight is the ideal accessory for your daily driver or ratlook VW. The chrome on the back is pitted but it still shines up well and it comes with a bracket to mount to your VeeDub. €30 + postage
  13. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] Vintage 2 point safety belts

    These belts came out of a 1962 Beetle. They are VW stamped which isn't seen very often here and would make a very cool addition to any vintage VW. They are blue in colour, with one of the lower belts being black. They are in used condition and would respond well to a cleaning but are quite...
  14. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] 1960's steering wheel

    I have a 1960's steering wheel for a D ring horn button. The wheel has a lovely patina to it and oozes charm. There are no cracks on it, just the usual wear marks. It's perfect for restoration or to leave as it is and enjoy in your VW. The D horn ring is pitted but I have a better one I can sell...
  15. Coxy

    [For Sale: Parts] NOS Hella Tombstone rear light lenses

    I only have a few sets of these NOS genuine Hella Tombstone rear light lenses.........and when they're gone they're definitely gone :lol3: They've been on a shelf in a garage for years and have not been taken out of their boxes until now. They are in perfect condition and will really make a...
  16. Coxy

    Gerard Murphy Memorial Car Show & Run 2019

    I cut this out of Irish Vintage Scene a few months ago to remind myself to create a post about it but I'm only getting around to it now. This year the Gerard Murphy Memorial Car Show & Run is all about Volkswagens as well as the Capri which celebrates 50 years this year. As a club I think it...
  17. Coxy

    Murphy Family Memorial Run

    In our research for the book Trev and myself have met some great people. One of those people is Florence Murphy who you will see driving their 1979 Karmann Beetle Cabriolet that both she and Johnny bought in Germany and drove home. It's a beautiful Beetle and so original. Anyone in the Cork area...
  18. Coxy

    Charleville Show 30-6-19

    Great show. I think the biggest they've ever had. A few VWs from the day:
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    Loughrea & District Vintage Club - Vintage & Classic Run - Sun 26th May

    I saw this the other day and thought it might be of interest to some people in the locality. I was planning on going but I won't be around on Sunday. It's for a great cause and it's a fantastic excuse to get your old VW out for a run.
  20. Coxy

    Stanford Hall VW Show 2019

    Stanford Hall is definitely one of my favourite VW shows. This year's special display was the Karmann Beetle Cabriolet, celebrating 70 years of the Beetle cabrio. The Cabrio Club UK were also celebrating their 40th anniversary and also 40 years since the end of Beetle cabriolet production. When...