Chip Foose Foose Design — Volkswagen Beetle

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Blake had an active racing dirt bikes but a lung disease, cystic has slowed him down at the young age of Yet you could always find working on his 1965 Volkswagen whenever he could.  However, the transformation had been moving at a pace, but Blake never up even though he is facing a health issue.  Blake a lung transplant and is currently with the help of an oxygen We wanted to help Blake up the build process and construct the street racer he had been so working on.

Since Blake had dreamed of working with and the A-team, Chris and Jessi him at his home the day they picked up the After spending time on the set helping the A-team wrench, still wanted to preserve an of surprise, so he sent him home the final look was finished.  the Bug was complete, Chip asked to come have one last about the final design at his unaware that his vehicle was going to be revealed to him.  taking a tour around Design headquarters, Chip got the cue to Blake into the showroom.  He became speechless and completely on his new hot rod bug as if no one else was in the room.  We truly working with Blake to his dream VW come true.  To top off the day, Joe Ferri from Mac gave Blake a second set of but these were for a custom box equipped with a full set of

tools.  Chip and the A-team the tool box as a nice reminder of the hours they all worked with Blake to turn his into a screamin’ hot bug. We you enjoy cruising around in VW as much as we enjoyed working you on this overhaul!


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A lot of work had been done on this 1965 VW and when we deconstruction, the lack of certain pieces and the presence of too much were major issues.  It apparent that this bug was repair.  The A-Team had to search out a beetle.  Since more VW have been made any other car in history, it was easy to one with a solid foundation.  A was chosen and was disassembled with help.  It was in pretty good but the front end had some damage so we it an Overhaulin’ style nose Once the new nose was grafted on, was able to add his custom Foose He replaced the handle on the hood the vintage VW emblem. He dropped the over the front of the emblem, molding to make the trim to fit the full contour.  He also radical modifications in the back by the rear apron and replacing it a ‘57 rear apron with swoop, giving the car a lower Part of Blake’s original VW lives on as Chip took the air vents, split them 2 pieces, then welded, and finished them into the Before

the build could go any further, it was to say goodbye to Blake so we could some element of surprise this overhaul.

When Chip and Blake met about the design, a specific scheme had been chosen, but decided to throw a curveball.  Blake had picked a common Chip wanted to do something to personalize this car unlike else.  Settling on a two-tone scheme, they painted the rear deck, interior, jams and the hood black.  pearl was the elected BASF color for the lower half of the paint scheme.  Chip’s Katie, even got in on this watching as Dad masked off the upper section to be painted black.

The new VW has a and badder 200+ horsepower charged engine, 4 times as as the stock engine.  The team had to a wider diameter fuel new transmission and insulation to minimize engine and vibration noise in the With the parents being this hot rod would be too fast, we sure to install a state of the art system so Blake could safely.  Blake received a Berg shifter making it to change gears and Bill custom designed the tufted patterned upholstery for the interior.  The speedometer was salvaged and used and a new sound system was also Chip pulled the ashtray and put the radio in while adding a trim to the dash. 17” Foose wheels were wrapped in P zeros and Dennis added a orange stripe on the inside of the rim for an special touch. 

Dennis also added a double pinstripe between the two purple on green.  Having customized a VW beetle before, we pleased with the final

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