1951 VW Split Window | Mothers Shine Awards

1951 Volkswagen Split Window 
Owner: George Sepulveda, Lake Havasu, AZ 
Builder: Scott Laitinen, Lake Havasu, AZ 

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Paint: 1950’s VW Color, Fjord Blue, Axalta Products base and clear, painted by SicChops.

Engine/Drivetrain: Porsche 930 5-speed transaxle with a 2376 VW turbo motor, Mendeola Products chassis and suspension, complete A-arm car with Fox coilovers, Porsche cross-drilled and slotted brake rotors with Wilwood 4-piston brake calipers, Wilwood pedal assembly.

Highlights: Widened the rear fenders 1.5”, handmade running boards, widened 1.5” to match fenders, deleted welding between the fenders, Ron Mangus Interior, blue leather from Douglas and blue mohair headliner, 3-fold sliding blue canvas ragtop, 1 year build.