Emerging from storage  (Mar 2002)

Number 250 spent its resting years in Norfolk, but the restoration work was carried out in Essex.

Dragged out

The Beetle being pulled out of its shed. You can almost see it blinking in the unfamiliar daylight. The car was started up from time to time during its resting years, and generally fired up without complaint. However, it's not much fun trying to reconnect a Beetle battery in a confined space, so a helpful tug was appreciated.


Looking slightly down-at-heel

Nothing looks its best after a long hibernation.


Up and away

Number 250 was a long way from roadworthy condition, so had to be taken back to Essex on a transporter for restoration to begin.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Restoration timeline

2002
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May - Jun Jul - Aug
Sep Oct Nov - Dec
2003
Jan - Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
2004
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
2005
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
2006
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
2007
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec
2008
Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec