Neil Saphakkul's Swallowtail

Neil Saphakkul

210 Soi Charoenmitr, Sukhumvit 71

Prakanong Nue, Wattana

Bangkok 10110


VWVortex user ID: thai vr6


Neil has got the car in the paint booth, and had a fantastic upholstery job done on his seats. Take a look below!

Sure looks factory, doesn't it?


Swallowtail info:

- VIN 175 3029644

- Original body color: Red (not sure phoenix red or Senegal red)

- Original upholstery: nut brown leatherette

- EH engine with automatic transmission

- Everything is original except color and dashboard when acquired 6 months ago

- Previous owner import this car to Thailand in ’84

- The car has been repainted twice in black and champaign

Current status:

- in body shop getting repaint in Harvest Moon Beige

- interior reupholstered in dark brown

Plan for the car:

- restore it into a perfect shape

- add a little twist: 928 wheels, and Momo Porsche Design steering wheel

Looking for parts:

- fully functional dashboard and instrument cluster matching the year

- 171 837 4400 G window guide for models with moldings, right

cars owned:

- ’74 mk 1 Golf L 1.5L Automatic

- ’95 mk 3 Golf Variant VR6