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In moderation, most things are just fine. Take, for instance, the trend of rebodying the Volkswagen Beetle. Once the Beetle became ubiquitous and dirt-cheap, everybody with a chopper gun started to use the Bug as the basis for bringing their notebook-margin doodles to life. Yet there were many refined, restrained and quality-focused coachbuilt Beetles, mostly from European firms, that appeared in the late 1940s and 1950s, and Ray I. Scroggins highlighted some of the more well-known examples for SIA #85, February 1985.