VW Beatle California look - Top Gear
Some Britsh guys and girls took a VW Beatle as a souvenir home after the
victory on Germany who didn't need any car caused of carpet bombing. They
made out sunny cars of them.
Here safe at home they give this severe nasty looking VW a SoCal, a sunny
car look. Now they would be able getting started picking up enthusiastic
girls around the beach area.
That car became a Beatle it wouldn't hurt the English man any more. It
wasn't a battle ship any longer.
History: After rebuilding their Germany it starts producing VW's again
including the Kdf car pre-designed by Hitler.
It became a real plague. Millions of them were driving everywhere around
the world. No body could stop them.
Even the police. In Nehterlands and Amsterdam the Police drove them. But
nowadys again. If you call Dutch of German Police for help soon a VW will
1966 Volkswagen Beetle.
This 1966 Volkswagen Beetle Deluxe sedan is a definite cut above the rest!
First off is the fact that it is not and never has been rusty. Originally
from San Mateo, Cal. and then moved to So. Fla. some years ago certainly
helps. Both front and rear aprons are original to the car and indicate no
accidents. The floor pans and heater channels are excellent, not corroded.
The 1300 c.c. engine (F0858710) is the same engine it left the assembly
line with. It drives as good as it looks, too. It has been very well
maintained and garage kept through its life. Recent service includes a
major tune up, including a valve adjustment, points, plugs, condenser,
timing and dwell set to factory specifications at a Volkswagen repair shop.
A complete brake service was done including master cylinder, wheel
cylinders and brake shoe replacement. Tires? They are new, too. A front end
alignment and ball joint replacement was also done to bring the little car
to a high standard. Unmodified and unaltered VW's are so hard to find. This
fine example retains the six volt electrical system and the dash remains
uncut. The lights, turn signals and wipers all work well. It was painted
once in its original color, L360, Sea Blue and is quite beautiful. Factory
options include swing out rear quarter windows, working Sapphire lll AM all
transistor push-button radio and an outside passenger side mirror. All in
all an excellent example of Volkswagen's lovable little Beetle. As with any
forty-six year old car, a few minor imperfections can be found with a close
inspection. Odometer reads 37k miles but is exempt due to Florida law on
automobiles over ten years old
1962 VW Ragtop Beetle Test Drive
Visit http://www.sunsetclassics.com/1962-vw-beetle-ragtop/ to see this
beautifully restored 1962 VW Beetle for sale from Sunset Classics.
The color on this Sunroof Bug is perhaps my favorite color ever offered on
a classic Volkswagen: L380 Turquoise. Amazingly the turquoise on the
interior of the car is original paint! The dash face, the inside of the
doors, and the area above the windshield are in the same beautifully
applied coat of paint sprayed at the factory way back in February of 1962.
The exterior paint is very nice. All of the glass was removed when the
exterior of this bug was painted for a very thorough job. New window
rubber, new door rubber, new fender beading and new turn signal rubber were
all installed during reassembly. This was a thorough restoration and the
end result is the great-looking sunroof Beetle.
Please check out the full description, 2 photo galleries and more video at
the link above, and then give me a call to take her home!
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1966 VW Beetle - Inaugural Drive Around The Block
The car is no longer lowered this much. The original beam was a shockless
6.5" narrowed adjustable beam with 2.5" dropped spindles. The rear was
also lowered one notch. It now has a stock front beam with 2.5" dropped
spindles, and the rear has been brought back up to stock.
Check out my blog ('66 VW Beetle Project):
It's been 11 months since my '66 Beetle arrived from California. Today
marks the first time I drove it on the road. It's not done yet, as you can
see in the video, but I'm getting close. Pretty exciting!
Paint Color: 2006 Toyota Scion TC color. "Hypnotic Teal Mica"
Paint Code: 8U3
Paint Brand: Dupont
1954-65 VW Beetle & Ghia Complete Lowering Kit Over ...
This is the most complete lowering kit on the market. It comes with the
following: One Ultimate Narrowed Beam of your choice, new torsion springs,
new tie rods with out ends, new drop spindles, new link pins, new king
pins, and lowered shocks front/rear. The Ultimate Beam comes raw, (non
painted, unless ordered otherwise) with adjusters installed equipped with
delrin bushings, grease zerks and hardware for shocks and adjusters.
If your wheels are touching your fenders on turns, check out the article,
"How do you lower your VW the right way?" before deciding on purchasing a
beam. If everything checks out okay, our most popular configuration is a 4"
Ultimate Beam Lowering kit powder coated satin black. With this set up, you
can fit most sets of wheels, disc brakes, air ride in the future and it
will be coated for a long lasting finish.
This kit fits 1949-65 Beetles and Ghias.
Why an Ultimate Beam?
Do you need to lift or lower your front end? Are your wheels scrubbing the
fenders? Did you add some disc brakes or drop spindles on your ride and now
they stick out? Are you trying to achieve a certain look? If any of these
questions pertain to a need that you have, then The Ultimate Narrowed Beam
is your answer. The Ultimate Narrowed Beam has about seven inches of
adjustability so you can fine tune where you want your car. Because of the
adjuster we use, you can adjust your car up and down by 1/16th inch
increments. That means you can get the exact height and look you are after.
If your wheels are sticking out after a disc brake addition, installing
drop spindles or after installing a new set of wheels, The Ultimate
Narrowed Beam is the product to remedy this issue. We can narrow a beam up
to 4" with shock towers and no body modifications. The inside dimension is
29 13/16". That gives a clearance of 1/16" on each side.
The Volkswagen Beetle may be the most famous car worldwide and is certainly
a cult classic in a class of its own. This 1956 classic Beetle has to pass
the modern age tracktest - how will it perform?
1966 Dick Landy supercharged VW Beetle
This is an 1835CC DP with the CB perf. offroad special cam. I purchased
the DLI kit complete off a running drag bug for $1500, installed it on my
engine and fired it up. I only ran it briefly since it is wicked
overdriven, (18-20PSI Boost) and I
can only run it on race fuel for $12/gal. Plus at the time I didn't have a
way to tune it so I didn't want to mess up the engine. I have no idea what
the timing and A/F are. I would estimate the HP at around 200 or so.
Porsche Turbo vs VW Beetle - Top Gear - BBC
The Porsche 911 turbo and an ageing VW
Beetle go head-to-head in an extraordinary one-mile drag race - through the
air! Richard is in the Porsche and must cover the distance on the ground
while the Beetle is dropped from a helicopter. Which will win? The Porsche
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