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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): http://www.vwblvd.com 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


 


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1966 VW Beetle - Engine Install (4X Speed)
Installed the engine today (April 7, 2012) . The video is at 4X speed, and I cut out about 10 minutes (2.5 minutes at 4X speed) of real time footage. Here's a link to my corresponding blog post: http://vwblvd.com/?p=786 Here's a link to some information regarding the engine build: http://vwblvd.com/?p=586 Music By: Skylab 2000 Song Title: Helsinki Check out my blog ('66 VW Beetle Project): http://www.vwblvd.com/





A 21st Century Family Test Drives a 1966 Volkswagen Beetle
Taking a 1966 VW Beetle out for a test drive with my wife (we were born about the same time this car was built) and our daughter who was born close to Y2K. The video is a bit shaky but I thought this would be a fun test drive. Still deciding if I want to buy a classic bug.





Driving a '59 VW Beetle on roads it enjoys
A ride in Moss, Norway on old fashioned roads that a beetle and its driver enjoy





1966 VW Beetle - Outside Door Handle Installation
Here's a short video that shows how to install the outside door handle on your '66 Beetle. "That's pretty much all there is to it!" LOL! Check out my blog ('66 Beetle Project): http://www.vwblvd.com





Red VW bug rebuild
Two year body-off rebuild of a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle. The original 1200 motor was replaced with a 1970's twin port 1600 and the gearbox replaced with a swing-axle one from a late 1500 beetle. Body was bare-metalled and the usual rust prone areas were repaired. This is the beetle that I added a narrowed front beam to in another recent video.





1965 Volkswagen Beetle Restored (Old School)
Hi this is my first vid in hopefully a series about my VW hobby.





1966 VW Beetle 1914cc
This is a 1966 VW Beetle with a 1914cc with dual 40 IDF Weber Carbs, Narrowed beam, 19" wheels, HID headlights, LED bulb and halogen AUX llights, Roof Rack,





Vintage! The VW Beetle | drive it
It sounds a bit strange for a popular family car like the Volkswagen Beetle to be outfitted with a roll bar, bucket seats and a racing harness. But the first souped-up VW Bugs hit the roads in Germany as early as 1951.Drive it! got a chance to take a specially-tuned, vintage rallye Beetle out for a spin - and discovered that roll bars, bucket seats and racing seat belts are more than welcome in a Bug that can do 170 km/h.





1959 VW Turbo Beetle test drive -- 300+ HP
First test drive of the completed 59 Beetle. 2165cc 4-cyl horizontally opposed CB Performance ECU turbo Charged Water-air Intercooler 325hp @ 12psi (set at 7.5psi here)





Volkswagen Beetle on the highway
Driving the beetle





1966 VW Beetle - Door Lock Remote Installation
Here's a short video that shows how to install the door lock remote in your '66 Beetle. Disclaimer: This is my first video where I'm actually in front of the camera and talking. I noticed I say "And that's about all there is to it" a lot. I need to work on that. LOL! Check out my blog ('66 Beetle Project): http://www.vwblvd.com





Vintage Speed 155-203-05200 Driving test, vw bug 1966
http://store.vintagespeed.com.tw/ Vintage Speed 155-203-05200 Driving test, vw bug 1966 It is very quiet and comfortable to drive





How to Lower a 1970 VW Beetle , Front and Rear
How to lower a VW Beetle. One of many ways. Also using air shocks.





Classic: VW Beetle 1967
The man who has passion for Beetles, Linas Barševičius, and his 1967 authentic VW Beetle. Linas will be driving his Beetle in first classic rally in Lithuania: "ORLEN Lietuva Classic Rally". http://www.facebook.com/OLclassicrally Video by "TaT Design": http://www.youtube.com/TaTdesing http://www.facebook.com/tatdesigns





1966 VW Beetle - Sound Deadening - Roof - Before & After Demonstration
I added some sound deadening material from www.soundproofcow.com to the roof of my Beetle. This video demonstrates the affects that sound deadening products can have on the sheet metal in your car. '66 Beetle Project Blog: http://www.vwblvd.com





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