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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!


 


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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 - 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/





1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Engine Start
First time starting up the 2333 cc engine (91x84mm) that I installed in my wife's freshly restored 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible. Yes, I know my coil is installed upside-down. The after-market wire harness was installed with too little slack to reach a downward-pointing coil. This is temporary.





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.





Overhaulin excellent volkswagen beetle 1965
OVERHAULIN EXCELLENT ENGINE THAT I WANT MY VOLKSKNIGHT YEAH JEJEJEJEJEJEJEJE





VW Beetle Lowered 1966 part 2
My 1966 VW Bug Driving part 1





12 Second VW Beetle beats Porsche GT3
12 Second VW Beetle beats a Porsche GT3 during Import Wars at Great Lakes Dragaway, Union Grove WI 4/15/2012 View the latest video here: http://youtu.be/EXJoq5n0y_8





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





1966 Volkswagen Beetle (Bug)-- 2276cc Engine
For Sale on Ebay!! Feel free to contact me with inquires at 951/454-4483 or via email at bmaldona@gmail.com. To view the ad on EBAY look for listing #320451475832 by typing it into the EBAY search box.





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)





First Test Drive
First time hitting the street with the new motor





Classic VW Beetle Bug Restoration 1963, By Last Chance Auto Restore.com
www.lastchanceautorestore.com This is a video showing a complete "Pan Off" Restoration performed by Last Chance Auto Restore.com





EURO ESCARABAJO BY YESUS
VW Sedan Propiedad de Yesus miembro del Volks Gdl (Guadalajara Jalisco México)





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




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