1970 Glitter Bug Special Edition Used Manual

Price: US $11,500.00 Item location: Local pick-up only
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Beetle - Classic
  • SubModel: Glitter Bug Special Edition
  • Year: 1970
  • Mileage: 38,524
  • VIN: 1102749988
  • Color: Purple
  • Engine size: Other Other
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1970 Volkswagen Beetle - Classic Glitter Bug Special Edition

This Volkswagen is a very rare Glitter Bug Special Edition and possibly the only surviving example of a Glitter Bug painted in Royal Glow with the metallic silver Zandvoort Streaks Stripe Package. Everywhere you go people applaudie it...asking questions, giving you a honk, or a thumbs up or a peace sign. Everybody loves this car!!! The Glitter Bug Special Edition was a collaboration between VW and the 3M Corporation. This Special Edition began with a Deluxe Beetle. 3M would then take the cars, apply their custom paint and graphics using the original VW paint as their base coat. Then the rest of the Special Edition Package was installed including a wood and chrome steering wheel and wood shift knob, chrome pedal covers, real Empi Steel Sprint Star Wheels made by Lemerz in Germany, wood grain dash trim and wood capped dash and vent window knobs. Daily driver...not perfect, but easy and fun to drive, reliable and super cool. It has the original 1600 single port that came with the car from Germany. Everything is stock and original so you can set every spec according to manufacturer's recommendations, and refer to factory manuals when necessary. Here are some of the specifics: New Headlights New Speedometer Cable...speedo is smooth, no bouncing and is accurate New Fuel Gauge Sending Unit ...fuel gauge functions properly New Tires New Brake Flex Lines ...front and rear New Brake Wheel Cylinders ...front and rear New Brake Master Cylinder Brake Bleed and Adjust One New Brake Light Lens Fuel Tank Cleaned and Fuel Lines Cleaned New Fuel Filters New Engine Main Oil Seal New Flywheel O-ring Seal New Clutch New Throw-out Bearing Flywheel resurfaced New Trans-axle Cross Shaft New Trans-axle Mounts New KYB Rear Shocks New Oil Cooler Seals/Gaskets New NGK spark plugs ...gaped to .024 (original factory setting) New Bosch Points Door Buzzer still works!!! Original headliner All Windows are Original VW Factory Branded Glass New Factory Correct, Basket Weave Pattern, Full Seat Cover Set...front and rear. New Parking Brake Internals...E-brake works like a champ! Typical weak pan areas in Battery Tray and under Passenger seat have been patched and sealed New Empi Running Boards New Empi Performance Exhaust New J Pipes...Heater Box delete Engine Steam Cleaned, but left as it is...no rattle-can spray paint makeover on this one New Kick Panel Carpet New Roof Rack New Reconditioned Battery New Chrome Hood Trim A note from the previous owner: The Glitter Bug is in great mechanical condition and ready to continue to be enjoyed. It has amazing character...with it's dings and dents and scratches and scrapes...it's truly one of a kind, and a beauty! Volkswagen built millions of Bugs, but only a handful of special edition cars. Regardless of whether you enjoy it the way it is as I have, or do a really nice restoration one day...it will always be a rare and valuable Volkswagen. I was fortunate enough to meet Cheech and Chong and Shelby Chong recently and they were all nice enough to autograph the glove box door for me. Their autographs are the perfect compliment for a super cool Bug like this!!! This car is all fun, all day ...everyday. Runs Great, Drives Great ...Starts Great, Stops Great. It'll jump right out there on the Interstate and hang right in there with everybody else ...and it makes mundane, around town errand running a pleasure too...sometimes laughable, with all the love this car gets from admirers... This is one of my favorite cars. To obtain more information on this particullar vehicle, call, email or stop by, and one of our sales associates will be happy to assist you. Questions or a short video, no problem! We take trades and can help arrange financing and shipping. You can buy with confidence, as we are one the industries leading 5 Star classic car dealers. Our founding principles remain the same today as they did in the beginning, Honesty and Integrity. We believe we can ma