Volkswagen Beetle Custom 1973 2 door sedan with Ragtop sunroof
Price: - Item location: Shingletown, California, United States
- Make: Volkswagen
- Model: Beetle - Classic
- Type: Sedan / Ragtop
- Trim: Sedan
- Year: 1973
- Mileage: 1,500
- Color: White
- Engine size: 2110cc
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: Manual transmission
- Interior color: Black
- Options: CD Player, Sunroof
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1973 Volkswagen Beetle - ClassicUltimate Cal-Look weekend warrior VW.
She's a '73 obviously back dated to look like an older model. The prior owner was a body and paint man and this car was his baby. He worked over 3 years modding this car and painting it. Pictures don't do it justice.
Body mods include:
Early front and rear aprons (the rear apron unbolts making engine work much easier)
Early front hood (with 4 tab VW emblem)
Fiberglass rear 'W' decklid
Bumper bracket holes filled
Grafted in '62 ragtop, done right
Early post style antenna
Side rear air vents removed
Side gas filler door removed ('67 style gas tank installed)
'67 style rear tail lights with original Hella lenses
Front parking lights & turn signals relocated inside headlights
Replaced, and rerouted, front hood pull release
Early style door hinge driver side outside mirror
Beautiful, perfect Polar white paint - 2 stage - color sanded down to 2000 then polished shines like a mirror.
Interior mods include:
If you know what the interior of a late model bug looks like, you'll be able to see the extensive modifications to the interior of this bug.
Padded dash removed, all holes filled.
Center and front air vents removed.
Headlight switch, wiper stalk, ignition switch relocated to lower dash panel that used to house the ash tray (ah'la '50s era style). Holes filled in.
Steering column housing modified for the removed ignition switch and wiper stalk.
Sun visors removed.
Early rear view mirror installed.
'73 front seat rails removed, and early seat rails installed.
Low back front seats. Recovered in stock VW upholstery material.
Stock back seat, recovered in stock VW upholstery material.
'68 Speedometer and fuel gauge (not working)
Black suede headliner - beautiful!
New black carpet
Alpine AM/FM/CD player, rear 6x9 speakers
Wood steering wheel.
Vintage VDO Top Cockpit tach, GloShift oil pressure and oil temp gauges (I wanted something different...)
2110cc built by Wolfgang International, Redding CA.
Less than 1500 miles on the engine.
CB Performance AutoLina new aluminum case
CB Performance heads (42x37.5 valves)
Weber 48IDA carbs
009 distributor with Comp-u-fire ignition module
Full flow with 180 degree oil filter thermostat adapter
Aux oil cooler with fan, 190 degree thermostat
1.5 qt deep sump
1-5/8 header with fatboy muffler
Fuel system plumbed with AN -6 from tank back. Holley style fuel pump up front.
Pressure regulator with pressure gauge in engine compartment.
Idles smooth at 1200 rpm. 48IDA's really bark around 2500 rpm and up.
Adjustable front end, 3" narrow.
2-1/2 inch drop spindles.
Stock drum brakes, rebuilt with new wheel cyls, and braided brake hoses.
Transaxle strap around transaxle.
Original Fuchs 6" wheels on rear
Repro Fuchs 4.5" wheels on front