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1964 Volkswagen Beetle - Classic

Technical specifications of Volkswagen Beetle - Classic 1964

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Chester, Virginia, United States
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Beetle - Classic
Year: 1964
Mileage: 1,932
Color: Rust
Engine size: Chevy 350
Drive type: RWD
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

World Famous Tobacco Beetle for sale. Cover car on Killbillet 2016 calendar.Started as a 1964 VW Beetle that had no rust.Clear title as 64 Beetle.I built this in 2015.'87 Chevy 350 motor, stock, aluminum intake, Holley 570 with electric choke. Pertronix distributor and coil. Compression test shows all cylinders between 160-170.Lakester style headers with inserts. Not too loud, just right.Turbo 350 transmission. Lokar shifter.Ford Explorer 8.8 rear with 3.55 gears.4 wheel disc brakes that are excellent.Aluminum radiator. Temp never goes over 195.Roof chopped 4".Custom 2x3 chassis. VW floor pan not used.Floor is solid, license plates on floor are decorative only.Front suspension is '32 T-Bucket style with transverse leaf spring.Rear suspension has coilovers with panhard bar.Flaming river steering box and tilt column.New Jeep replacement seats are comfortable.All gauges work including fuel gauge. GPS speedometer, very accurate.Fuel cell and Optima battery in rear.Summit universal heater will cook you out. The Yuengling cans are the heater ducts.American Autowire wiring harness and fuse panel.All windows are Lexan, door windows roll up/down. Pop out rear windows.No wipers. I've driven fine in the rain using Rain-X.Weld wheels. 4 new radial tires this summer. 29x15.5/15 Hoosier Pro Street in rear. Maybe 300 miles on the tires, still has the tits on the tires.
Car runs great. Drives like a T-Bucket, stiff, has some squeaks and rattles.Turns heads everywhere. Kids love it.Most parts were new in 2014 or 2015 including chassis, carb, distributor and coil, headers, wiring, front axle, spindles, hubs, leaf spring, brakes, steering box and column, fuel cell, battery, coilovers, seats, gauges, shifter, heater, radiator. Tires new in 2017.Only 1932 miles since built (actual mileage on body unknown). Ready for my next project.I have many more pictures.Sold as-is, no warranty.
Call me with questions: Ron 804-920-5666Thanks for looking !
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