1973 VW Show Beetle
Featured in Hot VWs July 2011 edition this bug turners heads and wins shows everywhere it goes.
Body has been smoothed shaving door handles, gas filler, trunk and deck lid, side mirror mounts and antenna hole along with rear vents. Doors, trunk and deck lid are remote activated with manual pull cord backups.
Dash pad was removed and a smooth fiberglass one installed. A full set of Creative Car Craft fiberglass fenders, running boards, deck lid and trunk. Paint is House of Kolors Porsche Lapis Blue. suspension is 2" adjustable narrowed beam with 2.5" dropped spindles KYB shocks and Ghia Disc brakes.
Aluminum trailing arms out of a Porsche 924s with 924 rear disc brakes. 930 CV joints to Thing stub shafts and custom heavy drive shafts. As close to "bullet proof" as it gets. Adjustable Kafer Cup frame horn. Removable apron to fully show the beast underneath. Deck lid as well and with a custom standoff it can be reinstalled.
SCAT 5.5 H beam 4130 chromoly rods
Mahle 90.5 forged balanced Pistons
SCAT 82 forged counter weighted 8 dowel strokes crank
Total seal rings
SCAT wedge ports, 44 X 37.5 valves, dual springs with 4130 chromoly retainers
Chromoly push rods
SCAT 1.251 solid shafts rockers
LowBugget.com LBC1 cam and lifters
30 mm full flow oil system
96 pass remote oil colder AND type 4 doghouse oil cooler
MSD billet distributor w6al ignition
200 mm 12 lb flywheel
Kennedy stage 2 clutch 200" Kennedy HD disc
LowBugget.com T3T4 Turbo
Ceramic coated intake and exhaust
Holley 550 carb with mechanical secondary
Transaxle 1973 type 1 IRS built by Jim Loftin
3.881 ring and pinion
Gear ratio 3.781 1st
Super-Dif Weddel 3rd & 4th with welded hubs
Hi-torque starter and ORIGINAL HURST SHIFTER
Black and grey Sew fine interior Products
Front and back leather seats from a 2003 Audi TT
3 point retractable seat belts front and rear
Momo steering wheel
Auto meter gauges
Alpine stereo with 2 6x9 mounted under rear seats
Optima yellow top gel battery
All new rubber and seals
One piece Windows
Early model LED brake lights
17" Porsche turbo trist wheels
2055017 Yokohama tires
Has won best engine several times and won Bug Jam in every class I've put it in. When you fire it up everyone turns and stares. It doesn't sounds like other ride. Has a deep throaty Subaruish sound. It's awesome. I have all receipts totaling over $35k.
Located in Land O Lakes, FL
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