For Sale: 1971 Volkswagen Beetle in Gulf Breeze, Florida

$6,500 (OBO)

Vehicle Description

 

  • Omaha Orange and flat black. Black trim.
  • 1641 4 cylinder air cooled engine, recently rebuilt, with block replaced with Mexican one.
  • Runs well, with surprising power
  • Stainless Steel exhaust headers, with very good condition heater boxes, channels, etc.
  • Solid rod front suspension with newer air shocks.
  • Little to no rust. Interior in good condition. Newer glove box, fuel release handle, and hood release.
  • Seat modified to accommodate taller people as well. :)
  • Carpeted floor with vinyl interior.
  • CA windows with newer hardware.
  • Some fiberglass body parts, including flared rear fenders that need work
  • Minor rust discovered under the paint on left front fender (repainted).
  • CA bumpers.
  • Dual carburetors, with better than average linkage.
  • Newer spark plugs and quality wiires,
  • fuel lines in engine compartment protected from heat with sleeves. New fuel filter (under car).
  • Electronic ignition distributor with single vacuum, dual advance (SVDA).
  • New rear (oil) shocks.
  • Very good tires and wheels. Extras available.
  • Custom steering wheel, plus extra larger one available.
  • Newer master cylinder reservoir with hoses instead of metal lines to the master cylinder.
  • stainless hoses on front (disc) brakes, rear (drums) hoses have not been changed, but available with car. 
  • Strong transmission and clutch, with solid shifting. Linkage bar modified to prevent shifter issues.
  • All electrics work well.
  • Retro (modern) radio with mini speakers in rear. Additional larger speakers available.
  • Newer windshield wipers with after market electric washer.
  • Only a few thousand miles on rebuilt engine.
  • Odometer turned over, so actual mileage is not accurate (estimate about 120,000).
  • Full documentation on previous owner rebuild, plus full documentation on the changes I have made as well.
  • Many original parts still available that were used prior to customization, such as ashtray, jack, manual, hubcaps, wheels,. 
  • Various other parts for beetles, including progressive carburetor, manifold, shocks, etc.
  • This vehicle has been loved since I purchased it almost two years ago. Any questions, just ask. :) 
  • For sale or would trade for a similar quality small pickup truck to carry bicycles around. ;)
  • Price is based on value, plus estimate of costs to restore it to a more authentic version.
  • Quite a bit more invested in this beetle than the asking price. This little bug turns heads all the time. :)
  • "Gramps" is looking for a new home.. ;) A nice owner to take good care of him is most important.
  • Update: vehicle engine checked out by Affordable Automotive in Gulf Breeze, FL, very experienced in air cooled engines.
  • Update: new fan belt
  • Update: new window regulator for passenger door.
  • Update: Reduced to $6500! Still OBO, and would trade for a similar value compact pickup truck.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-990030
  • Price:$6,500 (OBO)
  • Location:Gulf Breeze, Florida
  • Year:1971
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Beetle
  • Exterior Color:Omaha Orange & black
  • Interior Color:black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:99999
  • Trim Level:sedan
  • VIN:1113026093
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Aftermarket Wheels:Yes
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Good
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Custom Stereo:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Electronic Ignition:Yes
  • Ported:Yes
  • Engine History:Replaced
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive