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
Minor rust discovered under the paint on left front fender
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
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,
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.
Listing ID: CC-990030
Price: $6,500 (OBO)
Location: Gulf Breeze, Florida
Exterior Color: Omaha Orange & black
Interior Color: black
Trim Level: sedan
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
Engine History: Replaced
Engine Condition: Running
Drive Train: Rear-wheel drive