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1200 Air cooled Type 1

Got a phone call from a good friend to say something has turned up, I think you might be interested in so off I went and fell in love with this '64 classic as soon as I saw her. Where we go with it, I dont know but the journey begins here :)

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Mods, Stats & Spec

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  • Engine & Transmission

    • 12v conversion on the cards early 2012
    • 1200 Engine out Mon 9th Jan 2012
    • 1200 engine relpacement carried out Feb 2012
    • 12v conversion completed Feb 2012
  • Suspension

    • Type 2 detectives set up and carried out work
    • Dec 2011 new shocks all round (TD2)
    • Dec 28th 2011 Front fitted adjustable narrowed beam (TD2 )
    • Dec 29th 2011 Rear end adjustable spring plates (TD2)
  • Interior

    • Original to be restored and recovered where possible
    • Removed on 10th Dec 2012
    • New interior exported in from US / due date 16th Dec 2012
    • New interior fitted March 2012, Oatmeal Carpets, tweed / brown vinyl / ivory piped front and rear seats, under seat panel and sun visors
    • Retro head unit fitted, purchased from VW Heritage
  • Exterior

    • Original paint staying / Original colour staying
    • New brightwork purchased, original restored parts where possible Hub Caps, Wing Mirror, Handles, Bonnett handle, indicator light covers and badges
    • brazillian Euro look bumpers fitted for now until I can get some decent ones from the shows I attend in 2012
    • Euro fog lamp fitted, Chrome aerial fitted, rear boot rack fitted in May 2012
  • Stats & Figures

    • Production bhp 40 / 1200cc
  • Wheels & Brakes

    • 64 Steelies, banded rears to 5.5"
    • 5th May fronts 4" 165 x 60 tyres
    • 5th May rear 5.5" 185 x 80 tyres
    • Rims refurbed and painted in ivory and red to add depth with oem chrome centre hub caps
    • All brakes replaced with new as original spec
  • Extras & factory options

    • So many original parts sourced to try to restore to best standard possible, paint has marks but whats known as "life marks" this is all part of the life story of the car, original paint of '64
  • Planned future mods

    • Colour change, rims, engine, who knows where it will end! Love this car so much! So special to me

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