I am after a 1200 (no vents) original VW beetle bonnet to fit a 73.
Colour not important, but minimal/no rust please.
Cash waiting, what you got???
Bristol area but willing to travel for a good example.
Isn't it funny how when you try and do the right thing, you often come unstuck?
So I'd stripped my '64 1200 engine and sent the crank, rods, 1385 pistons, flywheel etc off for grinding, balancing, lightening etc and picked them up yesterday, thinking how easy the rebuild would be and how smooth...
i purchased this engine of my friend its a 1200, would you say its been highly tuned?
high flow/power spark coil
1600 cooling fan
fan finns removed
single port carb tuned by specialist to suit cam
main jet, pilot jet and accelerator jets are bigger
I wasn't really looking for another beetle but when we saw one advertised for £250, how could we say no? It had been kept in a barn since 1999, when the guys daughter moved to Australia. And advertised in one of those local crappy advertisement papers.
Obviously needs/needed a lot of work, so...
Hi here for sale we have my Volkswagen beetle project. It is a 1200 model and need someone to take her in and give her some love. I am looking for about £350 for the car. I will be at home all day today so give me message if you want to come and view
Hi, I am looking for a road worthy,reliable bug to use as a daily drive. Ideally I would like something that doesn't cost the earth and isn't a total shed. I am happy to do small jobs to finish a bug of if needed, but not massive jobs as im halfway through restoring my bay. If anyone has...
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My dad has decided to sell his 1962 1200 deluxe beetle, as he has his eye on something else and has already put a deposit down:rolleyes::).
Here's a link to the ebay ad...
So, Bought my second car before passing my test in February this year. Swapped a 1.8 focus zetec for it so a bit of a downstep but the insurance on the focus was £3500 a year!!! SO here goes!
Before any work,
Then the rocker gasket was leaking so I changed that. Only one side though so...
Up for sale is my 1985 Mexican beetle.
She is a 1200cc motor, runs and pulls great. No smoke, rattles anything.
I bought it off a chap who couldnt express enough that the 17500kmh was original. However this i can not guarentee, but having been around beetles a long time have never seen...
Now all on Ebay
Grab yourselves some bargains!
Need to move some things on. All items listed are located near Chichester, West Sussex.
1200 seized block. Includes everything attached in...
I've been playing with the idea of getting a beetle for a while now as I 've wanted to get into mechanics and fettling and have always liked bugs.
I have no mechanical experience but am a pratical/hands on person so I planned to buy a runner and start fettling. My brother-in-law works...
Whilst adjusting my valves recently, i noticed a great big "MEXICO" stamp on the inside of them, below the rocker shaft to the left. I'm guessing this means they're Mexican heads.
They are single port and fitted to my GERMAN '78 1200 beetle, it's the original engine, but I'm not sure whether...
Today i joined the forum in the search of my first car, i am looking for a beetle , 1200 , and a reasoably price as im not minted
I dont mind if there is some resoration needed , i am looking to get the car on the road by the end of dec/early jan
I am a novice and any help would be...
Hello to the VZi crowd, I used to be on here as another guise four odd years ago but I have long forgotten the login for that.
This is my 1973 1200 beetle
I bought him five years ago as a complete stocker and ran him like that for a year until the engine gave up and into storage it was as...