We have belatedly set an instagram account documenting the restoration of our 1973 1303s beetle. If anyone is interested please go and follow @thebohobug.
We bought Rico back in 2008, and spent the following 18 months getting him on the road...
Hi peeps my beetle came off the road in 1988 and has moved from pillar to post ever since in and out gaurages and over the years slowly but surely return and this week took a drive around the carpark in front of my house!!!!
at his worse :(
Wanted :incheek:... Preferably running and on the road! :D
I have about £1200 to play with :( I know it's not much but it's my first time buying a Dub and being a part timer money doesn't come very big or fast haha. :mental:
If anyone has any tips on buying a T25 or Bug please let me know...
Gotta 1303s in restoreable condition. Needs work to floors and mainly one channel.
Inner wings are good, and boot area exceptional!
Engine runs, had it rigged up to a motorbike tabk with fresh fuel and it sounded sweet. Thats coupled up to the original 1600 box that selects well.
I would like to mount some slim lightweight calipers to standard disc configuration on a 1303S.
All calipers that I have seen such as wilwood come close but will not directly fit. Has anyone mounted lightweight calipers with standard discs? and/or brackets to allow lightweight calipers to...
1972 LHD 1303s SUPER BEETLE GERMAN LOOK CUSTOM TAX EXEMPT
I have owned this 1303s since 1993, and before me it was owned by an American ex services officer who brought the car back from Germany. It was first registered in October 1972, manufactured in the Wolfsburg factory in Germany...
Here is Aggie she's a 73 1303s. I have had her for a couple of years now and finally managed to get her back on the road after a touch of welding, wiring and replacing a few bits.
Well thats pretty much it. There has been a bit of a leak in the drivers side where the footwell front...
Might consider a Type 4 gearbox, but a 1303S would be first choice. I'm ideally after something that's in pretty good working order. Is anyone breaking anything that might fit the bill?
I am posting this up for a friend -
Will post up prices after the first cut!
1972 Beetle 1303S with 1600 engine, full W decklid, shaved front indicators, solenoid doors, frenched rear lights, GCC Awesome front seats, Autometer Tach with shift light, one piece windows, dragstar...