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  1. Readers Rides
    Hi All, We have belatedly set an instagram account documenting the restoration of our 1973 1303s beetle. If anyone is interested please go and follow @thebohobug. https://www.instagram.com/thebohobug/ We bought Rico back in 2008, and spent the following 18 months getting him on the road...
  2. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi I'm looking for an original rear rubber mat that goes across the tunnel and under the front seats/ rear passenger footwell. I've managed to find a great front section and now need the rear to match. Does anyone have one in good condition, it's for the later 3 point runners and from...
  3. Vehicles For Sale
    Rare European Right hand drive. Owned her for the past 10 Years ... have history dating 20+ years. She boasts a new black respray, real leather red interior, up-rated to 12v, viper alarm system, full sound system (hidden), curved back arches (no back bumper), empi alloys, new momo tyres ( also...
  4. Vehicles For Sale
    MOD EDIT Hello This is a polite request for you to please at least become a Member Sponsor before any further advertising on VZi. VZi is FREE to Private Sellers but we expect businesses or regular sellers or those who ONLY use VZI's Classified Forums to contribute and we have received a...
  5. Chat/Discussion
    I have a 1973 VW GT Beetle in restoration. The car has been in my family for over 30 years, and I need some information on the original seat colour. It is the Tomato Red version. The original seats are no longer in the car. Can anybody help me? Thanks.
  6. Vehicles For Sale
    1973 Volkswagen Beetle (Tax Exempt from December!!!) Grey - Lowered. MOT October 2013 - 6 Months Tax from the 1st May. I bought this after selling my old beetle, missed having a lovely bug to drive... and have been made redundant since then and can no longer afford to have him; such a shame...
  7. Vehicles For Sale
    1973 volkswagen beetle recently fitted a brand new 1600 engine by a local beetle garage have all the reciepts for this in total the engine came to £1300. was put through the mot last year and had loads of welding over the body now rust free, hence the silver and black paint, it passed with no...
  8. Lost and Found
    I have recently purchased a 73 Bay registration TPE 905M and I am trying to piece together his life story. Please get in contact with me if you used to own him or knew somebody who owned him who could help. He used to be brilliant orange when he was new but that is all I know. In particular any...
  9. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi there, On my 1973 1303S, the rear lights have been botched to say the least, all the wiring is mixed up and it look like some might be missing? Anyone got any tips or helpful diagrams please? I would appreciate all the help given! Thanks!
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hey, this is my first post and I don't usually use forums so I'm almost complete forum newbie... So sorry it this isn't done completely right... I've got a 1973 1200cc beetle and the engine code starts d1 and I have read that this means it is a replacement engine so I was wondering what engine...
  11. Chat/Discussion
    Beware I am newbie to the VW scene and to this forum. I recently bought a 73 bay and want to get it back to some form of its former glory. Firstly I think i will do a search on here for steering issues as the Van has some Scary stange steering issues. It has been lowered and has Adjustable...
  12. Readers Rides
    Hi All, Heres some pics of my Dads Resto Cal Bug...........;) Spec: 1973 Resto Cal Beetle In Audi Brilliant Red, Which My Dad Bought From Wolfsburg VW Last Year, Its Fitted With An Early Bonnet To Give it That 1960's Look & Has A Set Of Day Moulding Fibreglass Wings, Inside Is Fitted With...
  13. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Just bought a 1200 beetle, as I really needed doors and rear gutters for my 78 last edition. I have bascially everything else for sale, I bought the car as a half finished project, the chap I bought her off was going to Baja it, so I have the following for sale: A full Baja Kit including, heavy...
  14. Vehicles For Sale
    Built in 1972 then reg'd in Jan 1973 ( TAX EXEMPT) MOT till July 2010. RHD, 1600cc in very good condition. More Pics Available at http://www.flickr.com/photos/jsemcey/sets/72157621342709983/ I have taken the last year to finish putting the vehicle as close to stock as i can, due to its very...
  15. Readers Rides
    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...
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    i have a '73 beetle and cant work out whether i have an Alternator or a Generator? i know it might sound like a stupid question but they switched in '73... cheers
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Can anyone clear this mystery up once and for all. I am at present restoring my faithful old 1973 type 2 Baywindow and have reached the point where i am deciding what to do about the front beam. I have read in many magazines that the old 70's style front beams are no longer available and are...
  18. Vehicles For Sale
    1973 Blue and White Devon Bay [/B]£4,000 ono I'm needing to sell my much loved Type 2. I've owned it for nearly 11 years and am reluctant to sell but after having my son 2 years ago I haven't had the time or money to get it on the road again, we are now moving to Switzerland so I have to sell...
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