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55 Beetle, fast road and original engine included   Price: £14000
1955/6 Swedish VW Beetle (Oval window model).
Mostly original paint.
Photographs of prepared/painted rolling chassis. No underseal, no corrosion.

Currently running:
1776cc engine with genuine (European) twin Weber 40s. All brand new quality parts bought and built by Daz Chandler of Aircooled Performance. (Build sheet available.)
Brand new heavy-duty Rancho gearbox.
Gene Berg shifter.
Adjustable front axle.
12 Volt conversion. Painstaking wiring revision (all joints crimped and soldered and covered in heat shrink).
Working 12v semaphores, backed up by Led lights/incorporated indicators in rear... wiring in place for front indicators if wanted.
Autometer Sportcomp tachometer with adjustable shift light, mounted via a Californian-made Fastfab mount.
BBT GT Sprintstars.
Disc front brakes.

The car also comes with:
Original, working 1200 engine. (The engine was in the car when I bought it 2012, and saw the car through itís MOT.)
Original gear box. (As above.)
Original gear lever.
Original front axle.
Original Swedish rear wings with gravel guards (currently running accurate fibreglass reproductions, since I didnít want to drill any holes for lights in the originals).
(It still has the original glass water bottle for the windscreen wash system... quite rare now Iím told.)

Contact me for:

Detailed list of things that need doing to tidy it up. (Thereís not much.)
Link to large file of photographs showing close-ups of all panel joins and areas where youíd normally find corrosion.
Plus photos/list of original parts and extras (including full trim - the expensive chrome stuff) to be supplied with the car.
Link to video of car running.
Original engine build sheet.

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