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Old 12-27-2011, 03:43 PM
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vw beetle 1974

What is the best mods for a beetle 1974 besides the suicide doors

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Old 12-27-2011, 05:05 PM
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Just exactly what plans do you already have in mind for this build ? Chop-Top V8 engine ?

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Old 12-27-2011, 05:06 PM
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Install a BBC in it
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Old 12-27-2011, 05:52 PM
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you can make a pretty fast/nice VW engine now a days
maybe like a 2400cc dual carbs etc, bus transaxle
you can make a pretty nice bug, for pretty cheap
when I was in younger, I had a couple bugs and a sand rail
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Old 12-27-2011, 07:26 PM
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I vote for a V8 Bug also!

I might be a little bias though..........

Check out my V8 1969 convertible beetle project at: http://www.v8beetleresource.com
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i got a 73 super beetle that had a stock 1600 but just had a 1835 put in with a webber 2 barrel and a 110 cam and let me tell you that little thing scoots just tonight i was driving my 2000 v6 camaro and my dad was in my bug and i wasnt hard on the camaro but i wasnt easy and my dad was keepin up pretty good it has amazing take off havent topped it out yet but it gets up to 80 pretty quick once i get some other issues fixed im going to take it to the strip and see what she runs in a 1/4
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455 Olds with a Toronado transaxle sounds good to me! No back seat but very fun to drive, a true suicide machine.
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