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1971 VW Bug Convert Photo Gallery
Meet "Sunshine"

She is a very unique & rare Volkswagen convertible!

This is the first year (1971) for the "Super Beetle" Convertible!

It has the Macpherson strut front suspension, and the small flat windshield. This is one of the most desirable Beetle Convertibles you can find!

This rare Volkswagen Super Beetle "Vert" was originally sold in San Francisco, California & the original build date was January 06,1971. (this was verified by purchasing the "Birth Certificate" from Germany).

The original factory colour was Orange, but we decided to paint it the most requested & most desirable colour for a Bug convertible, Pure White. We have upgraded the carpet to the "salt & pepper" pile carpeting & will retain its original colour seats of black (original look basket weave style).

We have performed the required metal fabrication work it needed in the rear floor area & inner wheel wells, along with repair to both doors & all 4 fenders.It has received 2 coats of special "POR15" paint on both sides of the floor pans along with a top coat of rocker guard on the underside of the pans.

After completing the body & paint work, we have began the re assembly with installing sound deadener in the complete interior (including the doors) for a much quieter ride along with many new parts,new brake master cylinder, all new brake lines, all new brakes, (including new drums(4), all new brake linings,new spring kits & all new wheel cylinders). Many new parts have been installed, such as new rubber gaskets, new dash pad, new marker lights,new running boards, and a long list of other items to bring this car back to "better than new" condition.

We tuned up the engine, replacing the points, condensor, rotor, cap & wires. We also installed new tires, new chromed wheels & new hubcaps, along with a new convertible top, & many other upgrades.

We installed new headlight trim rings and new chrome "eye brows" along with a new carpet set for under the front hood. We made a custom cover behind the dash that covers the wiring and back of the glove box areas underhood.

She turned out quite nice! Another old Volkswagen "rescued" by Last Chance Auto Restore.com !

See the YouTube video on the "walk-a-round" on this car...

http://youtu.be/W6vbCjse-7w

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