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General Information

Year
1974
Make
VW
Model
1303s
Color
Orange
Packages
"Seats and a heater"
History
Bought last Mayday bank holiday from Penryn in Cornwall, an epic trip that started at 06:30 as i boarded the train to Cornwall, arriving in Truro at 21:00 i was met by the owner and driven 15 miles further south to his home in Penryn in my new bug we had a cup of tea and did the paperwork then i set off north, the car didnt have a 12v socket otherwise known as a "lighter" in 74' so i stupidly decided not to take my Garmin (aaaah hindsight) so i left Penryn about 22:00 - 22:30 after a fantastic fun filled awesome drive i arrived home about 17:30 the following day, many service stations were visited to stretch my legs, cafe's and their tasty ware's were tried, Carlisle, Perth and a few villages along the A9 also got "the bug" a memorable and tiring trip that i would do over and over and over again.
1974 VW 1303s (Orange)

Modifications

Drivetrain
1600 Standard twin port but with a sports exhaust, want to rebuild engine with new parts adding twin carbs for a little extra cruising speed and overtaking power.
Interior
Strawberries and cream seat covers, this is a kit that replaces your existing seat coverings i dont like it so another bucket list job. I also changed the original steering wheel to the gorgeous thick rimmed Mountney wood steering wheel and the optional fore and aft adjustable boss kit.
Exterior
Orange Paint should be Gold for originality. This is on my bucket list respray to original.
Audio
Sony head unit through the original dash speaker and two xplods on the rear shelf, want an Alpine head and speakers so bucket list job
Wheel and Tire
Minilites painted black, not sure about these may get them refurbed then see how they look or go all out for a set of Mags/supaslots aka Starskey and Hutch.

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