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1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle Base 1.6l on 2040-cars

US $1,300.00
Year:1973 Mileage:20680

Kankakee, Illinois, United States

Kankakee, Illinois, United States

I have for sale my 1973 Super Beetle. I picked up this car 1 1/2 years ago as payment for work on 2 other cars and planned on making it road worthy. However plans have changed, new house & another child, and I offer this up for sale.
This car was amateur restored quite some time ago and driven semi-regularly until 2011 when the brake lights quit working, and then was parked outside uncovered until I got it. By then the drivers floor pan, heater channel, and pedals had rusted.
Drivers floor pan, drivers heater channel, spot behind floor pan, & very small spot on passenger floor pan by the toe area. Area under the battery is NOT rusted through.
Drivers door is rusting at what I assume is a patch line, so is the drivers side behind the door.
The engine is a "owner called it new" but appears to be a remanufactured engine -supposedly with less than 5K on it.
I had the engine running before I stripped out the interior by using a jumper pack and pouring gas down the carb, ran excellent while the fuel lasted. Fuel tank appears to have been replaced, or absolutely outstanding original condition. But smells of old gas.
Interior has had the carpeting removed (and gone) rubber floor mats are in trunk. Seats are in very good condition, door panels are a thin plywood, headliners sags as usual.
Wheels are what appear to be Empi's and with some TLC (paint &polish) would be nice again.
Right front brake was stuck when I got it & in the process of breaking it loose, chipped the drum. So RF brake: shoes missing drum bad.
Tires probably only have the 5k miles since restoration, but are badly weather checked.
All glass is good, as are all the fenders. Easy, LOL, restoration or an awesome parts car.
Mileage on odometer reads 20680, actual is unknown. IL title because of age is exempt, spot for mileage is blank.

Car is located 5 miles West of Kankakee, IL which is right by I-57, 30 miles from I-55, & 40 from I-80 so easy access.
The car will need to be trailered from my location, IT IS NOT DRIVEABLE.
I am able to store it for two weeks to give you time to arrange picking it up, if fully paid for.
Preferably I would like it gone ASAP.

Any questions are more than welcome, you are also encouraged to come and inspect it (email me).

Please ask all questions before bidding, your bid is a binding contract to buy. All nonpaying winners will be reported to eBay and blocked from any of my future auctions. I do combine shipping with other items (if I have multiple auctions). Please check my feedback, I have 100% positive and strive to keep it that way. PLEASE look at all pictures and ask any questions you may have before bidding.

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