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1966 VW Beetle

1966 VW Beetle vehicle description

1966 VW BeetleThe 1966 VW Bug or VW Beetle Sedan has some remarkable features. We can recognize the VW Beetle 1966 with his large rear window.

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Main changes in 1966

  • 1300 engine introduced.
  • “1300” badge on engine lid.
  • 30PICT/1 carburettor.
  • Cam bearing added to engine.
  • Emergency blinker switch.
  • Ventilated wheel slots and flatter hub caps.
  • Bigger rear view mirror.
  • Headlight dimmer moved to turn signal lever.
  • Centre dashboard defroster outlet.
  • Horn ring – semi circle.
  • Ball joint front suspension replaces king pins.
  • Improved torsion bars and shock absorbers.
  • Needle wheel bearings replace ball bearings.
  • Outer door handles changed from square pushbutton to round pushbutton.
  • Locking front seatbacks were introduced.

VW Beetle 1966 chassis numbers: 116 000 001 – 116 1021 300

The chassis numbers for the 1966 VW Beetle are between 116 000 001 – 116 1021 300.

Engine 1966 VW Bug

4-cyl. 1285cc/50hp 1bbl with manual transmission.

1966 VW Beetle parts

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1966 VW Beetle for sale

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How to restore a VW Beetle

Are you looking to restore a 1966 VW Bug? Here you can find some useful documents that might help you.