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1967 VW Beetle

Vehicle Description

1967 VW BeetleThe VW Bug or VW Beetle 1967 Sedan has some remarkable features. We can recognize the VW Beetle 1967 with his large rear window.

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Main changes:

  • 1500 engine introduced – similar to earlier type 2 (bus, kombi) engine, but without the rear cross member mounting point.
  • “Volkswagen” badge on engine lid.
  • 12 volt electrics.
  • Generator increased from 180 to 360 watts.
  • Voltage regulator moved from generator to under rear seat.
  • Rear track increased with wider swing axles to 1350mm.
  • Clutch diameter increased from 180 to 200mm on 1300/1500 models.
  • 130 tooth ring gear (flywheel) replaces 109 tooth.
  • Dual brake cylinder system (drum brakes).
  • Front discs (single circuit) on 1500 models to some countries (but not US).
  • Outside door handle has push button.
  • Inside door handles recessed.
  • Two speed wipers.
  • Back-up lights (on US models).
  • Vertical headlights replace sloped glass.
  • US models get sealed beam headlights (other countries retain bulb-and-reflector).
  • Locking buttons on doors.
  • Driver’s armrest on door.
  • Slimmer chrome trim on outside.
  • Driver’s outside mirror becomes standard.
  • Rear anti-sway bar added.

VW Beetle 1967 chassis numbers: 117 000 001 – 117 999 000

1967 VW Beetle parts

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How to restore a VW Beetle

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