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1972 VW Beetle

Vehicle Description

1972 VW BeetleThe VW Bug or VW Beetle 1972 Sedan has some remarkable features. We can recognize the VW Beetle 1972 with his large rear window.

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Main changes:

  • Engine lid gets 4 sets of air slots.
  • Smog control models get extra ‘plumbing’.
  • New steering column, level mounted.
  • New double vacuum distributor with vacuum retard (5 degrees ATDC) at idle.
  • EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) added. New muffler.
  • Modified 3rd and 4th synchro rings to reduce noise.
  • “Baja bug” introduced.
  • Karman Ghia gets disc front brakes in US (already from 67 in other countries).
  • Wheels change from 5.6×15 to 6.0×15 in late 72.
  • VW computer analysis socket.

VW Beetle 1972 chassis numbers: 112 2000 000 – 112 3200 000

1972 VW Beetle parts

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1972 VW Beetle for sale

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How to restore a VW Beetle

Are you looking to restore a 1972 VW Bug? Here you can find some useful documents that might help you.