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1974 VW Beetle

Vehicle Description

1974 VW BeetleThe VW Bug or VW Beetle 1974 Sedan has some remarkable features. We can recognize the VW Beetle 1974 with his large rear window.

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Main changes:

  • Self restoring energy absorbing bumpers.
  • Quieter muffler.
  • New cylinder head alloy for better heat dissipation.
  • “Softer” steering wheel to improve safety.
  • Smaller front headrests give better rear vision.
  • Computer sensor pressed into top of block to give TDC.
  • Computer sensor for ignition voltage. Seat belt ignition interlock. Seat belt and brake warning light combined.
  • Super beetle and convertible have slight negative king pin offset.
  • Super beetle has square glove box knob.
  • Warning light for hand brake.
  • Ghia has thicker front disc pads.
  • Last year of Ghia in the US.
  • Internal regulator to alternator in late 74.
  • Distributor gets vacuum and centrifugal advance.

VW Beetle 1974 chassis numbers: 114 2000 001 – 114 2999 000 / VW1303 134 2000 001 – 134 2999 000 (superbug)

1974 VW Beetle parts

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1974 VW Beetle for sale

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How to restore a VW Beetle

Are you looking to restore a 1974 VW Bug? Here you can find some useful documents that might help you.