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Re: [T3] (Possible) 1966 VW1500 FA

On 13 Jun 2004 at 10:52, Russ Wolfe wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 09:59, The Canadian wrote:
> > I've seen and heard of VW1500 cars mentioned in the 66 and later literature
> > (after the 1600 engine was in use) but I've wondered about the badging and
> > model names for the economy-model single carb cars.  It's been discussed
> > before but I've never been quite sure - did a 1966 VW1500 have an actual
> > 1500cc engine or a single carb 1600cc?  This doesn't answer any questions
> > but here's a 66 for auction that has a VW1500 badge on the back:
> > 
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=2482003330&category=6060
> > 
> I wouldn't trust it. Not if they can't even put the VIN number in the
> ad. And a Maaco paint job??? Sounds like a rebuilt to me. It also has
> back up lights which were not stock in 1966.

The car looks like it has had many parts swapped in. Look at the steering 
column; it's a late one with the squareish cross section. definitely not '66.

The rear bumper could have also been replaced, or this might actually be a 
later car. Who knows?

Jim Adney, jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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