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Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 09:41 PM
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so I'm looking to aquire a VW beetle and I was wondering where to find them in the southern arizona/tucson area. any help would be appreciated. my price range is $500 and under. it doesn't have to be running I can fix it up.

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since youre in Tuscon....call
Chirco 1-800-955-9795

they are way out on 22nd past the base. very good chance of havin a bug sittin around for sale.


other wise check into the back pages of the cycle trader for a baja.

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also try www.craigslist.com and look in the tucson section, or call Phil at Cool Dreamz window tinting in Sierra Vista, he always has something laying around.


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so After I get my beetle. What I want to do is build a sand rail. what parts can I use from the beetle on the sand rail? I know I can use front and rear suspension, engine, transmission, shifter. but can I use things such as the steering column, gastank, gauges, seats, headlights, turn signals, wiring harness, etc?

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oh, I see!!! youre just playin us for cheap parts?!?!?!?!?!?


purty much you can scavenge the whole car for a rail. Very Happy


why go through all that trouble when you could have yourself a fine specimen of a BAJA!!!!! Twisted Evil


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C/ANDREW,
I have one for sale on the south Phoenix area.
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C/ANDREW,
I have one for sale on the south Phoenix area.
Jake

how much and does it have everything?

as for me trying to scam cheap parts, if there's another way to build a rail, not using a vw , I sure don't know about it.

what are the advantages of a baja over a rail? or vice versa?

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a baja is usually ready to ride vs building a rail.


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[quote="C/ANDREW"]
Bahaw wrote:
C/ANDREW,
I have one for sale on the south Phoenix area.
Jake

"how much and does it have everything?"

1969 with the roof removed (Nice job!)
Rust free pan
No tranny
Engine removed & disassembled
No interior
Baja kit installed except for the right rear fender (included in sale)
No title. (I checked with DPS and it is not reported stolen.)

$400.00

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SOUNDS LIKE A GREAT STARTER! GREAT PRICE, GO FOR IT DUDE!!


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hey bahaw it sounds good but the thing is with the motor, If I didn't take it apart myself, I don't know how to put it back together. and wouldn't the tranny be a painin the neck to find?

when I said I can fix it up, I meant I can get it running. a engine rebuild is a little be beyond me.

thanks though

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you can scrounge an IRS trans pretty easily.


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Post Post subject: Re: where to find a vw beetle
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C/ANDREW,

There is a gentleman in the area with 30 years experience that can take your disassembled engine and build you a stock 1600 long block for between $600.00 and $700.00. You can get a transmission pretty easily...AZ Transaxle usually has then in stock.

Anyway, if you are interested in my baja, just let me know.

Jake

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