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Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 04:41 AM
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Ok this may be a really stupid question but.....o well. I just bought a 68 bug and have plans to turn it into a baja. the only thing is i dont have manual so i cant figure out what type i have. I thought that there was three different types. if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

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Post Post subject: Re: what type?
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type 1 = beetle (bug)

type 2 = bus

type 3= fast back, etc

type 4 = dont ask


you have a type 1


pick up these books

Haynes Repair Manual, Type 1 And Ghia, 1954 Thru 1979
[CPR975108

How To Hot Rod Your Type 1 Engine

How To Keep Your Type 1 Alive, For The Complete Idiot (this is a must have)

How To Rebuild Your Type 1 Engine

go here: www.chircoestore.com/c...?cPath=494

see what they have.


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All Beetles and Ghias (Bajas)- Type 1

Transporters (buses)- Type 2

Fastback, squareback and notchback- Type 3

Thing- Type 4

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Squareback - 3
Fastback, notchback - 4 (411, 412)


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now im confused.... Confused

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alright thanks for the help.i was really confused

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Post Post subject: Re: what type?
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actually a thing is a type 1 or 181 a type 4 is the one with 4 headlights kinda resembles the type 3

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Kinda' ugly.

Type 4


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nice pic myk!





ok here are some informative links:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...gen_Beetle

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...gen_Type_2

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...gen_Type_3

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...gen_Type_4

Volkswagen car timeline, European market, 1950-1979 - edit Next ->
Type 1950s 1960s 1970s
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Small car (1938) Type 1 - Beetle
Supermini Polo I
Small family car Golf I
Type 3
Large family car Type 4


K70 (NSU) Passat I
Coupé Karmann Ghia Scirocco I
Van Type 2 - T1 Type 2 - T2 Type 2 - T3
Volkswagen car timeline, North American market, 1950-1979 - edit Next ->
Type 1950s 1960s 1970s
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Small car Beetle (Type 1)
Compact car Fastback / Squareback (Type 3) Rabbit I
Notchback (Type 3) Dasher
Mid-size car 411 (Type 4) 412 (Type 4)
K70 (NSU)
Coupé Karmann Ghia Scirocco I
Convertible Beetle Convertible
Karmann Ghia Convertible
Van Microbus (Type 2 - T1) Microbus (Type 2 - T2)

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Type_4"

you must see the links above to understand the info on the timeline here ^.....timeline didnt transfer well.....


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