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Old December 12th 2010, 17:10
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Location: Boulder Creek, CA
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Selling the Spydrb8 GL

SOLD! *1-8-2011 he went off to his new home, hopefully his new owner will stop in and say hi here on*

I'm selling my bug to help pay for my lab's vet bills and to hopefully have some kind of christmas this year. It's been well loved and taken care of, I really regret having to sell it.

1973 Super Beetle Sports Bug, Saturn Yellow, $5000 for GLers
1 of 2500 Sports Bugs built
3rd owner, complete history and receipts come with the car
Original Recaro seats, and sports steering wheel in great/good condition
Factory installed Super Vee rear sway bar
Empi Hurst-style short throw shifter
Over $7000 spent on new motor and transmission
Less than 5000 miles on new motor and transmission
This bug gets a lot off attention everywhere it goes, lots of smiles and waves
2000 lbs. and 170hp make this a very fun car to drive


2176cc (170hp) 9.6:1 CR
CB aluminum case
DPR 78mm crank
Mahle 94mm forged pistons and cylinders
CB 5.5" race rods
CB #2246 cam, 260 dur. @ .050" .411 lift
CB straight cut cam gears
CB lightweight lifters
Scat chromoly push rods
Windage tray
Scat wedge port heads, 40mmx35.5mm
CB 1.3:1 forged rockers, measured out to 1.25:1 and .515" lift at the valve
30mm HD oil pump w/ filter
12 lb. lightened flywheel
KEP stage 1 pressure plate
Black Magic clutch disc
A1 Sidewinder header and muffler (ceramic coated)
Dual Weber 44s (Italian)
MSD 6AL, Blaster 2 coil, and MSD Pro distributor
Large oil cooler with thermostatic controlled fan
Brad Penn oil

Rancho Pro Street Freeway Flier
Single side cover case w/ HD cover
3.78/2.06/1.26/.93 3.88 R&P
Super diff
Welded hubs
Steel shift forks

Transmission strap kit
Topline struts with coilover sleeves to lower the front
4-wheel disc brake conversion drilled for porsche pattern
2001 Porsche Carerra 17" wheels with Dunlop Direzza Z1 star spec tires
Rare Kamei German airdam
Westin euro style 5.5" driving lights
New-ish paint, 3-4 years old
Added mini-monster tach, oil pressure, and oil temp gagues
Quick release deck lid pins

Alpine cda-9886 cd/mp3/ipod
Ipod connection in glove box
Infinity Kappa 6" 2-way front speakers, 6x9" 2-way rear speakers
Infinity Reference 600 watt mono amplifier
Pioneer Premier 10" 1200 watt sub

The to-do list:
This was a projcet car so naturally there are a few things I didn't get to finish

-Front fenders were given a euro-style flare to clear tires but never finished
-Rear driver's side fender is dented but I have a replacement fender that needs paint
-There are rust bubbles in paint near rear window

Last edited by Humble; January 9th 2011 at 18:32.
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