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Old October 27th 2006, 23:16
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Red face I need a chassis!

Hello everybody!

I want to finally start restoring my 69. The thing is, thats my only car that I drive. So Im thinking that if I were to restore a different chassis first, I could still drive my bug and "work on it" at the same time.

My question though is do any of you know a good place to get used but in good condition chassis. I tried looking up Beetle Mex but I think that they are long gone. Any input at all would be greatly appreciated!

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You can have my '72 chasis. But you are in WA!

It is fairly stripped though. And needs a few places patched in the pans or new pans depending on what you want to do.
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Old November 2nd 2006, 02:44
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Thanks for the offer, but yeah thats a little too far for me!:agree:
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Old November 2nd 2006, 14:31
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The mexican ones are still around. How good of a restoration do you want?

Here is a new chassis http://aircooled.net/new-bin/viewpro...EXP0025&cartid It will run you $900 not shipped.

Whatever you decide make sure that the chassis you get will mount correctly to your body. Some chassis/body mixes end up with the rear shock mount falling short of the body.

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Old November 4th 2006, 16:44
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Thanks for the link! But I need IRS suspension. I know there are kits out there that could convert swing axle to IRS but that more time and money involved then if I just had an irs pan.
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