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  • For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950

    For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950For sale - 1959 VW ragtop Beetle 2276 cc, EUR 19,950

    1959 Volkswagen sunroof/ragtop Beetle

    First registration: 19-08-1959
    Color: L440 Flint Gray/kieselgrau

    Wolf in sheep's clothing.

    In- and exterior
    Period patina with rough edges.
    No concours d'elegance, just brutal fun.

    Floorpan
    No damage or rust


    2276 cc engine (dyno tested)

    - Engine case: type 1 AutoLinea
    - Crankshaft: CrMo 8 dowel crankshaft with counterweights 82 mm
    - Connecting rods: Chrome Moly CB Rods 5.400'' ARP 5/16'' for Type-1 (CB 5400)
    - Pistons and cylinders: MAHLE 94 mm
    - Camshaft: ENGLE W120

    - Cylinder heads: STREET ELIMINATOR 94mm (42x37.5) with dual HD springs
    - High performance rocker shafts
    - Ratio rocker arms 1:1,25
    - SCAT stainless steel valve covers + vent tubes
    - CSP Push rod tubes

    - Lightened flywheel 200 mm
    - GENE BERG 36 mm heavy duty gland nut + washer
    - DAIKIN heavy duty 200 mm clutch disc
    - KENNEDY stage 1 pressure plate

    - Oil pump: 26 mm SHADEK
    - CSP oil cooler block off plate
    - CSP oil pump cover full-flow
    - EMPI oil cooler: 72-plate oil cooler with thermostat operated electric fan
    - MOCAL sandwich plate/oil filter adaptor
    - FRAM HP1 heavy duty oil filter
    - CSP 1,5 liter high capacity oil sump
    - Oil: KENDALL GT1 HP 20w50 Liquid Titanium

    - CSP 1,8 liter breather box
    - K&N engine ventilation filters

    Fuel
    - WEBER 44 IDF’s (made in Italy, NOS)
    - CSP bellcrank linkage
    - HOLLEY fuel pressure regulator
    - MARSHALL fuel pressure gauge

    Electric (conversion to 12V)
    - MAGNASPARK II ignition + MSD Blaster high vibration coil
    - High torque starter
    - PIERBURG fuel pump 
    - VDO oil temperature gauge and pressure gauge + one-off mounting panel
    - Semaphores 12V (brand: KAFER)
    - FETT speedometer 220 km/h (tacho-fett.com)
    - 12V windshield wiper motor

    - 30hp style fan shroud

    Exhaust system
    - CSP Python Type 1 + J pipes

    Transmission
    - CSP RANCH Pro-Street Transmission with long Ratio, 3,88 ring & pinion and 0,89 4th gear
    - CSP Transmission Nose Cone Bus '60-'67
    - CSP Hockey Stick Bus '60-'67
    - Urethane transmission/engine mount kit

    Front axle
    - Adjustable axle beam
    - 4 inch narrowed + sway bar
    - Dropped spindles
    - Steering damper
    - KONI (red) shock absorbers

    Rear axle
    - Mildly lowered (original spring plates)
    - KONI (red) shock absorbers

    Brakes
    - Front: disc brakes + type 3 brake calipers
    - Back: PORSCHE 944 discs and calipers
    - CSP master cylinder + brake fluid reservoir

    Wheels and tires
    - Front: PORSCHE Cookie Cutters 15 inch 6j + centre caps
    - Tires: Continental 175/65/15

    - Rear: PORSCHE Cookie Cutters 15 inch 7j + centre caps
    - Tires: Goodyear 195/65/15

    Accessories
    - SIMCA vintage steering wheel + one-off adapter
    - Pop-outs
    - CSP shifter T-handle (angled)
    - NOS rear bumper (aftermarket)
    - Black canvas sunroof cover
    - Removable ‘The Howler’ decals
    - OG Kraftfahrzeugbrief

    Machining/balancing by John Minderhoud (Mebejo)
    Dyno tested by:
    - Otto van den Bergh (VW Aircooled Center)
    - Freddy Cane (FCG Engineering)

    There’s more to add but come check it out and we can go over everything that’s been done to it. I’m looking to get € 19.950 or best offer. Any inspection welcome, the beetle is in the north of Holland. Please feel free to call or text me any time.

    Thanks for looking,
    Anton
    M +31 6 15 30 06 05

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    Name: Anton Reitsma
    City: Drachten, Netherlands
    Member since: 22.05.2020

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