1964 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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Wonderful Car by Bassam
 — that s a volkswagen buggy which was made on the platform of a 1964 beetle... it has a gd acceleration beacuase of it s light body and gives also a gd performance!!! handling and braking is a little b... Read More
Love It! by rnbwarren
 — The '64 Volkswagen Beetle is not for the person who wants to scream down the hiway, darting through traffic, leaving weaker, less-expensive cars in the dust. The old VW bug is more for the Zen-Taoist ... Read More
This Car Is A Joy In Every Way! by karmann
 — As can be seen from the comments above, I'm very high on this car. However, 1964 VW's lack airbages and harness restraints (I have recently added harness restraints in the front seats and added a rol... Read More

1964 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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1964 Volkswagen Beetle

For fans of open-air driving, the optional sunroof for the 1964 Volkswagen Beetle was made of metal, and not fabric, a nice upgrade from previous years. It was also one of the few upgrades Volkswagen made to its popular Beetle for '64. Other improvements included a horn operated by two buttons instead of a metal half-ring, larger front turn signals, and a new vinyl material for the seats.
Other elements of the Beetle remained unchanged. The Bug was still powered by a 40-horsepower, four-cylinder, 1200cc (1.2-liter) aluminum-magnesium engine. It was linked to a four-speed manual transmission operated by a long shifter. The vehicle also came with independent front suspension and telescopic shock absorbers.
Other standard features for the '64 Beetle included sun visors, coat hooks, assist straps, an automatic windshield washer, an overhead light, and luggage space under the front hood and in a three-foot carpeted compartment behind the rear seat.

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Why Does My 1964 Beetle Jump When It Is In First Gear, Then When It Shifts ...

The car basically jumps when I shift into different gears. My mechanic told me it had to do with my clutch cable cord being new, but I don't see how that could make a difference. This has never happ...

115 views with 1 answer (last answer about a year ago)
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On My 64 Bug I Have To Much Play In My Front Tire P/s I Move It From Side T...

44 views with 3 answers (last answer about a year ago)
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Motor Size

I would like to have built the best performing motor that has the Extra power , Like a porsche yet it wont make my 1964 bug a basket case!! Do you have any recomondations??? please state what I am bes...

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What Is The Gas Heater For A 64 Beetle Worth?

207 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 years ago)
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Will Beetle Seats From A 671/2 Car Fit My 64?????

i need tp replace a couple of seat frames on my 64 bug. closest ive come sofar is a 67 1/2 beetle will they fit my 64??

204 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)