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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
sell73vw writes:
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Unique Car And One Of A Kind — This car is very unique and fun to drive. I have a 2012 sonata hyundai, but had rather drive my vw around town. I also like the manual transmission, which makes it fun to drive. It is a joy to own.

Pros: Unique apparence of car

Cons: Maintenance

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
myhauntedpocket writes:
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Its A Classic Bug! — They are not for everyone, but people that have them love them. Its fun to drive and very cheap to keep running parts are readily available and they look cool. My dog hates it but my kids love it. I wouldn't trade it for a porsche.

Pros: Its fun easy to work on and very cost efficient, and it looks cool

Cons: There is limited back seat space and cargo room

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
NURSE_CUPCAKE1 writes:
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Vw 1973 — An economic car. Parts very inexpensive, just be sure to maintain as needed .One mistake I made was did not add motor oil. Bad mistake! I ended up cracking the motor and I am currently looking for it to be repaired.

Pros: Good MPG

Cons: Not a family car

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
teacher10258 writes:
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Teacher10258 — I love this car it's fun to drive and gets a lot of attention whenever we drive it. My wife really wanted it, but her main goal (to drive it every day to work) never materialized.Since it doesn't have power windows and door locks and air conditioning she never has driven it to work. Oh, and the radio is the original AM (only) LOL. I drive it to run errands and enjoy it. One of my first cars was a 64 bug.

Pros: My 73 bug is a good driver. It needs some work, but nothing like when I got it. I took care of the mechanical problems so it doesn't really need anything. Cosmetically, there are some spots chipping paint, It needs new seats front and rear. They are serviceable but original. The headliner has 2 little tears and if I keep it all the glass seals need to be replaced. It's low mileage for a 73. I got to turn it over 100k and it now has about 103.

Cons: The engine has some oil leaks, nothing major I just haven't felt like getting under it  to change the valve cover gaskets. Mentioned above the window gaskets especially the rear need replaced.

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
spookshowbaby73 writes:
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Beauty — Gas mileage, exterior was beautiful as is interior. Manual tranny is definitely a plus. Cons - rust, the person that had it before us didn't take care if it, so we're looking at a bit of restoration. Great car overall, would recommend everyone get one, but then again u wouldn't feel special!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Its a Volkswagen!

Cons: Rust!

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
raghid_shehayeb writes:
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Really Nice Car I Would Face Difficulty To Sel — it should have more engine power but a good car that was and still is the car of the people..and you cant take your eyes of it when its near, regarding of its engine sound. its hard to find anyone would let go of it easily especially it has a great memory in its owners...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: the engine hasn't reached its half life yet
the two front seats are a 1985 BMW 300 series and in nice shape and they fit well
new gearbox (an original volkswagen beetle gearbox)
outside paint is well done and in good shape having a really nice color
fuel saving car that could go 9L/100km

Cons: after a long trip the fuel pump could get overheated just like any bug
the fuel and oil meters are not working

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
Travis writes:
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Awesome Car — awesome car awesome looks great exhaust sound good gas mileage parts are cheap easy to work on really simple its fun to drive as for performace its reliable but weak maybe 60 to 80 horse but the gears in it help no trouble climbing hills but i love it my favorite car ive owned so far

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: one cool car

Cons: wish it had a 5 speed instead of 4

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Cool — fab car for traveling to work reliable but gets a bit cold in the snow pretty easy to get bits for and road tax is free and its not to bad on fuel for an old banger thats about it for this

Primary Use: Family transportation

Pros: its cool in the snow

Cons: its cold in winter

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
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Amazing Toy... — acceleration-great build quality-not to shaby appearance-allmost as amazing as its model car, the 911 gt3rs cost of onership-at least 100 k fun as a kart, drifter, track car or even for road trip my baby, my build, not for sale!!!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: woooooooow!!!

Cons: turn radius

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1973 Volkswagen BeetleReview
judesatool2 writes:
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Fun Car To Drive Around — loved driving this car. unfortunatly this car has sat in garage and now needs engine work due to it sitting idle. car was kept covered to keep rain and snow away. was not driven in the winter. body in great shape. no rust.

Pros: a classic

Cons: none

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