How much to restore a 1974 Bug?

Shawnnessy Murphy

Asked by Dec 09, 2013 at 11:32 PM about the 1974 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

My husband bought our daughter her dream car - 1974 VW Bug -  it runs and has a great
body considering the age, but we know there are lots and lots of repairs needed.  The
inside needs restored.  Looking for a ballpark figure of what it will cost us to restore this
and make this be the dream car she has always wanted.

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Bug restoration is an open wallet thing, it just depends on how far you want to go, I've seen some bug jobs start as little as 4 grand and a couple of full blown restorations hit 18 grand. So it is really up to you to decide on your budget and how far want to go.

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