is chassis and floorpan for 1303 karmann beetle the same as 1303 saloon circa 75 please help- no nothing any advice gratefully received

Asked by Sep 13, 2011 at 08:23 AM about the 1975 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

can anybody tell me if floorpan and chassis are same for the beetle 1303 karmann convertible and the saloon as i have been offered a restored 1303 chassis/pan but dont want to purchase it if its not going to fit, any help gratefully received - many thanks nick

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They are the same, except the vert had an extra brace under the heater channels on either side. You can buy these braces and weld them in and your good to go.

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