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1973 volks beetle trike vw road legal tax free

Estimated price for orientation: 1 140 $

Category: Trikes ATVs and Quads

Condition: Used: An item that has been previously used. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab ... Read moreabout the condition Year: 1973
Mileage: 1,466 Engine Size: 1,600
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Gears: Four-speed manual
Model: Beetle Start Type: Electric start
Type: Trike (road legal) MOT Expiry Date: 02/2018
Colour: Red Previous owners (excl. current): 12
Metallic Paint: Yes Customised Features: Bodywork/Fairing
Date of 1st Registration: 04/01/1973 V5 Registration Document: Present
Fuel: Petrol Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

where do i start with this machine!ok so we brought this 2-3 years ago as our old one packed in big time. after a short while the engine blew. we grew a hatred towards the paint, didn't like the dash, electrics started playing up, in short we regretted buying it. it left us with two choices, sell at a huge loss or rebuild from the ground up, which is exactly what we did. has had the following done to it in my ownership.brand spanking new recon engine from vwfull new wiring loom (japanese connectors and block connectors, not dodgy 'soldering' and black tape)fully rewelded chassisgaz shocksnew rear brakesnew paintnew lights all roundnew crash guard/floor, note this isn't a piece of 1mm piece of shiny tube like you get on a boom, if you  catch your leg on it, it hurts...very very muchnew brake linesnew cablesnew general grabber tyres, very expensive, rolls royce sizenew alternatorIt has a tow bar with working electrics. I would recommend replacing it as i did catch it and damaged the casing. I would also recommend replacing the front end as I feel it doesn't look right and could do with a bigger tyre for better stopping power. I recommend giving the carb a good tune up as it has stood over winter. It has a nikki webber carb HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER. It has 1973 drum brakes so don't expect modern day abs stopping power. Again it was my plan to upgrade to disk brakes but as i am selling it would now be pointless. It is used, and well at that so yes it has scratches and I live on a dirt track up the mountain so she is always dirty.This machine weighs next to nothing and can wheelie like a monster if you try to go full power before getting used to it. she has enough power to weight ratio, that no throttle is needed to pull off.My reason for sale is i do not have a use for her anymore. I now have a custom vw camper van which the family uses, therefore they don't use this now, and it was purchased for the family. I am a biker, not a triker. I may take part ex depending what toy you have, but i do not want another trike.I am insisting that any interested party views before bidding. if you choose to buy without viewing, i will not take responsibility if it is not what you thought and i will leave bad feedback, and will not cancel the purchase and forget about it. it is used, it is not perfect, it needs tweaking, but it is not a dangerous unreliable dump based on a reliant to get around the road laws. tweaked and maintained you will get thousands of miles out of this.This vehicle is MOTed until February next year and passed with no advisories.I cannot offer a test drive on public roads as it is not taxed and insured.Questions welcome on 07702073162 Again, you bid to buy, not to kick tyres. kick it and I will kick you. I will not ship abroad, I will not swap your £5000 Honda CG125. Ridiculous offers will be ignored. Viewings welcome. Happy Bidding!
On 28-Mar-17 at 20:27:03 BST, seller added the following information:Please be advised, sellers without a reliable feedback history e.g. less than 10 positive, who have not been in contact or viewed prior will have their bids removed