1975 VolksRod   chassis & body custom built from 1975 VW Beetle Chassis: California car, previously overhauled in 1998, bought in 2012 for this project complete ‘body-off-pan’ restoration frame stretched and body chopped every single mod made by welding in fresh German metal from donor cars absolutely no body filler used for repairs forward tunnel extended by 6.5″ inches and raised 2.5″ (NO simple bolt-on torsion beam extenders) front torsion beam adjusters used to lower ride an additional 2″ rear torsion bars set for a 2″ drop in back new flex brake hoses and oversized slave cylinders new front tires, oversized back tires with many miles left top chop done on a taper: A-pillars cut 4″ / B-pillars 2″ & back 0″ window frames include original vent wings — all modified to match custom metal channeling surrounds the hood and deck lid perimeter interior hood space closed up tight — no open holes to the road fuel tank raised 3″ to accommodate front drop and completely framed in lower interior completely radiant/sound barrier insulated all new nylon loop carpet on floor / inset head liner in roof back seat replaced with hinged oak ply lids over battery & tool compartment stock heater system deleted and plate welded off at every opening (who needs it in AZ?) dash is mostly stock with modern Bluetooth radio forward slant kick panels hold new 6″ speakers wired for sub-woofer speaker box on package tray cavernous storage in back – lots of luggage space new TMI door panels in saddle tan with new brown seat covers beauty rings, headlights and taillights all polished stainless paint is 1975 VW Ceylon Beige and black wheel wells and rockers I call her “Black and Tan.”

Tucson, Arizona, United States