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Should I buy a 70#039;s Porsche VW Karmann Ghia or a Beetle for a car?

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The Porsche 914 is an excellent car, but parts supplies for it are at best. I would not be surprised the vehicle would need new those vehicles ran pretty when new and with the wiring now 30+ years old, the insulation is and the ground circuits are problem due to age and corrision. The VW 411/412 suffers the same problems as the 914 does. of the miles of wiring in one of these expect to spend a lot of time and straightening out the wiring concerns. It is not a job for of faint of heart.

I like the way the Porsche drives, but in mind in order to make it just a daily driver it require a ton of work. The fuel system used on many of is now problem prone; it worked when new, but it was an early system, so time has passed it by and the are getting rarer and rarer. of these parts are rebuilt and some of the rebuilders of these do a pretty poor job of it. Expect to top dollar for many of these especially on Porsche only If you#039;re keeping it, for me at least, would be my choice. If its something going to sell after you it, I#039;d pick something

The Beetle is the easiest to restore as a car. Mechanically bits are available from many and tend to be far less expensive the Porsche. Unless its a late Beetle with Fuel they are simple to repair and everything is available for it, including new parts, which certainly the case with the Porsche. The are well known: poor resistance, especially cross so-so handling, so-so poor heater and defroster, noise levels, especially at speeds; and only so-so economy, even with a lot of to the engine. But, you can easily the motor to get more performance it, just don#039;t expect to get economy from it. Also, is excellent independent VW Beetle all over the place and many

devoted to the Beetle, so support on project will be easily

Finally, there is someone who always want a Beetle, so it comes time to part it will be easy to sell it.

A has the same basic mechanical with the Beetle.

It has better better wind resistance, quieter than a Beetle noise), better braking on models (disc brakes in and is an easier vehicle to drive in driving.

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It shares the same faults as the Beetle, plus parts that are not shared the Beetle are harder to come by, as stopped building the Ghia 1974 and didn#039;t sell as many.

As long as your not looking for parts, you should be able to one of these almost as easily as the Think of it as a sporty Beetle.

I hope this helps you a best wishes on whatever that you take on as a family a car nut


spent many of the twenty-five years+ in Volkswagen service departments; 30+ years in service.

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