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"67/"68 beetle door compatibility

 
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:45 pm    Post subject: "67/"68 beetle door compatibility Reply with quote

I'm restoring a "67 Beetle. Can I substitute "68 doors? Also, does anyone know where I can get suitable doors? Thanks for any help.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The doors will fit but the '67 had a one year only lock/latch mechanism. I'm not sure what the specific difference is or whether the 68 and up mechanism will work without modification.

Where can you find some '68 up? I have lots. (Unfortunately no 67 doors).

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:58 pm    Post subject: door Reply with quote

I gave a 67 door to a guy for his 68 and later asked him if it fit and he said that it did John I have 67 passenger that had been punched in other than that it is solid I will send you a picture.
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