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VVWC :: View topic - "67/"68 beetle door compatibility
Imnvs Regular Joined: Dec 01, 2014 Posts: 43
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 6:45 pm Post subject: "67/"68 beetle door compatibility
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.
Clay Postaholic Joined: Jun 07, 2004 Posts: 1291 Location: Dooncan
Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:29 pm Post subject:
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). _________________ '57 Sunroof (Keeping!)
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stude Hardcore VW Geek Joined: Jul 13, 2005 Posts: 201 Location: Saratoga
Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:58 pm Post subject: door
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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