1961 KARMANN CABRIOLET
A beautiful 1961 Karmann Cabriolet are here put up for sale.
This car has been restored as gently and original as possible, with only a few upgrades for safety and more smooth drive.
The car has been taken totally apart in winter/spring of 2015, every nut and bolt has been restored and repainted. Engine full rebuild, as brakes and all on the car, are new or old parts restored.
The car has been stripped down totally, floorpan restored and painted satin black. All bolt on parts there has been renewed and/or painted. all brakes and steering new. All bushings and bearings new or original restored. The drum brakes are kept as original and adjusted tight so it brakes really great. As does the handbrake.
The top was totally restored from rust, old bad weldings and so on. every inch of the top has been inspected and repaired if needed. All 4 fenders are old good thick quality.
It`s painted in The year correct VW Ultra Maroon. A very beautiful paint job.
New interior from TMI. Seat frames has been sanded down and repainted before refurbished with seat upholstery. All new dark grey complete floor mats in the on floor and weld in the back of the car.
All chrome parts on the car as, bumpers, windows front, back and vent are old original in near perfect condition. Window seals and trim are also original old parts in great condition.
The cabrio top are not new, but very beautiful looking, no tears or stains. fitted on by a pro, so it sits and works perfekt. Included a vinyl cover in black. The trim that`s suppose to on this year cabrio comes with the car. ( i have`nt got the nerve to put it on ).
It has the correct rearview mirror that foldes down. The correct small taillight`s working correctly, and wit a "safetystar" as additional brakelight. The rain catcher for the engine lid are also painted and comes with the car. Could not fit it on because of the airfilters.
It has been converted to 12v for better light`s ( specially brakelight ) and more power to crank the engine.
The engine are build from a industrial engineblock. new Mahle bearings. new Mahle 1641ccm cyl set. NOS bus SP head`s. Exhaust system original old parts that`s been spray metalized so they last for many many years. A dual set of Weber 34ICT with old steel oilbath airfilters on. New 200mm flywheel and clutch.
All in all this engine runs really nice and have good power.
Gearbox are a stronger and fully sync from a 1970 Type 1. Runs and shift`s perfekt. no bad noises from it.
I have close to 200 pics of the restoration. ( aprox 500-600 hours total. )
Well i probably forgot something. but just mail me and i will answer the best i can.
PRICE : 39.999 EURO.