Sorry, I’m not Dave Saunders, but have been know as Davo. Classifieds for Classic Volkswagen Type 3. Unfortunately for VW, but fortunate for the rest of the car industry, the air cooled engine’s days were numbered by emissions standards. The car from Brazil looks looks similar to a Renault Dauphine. Fortunately because VW pioneered the first to mass produced EFI in 1968, at least for the US market, paving the way for everyone else some 20 years later. Bliv klogere på VW Type 3 - en ældre, men smuk automobil. Oil leaks, carb issues and plenty more. Coool Ride! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Karmann_Ghia#Type_34_Karmann_Ghia, Your email address will not be published. Saved from volksworldusa.co.uk. It could be worse my Dad bought the first Allegro!Oil leaks water getting in the car(and out of the radiator)electrical problems,split seat seems and blemishes in the paint meant this was a first and last purchase from BL.He’s still kicking himself 41 years later! Friday, April 11, 2008. Discover (and save!) That means there’s actually a flat luggage compartment under that rear lid, which with the larger front compartment addressed one of the Beetle’s biggest shortcomings. Nice car! NOS Front Right blinker. The photo was taken in Chino one day when I happened to be passing through. All Notchback related stuff :) Sorry! While the Type 3 1500-1600 cars, sold in America as the Squareback and Fastback--plus the European/Canadian-market Notchback and related Type 34 Karmann Ghia--enjoyed moderate popularity, they're now among the rarest air-cooled VWs, and represent truly usable classics that still turn heads and are reasonably inexpensive to buy, maintain, and enjoy. 1964-1970. See more ideas about vw type 3, volkswagen type 3, volkswagen. They had a lot of their own versions of VWS. VW Type 3 Dedicated to the world of Volkswagen Type 3 Notchback Squareback Fastback. It was dark blue . NOS Quiz Time and who can tell me what is special about this NOS part???? All Notchback related stuff :) VW Type 3 Notchback 1961 - 73 has 9,247 members. I’d almost swear I’ve seen that exact car tooling around Southern California- maybe at Bob’s Big Boy in Burbank or Ruby’s Diner in Redondo Beach. Officially this car called VW 1600 four doors, and his nickname was Zé do Caixão (something like Coffin Joe) because the car was square and looked like doorknobs handles coffin. The classic air cooled Type 3 includes three styles: the VW Squareback, the VW Fastback and the VW Notchback. From the rear it makes me think; “Baby Mercedes.” Which to my mind in the styling department is a good thing. We had these in Canada starting mid-way through the 1962 model year. (both on sale to the end of production in ’73), A Porsche sedan…could not describe it any better. We had a R.H.D. S P U O S N I S S F O R 2 E 2 D 2 5 D N. VW 311609721A HAND BRAKE CABLE NOTCHBACK, SQUAREBACK, FASTBACK - 67 FANIA. Knowing that Davo is really our own Dave Saunders, current COAL writer! never knew these existed! The VW Type 3 Notchback I recall the Reseda Green VW oval window which was replaced with a type 3, followed by an Audi 100 LS. I guess the longer front end has more area to be pushed around by the wind. Friends of mine had a squareback in the early 70s. The stock dual carb 1600 ran pretty strong, had no trouble getting up to 90 MPH. C $181.00. Nonetheless, we’re glad it’s here today, which is why we create interior that will make yours cooler than ever. Was a good car, much quieter, smoother riding and roomier then a Beetle. 1,555 € I like this car. This Type 3 Notchback is sold with a Washington state title. Volkswagen America did not begin importing the VW Type 3 until 1966 in VW Squareback and VW Fastback versions. Even after all these years, the notchback still looks a little odd to me…which I chalk up to the comparative ubiquity of the Fastback and Squareback Sedans in their day (because after all, the Microbus/Combi was marketed here as the “Volkswagen Station Wagon”). I know there’s one or more in Eugene, but I just never caught up with it, which is hardly a reflection on their speediness. #5,梁瀬自動車がVOLKSWAGENをはじめて輸入したのが1953年。その台数は１０５台だったそうです。そのうち５台がSPLIT（ZWITTER）だったと言う説もあります。他の現存台数は？？そんな貴重な個体を遊びに、通勤にと乗り回している・・ そんなブログです。, Carol Ann with her Notchback by dez&john3313 Carol Ann with her Notchback http://flic.kr/p/6Wqs4t. They had a different VW Transporter that had a 68-79 style front and 50s and early 60s style rear side windows and back door. Manual Petrol 1973 94,750 KM. I learned to drive in my dad’s 71 Squareback. That green notchback looks very familiar. NOS Engine Cooling elbows. Had a neighbor round the corner back in the early ’60’s who had one of these. Creating the Type 2 van using many components of the Type 1 Beetle had been a big success. Set an alert to be notified of new listings. A quality small German car. NA NA NA 50,000 KM. Was it easier to import a gray-market car back then, or did they cross the borders from Canada/Mexico? This phenomena was pretty well accepted and understood at the time to be one of the advantages of a rear engine car. I have listed this Notchback … It had drum brakes all around. The Notchback is my favorite VW, with the exception of the Type 34 which had a similar look to the Corvair. The 1500 was a really big deal when it came out in Germany in 1961; after decades of dithering and endless prototypes, VW finally came up with an answer to all of the Beetle critics. This (Dutch-Based) tumblr page contains: Cars , Aircooled, photography, Kustom kulture, Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Hoodride, Lada's, Coolness, Dopeshizzle... Disclaimer: Most of these photo's are not made by... HI,I LIKE STREET/ART,SPRAY/PAINTING,GRAPHIC/DESIGN,FIXEDGEARBIKES,OLD LOW CARS AND OLDSCHOOL SLALOM/SKATE/LONGBOARDING !!! Discover (and save!) posted by Charlie at 9:29 pm 4 comments. 1965 Notchback: $22000 Sat Nov 07, 2020 2:24 pm USA - San Diego, California Map Seller: dustyabrams55 [WTB] 1968-69 squareback: YTM Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:53 am USA - Whittier, California Map Seller: tylergeddis: 1968 VW Squareback Type 3: $10500 Thu Nov 05, 2020 11:52 am USA - Hayward, California Map Seller: VWSUPERNOVA: BARN FIND (cough) 65 Squareback! I saw one of these being used as a daily driver in Seattle back in the 80s and 90s. MORE NOS Type 3 Parts for sale! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Here’s my CC on the 1600 fastback. Ireland . at first glance, i thought it was some kind of mg coupe. Jan 3, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Duane Wirak. Last … best offer Wed Nov 04, … I had one uncle who moved up the corporate ladder in a pulp based factory. NA NA 1967 0 KM. or Best Offer . We plastered half of Baden-Württemberg. VW Type 3 Notchback The Type 3 Notchback was introduced in 1961, generating huge interest and paving the way for the incredibly popular Type 34 Ghia, which used the Type 3’s bodypan. Makes me think of the Borgward Hansa cars, obviously different engineering but concept is much the same. In 1966, the 1600 arrived (legitimately), but only in fastback and squareback (wagon) versions. … Made easier repairs on old Beetles through the 1980’s & 1990’s when Junk yards were full of scrapped Rabbits . Required fields are marked *. The Type 3 followed the Type 1 Beetle, utilizing a low-profile version of Volkswagen's rear-engined, 4-cylinder air-cooled engine, as well as body-on-chassis construction (the body bolts to a frame that includes the floor pan), retaining the same wheelbase – but featuring ponton(slab sided) styling, in contrast to the Type 1's articulated fenders and running boards. Somewhat oddly, the 1500 was never imported by VW to the US, as they were production-constrained until their new plant opened in Emden. Type 3-- Squareback, Fastback, Notchback; Type 3 Has Arrived! In fact over the past few years it has been a prolific award winner at the California shows before it was shipped off to it's current home in the Miami area. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. And VW’s superb material and build quality was still on full display. NOS Rear reflectors & NOS Reflector Seals. Your email address will not be published. If it had appeared in 1958, it would have been hailed as a brilliant Porsche sedan. The Type 3 was very quiet inside, the rear suspension, engine and ttansmission all being carried in a subframe, rubber-mounted to the floorpan and body. Back then, just about the only thing that separated the engine in front from the driver was the sheet steel firewall, and maybe some sound deadening/carpet mats; usually not very much in economy cars. It doesn’t matter. Used a bungee cord wrapped around the handbrake to keep it from popping out of 4th on the freeway, around town you had to hold the lever to keeping it from popping out of 2nd. It is powered by a single-carburetor 1,500cc flat-four paired with a 4-speed manual transaxle. Vw variant type3. C $34.25. The Type 3 was introduced by Volkswagen in 1961. Secrecy was such that even at the 1960 Geneva Auto Show, VW d… One of the disadvantages was the shallow rear trunk in the notchback, where the Fastback and Squareback had more. And that’s probably it for the last two decades…, As a little kid circa 1971-72 I remember a neighbour’s Dad had a red 68 Squareback, and I recall riding around in the back with my buddies whilst his Dad played a Partridge Family tape on the underdash 8-track (Poor Dad. When I learned to drive , it was in my dad’s 71 squareback , 4 speed manual. VW Type3 (VW Squareback, VW Fastback, VW Notchback) interior parts for all VW Type 3. Oct 30, 2020 - Slammed Vw Notchbacks with Acrophobia!!!. your own Pins on Pinterest VW Type 3 1500 Notchback Stufenheck - en læser og hans bil - Den er rød, den er fra Volkswagen, og den har flere "øgenavne". It was a hot item among VW-philes at the time; kind of like when Honda introduced the bigger Accord after the Civic built up a similarly enthusiastic following. I think I would have liked one. Wednesday, January 31, 2007. The Notchback is a bit of a rarity in the US. Brand New. A slightly bigger, more powerful and more luxurious car, but not giving up on the basic layout and build quality was the answer. 15 results per page. Buy It Now. Ah, how myths die hard…today, the Type III looks like what it is, a Recovery-Era Euro-car, made for people with less disposable income and less lofty ambitions…. built trans poshea wheels(US $3,000.00) Great condition. The rear occupants: maybe not so much so. Volkswagen VW Typ 3 Fastback type 3 1600 TL Fliessheck. But apparently there were bigger structural issues with the cars, and were not fit for Autobahn duty. My dad bought a 1500s new when they were first released and had lots of problems with it. A friend’s grandfather, who also lived in the neighborhood, had a Squareback that he used as a daily driver…his pride-and-joy was his ’55 Cadillac. The Notchback has a top speed of 125 km/h, which is 78 mph. Fun little cars , the tail light lenses on the first picture indicate it’s a 1500N , with the single side draft carby in the middle…. VW Type 3 Notchback 1961 - 73 has 9,247 members. I have a 1970, follow the pictures. 1963, vw, type 3, notchback, push button, super rare, runs & drives, clean title; 1965 volkswagen squareback custom streetrod chopped hot rod '73 vw fastback, 2nd owner, very original like new, 52k orig mi, no reserve; 1971 volkswagen vw type 3 squareback vintage; 1972 vw type 3 rat rod flat black wagon, 5 spd manual. It was beat, but it served me well for a couple of years when money was short, and it kept running for very little money. Thanks. The notchback was one of my favourites.. probably a 1965 vintage would be my top choice. It looked pretty sharp. 1964 Volkswagen VW Type 3 NOTCHBACK. Only the Fastback and Variant appeared in catalogues and showrooms after ’65 though. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. He learned a valuable lesson, never buy a new car that is literally new to the market, let others be the guinea pigs ! VW finalized the design by 1959 with prototypes ready for testing by 1960. Saved by Duane Wirak. Oh, well. Love that model & those MBs weren’t bad either! … 5,500 € I like this car. A wider rear track (but still swing-axle), bigger brakes, a front sway bar, and a more powerful 65 hp twin-carb engingine in the 1500S version combined with the drastically better visibility and somewhat better interior room to make the 1500 driving experience feel more up-to-date, for the early sixties. This easy bolt in AC motor and controller system was designed to have a minimal vintage look so it blends in well with your air cooled classic. Super success with a small car, what next? But that didn’t keep gray-market dealers from importing the 1500 notchback. 1964 Notchback 1500 S from Japan, a really fun little car in that famous blue-green original color . I wasn’t aware the notchback was never officially imported…seems like quite a few ended up here though! The most excellent steel sun roof was introduced on this model and would up in Beetles in 1964 and eventually even early Rabbits used it . Air Conditioner Kit, Type 3, Black Textured Under Dash Unit Price: $ 1,650.00 : Home; Shop Online! Notchback One of the three Volkswagen Type 3 body styles, the Notchback sadly never made it to U.S. dealerships in its heyday. Yes, I was riding in that Type 3. Brand New. This does make sense, but as a youngster I did not notice that. Some like this one , a slightly different style. baby mercedes, indeed. My brother had a harder time with it. I honestly never remember the type 3 notchback at the time as my interest in cars (same today)was the big 6 cylinder Fords and Vauxhalls,Jensens,Bristols and other Euro American exotica and the American cars from the USAF base near my Grandparents, UK Notchback imports started in 1961 upon model launch, but pretty much stopped upon the introduction of the Fastback in August 1965, though I’ve seen a couple of RHD ones on D and E-reg years ago so they may have been available special order for a year or two after. Learn how your comment data is processed. 1964 VW Type 3 Notchback For Sale This is a very clean and very stock 1964 Notchback that is located in Colorado. Jan 3, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Duane Wirak. Buy It Now . I didn’t realize they were gray-market. Discover (and save!) Possibly there. Wished I still had mine but w/two messed up knees & a bad back I couldn’t drive it any more…. 130. Learned a lot about cross winds). Looks like a ’63-’65, but can’t recall exactly the year-to-year differences within that time. This Notchback was retired to a garage / barn in 1986 where it was driven and parked. The VW Notchback Type 3 was not imported to VW dealers. They were indeed. I have seen one 1966 Squareback recently, modestly customized and sort-of restored, here in Dallas at a local show-and-shine. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Hand a much nicer 66 Fastback that I bought for $300.00 in the early 80’s. Yes, these were an interesting derivative. This combined with decent thick insulation round the engine, an effective exhaust silencer, and the cooling intake being ducted from the rear valance, made for an extremely quiet interior. Nice find. But rear engine cars back then were generally quieter than front engine cars, because the engine was typically further removed and better isolated from the passenger compartment, especially for the front seat occupants. He was the only one with a car in the extended family for quite some time of my childhood. All Notchback related stuff :) VW Type 3 Notchback 1961 - 73 has 9,247 members. 1963 VW Type 3 Notchback For Sale This gorgeous Florida based Notchback has spent most of it's life in California. Mostly they came in from Canada as Canada has the same lighting and MPH speedo used in American Spec. 1 product rating - New VW Type 3 Notchback Squareback Fastback Dash Pad 1961-1973. I do like them, even though I well recall how they weren’t considered all that great at the time compared to Datsun 510, Toyota Corona, and the Renaults and Fiats of the day. Browse Category. So it’s me, not the car…which is actually quite well proportioned. Never owned a Notchback, had a beat to hell 64 1500S Squareback sunroof with a lot of rust, even in the roof area by the back window. They compared it with the Opel Rekord and Ford Taunus. Featured in Hot VW magazine shortly thereafter, the car has been owned by the seller for two years and is described as a high-quality example that can be enjoyed immediately. The only place I’d ever seen one, was in the VW section of the J.C. Whitney catalog! All Rights Reserved. Even then, they were oldtimers, and many of them were in the back of the VW dealership in the town I was staying in. Buy It Now +C $93.95 shipping. Driving a stick shift came naturally to me. The term Notchback describes the variation of three-box car body styling. I was in Canada in 65 and 66. The Volkswagen Type 3 series was designed to be VW’s answer to customers who wanted more than the Beetle offered—more power, more space, more luxury, more car. Engine was in a box, after I rebuilt the engine and got an Earl Schieb paint job, first me, then my parents, and finally the next door neighbor owned it in that order over 10 years and 100K miles. From United States +C $120.16 shipping. That was the first of a few Squarebacks in the family, along with many other aircooled VW’s. LHD Type 3 Vehicle in excellent OE condition except engine which is 2276CC with Wiseco Pistons, Mahle Cylinders, CB Performance 044 heads etc--Remote oil cooler with thermostat -Remote oil filter. They were sharp and, I agree that it would have an excellent intro in 1961 and could have been done a lot earlier if anyone had chosen. The Type 3 was a similar story to the Honda Accord, but over a decade earlier. your own Pins on Pinterest .. Clearly takes or borrows heavily from the Hansa 1100 idea of ten years earlier. Engine monitored up front on dash with oil pressure-oil temperature& CHT. 1 product rating - VW 70-72 Type 3 Fast/ Notchback TMI Seat Upholstery w/ Armrest Basketweave Vinyl. Vw Variant Volkswagen Type 3 Hot Vw Vw Classic Cali Style Bugatti Cadillac Volvo Cool Cars. Paul, have you ever spotted a Type 3 Karmann Ghia in Eugene? Normally a fastback fanatic, the lines on this VDub are so nice and natural. 2 vehicles matched Now showing page 1 of 1. These cars were/are well built, but that’s the best you can say for them. 1969 VW Type 3 Saloon £17,500. Love the design of this notchback. 12,000 € I like this car. There was a comparison drive report in a German classic car magazine about 3 years ago. Unless they’ve had engine upgrades, which realistically 95% of them have. Vw Variant. C $487.48. Which to my budding 2nd grade parochial school mind was like “Deviant”, hence their rarity. My father had a Squareback, with the luxury options of automatic transmission and dealer-installed air conditioning. Probably not! Borgward engineers found employment with the VW? The Type 3 was very quiet inside, the rear suspension, engine and ttansmission all being carried in a subframe, rubber-mounted to the floorpan and body. A German kid I knew at school rode in one his parents brought it with them when the immigrated, but I’m not sure if they sold here new, I had a Corgi or Dinky model VW sedan and the TL 1600 fastback. VW Type 3 Dedicated to the world of Volkswagen Type 3 Notchback Squareback Fastback. This combined with decent thick insulation round the engine, an effective exhaust silencer, and the cooling intake being ducted from the rear valance, made for an extremely quiet interior. Davo found one of these VW notchbacks before I did. Another car I never knew about thanks for enlightening me .Were they imported to the UK? 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