Every square inch has been restored and freshly painted to a stock Zenith Blue. Custom painted wood grain glove box, all new moldings and new rockers, nice bumper delete brackets.

Robert Owens - 1968 VW Bug

Novato, California
By | June 23, 2013



“Originally in rough shape, I received this car for free, and after at least 10K and hundreds upon hundreds of hours, this I what I have for a daily driver in beautiful northern California.
One-piece front windows, custom LED headlights, 1962 ragtop grafted-in. 3-inch narrowed front end with adjusters, drop spindles, front disc brakes, Porsche Fuchs wheels.
All new, including seats, carpet, kick panels with speakers, and stereo equip. Custom painted wood grain glove box, all new moldings and new rockers, nice bumper delete brackets.
1776cc (69mm stroke x 90.5mm bore) with dual Kadron carburetors, forged counter-balanced crankshaft, Engle W-110 cam, high lift rocker arms, alternator, doghouse oil cooler, and many other upgrades.
Every square inch has been restored and freshly painted to a stock Zenith Blue.

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