Chris Vallone’s L518 Java Green ’67 Beetle

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Hello, ’67 Beetle community.
As we mentioned in an earlier thread, our good friend Chris Vallone over at Classic VW Bugs in NY has just finished restoring a ’67 Beetle. (Over 80 photos!) This car is a gem and we wanted to give it another showcase.  It’s even got an NOS correct rear bumper. Amazing!

This car was found in North NJ in mid 2012. It’s rock solid, and needed very little body work.  This is a numbers matching Body, Chassis, Motor, ’67 Beetle.

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Did I also mention that this gem is for sale?

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Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I'm Eric. I founded and curate 1967beetle.com. I also co-founded Lane Russell with my wife Amanda. I drive a '67 Beetle daily, and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

8 Comments

Carlos Mendoza

about 1 year ago

Yuuuugely beauuuutiful!

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Rachel

about 1 year ago

Oh my! That's a beauty! Are those chrome rims with the center painted black? I like the look with wide whites.

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Michael

about 1 year ago

Beautiful job. Love the green. Looks like it's ready for a national class show.

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bob ebert

about 1 year ago

Such a nice resto. I wonder way they didn,t put in a sapphire 5 radio.???

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Chris Vallone

about 1 year ago

Yeah I had a blaupunkt in stock and it looked good in there. I do have a radio delete plate too all painted. A sapphire would be cool.

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Eric Shoemaker

about 1 year ago

Art on wheels.

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gavin

about 1 year ago

Chris this car is amazing....your eye for "artful perfection" far exceeds expectations!

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jerry

about 10 months ago

Great resto, but he's apparently not aware that the front fenders are Mexican after-market, not Original German. You can easily spot this by the mis-positioning of the horn grilles and headlight position. Also, he does not have the original "Window Box" headliner trim configuration. All still nice however. I also have a fully restored 1967 , Java Green, sunroof Beetle with stock Gazelle tan interior. Have had it since 1969.

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