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Uhaul tow


February 18, 2018, 5:51 am

Hi. I’m looking to pickup a bug. I’ve owned 2, time for ano ther. I’d need to tow it. I see uhaul rents towing trailers, reall y wheels and ramps. I’d like to hear from people here how go... Read more »

Re: Air Scoops on a Bus???


January 30, 2018, 7:19 pm

yes they do work anytime you increase the pressure of the air coming into the fan ...or desc rease the resistance to airflow coming into the fan ... the volume of air f rom the fan ... and efficie... Read more »

Midnight Repairs (2017)


December 25, 2017, 3:19 am

He came down the back drive just before midnight on Christmas Eve. I was out in the shop, about to call it a night when I heard the unmistakable sound of a Volkswagen running on three cylinders. Ba... Read more »

Can I get my 1600i (MexiBeetle) bored to 1.8 or 2 liters?


August 15, 2017, 11:30 pm

I need to rebuild my engine as it has low compression and I am exploring getting a 1.8 or 2 liter kit. My main concern is if the intake will match the new cylinders intake. Another concern would be... Read more »

'74 Super Beetle - Bad ignition switch?


July 21, 2017, 12:27 am

My 1974 super is having problems where the car starts and runs just fine bu t none of my accessories work. I sometimes works if I jiggle the key in the ignition. Would this be caused by a bad igni... Read more »

Building a Classic VW Bug From Scratch


June 21, 2017, 12:40 am

Hello, I'm looking to build a bug from scratch...everything (pan, engine, gearbox, etc). Best place to start to get a parts list, costs, etc? Thank you. Read more »

looking to buy a beetle in toronto area


May 1, 2017, 4:56 am

hi! i sold my last bug about 5 years ago. 63 moon roof. im itching for a decent daily driver in Southern Ontario. Anyone local looking to sell? id even take a semi-auto! :-) Read more »

Vapour Lock in T3


February 25, 2017, 10:19 pm

After running around town in 43 Deg C temps the T3 refused to restart. Turns out to be Vapour Lock due to heat. Car was got going by pressurising fuel tank. It occurred to me though that if the ... Read more »

1971 VW Westy for sale Florida $10K OBO


January 27, 2016, 9:46 pm

I have a 1971 White VW westy for sale in Central Florida. New Engine with 2000 miles on it. No leaks, all original interior available but not instal led. Original Tent, screens Front Cot, manua... Read more »

eric huelsmann


January 26, 2016, 6:48 pm

Eric, would like to discuss with you your case plug modification. email details how we can discuss. thanks Richard Read more »

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Re: 1960 Bug Turn signal quesiton

rating: 5

Could just be for a standard T1 instead of a deluxe. I have one new in the box... I'll go look in a bit. G one Speedy will one 2-black/white, this Read more »

high altitude carb jetting

rating: 5

Hey guys! I could use some advice on carburetor adjustment and jetting. I just moved from ~1300ft to ~7200 ft. I towed by 1965 stock 1200 Bug behind my uhaul truck, and when i unloaded it up here, it... Read more »

Bob Hoover's Cancer Sale

rating: 5

Dear Friends, As some of you know I have been stricken with cancer ( Multiple Myeloma). I got the good news a year ago and haven't been able to do very much since then. Not having moved my bugs & bu... Read more »

Autostick troubleshooting

rating: 5

My '69 autostick Ghia won't go into gear. It had been driving fine. I left it parked for about an hour after driving it, and was just able to get it into gear and drive home. Subsequently it wouldn... Read more »

'74 Super Beetle - Bad ignition switch?

rating: 5

My 1974 super is having problems where the car starts and runs just fine bu t none of my accessories work. I sometimes works if I jiggle the key in the ignition. Would this be caused by a bad igni... Read more »

Reusing spark plugs?

rating: 5

Hi all, Is it acceptable to reuse spark plugs? All the plugs I've used (NGK's, Bosch's) have captive crushable washers. I've been using new plugs every time I do a tune up because I can't get the o... Read more »

JT Garwood - The Car of the Century

rating: 5

I've got some info on JT Garwood & his book for all of you bug fans out there. (I'm his daughter/new editor.) The original books are no longer on the market. He has completed a new & expanded editio... Read more »

Injected fuel pump needed

rating: 5

Hi Folks, I'm looking for a fuel pump for my fuel injected 69 Fastback. Any leads or aftermarket solutions? Thanks! C Read more »

5 Ply intake boots

rating: 5

For the stock twin port intake: http://www.dougsbnb.com/store/Scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=17 J. -- P.J.Berg --- Read more »

Need help with adjusting the Air Idle Screw

rating: 5

While doing a long overdue tune up on my '67 bug, I started performing John Muir's suggestion on adjusting the idle air screw. As I back the screw out the idle increases and then eventually decrease... Read more »

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