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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 »

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 »

VW "Bug-In" N.CA Mckinleyville.


July 25, 2015, 2:04 am

I might even sell my '71 K.G. Aug. 1st. Pierson Pk. on Pickett rd. be there or... not. -- Karma ; what a concept! Read more »

1972 vw autostick issues when shifting


June 28, 2015, 6:37 pm

isues with shifting - not sure what I need to do to repair - replace vacuum hose, servo unit.... help please - and where to find these parts Read more »

Cooling tin for a pancake-style engine.


June 25, 2015, 8:33 pm

I put a rebuilt engine in my '78 bus, and it's the pancake style instead of the upright. I'm having a hard time finding cooling tin for it. Any suggestions? Read more »

Kadron h40/44 eis accelerator check ball


May 3, 2015, 8:54 pm

Hi all , I'm trying to rebuild a set of solex kadron h40/44 eis carbs. I was getting no gas when i moved the linkage or accelarator diafame. I pulled the nut that shold have held the check ball for a... Read more »

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Replacing door hinge pins

rating: 5

I bought oversize hinge pins in an effort to reduce door sag and have had quite the problem removing the old ones, been there I guess since '67. Anyone have a new, innovative way to remove the old ... Read more »

Reverse gear problem im my 1302

rating: 5

I just bought a 1302. It has a problem with the reverse gear. When i try to reverse the car, the car reverses a bit then the reverse gear grinds with noise/jumps out/don't works..... Even when i try ... Read more »

Help! Dellorto 45 leaking gas into the intake!

rating: 5

New engine, preparing for break-in. Used carbs. dual Dellorto 45's. One throat is puking gas all over the intake, leaks until the float chamber is half empty. No other throat behaves this way. The ne... Read more »

Remote oil cooler. Which direction should fan blow?

rating: 5

I installed one of those 72 plate oil cooler & fan kits on my Type 3. I located it on the horizontal surface above the transmission. The oil cooler is offset from the surface by about 2.5 inches; t... Read more »

Vanagon running rich, update again on mis-fire

rating: 5

We have had a problem with our 81 air-cooled Vanagon where the spark plugs get fouled (turn sooty black-not oily) and the engine starts mis-firing. If you clean up the plugs the engine starts and ru... 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 »

Stripped Door Hinge Screw...

rating: 5

I'm trying to remove my Bug's door. Most came out OK. But there's a couple that 'keep turning'. I'm guessing they are stripped. I tried putting a flat screw driver between the hinge and post to p... Read more »

Full flow oil kit with cooler

rating: 5

I just bought a oil cooler kit i just have one little question about it, i am relativly new to the true mechanics of a flat 4 and just need to know where the oil pressure regulator springs go, how do... 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 »

vw tool

rating: 5

I need to reassemble the rear trailing arm and spring plates in my bug. Does anyone know where I could get one of those fluid level protractor things that the Bentley manual shows? George Read more »

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