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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 »

Midnight Repairs / 2014


December 25, 2014, 6:45 pm

A great story as originally told by Mr. Bob Hoover 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 ... Read more »

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'70 Beetle 1302s misfire rating: 5

First post, on behalf of someone at work so bear with me here… Car: UK 1970 Beetle 1302s - reconditioned engine (20 miles) Engine runs ok at low revs, but as when the throttle is opened it misfires a... Read more »

Aircoolednet "Bulletproof Throttle Cable", Need Help With Please! rating: 5

Hi all! I am going to replace my throttle cable with an aircooled.net super Bulletproof throttle cable. I want to solder the carb end of it so it will not fray. What kind of solder should I use, a... Read more »

Reduction box adapters rating: 5

im looking for someone to part with JSC , john johnson laydown adapters for mounting reduction boxes to a VW Baja. Any ideas where i can get them or do you have some which i can buy off you? Prefera... Read more »

Alfa sud to T2 Kombi rating: 5

Hi I have a VW kombi and Alfa Sud Sprint 1.5 and want to fit the gearbox and gearbox the Kombi. I am woundering can the crown wheel and pinion be reversed on this gear box so I can put in the rear. I... Read more »

Auto-Stick Engine Gland Nut Removal - Help rating: 5

Hello - I have a '71 SB DP 1600cc Auto-Stick engine. Please help, I have several questions. I pulled the engine out to rebuild, and I'm having trouble getting the gland nut off. Where can I buy a sp... Read more »

IRS Stub Axle Assembly rating: 5

I have removed the stub axles and bearings to refresh them with grease and just to check on their status. I bought the kits that have the seals, backing plate gaskets, flat washer and O-Rings. I hav... Read more »

ISO 30 PICT-1 carb rating: 5

I bought a '66 Beetle with its original 6V electrical system, but modified with a 1600cc engine equipped with a Solex 30 PICT-1 carb. I'd like to have a spare carb so that I can drive the car while r... Read more »

John S Henry of thebugshop.org - where have you gone? rating: 5

Hello there I was curious if anyone knew the new e-mail address for the man who created this site: http://www.thebugshop.org/ His e-mail me link to johnsenry@attbi.com is dead. Thanks in advance! Ol... Read more »

tank removal and the fuel line? rating: 5

Hi All I'm planning to remove the gas tank this weekend and I wonder where is the best place to disconnect the fuel line, I was thinking of disconnecting it at the engine and draining the tank from... Read more »

Generator to alternator G warning light stays on, Please help rating: 5

I have a 72 super beetle and I've been having problems with the generator warning light staying on and discharging of the battery. I changed the generator to a alternator with built in regulator and ... Read more »

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