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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 »

How do i correct steering wheel play in my '61 Ghia which causes car to dri...


November 13, 2014, 11:18 pm

I can move the steering wheel a couple of inches before any tire movement is felt. Also out the highway at speeds, I need to constantly correct the steering to keep going straight. Side winds also ca... Read more »

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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 »

71 Ghia battery cables crossed rating: 5

Had it in for some body work, and the body shop crossed the battery cables. It was actually driven a few miles with the crossed cables. A mechanic did have to replace the voltage regulator, and poss... 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 »

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 »

How do i correct steering wheel play in my '61 Ghia which causes car to dri... rating: 5

I can move the steering wheel a couple of inches before any tire movement is felt. Also out the highway at speeds, I need to constantly correct the steering to keep going straight. Side winds also ca... Read more »

1971 VW Westy for sale Florida $10K OBO rating: 5

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 »

AvGas in a Bug? rating: 5

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I never thought I'd see the day. The aviation fuel I put in my Cessna is now cheaper than the gas I buy for my 1970 Bug Convertible. I'm not saying I would try it, but it is intriguing. What woul... Read more »

Paint engine tin... rating: 5

Hi! I'm in middle of restoration 1600 engine. The engine tin is little rusty so I need advice whit what type of paint to use? If I use some spray color for high temperature do I need some primer pa... Read more »

How to tell if it has Hyd. lifters ? rating: 5

I have an opportunity to purchase a 1980 Mexi-bug. The person selling has said the #s are not under the alt. stand, Any way to tell if this is a hyd lifter engine other than disassemble or not ? Than... 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 »

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