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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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battery with more than 75 min RC rating: 5

Hi, does anyone know if there are any group size 42 batteries, the ones you need for a bug, that have more than 75 min reserve capacity? 75 min or 80 is all I can find. I am more used to 105 min and ... Read more »

run-on and excessive fuel consumption, 1965 Bug rating: 5

I've been reading posts on this website for a long time now, but this is my first post. And since I can usually take care of problems on my own, it's going to be a long post. I've got a 1965 VW Type ... Read more »

Building a VW engine-start-stand rating: 5

Anyone have plans or advice on making a VW engine stand? Ideally I would like to use a old tranny bell housing and starter allowing the engine to be started on the stand. Thanks. Paul Read more »

Baltimore-area VW air-cooled mechanics rating: 5

Wondering if anyone knows of a knowledgeable and experienced air-cooled VW mechanic in the Baltimore-Washington area that can do some serious work on my '70 Beetle? There aren't many left... Read more »

1303s windscreen vent adapters? rating: 5

Is there any pipework / adapters available for the 1303s that would enable me to use a flexible hose connected to a seperate demister mounted under the dashboard? The existing plastic pipe connected ... Read more »

How much to rebuild a 1600 DP. rating: 5

How much is it to rebuild a VW engine. DIY, no mods. All the bearings and other disposables. Read more »

Mexican aircooled beetle: inside rear view mirror rating: 5

I'm driving a 1996 Mexican made Volkswagen 1600i (aircooled of course) and the inside rear view mirror which is sticked to the windscreen in those newer beetles fell off. No problem I thought, made a... Read more »

Intake air sensor issues!!!- '77 Campmobile rating: 5

Ok, I threw a question out there a while ago regarding my '77 Campmobile. It would start, but would soon quit again. If I pressed the gas pedal, it would die immediately. Well, after checking, testin... Read more »

Strut Assembly Diagram rating: 5

Does anyone have an exploded view diagram of the front strut assembly for a 1973 Superbeetle? I am rebuilding mine, but it looks like the previous owner didn't put them back together properly. I ha... Read more »

Kadron h40/44 eis accelerator check ball rating: 5

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 » is a website by car enthusiasts for car enthusiasts. It is not affiliated with any of the car or spare part manufacturers or car dealers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.