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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???

February 15, 2018, 8:05 pm

I would highly recommend against removing the bellows and flaps, the motor needs to come up to temperature quick, especially in cold weather. If it's just in hot climates, fine, for the rest of us... 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: The Fweematorium is back online!!

rating: 5 show the real one... ------------------- Chris Perdue *All opinions are those of the author of this post* Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

5 Ply intake boots

rating: 5

For the stock twin port intake: J. -- P.J.Berg --- 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.