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Bug Me Video DVD Set

August 23, 2019, 7:25 pm

I have a full 12 DVD set of the Bug Me Video set for sale. $250 with worldwide shipping included! Email me! -------- Binary Usenet downloading made easy =--------- -= Get GrabIt for free from h... Read more »

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???

January 30, 2018, 7:19 pm

yes they do work anytime you increase the pressure of the air coming into the fan ...or desc rease the resistance to airflow coming into the fan ... the volume of air f rom the fan ... and efficie... 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 »

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1970 vw body question

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Did the 70's have one side mirror or two??? i got this car and parts were in boxes and i'm putting it back together to see wut i need... i'm wantthing to keep the outside origanal... Read more »

Test dimmer relay

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How can I test the dimmer relay on my '75 Std Beetle to make sure it is working, or not? As it is, my headlights are stuck on low beam. The relay and associated switches were working just last week.... Read more »

Re: 1960 Bug Turn signal quesiton

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Could just be for a standard T1 instead of a deluxe. I have one new in the box... I'll go look in a bit. G one Speedy will one 2-black/white, this Read more »

high altitude carb jetting

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Hey guys! I could use some advice on carburetor adjustment and jetting. I just moved from ~1300ft to ~7200 ft. I towed by 1965 stock 1200 Bug behind my uhaul truck, and when i unloaded it up here, it... Read more »

Bob Hoover's Cancer Sale

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Dear Friends, As some of you know I have been stricken with cancer ( Multiple Myeloma). I got the good news a year ago and haven't been able to do very much since then. Not having moved my bugs & bu... Read more »

Static 32 degrees BTDC!?!? No way!!! Way?

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Just checked the engine code at the alternator stand base and according to the code and Mr. Muir my engine should be timed at 5 degrees ATDC. I just now checked the static timing and it looks like i... Read more »

[Did it melt yet?] por 15 on brake rear brake backing plates?

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[Did it melt yet?] por 15 on '71 bus brake rear brake backing plates? v I have *one coat* of por 15 on rear brake backing plates inside-and-out. Although the surface was thoroughly prepped accor... Read more »

JT Garwood - The Car of the Century

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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 »


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Can someone assist me here. I have a stock 73 Thing with a 1600 dp motor... I was chatting with a service centre who specializes in aircooled. He said to time a stock motor with a 009, you set it ... Read more »

vw engine air compressor

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I had a link for this years ago, but cant find it. Anyone got it handy ? it was a bug engine that ran on 2 barrels one side, and the other side was used as a high output air compressor. TIA Rich 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.