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 edition, and I am currently
We plan to release the new edition before the end of this year, but it
will only be available as an Ebook CDrom for a while. A website will be
launched by the end of the year where you can purchase the Ebooks. If the
EBook sells, we plan to release a new print edition sometime next year.
I'll post the URL when we finish the site. Hope this helps you guys out.
Nice to hear of the recent developments. Thank you for keeping us
informed. Stick around now that you came out of the shadows, don't be a
R.a.m.v.a. King by way of democratic election, heh
First of all, the new edition is an Ebook for now, and it has been
-Specific part numbers are included for every year, and for every part.
-The new edition features 650 color illustrations.
-The color charts have been revamped to show actual color chip samples.
-Monthly chassis production charts are included, so you can pinpoint the
exact month when your bug was built.
-Axle & Transaxle numbers & Charts have been added.
-A special section dealing with 1975-80 AFC Fuel Injection systems is also
included - this tutorial explains the system and its repair, offering
precise measurements & tuorial illustrations. There are many more
additions, these are just a few that come to mind.
I would like to contact J.T.Garwood's daughter regading the CD which she
talks of in her post to Scott H, and I would like an update on the status
of the availability of Volume II (1961-1980) The Car of the Century.
Please get back to me - I have been desperately seeking info on obtaining a
copy of J.T. Garwood' book "The Car of the Century - Volume Two (1961-1980)
I finally tracked down this post from RGarwood. Please furnish me with
email contact for RGarwood his daughter,
\ Thank you, Dr Joe Goeppner
I miss Joe and I am sure you do as well. I have contacted the family a few
times to see if any of his original drawings from his book are for sale? I also
would be interested in anything VW he may have from Cilibeti Motors owned by my
uncle Nick Ciliberti. Joe worked there. Let me know. Tim