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  1. Go to first new post It Affects Every Driver, and Now Ford is Talking About It

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  2. New member and MOT conundrum

    Hi guys, Ok so here's my story. I'm a mechanic at an MOT station and before Christmas we MOTD my brothers '73 rat look bug, and it failed pretty...

    Started by Earlgray09, 01-25-2015 01:23 PM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, bug, cheap, classic, cost, drive, engine, exhaust, forum, member, superbeetle, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted, welding, wheel
    • Replies: 1
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    01-26-2015 02:25 PM Go to last post
  3. 67 Beetle chop

    Hi all I'm from sunny South Africa and has endevoured on a epic quest to rebuild a 67 with a but of flare. I have got a qoute to chop the roof but...

    Started by beetle hotrod, 01-24-2015 03:01 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, early, forum, forums, lights, model, rear, roof, small, sun, superbeetle, tail, tail lights, type 1, vin, vintage, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    01-24-2015 03:01 PM Go to last post
  4. 2002 mexican beetle rear left fender

    Hello, i have a 2002 mexican beetle and need the rear drivers side fender,i was told a 1973 super beetle fender would work.It has the large tail...

    Started by mayostan2, 01-22-2015 07:21 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bracket, bumper, classic, drivers, forum, forums, left, light, rear, rust, super, superbeetle, tail, told, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 77
    01-22-2015 07:21 PM Go to last post
  5. Project StinkBug

    Hey all, This is my first contribution to the forums so bear with me haha. My fascination with classic bugs and cars in general began as a child due...

    Started by VeeDubBug, 01-21-2015 09:47 PM
    aircooled, beetle, cheap, classic, crazy, forum, junker, muscle, project, roller, superbeetle, type 1, v8, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted, welding
    • Replies: 0
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    01-21-2015 09:47 PM Go to last post
  6. 73 beetle fuse box upgrade

    Wanting to switch out the original fuse box with a new one. Anyone else done this? Warnings? Recommendations?

    Started by Jon_Putnam, 01-13-2015 12:51 PM
    73, aircooled, beetle, box, classic, forum, forums, fuse, fuse box, original, recommendations, superbeetle, switch, type 1, upgrad, upgrade, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanting, war
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 179
    01-13-2015 05:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Just Made My Entry With a '68 Beetle!

    Hey guys, I just bought a 1968 Beetle a couple of days ago. It's got a swapped in Mazda Rotary engine with the original 4 speed manual. It needs a...

    Started by wannabehippe, 01-12-2015 06:57 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, classic beetle, engine, forum, hey, interior, paint, parts, project, restoration, rust, superbeetle, support, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 191
    01-12-2015 08:11 PM Go to last post
  8. shoni

    looking for a wiring diagram for 1600 injection mexican beetle 2003 import

    Started by shoni, 01-08-2015 04:32 PM
    1600, 2003, 600, aircooled, beetle, classic, diagram, forum, forums, import, injection, ion, sho, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wiring, wiring diagram
    • Replies: 1
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    01-08-2015 06:29 PM Go to last post
  9. Mexican Beetle Information

    Hi, I have just purchased a Mexican import Beetle registered as new in 2003, I am looking for any useful information regarding spares etc. ...

    Started by shoni, 12-31-2014 02:21 PM
    2003, aircooled, beetle, classic, forum, forums, import, information, ion, purchased, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
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    12-31-2014 02:21 PM Go to last post
  10. 1974 Beetle (Night time driving)

    I have a 1974 Beetle. When I am driving it at night with the lights on my generator light comes on and the bug stalls out numerous times requiring me...

    Started by OLDBLUE1974, 12-17-2014 09:54 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, drive, driving, forum, forums, lights, night, problem, star, start, superbeetle, thinking, time, times, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 434
    12-23-2014 07:20 PM Go to last post
  11. Question Need help looking to get a old beetle

    im looking for an old beetle and was wanting to know if there is a real difference between some of the older models like a 1965 or a 1975 for...

    Started by Kaster, 11-03-2014 08:49 PM
    aircooled, beetle, body, classic, difference, end, engine, forum, forums, good, ice, issues, new beetle owners club, price, real, res, style, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 8
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    12-19-2014 11:00 AM Go to last post
  12. 1962 beetle

    Just picked myself up a 1962 wolfsberg edition vw beetle project from a barn fined. It's fibreglass shell and in pretty good nick, needs full respray...

    Started by Eggbert, 12-11-2014 01:27 PM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, build, classic, cost, engine, for sale, forum, forums, good, net, picked, project, road, sale, stock, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
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    12-15-2014 12:16 PM Go to last post
  13. Help needed, first start up in 12 years

    Hello, my son and I are working on a 1970 Beetle for a school project of his. We discovered after replacing the floors and frozen pedal assembly...

    Started by SchoolProject1, 11-09-2014 06:41 PM
    aircooled, beetle, carb, classic, engine, forum, gear, gears, good, ignition, light, moving, parts, paul, project, start, superbeetle, things, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 800
    12-15-2014 11:56 AM Go to last post
  14. Looking for my dads old car:)

    Hi, Does anyone know or own a classic beetle with reg plate ENR 226L. Was brought from my dad in Nuneaton many years ago. Thanks

    Started by Ben_Spencer, 12-14-2014 12:49 PM
    ago, aircooled, beetle, brought, car, classic, classic beetle, dad, dads, forum, forums, plate, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi, years
    • Replies: 0
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    12-14-2014 12:49 PM Go to last post
  15. engine questions

    I have a 73 super beetle.. how do I figure out what size motor I have? And if I were to get a performance engine which is the best to go with?

    Started by jrizz73bug, 12-02-2014 09:52 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, engine, figure, forum, forums, ion, motor, performance, ques, question, questions, repair, size, super, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 365
    12-02-2014 11:17 PM Go to last post
  16. What fits

    Hello all I'm a new bug owner 1970. My question is what all models are the same for the seats and fenders thanks Dan

    Started by Orangedog350, 11-22-2014 08:41 PM
    1970, aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, fenders, fit, fits, forum, forums, ion, models, owner, ques, question, seats, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 335
    12-01-2014 12:24 PM Go to last post
  17. 1965 VW Generator light

    My generator light comes on at night when I use the lights. The odd thing is that it gets brighter the faster I go???? Anyone have any ideas??? ...

    Started by Boss778, 11-22-2014 12:25 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, faster, forum, forums, generator, ideas, light, lights, night, odd, superbeetle, test, thing, type 1, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 181
    11-22-2014 12:37 PM Go to last post
  18. Beetle Doors wanted for restoration

    Hello....just signed up! I wonder if anyone can help? Before I dive in and tackle a restoration I would like to walk slowly by restoring a...

    Started by Peptac, 11-20-2014 07:52 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bot, classic, doors, east, forum, forums, located, res, restoration, skills, slowly, soo, superbeetle, tom, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 0
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    11-20-2014 07:52 AM Go to last post
  19. help with 66 bug in St. Cloud, Minnesota

    My cherry 66 bug has been in storage near St. Cloud for 5 years. My sister is trying to start it so she can get it loaded on a car transporter to...

    Started by 66bug, 11-12-2014 06:51 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, car, carb, classic, filter, fluid, forum, fuel, fuel pump, gas, people, phone, running, start, starting, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 372
    11-18-2014 03:04 AM Go to last post
  20. gas tank

    I need a new tank for my 73 super beetle.. any recommendations brand or where to buy? Thanks.

    Started by jrizz73bug, 11-09-2014 06:26 PM
    73, aircooled, beetle, bra, brand, buy, classic, forum, forums, gas, gas tank, recommendations, super, super beetle, superbeetle, tan, tank, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 245
    11-17-2014 11:21 AM Go to last post
  21. Window channel felt

    Does anyone have the secret to bending the window channel felt without having it collapse at the bend (upper back corner)? Bob

    Started by vw65beetle, 09-22-2014 10:35 AM
    aircooled, back, beetle, cha, classic, corner, ding, felt, good, guide, make, paper, pattern, small, superbeetle, type 1, upper, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi, window
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 629
    11-10-2014 10:36 AM Go to last post
  22. WANTED: Rusty Post 68 Pair doors

    Hello there! I'm after a pair of doors (post 68 only) that are straight but with rust. Reason for this is a project with my dad. Have trawled ebay...

    Started by max.hood123, 11-09-2014 10:46 AM
    aircooled, appreciated, beetle, classic, dad, door, doors, ebay, hours, luck, lying, max, post, project, reason, rust, straight, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 0
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    11-09-2014 10:46 AM Go to last post
  23. VW Color Suggestions !

    I own this & although the photos do not show. There are many crack lines on the paint . This is not the original color. I was thinking either...

    Started by 2jakes, 11-07-2014 12:35 PM
    aircooled, beetle, black, classic, color, early, engine, forum, forums, lines, mid, paint, painting, photos, rear, suggestions, superbeetle, thinking, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 367
    11-08-2014 12:25 AM Go to last post
  24. 1966 Beatle Fuel Problem

    I have a 1966 Beatle with a 1300 engine. Still the original 6 volt. I have an interesting problem. I live in NCwhere it gets hot in the summer. When...

    Started by Edmund, 10-27-2014 06:26 PM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, cold, cool, engine, fuel, fuel pump, gas, hot, hours, interesting, live, problem, shop, start, starts, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 416
    11-03-2014 11:34 AM Go to last post
  25. I have a question for you experts,

    So, I'm a Toyota person but my girlfriend loves them Bugs. So here's where I need your guys help, her left arm is about 90% paralyzed, so driving...

    Started by Kiraush, 10-29-2014 11:17 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, cell, classic, cost, deal, drive, early, forum, front, hey, karma, mini, superbeetle, toyo, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 6
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    11-01-2014 12:01 PM Go to last post
  26. Engine Removal Help Please!

    Hello, Let me start by admitting I am a new owner to an old beetle project. I am attempting to complete the project with my 15 year old son as...

    Started by slingbladef16, 10-26-2014 12:58 PM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, engine, fan, forum, jack, love, makes, owner, problem, project, removal, remove, start, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, year
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 334
    10-27-2014 08:43 AM Go to last post
  27. My 1959 Beetle- full original restoration

    For all those interested I thought I would track the progress of my 1959 original restoration. Good to hear people's thoughts...

    Started by VWbug47, 10-04-2013 11:41 AM
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    10-26-2014 08:46 AM Go to last post
  28. VW Beetle Gas heater repair

    My gas heater is not working, glow plug is open, glow plug register is open, fuel pressure regulator is not working. So I made electronic ignition...

    Started by peter_kubotani, 10-17-2014 03:01 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, fixed, forum, forums, fuel, gas, generation, heater, honda, ignition, open, plug, pressure, repair, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    10-17-2014 03:01 PM Go to last post
  29. 2003 Beetle Convertible Window Problem

    My driver side window rolls down about 6 inches then stops. It makes a grinding sound when it does. Then it won't go all the way back up without...

    Started by Karvizo, 09-30-2014 02:12 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, color, convertible, ding, door, driver, forum, forums, free, gray, makes, problem, removing, sound, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, window
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 371
    09-30-2014 04:19 PM Go to last post
  30. Lowered the rear

    Hey all, Been a while since my last post. Had lost of fun doing up the bug and coming along well. I've lowered it all round didn't realise it...

    Started by Caltattoo, 09-15-2014 06:01 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, drive, drop, forum, front, hey, issues, link, post, read, rear, superbeetle, thing, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheels
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 711
    09-22-2014 04:38 PM Go to last post
  31. No Ideas left anyone else have any !

    Ok , so i have had my VW for couple of years now and its a 1600 Beetle 1973, it has always had a "flatspot" and has always annoyed me :wedgie: I...

    Started by neilh1497, 09-06-2014 05:16 PM
    aftermarket, aircooled, beetle, carb, classic, forum, forums, fuel, fuel pump, idle, ordered, running, set, setting, spare, superbeetle, today, tuning, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 667
    09-20-2014 11:51 PM Go to last post
  32. Whats the best vw beetle for a first car and why!!

    Im 16 and i am looking to buy an old vw beetle as my first car, i have joined this club to ask around and see which body/ chassis, engine and other...

    Started by OllieTheAlmighty, 09-07-2014 11:25 AM
    aircooled, beetle, body, buy, car, cheap, classic, details, engine, first car, forum, good, mods, money, remove, removing, superbeetle, things, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 843
    09-16-2014 10:24 AM Go to last post
  33. Hopefully A new beatle owner in the near future

    My wife and I are looking for a second vehicle, well technically a third since my primary means of transportation is my Harley :D:. I've been...

    Started by wellsna3, 09-15-2014 12:14 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bike, bug, classic, early, forum, high, mpg, post, repair, snow, superbeetle, suspension, tech, tuning, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, weight, wheels
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 365
    09-15-2014 08:37 AM Go to last post
  34. Want to purchase classic VW beetle - dont know where to start

    HI, My husband has a significant birthday coming up (60) and I hit on the idea of buying him a beetle as a project. My reason for doing so is...

    Started by nms, 09-04-2014 07:15 AM
    advise, aircooled, beetle, car, classic, forum, hit, oil, paying, problems, project, purchase, reason, scratch, start, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,047
    09-10-2014 12:44 PM Go to last post
  35. Rear Suspension Issues

    I am a recent purchaser of a 1968 beetle. The auto is in great shape except from an assembly in the rear suspension which needs replacement on both...

    Started by JeffB, 09-01-2014 06:24 PM
    aircooled, auto, beetle, classic, correct, fit, forum, issues, limit, parts, rear end, rear suspension, replacement, superbeetle, suspension, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 398
    09-08-2014 07:40 AM Go to last post
  36. Engine Rebuild Questions - 79 SB Conv

    Hi everyone, new to the forum and about to pull the motor. Couple of questions.... Should I be worried about needing to replace the case? Am I...

    Started by 79SuperKarmann, 08-31-2014 01:43 AM
    aircooled, beetle, buying, classic, conv, couple, engine, forum, ins, lock, long, motor, needing, pull, ques, questions, replace, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 584
    09-05-2014 04:50 AM Go to last post

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