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  1. Go to first new post Janis Joplin's 356 Porsche: A Rare Chance To Be A Part of History

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  2. Newbie lost in disc brake conversion.

    Hello all. I had a late night alcohol induced EBay purchase that to my surprise, turned out pretty good. I got a custom built street legal sand drag...

    Started by Plum crazy, Today 07:17 PM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, brakes, car, classic, conversion, custom, early, end, front, newbie, parts, small, superbeetle, tires, turbo, type 1, vegas, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
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    Today 07:17 PM Go to last post
  3. Repair Shops near Raleigh, NC

    I'm looking for a good repair shop near Raleigh, NC for my 69 Bug. I need the belt replace and I'm also having an issue with the steering column. ...

    Started by mdw423, 05-20-2015 01:40 PM
    advance, aircooled, beetle, belt, classic, column, good, issue, repair, replace, shop, shops, steering, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
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    05-20-2015 01:40 PM Go to last post
  4. Turns Over But Won't Start

    I have a 1971 Super Beetle and recently it started having a problem where it will turn over but won't start. It does this when cold so I know it...

    Started by SunBug, 05-12-2015 07:36 AM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, cold, forum, forums, fuel, leak, lock, problem, short, start, starting, superbeetle, time, transmission, turn, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 12
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    05-18-2015 07:30 AM Go to last post
  5. dehumidifier

    I own a 1964 VW Bug. When it rains, my car developes a lot of humidity/ fog on all windows. Using the stock dehumidifier/ heater only slightly...

    Started by daddyfarlessa, 05-15-2015 12:33 PM
    door, fix, floor, leak, wet
    • Replies: 1
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    05-15-2015 01:13 PM Go to last post
  6. ab code gearbox to d code engine

    Any thoughts guys, I can't see any problems but hoping to fit this to the ab gearbox ...

    Started by unicool, 05-13-2015 05:35 AM
    12, 17, 18, 81, aircooled, beetle, ca, classic, code, ebay, engine, fit, gearbox, guys, problems, superbeetle, thoughts, type 1, uk, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 166
    05-13-2015 03:05 PM Go to last post
  7. Fuel question - 1970

    Hello everyone! I am the new owner of a 1970 Beetle convertible. I'm sure I'm going to have a lot of questions, but the first is about filling...

    Started by repojohn, 05-03-2015 10:31 PM
    aircooled, auto, beetle, car, classic, convertible, engine, forum, fuel, gas, owner, parts, question, questions, running, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 206
    05-03-2015 10:31 PM Go to last post
  8. Uyster

    Why does the fan belt on the crank pulley turn upside down?

    Started by uyster, 05-02-2015 01:07 PM
    ac, aircooled, beetle, belt, classic, crank, fan, loose, meant, pulley, pullies, sides, superbeetle, teeth, turn, type 1, upside down, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, worn
    • Replies: 1
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    05-02-2015 01:32 PM Go to last post
  9. VW Herbie Love Bug is Heading to Auction

    This would be fun to own. From the article: This particular machine is heading to auction at no reserve on April 17 at the Barrett-Jackson...

    Started by mark0006, 04-12-2015 01:30 PM
    aircooled, article, beetle, bug, classic, forum, forums, gallery, history, lot, love, people, pic, pictures, price, sale, superbeetle, type 1, video, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
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    04-23-2015 08:37 AM Go to last post
  10. drive shaft oil seal

    should I have spacers like these on the splined shaft BEFORE the drum goes on ?...

    Started by manwhore, 04-21-2015 11:58 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bolt, classic, don, drive, fit, long, manual, oil, plate, rubber, shaft, shoes, small, spacers, superbeetle, told, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, washer
    • Replies: 1
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    04-21-2015 02:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Engine rebuild help

    Doing a complete rebuild of an engine. Here is what I know: 1)Brazil engine. 2)Can't find an EIN so I don't know the year (looked in all the...

    Started by Greomoto, 04-19-2015 06:19 PM
    engine, pic, rebuild, show
    • Replies: 1
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    04-19-2015 06:41 PM Go to last post
  12. best place to jack vw trike up

    as above , I need to swap the coil over shocks over just to test something but not sure where I can jack it up to try and get tension off springs . ...

    Started by manwhore, 04-08-2015 02:41 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, coil, forum, forums, ground, jack, jacking, place, productive, shocks, springs, superbeetle, swap, taking, test, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheel
    • Replies: 4
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    04-10-2015 02:12 AM Go to last post
  13. It's about time!

    Greetings! I am new here! Truly a newbie!!!!! For years I have longed to get a "bug" to "play" with now that I am retired. The "better half"...

    Started by Sweetee, 04-08-2015 04:17 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, carb, classic, driver, engine, forum, newbie, project, running, superbeetle, time, type 1, vin, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, waiting, weekend, wiring
    • Replies: 0
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    04-08-2015 04:17 PM Go to last post
  14. Beetle on roll over jig?

    Hey all, I'm a new member to this forum and just wanted to say hi and ask a quick question... Has anyone ever put a beetle on a roll over jig? I...

    Started by ryanha, 04-07-2015 05:58 AM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, convertible, forum, forums, great, hey, member, question, quick, roll, superbeetle, thought, thoughts, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 1
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    04-07-2015 07:44 AM Go to last post
  15. clutch plate size

    Looking at buying a clutch kit for summer when I have to do a few small jobs on the trike , the clutch could do with changing so going to hit all the...

    Started by manwhore, 03-31-2015 01:31 PM
    aircooled, beetle, buying, cha, changing, classic, clutch, dub, engine, hit, kit, lay, number, plate, size, small, summer, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
    • Replies: 1
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    03-31-2015 05:47 PM Go to last post
  16. drvers door

    Penelope is home! no problems with the move. total haul, 2 motors, 1 single port 1 dual port, transmission with starter, 2 drive axles, 6 extra rims....

    Started by wingnut6999, 03-29-2015 12:52 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bot, car, change, classic, door, drive, drivers, dual, port, problems, rims, sell, superbeetle, things, tom, trade, transmission, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
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    03-29-2015 04:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Should i be worried ?

    After getting my engine running I have taken the trike out for a few runs the last couple of days . Not long runs , maybe 20 mile a go . I...

    Started by manwhore, 03-25-2015 02:18 PM
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    03-26-2015 05:29 AM Go to last post
  18. intro and question.

    Hello All. name is Bob. live in east ohio. just bought a 73 super beetle. 2 extra motors and a tranny came with the deal. what does a motor weigh? 2...

    Started by wingnut6999, 03-23-2015 05:49 AM
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    03-23-2015 04:15 PM Go to last post
  19. engine running poo

    Ok , so last week I decided to drop the petrol from the tank so I knew it was empty so I could calibrate an LED petrol gauge I bought . I have an...

    Started by manwhore, 03-14-2015 10:59 AM
    air, aircooled, beetle, bought, carb, check, classic, correct, drop, engine, filter, ground, led, loose, odd, running, superbeetle, thing, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 15
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    03-23-2015 11:12 AM Go to last post
  20. 1966 1776cc Rocker Arm parts broke.

    http://imgur.com/3PEL9PG,eCrtWNK http://imgur.com/3PEL9PG,eCrtWNK#1 Yesterday one of my rocker arms came undon. These two parts snapped one...

    Started by bandgreen, 02-09-2015 08:09 PM
    177, aircooled, arm, beetle, broke, classic, don, forum, forums, hey, locking, mechanism, parts, rocker, size, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, washer, wha
    • Replies: 1
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    03-22-2015 04:26 AM Go to last post
  21. For Sale Old volkswagen D ring steering wheel

    Hello everyone i have as said on the title , it needs some refub and i accept any offers as in prices Regards

    Started by Neef, 03-21-2015 08:59 AM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, for sale, forum, forums, ring, sale, steering, steering wheel, superbeetle, title, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, whee, wheel
    • Replies: 0
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    03-21-2015 08:59 AM Go to last post
  22. Hello from OR

    I'm new to the VWOC and wanted to say Hi!! We currently own a '69 Patina Beetle all stock, (except it had a replacement case installed at some time)....

    Started by VDubNut, 03-18-2014 10:20 AM
    600, aircooled, beetle, case, classic, engine, forum, forums, fresh, ins, installed, rebuild, replacement, stock, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, vwoc, wanted
    • Replies: 2
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    03-18-2015 11:35 PM Go to last post
  23. VW beetle/ Camper van Parts- new with free delivery

    Parts for VW Beetles/ Camper van Free delivery Trade prices Qualities parts Supplying all you need to keep your projects on the road.

    Started by Vdub_classix, 03-13-2015 11:12 AM
    aircooled, beetle, camper, classic, deliver, delivery, forum, forums, free, les, parts, road, superbeetle, type 1, van, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
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    03-13-2015 11:12 AM Go to last post
  24. firing order

    Is it possible that my vw run smoothly with firing order 1342 instead of 1432 ?? Changed dizzy cap today and on checking I had the firing order...

    Started by manwhore, 03-12-2015 10:49 AM
    aircooled, beetle, cap, changing, checking, classic, forum, forums, ins, lead, mixed, order, run, stead, superbeetle, time, today, type 1, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
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    03-12-2015 10:49 AM Go to last post
  25. tune up

    Having trouble setting my carb .H30/31 PICT , I read as a starting point the Volume control screw should be screwed in and seated gently before...

    Started by manwhore, 03-10-2015 01:59 PM
    air, aircooled, beetle, carb, classic, control, fine, idle, pic, read, rpm, set, setting, star, starting, superbeetle, trouble, turning, type 1, volume, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 10
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    03-11-2015 02:21 PM Go to last post
  26. 1972 1200 beetle wont find reverse

    Hello, I'm after a bit of advice, I've got an Empi shifter, I can find gears 1,2,3 and 4 but it wont go into reverse at all. I'm thinking it...

    Started by simmo_1977, 03-09-2015 08:18 AM
    advice, aircooled, appreciated, back seat, beetle, bit, button, classic, forum, forums, gears, linkage, problem, reverse, shifter, superbeetle, thinking, ton, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
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    03-09-2015 11:52 AM Go to last post
  27. Gear lever

    Can I adjust it ? it's trying to get in reverse now and then when I shift from forth to second if slowing for corners etc .. They seem...

    Started by manwhore, 03-06-2015 11:51 AM
    's, adjust, aircooled, beetle, ca, classic, close, gear, hey, lever, reverse, shift, shifting, small, spring, stop, strong, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 5
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    03-08-2015 03:45 AM Go to last post
  28. static/ignition timing

    On my VW manual it states static timing is 7.5BTDC and ignition at TDC at 900rpm ( vac hose off and plugged) Now I set the static a few week back...

    Started by manwhore, 03-03-2015 12:26 PM
    adjust, aircooled, beetle, check, classic, forum, forums, ice, ignition, manual, rpm, run, set, static, superbeetle, taking, timing, today, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 10
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    03-07-2015 10:49 PM Go to last post
  29. Very Last Classic Beetle From Germany for American Delivery?

    The last Volkswagen Classic Beetle ever produced in Germany is obvious - it sits in the lobby of the Volkswagen plant in Emden Germany on permanent...

    Started by twilly, 03-03-2015 10:30 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, care, classic, delivery, for sale, forum, forums, hey, history, information, plan, sale, superbeetle, type 1, united, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 349
    03-03-2015 10:30 AM Go to last post
  30. brake issue

    Got a trike which uses the rear end from a 71 beetle 1.2 . When I got the trike the brakes were a bit dodgy albeit they stopped the trike ,...

    Started by manwhore, 02-15-2015 02:49 PM
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    aircooled, beetle, brakes, cheap, classic, clutch, drive, end, foo, forum, hey, mini, oil, springs, superbeetle, test, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 24
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    03-02-2015 12:33 PM Go to last post
  31. Need a veteran beetle enthusiast who could identify this kids petrol beetle rep!

    Just looking for info on my old beetle rep, now I've been told it's a Volkswagen official made kids rep (not sure how true) and was very very rare,...

    Started by Boostjunkie, 02-25-2015 04:35 PM
    aircooled, beetle, body, classic, early, forum, forums, garage, hey, official, photobucket, photos, shop, superbeetle, told, true, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, white
    • Replies: 0
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    02-25-2015 04:35 PM Go to last post
  32. 1958 bug paint and body

    Newbie here, hope to get good info here. Anyone out there know of a good paint and body shop in or around Denver Co. Honest and reasonable no BS.

    Started by Old bugger, 02-19-2015 05:31 PM
    aircooled, beetle, body, bug, classic, denver, forum, forums, good, hope, in or, info, newbie, paint, reasonable, shop, superbeetle, type 1, ver, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    02-19-2015 05:31 PM Go to last post
  33. custom fold out passenger window

    Hello People So I'm trying to figure out the best way to get my passenger window to fold out. This of course would be a customized job. This...

    Started by MPendleton, 02-13-2015 01:20 PM
    ago, bot, bug, custom, customized, don, fiberglass, forum, forums, frame, glass, hey, inside, job, kind, long, passenger, place, plastic, suggestions, support, top, tray, volkswagen, window
    • Replies: 1
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    02-13-2015 01:21 PM Go to last post
  34. Garage Find - 1978 Cabriolet parked 1997, Champagne Edition - poor condition

    I'm posting for an older neighbor woman who needs money and is clearing out her house. Just want to get this vehicle to someone who will love it....

    Started by RedRider, 02-09-2015 06:13 PM
    1978, 1980, aircooled, beetle, cabriolet, classic, convertible, dash, fuel, garage, interior, led, rust, sale, small, superbeetle, top, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 368
    02-09-2015 06:13 PM Go to last post
  35. Classic Cal look Beetle wanted please

    Hello all, New to the forum but not to VW Beetles, for some silly reason I have had a ten year break since my last VW Beetle while I had a try of...

    Started by Joe Wright, 02-07-2015 01:25 PM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, engine, fancy, for sale, forum, hey, les, mods, sale, stock, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 326
    02-07-2015 01:25 PM Go to last post
  36. 1975 bug fuel injection

    anyone out there have the fuel injection system that they removed? i bought a bug and the previous owner pulled the fuel injection system out to put...

    Started by kingofsaturn, 02-04-2015 06:21 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bought, bug, carb, classic, forum, forums, fuel, hey, injection, original, owner, place, previous, removed, superbeetle, sys, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 353
    02-04-2015 06:21 PM Go to last post

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