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  1. 66 beetle trouble help

    I have a 66 beetle with a 1600 mofoco rebuilt, and a pic 31 solex carb. The motor turns on and drives fine for about the 1st 20 or 30 minutes, but...

    Started by penray74, 06-28-2015 06:55 PM
    aircooled, beetle, carb, classic, dies, drives, fine, forum, forums, gears, motor, pic, star, start, starts, superbeetle, trouble, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
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    06-28-2015 08:01 PM Go to last post
  2. lean mxture

    Right I have had my idle set for a while and seemed fine . yesterday run out of petrol and had to chuck a bit down the carb just to get it running to...

    Started by manwhore, 06-26-2015 01:59 PM
    adjusting, aircooled, beetle, black, carb, chuck, classic, filter, fine, iced, idle, job, noticed, pic, read, run, running, set, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
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    06-26-2015 02:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Cool 1973 Seized Engine Help?

    Hi all, Newbie - project vehicle - engine seized? Engine wont turnover (using booster pack). Taken plugs out and unable to turn crank using...

    Started by Day1zero, 06-21-2015 09:19 AM
    aircooled, appreciated, area, bar, beer, beetle, booster, bores, classic, daily, engine, free, gear, magic, oil, possibility, project, superbeetle, type 1, vehicle, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 256
    06-24-2015 09:18 AM Go to last post
  4. Two Brothers Restoring '71 Super Beetle: Need Advice

    Hey guys, my brother and I are restoring a '71 Super Beetle that we bought off the roadside a month ago. We've been documenting our process online...

    Started by BeetleBrothers, 06-24-2015 01:15 AM
    advice, aircooled, assistance, awesome, beetle, bought, classic, forum, guys, hey, link, month, offer, owners, res, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, web
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 106
    06-24-2015 01:15 AM Go to last post
  5. classic vw beetle master cylinder reservoir

    Hi I am looking for a brake master cylinder reservoir for a classic VW beetle (air cooled). The master cylinder is a dual circuit one. However...

    Started by sm08, 06-17-2015 07:21 AM
    air, aircooled, beetle, brake, building, car, classic, cooled, dual, fluid, forum, forums, kit, problem, sell, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 160
    06-21-2015 05:17 PM Go to last post
  6. VW beetle reservoir

    I posted earlier about a cap/reservoir for a beetle. Just a though does anyone know if there are any other car reservoirs which will fit that have...

    Started by sm08, 06-17-2015 03:26 PM
    aircooled, beetle, cap, car, classic, earlier, fit, forum, forums, golf, mk2, pos, reservoir, sensor, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 98
    06-17-2015 03:26 PM Go to last post
  7. Fuel seeping from fuel gauge 1972 beetle 1302s

    Hi guys, just bought my first bug and he smells like a shed with a petrol mower in it, the smell gets worse when driving and there appears to be...

    Started by Hegdeaville, 06-10-2015 06:01 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-10-2015 06:01 AM Go to last post
  8. Upper A Pillar Rust

    Hi All I'm trying to fix a mates beetle for mot and the passenger door won't open. This is due to the hinge being rusty and seized but there is a...

    Started by Big_Paul, 06-08-2015 02:27 PM
    aircooled, bad, beetle, classic, door, forum, forums, hole, lower, open, part out, parts, passenger, repair, rust, superbeetle, type 1, videos, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 194
    06-09-2015 03:45 PM Go to last post
  9. Can someone tell me what this is please?

    This is off my '63 1500 bug. It sat between the carb and inlet (before I swapped out to a new carb). I can't work out what on Earth it...

    Started by Jimbobbalooba, 06-05-2015 12:11 PM
    07, 500, aircooled, beetle, bug, ca, carb, classic, dumb, earth, forum, forums, image, pos, sat, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha, work
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 269
    06-05-2015 01:41 PM Go to last post
  10. 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, 05-27-2015 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
    • Replies: 0
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    05-27-2015 07:17 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 190
    05-20-2015 01:40 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
    • Views: 693
    05-18-2015 07:30 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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: 195
    05-13-2015 03:05 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 265
    05-03-2015 10:31 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
    • Views: 180
    05-02-2015 01:32 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
    • Views: 181
    04-21-2015 02:10 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
  20. 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
    • Views: 445
    04-10-2015 02:12 AM Go to last post
  21. 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
    • Views: 211
    04-08-2015 04:17 PM Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Views: 326
    04-07-2015 07:44 AM Go to last post
  23. 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
  24. 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
    • Views: 350
    03-29-2015 04:32 PM Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 624
    03-26-2015 05:29 AM Go to last post
  26. 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
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 351
    03-23-2015 04:15 PM Go to last post
  27. 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
  28. 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
    • Views: 341
    03-22-2015 04:26 AM Go to last post
  29. 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
    • Views: 384
    03-21-2015 08:59 AM Go to last post
  30. 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
    • Views: 589
    03-18-2015 11:35 PM Go to last post
  31. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    03-13-2015 11:12 AM Go to last post
  32. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 265
    03-12-2015 10:49 AM Go to last post
  33. 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
    • Views: 622
    03-11-2015 02:21 PM Go to last post
  34. 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
    • Views: 365
    03-09-2015 11:52 AM Go to last post
  35. 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
    • Views: 1,038
    03-08-2015 03:45 AM Go to last post

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