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  1. Towing a 65 Beetle

    Has anyone had experience towing a classic Beetle behind an RV? What suggestions do you have, if any? It's a standard transmission.

    Started by vw65beetle, 08-25-2015 06:42 PM
    's, aircooled, beetle, classic, classic beetle, experience, forum, forums, rv, standard, suggestions, superbeetle, towing, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 2
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    Today 09:29 AM Go to last post
  2. Question Oil pressure warning light on

    Recently changed engine oil from Halfords 20W/50 Classic Car Oil (which I had no problems with) to Morris SAE 30 Golden Film. Since then, I have been...

    Started by byzantian, Today 04:58 AM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, driving, engine, golden, high, hot, light, low, occurs, oil, oil pressure, pressure, problems, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, warning
    • Replies: 3
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    Today 06:41 AM Go to last post
  3. auto choke on H30/31 pict

    Last few weeks my choke has been working then not working , anyway I had a look today after I started it up and noticing the choke hadn't come on . ...

    Started by manwhore, Yesterday 12:40 PM
    aircooled, auto, beetle, classic, clean, cold, cool, fast, finger, free, hot, inside, normal, ouch, pic, superbeetle, today, type 1, unit, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, waited
    • Replies: 2
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    Yesterday 06:20 PM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation VW Beetle 1973

    Hello, i am currently in the process of restoring my vw beetle but am struggling to find the passenger side rear complete quarter? Now to my...

    Started by Mill house Garage, 08-20-2015 06:54 AM
    1973, 73, beetle, forum, forums, google, real, source, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, wes, wolfsburg
    • Replies: 1
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    08-25-2015 06:46 PM Go to last post
  5. Beetle part

    in new to beetles and I was just wondering, I'm looking into two beetles one 62 and a 70 so the question is, can I mix parts between the two? Or is...

    Started by ninjadino, 08-25-2015 12:04 AM
    aircooled, beetle, ca, classic, forum, forums, ion, les, mix, part, parts, ques, question, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wondering
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 96
    08-25-2015 03:45 AM Go to last post
  6. 1972 and 1968 old Beetles

    My father has these two Beetles he's held on to for the longest time. He is not able to fix them up as he dreamed of doing. Now he needs to sell...

    Started by iDB, 08-24-2015 04:40 PM
    aircooled, beetle, body, classic, father, fix, forum, forums, hey, les, longest, run, running, sell, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 88
    08-24-2015 04:40 PM Go to last post
  7. break drum

    Hi I have a 74 super beetle and I was wondering if I could change the 4 lug break drum to a 5 lug drum with out having to change anything else. I...

    Started by RedHead, 08-22-2015 12:45 PM
    adapters, break, suit
    • Replies: 1
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    08-22-2015 01:23 PM Go to last post
  8. Buying first beetle

    hi I'm buying my first beetle and I found this guy who's sellin 2 one 62 and 71 super beetle he's sending me pictures of them this weekend possibly...

    Started by ninjadino, 08-20-2015 10:33 AM
    beetle, buying, condition, forum, forums, ion, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
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    08-21-2015 07:15 AM Go to last post
  9. Question Wings?

    Hi, I have gotten my very first beetle which is restoration after being neglected under a tree for 13 years, one of the many parts that needs...

    Started by 1968Bug, 08-12-2015 11:48 AM
    1968, aircooled, beetle, classic, early, forum, forums, issue, older, parts, preferred, res, superbeetle, tree, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wings, wondering, years
    • Replies: 2
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    08-17-2015 02:10 PM Go to last post
  10. 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, stock, superbeetle, trouble, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 254
    08-16-2015 08:04 PM Go to last post
  11. 1971 vw super beetle karmann convertible

    Hello Guys, I'm new here so excuse me if I'm posting this on the wrong topic, I'm a little dizzy withe the navigation. I just purchased a 1971 super...

    Started by E V, 08-12-2015 12:54 PM
    07, 1971, beetle, convertible, forum, forums, karma, super, super beetle, thread, ver, view, volkswagen, vw
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 157
    08-12-2015 01:06 PM Go to last post
  12. Exhaust Question

    I got a 1977 VW bug 1600cc motor with fuel injection. Whats the best exhaust for it. Mine is loud and old. With the fuel injection dose it...

    Started by Tquattrini, 07-02-2015 08:10 PM
    1977, aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, exhaust, forum, forums, fuel, injection, loud, mat, matter, motor, ques, question, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 210
    08-11-2015 04:30 AM Go to last post
  13. Jonathan

    What would cause the timing to jump on a 1971 beetle, 1600 cc? Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Started by jka, 08-06-2015 05:08 PM
    1600, 1971, 600, aircooled, appreciated, beetle, cc, classic, ding, forum, forums, greatly, reasons, superbeetle, timing, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 131
    08-06-2015 06:20 PM Go to last post
  14. Generator vs Alternator

    Okay, I'm looking for the pros and cons to both the generator and the generator. I have a 65 Baja Bug that still has the 6v generator and I'm looking...

    Started by MjrBummer, 08-04-2015 09:31 AM
    12v, aircooled, battery, beetle, bug, charge, charges, chat, classic, current, forum, forums, guy, life, night, superbeetle, tech, type 1, upgrade, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 232
    08-05-2015 01:45 PM Go to last post
  15. Question volksrod to beetle convert

    i'm curious as to how difficult it would be to convert a volksrod BACK to a classic beetle. any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Started by jdockery04, 07-25-2015 07:01 PM
    aircooled, appreciated, back, beetle, body, classic, classic beetle, convert, curious, difficult, forum, forums, greatly, superbeetle, type 1, ver, vert, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 169
    08-04-2015 09:25 AM Go to last post
  16. Working on Yellow 72 SuperBeetle Vert

    I am starting to refurbish a 1972 Yellow SB vert. It has low miles, but sat idle in an open wall shed roof since 2003. Since this is Georgia, most of...

    Started by TomR, 07-30-2015 07:18 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, door, engine, flush, fuel, georgia, heat, heater, idle, lower, oil, parts, rim, starting, superbeetle, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 213
    08-03-2015 07:47 AM Go to last post
  17. Smile Sunroof

    Well my daughter wanted a beetle so we picked up a 1974 one. It needs the usual heater channels and other bits of welding. The plan is to get the...

    Started by Dr Chaos, 08-01-2015 09:49 AM
    aircooled, beetle, body, classic, factory, fit, forum, heater, led, picked, problem, roof, small, sunroof, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted, welding, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 185
    08-02-2015 11:06 AM Go to last post
  18. 1972 1300 Beetle

    Hi guys i got a 1972 beetle the body is in an awesome condition just interior that needs attention and the car has been driving fine for a week now...

    Started by J.b, 08-01-2015 12:16 AM
    aircooled, awesome, beetle, body, car, classic, dead, driving, forum, forums, guys, interior, makes, noise, star, starting, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 168
    08-01-2015 05:48 AM Go to last post
  19. Beetle 1.4 Whats the engine like????? Need advice please???

    Hi Guys We're new to VW and we're thinking of buying a 2005 Beetle Convertible - its in perfect condition! Question is this - Is the 1.4 engine any...

    Started by Landsker, 07-31-2015 06:01 AM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, buying, car, classic, condition, convertible, engine, forum, forums, good, pull, question, superbeetle, thinking, type 1, ver, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
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    07-31-2015 06:25 AM Go to last post
  20. Question 71 1302 and later Beetles- Chassis Rubber Mounting Blocks: locations and thickness

    Hello, Im re-joining the shell and chassis on a 72 1302 Beetle (McPherson strut + Framehead) the sizes for the new replacement rubber blocks that...

    Started by Rob-1302s, 07-28-2015 10:46 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bot, classic, forum, forums, les, mounting, points, rear, replacement, seat, shell, superbeetle, tom, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheel
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 144
    07-28-2015 09:13 PM Go to last post
  21. Identify engine

    Have just obtained a VW Beetle engine for use in a small aircraft I am building. How do I identify which engine it is ? It has an exterior oil filter...

    Started by Acest, 07-28-2015 01:04 PM
    aircooled, beetle, building, classic, engine, filter, forum, forums, front, motor, oil, power, small, star, superbeetle, told, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 157
    07-28-2015 02:24 PM Go to last post
  22. Smile window motor

    hi my drivers side window motor isn't working and was wondering if I could put a golf or polos motor in in its place and if it will work thanks

    Started by clifty, 07-28-2015 11:33 AM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, drivers, forum, forums, golf, golf or, motor, place, side, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi, window, window motor, wondering, working
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 113
    07-28-2015 11:33 AM Go to last post
  23. VW classic beetle 1969 automatic value

    Hi, I have a VW beetle Automatic from 1969 and I am curious about the value of the car?? Its in really good shape both the body, the interiour + the...

    Started by Livi, 07-27-2015 02:25 PM
    aircooled, art, automatic, beetle, body, car, classic, curious, engine, forum, forums, good, motor, star, start, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 199
    07-27-2015 02:25 PM Go to last post
  24. Smile Old VW Air Cooled Engine bolted to an Automatic Transmission?

    I am looking for advice on building my Rat Rod. I want to Place my Engine in front bolted to an Automatic transmission with a drive shaft to a...

    Started by Dons, 07-26-2015 12:02 AM
    advice, air, aircooled, automatic, beetle, classic, drive, engine, flywheel, forum, forums, front, motor, place, standard, superbeetle, threads, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 161
    07-26-2015 04:32 AM Go to last post
  25. 67 Bug Headlights

    I just bought a '67 Beetle; Red with White interior. The fenders do not have the signal lights on them and the headlamps are recessed and the...

    Started by larush5691, 07-20-2015 07:37 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bought, bug, classic, forum, forums, headlight, headlights, interior, lights, option, red, replaced, signals, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, white
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 192
    07-20-2015 07:37 PM Go to last post
  26. Personalised Love Bugs Print

    http:// LOVEBUGS 60's style decorative personalised print for lovers. For lovers of the 1960's fashion and art and especially the VW Beetle a...

    Started by Glyn, 07-20-2015 09:30 AM
    aircooled, art, beetle, bugs, classic, couple, day, design, forum, forums, hey, love, pop, products, style, superbeetle, type 1, valentine, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    07-20-2015 09:30 AM Go to last post
  27. 1972 Beetle in bits

    Hi I have a 1972 Beetle with sound chassis, but rest in bits. Free if you can pick up from Milton Keynes John

    Started by Rushboy, 07-19-2015 10:51 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bit, ca, classic, forum, forums, key, mil, milton, pick, pick up, res, rest, sound, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 207
    07-19-2015 10:51 AM Go to last post
  28. Exclamation Need help finding a website to buy original color interiors for bug 1956

    Hi all. I'm restoring my 1956 Beetle sedan. Paint it Polar Silver and want to find "70 Light Beige Leatherette" color interiors for it. Do anybody...

    Started by spoulakk, 07-18-2015 01:09 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-18-2015 01:09 PM Go to last post
  29. engine

    Hello I put a 72 beetle motor into a 1965 bell housing what startes do i use? what fly wheel?

    Started by ge12274, 07-16-2015 10:22 PM
    12v, 72 beetle, aircooled, beetle, classic, engine, fly, flywheel, forum, forums, housing, make, motor, star, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha, wheel
    • Replies: 1
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    07-17-2015 06:31 AM Go to last post
  30. Carburator?

    I curently have what I believe is a chinese carburator make on 1600 cc 72 beetle and I believe is no good so looking to put a more reliable carb....

    Started by carlitos8a44, 07-04-2015 06:24 PM
    1600, 600, 72 beetle, aircooled, beetle, cc, classic, cure, for sale, forum, forums, good, make, reliable, samsung, stock, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 1
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    07-13-2015 02:31 PM Go to last post
  31. 71 convertable super beetle

    Does anyone out there know of a website that gives complete vehicle breakdown of parts,part numbers and prices? For example "realoem" for BMW's

    Started by tsmcg161, 07-13-2015 02:25 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bmw, classic, complete, convertable, forum, forums, numbers, parts, prices, super, super beetle, superbeetle, type 1, vehicle, ver, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, website
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 176
    07-13-2015 02:25 PM Go to last post
  32. New Owner of a 67, need brake help.

    Howdy y'all! I recently purchased a 67 vw rat rod that im trying to fix up. Starts and drives great for something with no suspension, but braking...

    Started by Seanacus, 07-12-2015 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-12-2015 12:05 PM Go to last post
  33. new owner of a beetle

    I am looking for a complete parts breakdown for a 71-72 beetle. The guy that was restoring it for my father, lost most of the misc hardware. And I...

    Started by knar178, 07-11-2015 01:21 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, don, forum, forums, guy, owner, parts, res, search, sell, star, start, superbeetle, things, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, web
    • Replies: 1
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    07-11-2015 05:05 PM Go to last post
  34. King pin sizes

    Can anyone tell me the length and diameter of the kingpins for a Type 1 beetle?

    Started by famuel, 07-10-2015 02:07 PM
    aircooled, beetle, ca, classic, forum, forums, king, length, pin, size, sizes, superbeetle, type, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 149
    07-10-2015 08:04 PM Go to last post
  35. asko bambur

    Hi I am restoring wv beetle 1975. 1200 cc and I would love to know where I can fined the original colour code (in the car) I was looking on line...

    Started by asko, 07-09-2015 01:25 PM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, code, colour, forum, forums, hood, las, light, line, love, original, res, restoring, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, white
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 129
    07-09-2015 06:06 PM Go to last post

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