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  1. beetle rally

    Hi all found a super beetle with Rally graphics on it is this some kind of special edition or just something someone had put on it any info helps...

    Started by Beholderofdreams, 02-05-2016 01:34 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, edition, forum, forums, graphics, helps, info, ion, kind, rally, special, super, super beetle, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
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    02-05-2016 01:34 PM Go to last post
  2. oil in brake drums

    Hi, I dropped the oil in the gearbox last winter and filled as required till it just started coming out the side hole . my brakes started feeling a...

    Started by manwhore, 02-03-2016 11:28 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bought, brakes, classic, day, drive, filling, fit, ground, leak, lot, oil, shoes, starts, superbeetle, thinking, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, win, winter
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    02-03-2016 11:28 AM Go to last post
  3. Wind shield

    Hi I have a karmann ghia which has its roof chopped. I now have to fit a windscreen.. question is are all beetle windscreens the same or are they...

    Started by Low n slow, 01-27-2016 01:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-02-2016 11:23 AM Go to last post
  4. wind inside cab

    Have renewed all seals to the bonnet, but still a hurricane coming in through the dash. Help?????

    Started by Jacko, 01-31-2016 01:15 PM
    aircooled, beetle, ca, cab, classic, coming, dash, inside, net, renewed, seals, side, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi, wind
    • Replies: 0
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    01-31-2016 01:15 PM Go to last post
  5. Locate this car: BYF 272H . Help.

    Hi all. Can anyone help find where this car is currently located. Reg: BYF 272H Currently sorned, and without MOT since 2008!! Any help would be...

    Started by corradot4, 01-02-2016 04:05 PM
    08, 2008, advance, aircooled, albums, appreciated, beetle, ca, car, classic, dump, greatly, located, media, mot, photobucket, superbeetle, type 1, user, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
    • Replies: 1
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    01-31-2016 01:12 PM Go to last post
  6. Unhappy need help with a staring issue

    I have a 2004 2.3l beetle. recently it has been difficult to start the engine, on occasions setting the immobiliser alarm off. a garage has had a...

    Started by debbiedocket, 01-30-2016 09:56 AM
    aircooled, alarm, art, battery, beetle, classic, engine, forum, forums, garage, issue, problems, set, setting, star, start, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    01-30-2016 09:56 AM Go to last post
  7. Vw t2 crewcab

    Hi, I,m new to this forum but get the feeling I will be on it a bit in the future, so here goes . ,I,m at the later stages of a 1979 VW CREW CAB...

    Started by t2cc, 01-23-2016 06:00 AM
    aircooled, beetle, body, classic, fabric, forum, forums, good, information, interior, long, noise, paint, res, roof, set, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 0
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    01-23-2016 06:00 AM Go to last post
  8. brakes go to floor, HELP PLEASE!!!!

    I have a 79 bug. I have replaced wheel cylinders, brake shoes, bearings, master cylinder 3 TIMES ! and pedal goes to floor. no leaks, I can see...

    Started by BCOOLAIR, 01-15-2016 06:47 AM
    aircooled, bearings, beetle, brake, brakes, bug, classic, floor, forum, forums, hey, rear, release, shoes, starting, superbeetle, times, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheel
    • Replies: 0
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    01-15-2016 06:47 AM Go to last post
  9. PCV valve

    Hey guys...crankshaft pulley and oil cooler seal problems solved.....VW is back on the road !! Next is shift linkage rebuild this week-end...Then...

    Started by dave k, 12-15-2015 10:10 AM
    aircooled, beetle, brakes, bug, carb, classic, end, fit, forum, front, hey, oil, parts, problems, pulley, road, superbeetle, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 11
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    01-13-2016 10:02 PM Go to last post
  10. 1974 super keeps stalling out

    I'm fairly new to the air cooled family but know some of the basics. My '74 super suddenly stalled out. I first I thought it was a fluke because...

    Started by renoandy, 12-31-2015 12:23 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, cold, day, happened, idle, lot, open, parking, power, road, running, spec, stalling, superbeetle, times, today, type 1, valve, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
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    01-13-2016 09:46 PM Go to last post
  11. 1967/68 Beetle leak!

    Hello everyone! I am 21 years old and recently became a Volkswagen owner after my grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and had to get rid of...

    Started by mattvdk, 01-02-2016 05:14 AM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, door, drive, end, forum, front, fuel, leak, pictures, start, stock, superbeetle, things, towed, trunk, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
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    01-13-2016 09:34 PM Go to last post
  12. Alternator brushes

    Hey Dubsy......I need to replace the brushes in my alternator,,but I can't seem to locate an.. I have found that I have the 50 amp Motorola system...

    Started by dave k, 01-05-2016 07:27 PM
    aircooled, alternator, amp, beetle, buy, classic, correct, direct, happy, hey, mail, pics, replace, superbeetle, sys, type 1, uni, unit, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wires, year
    • Replies: 1
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    01-10-2016 08:48 AM Go to last post
  13. Weber ict 34 balancing problem

    BALANCING WEBER ICT 34 CARBS PROBLEM. 1600 BEETLE Fitted the new weber carbs and fired it up. Tickover screaming at 2000 RPM. Throttle stops fully...

    Started by daveski, 01-03-2016 09:09 AM
    aircooled, balancing, beetle, classic, difference, hand, ideas, left, linkage, mix, ops, pipe, proble, problem, removed, rpm, stops, superbeetle, throttle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    01-03-2016 09:09 AM Go to last post
  14. 1974 Super Transmission issue

    Hey all, just purchased my first Volkswagon after wanting one for years . I bought a decent setup with some issues that I would like to work on . It...

    Started by Avitech, 12-30-2015 05:22 PM
    's, 1974, adjust, bushing, cheap, check, hey, improvement, issue, make, pics, rebuild, replace, running, shifter, shifting, stock, super, till, time, ton, transmission, won, worn
    • Replies: 5
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    01-03-2016 07:58 AM Go to last post
  15. 73 Beetle ebrake lockup problem with EMPI disc conversion

    Greetings! My e brake calipers are locked up tight after having the ebrake engaged for a long period of time while car has been in garage. I was...

    Started by thundertone, 12-21-2015 10:39 AM
    aircooled, beetle, calipers, car, classic, conversion, driving, early, forum, garage, long, pads, period, problem, superbeetle, tells, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 2
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    12-22-2015 04:36 PM Go to last post
  16. Crankshaft Pulley

    Hi !!.................I recently bought a 74 Beetle and the crankshaft pulley is rusted and corroded...I got a new belt but hate to install with the...

    Started by dave k, 12-03-2015 01:21 PM
    aircooled, bad, beetle, belt, bought, classic, forum, forums, hate, inside, install, motor, pulley, question, remove, replace, stall, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 8
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    12-13-2015 08:14 AM Go to last post
  17. Question How to improve the handeling on a 1972 Beetle?

    I have a 1972 VW Beetle, I'm very fortunate in that it runs like a dream but the handeling feels so loose. I'm not saying I want it to ride like a...

    Started by Scottxit, 12-04-2015 03:26 AM
    aircooled, ate, beetle, car, classic, feels, forum, forums, how to, improve, loose, mph, play, ride, safe, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheel
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 382
    12-04-2015 07:19 AM Go to last post
  18. Looking for gentleman in Kent who said he lost his money and VW Beetle

    Can anyone help, I am looking to make contact with a gentleman who said he lost a large sum of money and his VW Beetle in Kent around February of...

    Started by Milner, 11-26-2015 12:30 PM
    act, aircooled, beetle, classic, email, forum, forums, internet, john, make, message, money, post, problems, sum, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, year
    • Replies: 2
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    12-01-2015 03:11 PM Go to last post
  19. Lightbulb More vintage look, 68' to 66'

    Hi, I was wondering how hard would it be to make a 1968 vw "super" beetle look like its older brother with the different bumpers, skirt, bonnet,...

    Started by 1968Bug, 11-25-2015 04:18 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bro, bumpers, classic, deck, engine, forum, forums, front, hard, make, net, older, super, superbeetle, type 1, vin, vintage, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 417
    11-26-2015 07:34 AM Go to last post
  20. 1970 beetle windshield question

    Hi guys, new member here (first post). I have a 1970 Beetle that needs a windshield. My question is: are the "flat" beetle windshields actually...

    Started by Lukascrowley, 11-24-2015 12:27 PM
    aircooled, beetle, buying, classic, cut, forum, forums, glass, guys, hey, member, post, question, reason, stay, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, windshield
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 263
    11-25-2015 09:44 AM Go to last post
  21. 1995 or older Beetle for Family Photo Session near McKinney,Tex

    I am looking for a Beetle to rent for the afternoon for some family photo sessions near McKinney, Texas on Nov. 22, 2015 from 12pm to 6pm. Preferably...

    Started by Chensel, 11-17-2015 04:32 PM
    afternoon, aircooled, beetle, classic, color, family, forum, forums, nov, older, photo, preferably, red, rent, superbeetle, tex, texas, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    11-17-2015 04:32 PM Go to last post
  22. Classic Beetle Seats

    Hi there, My husband has bought a classic beetle project car which he is currently doing up!!! I'd like to buy him some vintage beetle seats as a...

    Started by Samfitz, 11-10-2015 05:26 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bought, buy, car, classic, ebay, forum, forums, idea, project, seat, seats, start, sticker, superbeetle, type 1, vin, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
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    11-12-2015 10:02 AM Go to last post
  23. Steering very stiff

    Hi everyone. I have a 1974/75 classic beetle 1600. I have redone the front suspension and the mechanic put in new bearings yesterday and did the...

    Started by elfynity, 11-06-2015 04:30 AM
    aircooled, bearings, beetle, classic, forum, front, good, old beetle stiff steering, rims, steering, superbeetle, suspension, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheel, wheels, wider
    • Replies: 2
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    11-07-2015 10:04 AM Go to last post
  24. New here

    We Have 1968 Beetle, Due to lack of time it has sat in my garage for the last 5 yrs. Finally got the time to play ,since retiring, I knew it needed a...

    Started by mark0224, 11-04-2015 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-04-2015 08:14 PM Go to last post
  25. Beetle Carbs

    Hi all. I have a 2002 1600 Brazilian beetle with carbs marked as 'Made in Poland' . They are rubbish and stifle the engine . I need to replace the...

    Started by daveski, 11-02-2015 10:22 AM
    2002, advice, aircooled, beetle, carb, classic, clue, engine, flat, forum, forums, hey, mph, replace, superbeetle, twin, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, win
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 249
    11-02-2015 10:22 AM Go to last post
  26. dealer options

    I have a 69 beetle toga white with red interior I was wondering what were some dealer options back then for the car. Thank you

    Started by mrnibbs, 10-21-2015 11:53 AM
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    10-21-2015 11:53 AM Go to last post
  27. New Bug Owner

    Hello I just purchased a 1979 VW super beetle for my wife. She turns 40 next year and I have it hidden in a barn until spring. It was owned by a Dr...

    Started by mort5029, 10-16-2015 07:34 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-19-2015 08:15 PM Go to last post
  28. 79 silver we haven't driven it in a few years

    We knew not to leave it in gear or have the emergency brakes on. We even had it on a trickle charge. The car starts; but, we cannot get it into any...

    Started by janmcdub, 10-14-2015 12:57 PM
    aircooled, area, beetle, brakes, car, charge, classic, drive, driven, gear, issue, leave, mechanic, silver, star, starts, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, year, years
    • Replies: 3
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    10-19-2015 03:23 PM Go to last post
  29. 69 bug reverse lights

    Hello brand new to forum I just bought a near mint 69 bug all original and the reverse lights don't work bulbs were checked any other options please

    Started by mrnibbs, 10-13-2015 11:38 AM
    69, 69 bug, bug, check, forum, forums, gearbox, ignition, ion, light, lights, ouch, pull, reverse, switch, touch, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
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    10-13-2015 04:57 PM Go to last post
  30. Window removal

    I am in the process of parting out a 74 bug. I need to carefully remove the windows. Can anyone describe the easiest way? Also what isa fair price...

    Started by Herbiethelovebug, 09-29-2015 10:08 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, easiest, fair, forum, forums, glass, parting, price, process, removal, remove, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha, window, windows
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 509
    10-09-2015 08:30 AM Go to last post
  31. VW Micro Bus mid-late 60's

    Howdy, Currently prepping for a movie shoot here in Winnipeg called Considering Love. Am looking for a mid to late 60's VW Micro-Bus.for some...

    Started by khabby, 09-30-2015 03:45 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bus, called, classic, email, forum, forums, gmail, howdy, love, mid, movie, pics, superbeetle, type 1, vehicle, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, win, winnipeg
    • Replies: 0
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    09-30-2015 03:45 PM Go to last post
  32. Advice about clutch replacement parts

    Hi folks, Major damage inside bell housing in my 1964 bug. I need to replace everything (except maybe the flywheel and friction plate). While I'm at...

    Started by zenith10, 09-26-2015 06:05 PM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, bug, bushings, classic, clutch, damage, early, engine, flywheel, forum, parts, replacement, stories, superbeetle, time, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 376
    09-26-2015 06:05 PM Go to last post
  33. Keyless entry problem

    my recently purchased 05 VW Beetle Cab's keyless entry suddenly stopped working a few weeks back after working fine for the first two months of...

    Started by marqu1lk, 09-22-2015 04:49 PM
    aircooled, battery, beetle, buying, cab, car, classic, easily, forum, forums, keys, money, months, problem, professional, superbeetle, type 1, videos, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 291
    09-22-2015 04:49 PM Go to last post
  34. Could anybody help...Please

    Hi Would anybody have the facilities to search a couple of VW Beetles via HPI or similar. My partners Mum ( who has passed away) owned a couple...

    Started by Dazzy Dee, 09-22-2015 01:53 PM
    aircooled, back, beetle, bit, buy, classic, couple, eve, forum, forums, les, owned, partners, pleas, search, similar, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 331
    09-22-2015 01:53 PM Go to last post
  35. Correct Fuel

    Do you need an a fuel additive to run a 74 beetle or is it fine to use unleaded? Thanks MacD

    Started by MacD, 09-07-2015 09:27 AM
    add, aircooled, beetle, classic, correct, fine, forum, forums, fuel, lead, run, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 375
    09-15-2015 07:04 PM Go to last post

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