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  1. 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, Today 09:49 AM
    aircooled, beetle, body, classic, factory, fit, forum, heater, led, picked, problem, roof, sunroof, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted, welding, work
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    Today 09:49 AM Go to last post
  2. 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, Today 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
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    Today 05:48 AM Go to last post
  3. 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, Yesterday 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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    Yesterday 06:25 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 1
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    Yesterday 06:20 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 111
    07-28-2015 09:13 PM Go to last post
  6. 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: 131
    07-28-2015 02:24 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 52
    07-28-2015 11:33 AM Go to last post
  8. 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: 117
    07-27-2015 02:25 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
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    07-26-2015 04:32 AM Go to last post
  10. 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, 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: 1
    • Views: 108
    07-25-2015 07:09 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
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    07-20-2015 07:37 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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: 130
    07-19-2015 10:51 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
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    07-18-2015 01:09 PM Go to last post
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
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    07-13-2015 02:25 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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: 122
    07-10-2015 08:04 PM Go to last post
  21. 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: 104
    07-09-2015 06:06 PM Go to last post
  22. '78 Beetle

    I have a 78 Conv with a non fuel injected engine. Runs great on the road, but when we pull up to a stop sign it wants to cut off. Carb is clean,...

    Started by ASH VW, 07-06-2015 09:01 PM
    air, aircooled, beetle, carb, classic, clean, conv, engine, filter, forum, forums, fuel, gas, great, problem, road, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 199
    07-07-2015 06:07 AM Go to last post
  23. 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: 0
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    07-02-2015 08:10 PM Go to last post
  24. Stuck in gear

    Hello. I am new to the vw and i have a 1975 vw super beetle convertable.the issue i have is the manual transmission seems to be stuck in third or...

    Started by Pastor, 07-01-2015 06:30 PM
    aircooled, back seat, beetle, classic, convertable, engine, forum, forums, gear, issue, manual, pin, response, stuck, super, superbeetle, transmission, type 1, ver, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 153
    07-01-2015 09:24 PM Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Views: 186
    06-28-2015 08:01 PM Go to last post
  26. 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
    • Views: 160
    06-26-2015 02:12 PM Go to last post
  27. 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: 347
    06-24-2015 09:18 AM Go to last post
  28. 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
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    06-24-2015 01:15 AM Go to last post
  29. 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: 203
    06-21-2015 05:17 PM Go to last post
  30. 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: 134
    06-17-2015 03:26 PM Go to last post
  31. 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
  32. 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: 253
    06-09-2015 03:45 PM Go to last post
  33. 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: 364
    06-05-2015 01:41 PM Go to last post
  34. 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
  35. 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: 220
    05-20-2015 01:40 PM Go to last post

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