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  1. Beetle Body Drain Holes

    I tried this post in the Air Cooled Forum, with no luck. Maybe some kind person on here would have a look at his Beetle's drain holes and let me...

    Started by Donmax, 02-15-2017 03:20 AM
    air, aircooled, beetle, body, bought, classic, door, forum, holes, kind, lot, oil, post, rear, res, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, window
    • Replies: 3
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    02-16-2017 05:26 PM Go to last post
  2. Oil Cooler Problem

    Hi All, I have a recently purchased 1969 Beetle with what I think is a 1971 1300 engine installed. I need to replace the oil cooler and seals so have...

    Started by Scruffysteve, 02-05-2017 10:36 AM
    air, aircooled, assistance, beetle, classic, engine, fan, forum, head, hey, john, oil, problem, remove, removing, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 1
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    02-06-2017 10:24 AM Go to last post
  3. 72 Super Bettle stalls out, lack of gas to carb?

    My 72 Super Beetle starts fine and runs for a few minutes then quits. It feels like it is being starved for gas but the see through gas filter seems...

    Started by ChrisPeddie, 02-02-2017 06:42 PM
    aircooled, beetle, carb, carburetor, classic, filter, fine, forum, forums, gas, stalls, star, starts, stay, superbeetle, test, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    02-02-2017 06:42 PM Go to last post
  4. Body/Shell for 1970 model Beetle

    I am starting a rebuild of a 1970 beetle and would like to source a shell that is a bit straighter and with less rust than the one Ive got. Could...

    Started by frankie1970, 01-25-2017 05:56 AM
    1970, aircooled, beetle, bit, body, classic, fit, forum, forums, model, rust, shell, source, star, starting, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 0
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    01-25-2017 05:56 AM Go to last post
  5. VW 1951 cabriolet beetle

    Hi, does anyone know what the value would be in ballpark figures of a rust free in very good condition 1951 cabriolet beetle? I heard there were only...

    Started by Colm, 12-08-2016 07:24 PM
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    12-08-2016 07:24 PM Go to last post
  6. Children's bedroom wallpaper

    Can anyone help, We're looking to decorate my sons room and the theme is obviously vw beetles, but I can find any anywhere? Plenty of vw bus...

    Started by giles_g, 11-07-2016 07:45 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bus, care, classic, custom, don, forum, forums, iphone, kids, les, links, superbeetle, theme, type 1, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wallpaper, world
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 410
    11-07-2016 04:19 PM Go to last post
  7. Door Seals & Weatherstripping - Where to buy?

    Hi Guys, can anyone recommend where to buy excellent quality door seals and weatherstripping for a 1970 Beetle? I am looking for perfect fitment and...

    Started by imyourmaster, 11-03-2016 05:56 PM
    1970, aircooled, amp, beetle, bought, buy, classic, door, excellent, finish, forum, forums, guys, quality, recommend, seals, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    11-03-2016 05:56 PM Go to last post
  8. Switch under the dash.

    good morning im new to the forum My questions is, I just picked up a 74 beetle to start restoring and i notice theres a black switch under the...

    Started by mikesvw, 10-31-2016 10:17 AM
    aircooled, beetle, black, classic, dash, forum, forums, glass, good, ice, picked, questions, rear, res, start, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, window
    • Replies: 1
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    11-01-2016 12:41 PM Go to last post
  9. Gear change

    My 71 beetle sometimes Judders changing up from 1 st to 2 nd does anyone no what's wrong and what it would cost

    Started by Lee russell, 10-30-2016 03:16 PM
    's, aircooled, beetle, cha, change, changing, classic, clutch, cost, fast, forum, forums, gear, shifter, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 1
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    10-31-2016 04:36 AM Go to last post
  10. Seats wont move

    Hi all, Just purchased a 72 Beetle, having problems moving the seats. Moved the levers without them budging. Any help would be appreciated. Cheers,...

    Started by moysy72, 10-27-2016 06:20 AM
    72 beetle, aircooled, appreciated, beetle, cheers, classic, forum, forums, moved, moving, problems, purchased, sea, seats, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi, won
    • Replies: 0
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    10-27-2016 06:20 AM Go to last post
  11. New to The Forum

    I have a 1966 with a sun roof that doesn't open. I have new felt and crank to install. Has anyone done this themselves? I need advice

    Started by Joe The Janitor, 09-09-2016 01:18 PM
    1966, advice, aircooled, beetle, classic, crank, felt, forum, ins, install, newbie, open, roof, stall, sun, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
    • Replies: 1
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    10-09-2016 05:03 PM Go to last post
  12. Advice

    I'm new here, thanks for having me. Just picked this cutie up. Runs on a 6 volt system, everything is original so I hate to change it, but the lights...

    Started by Anne, 10-04-2016 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-04-2016 05:24 PM Go to last post
  13. Rear fenders 74 super beetle

    I picked up a 74 super beetle on the drive home I noticed rubber smell, when I got home I looked closer at the rear fender clearance. The passenger...

    Started by allenw, 09-17-2016 06:13 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bot, classic, correct, drive, drivers, finger, fit, forum, forums, passenger, picked, rear, superbeetle, tire, tires, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wider
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 440
    09-19-2016 09:13 PM Go to last post
  14. Best beetle year

    Hi, Looking to buy a beetle what would be a good year ? I like the ones from the sixties to 71 ish...I know my Tr6 but I know nothing about...

    Started by Patrick67, 08-25-2016 09:43 PM
    aircooled, appreciated, beetle, buy, classic, forum, forums, good, greatly, ish, les, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha, year
    • Replies: 1
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    08-26-2016 02:14 PM Go to last post
  15. Temprimental starting any ideas

    Some times my bug starts first turn of the key the others turn the key and it it just clicks but won't fire up and can take up to 10 turns of the key...

    Started by Seanlithman, 08-18-2016 04:37 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, difference, folks, forum, forums, idea, key, motor, star, starter, starting, starts, superbeetle, times, turn, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
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    08-18-2016 07:40 PM Go to last post
  16. I need a favor.

    Help, I need a favor. But first, let me tell you why. When I was in high school, my parents had a 1970 Volkswagen Beetle (pre Super Bug). I had a...

    Started by Montana Larry, 08-06-2016 10:42 PM
    aircooled, back seat, beetle, bike, bought, bug, classic, fit, floor, forum, high, honda, interior, makes, mini, seat, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
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    08-09-2016 10:10 PM Go to last post
  17. VW Dash Model/Year Identification

    Hi! I hope ya'll can help a girl out. My ex left a lot of stuff behind.... including this, bills and sugar in my gas tank! I am trying to identify...

    Started by akajenfer, 08-09-2016 03:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    08-09-2016 03:05 PM Go to last post
  18. Wink Hello everyone!

    Hi, Ive jus bought my first bug, its a 1970. I need to appologise now for how much advice and oppinion i'll be asking for over the next few days,...

    Started by AndyC4590, 07-10-2016 06:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-10-2016 06:28 PM Go to last post
  19. Idle

    Hello All, I have a 1979 VW superbeetle FI. The car starts up great, idles fine but after I drive for a short time the car seems to idle high at...

    Started by mort5029, 05-22-2016 11:09 AM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, drive, drop, engine, forum, great, high, idle, lights, read, rpm, short, starts, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 415
    07-01-2016 09:26 AM Go to last post
  20. New 1967 Driver/Project

    Hello and a short intro, My name is Mike G, I live in New Jersey. Started out at 16 with Aircooled, and at 21 changed over to Watercooled(Actually...

    Started by mrg73, 06-26-2016 04:14 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-26-2016 04:14 PM Go to last post
  21. Question going to buy new project Beetle...

    hello fellow beetle fans! looking to buy a project car for my son... looking between a 67 and 73 beetle... im new to the beetle world, but am...

    Started by paliach, 06-11-2016 07:20 PM
    appreciated, beetle, buy, car, fans, fellow, forum, forums, hard, heard, info, missing, newer, parts, project, specific, standard, stay, super, tips, upgraded, volkswagen, volt, world, years
    • Replies: 1
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    06-22-2016 10:44 AM Go to last post
  22. 1967 Beetle

    Getting ready to get this old one rolling it has been in storage long enough!:cool:

    Started by omegab74, 06-12-2016 03:34 PM
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    06-12-2016 03:34 PM Go to last post
  23. 1973 Turn Signal Issue

    Just getting my 1973 Beetle ready for the summer and noticed the following problem: When I attempt to signal, the rear right turn light won't...

    Started by StevieMal, 06-10-2016 10:16 AM
    aircooled, beetle, breaking, classic, clicking, dash, forum, key, light, makes, noise, problem, start, superbeetle, thing, things, thinking, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 348
    06-10-2016 10:16 AM Go to last post
  24. Unhappy 1973 transmission mounts

    The transmission mounts in our 1973 Superbeetle convertible failed so I pulled the engine and installed new mounts resulting in a really bad...

    Started by lesschultz, 06-04-2016 04:27 PM
    additional, aircooled, bad, beetle, classic, convertible, email, engine, hey, installed, mount, mounts, ordered, problem, received, shop, superbeetle, transmission, type 1, vibration, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 380
    06-06-2016 06:56 AM Go to last post
  25. Water cooled engine in an Air cooled bug

    I am completely rebuilding a 1967 bug since it is not interchangeable with other years I was thinking about possibly putting in a water cooled engine...

    Started by semper_fi_pa, 05-29-2016 08:29 PM
    advance, air, aircooled, beetle, big, bug, classic, completely, cooled, engine, forum, forums, putting, rebuilding, superbeetle, thinking, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, water, years
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 498
    06-06-2016 04:47 AM Go to last post
  26. New and in need of some advice!

    Hello everyone! I'm Kurt and I have a red and white 1970's Bug! He's mechanically sound and welding is strong! I've been doing some cosmetic work...

    Started by Endlessdecay666, 05-29-2016 01:21 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-29-2016 01:21 PM Go to last post
  27. Wing vent weatherstripping

    Is there a way to replace the weatherstripping around the wing vent window w/out removing the window/frame ? It appears that if I make a small cut...

    Started by daddyfarlessa, 05-24-2016 11:23 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-24-2016 11:23 PM Go to last post
  28. '74 Body Rust & Replacement

    Hi All, New to VW's and new to the forum. I recently acquired a '74 bug that needs rust repair to the floor pans as well as what appears to be...

    Started by Trickytransam, 05-23-2016 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-23-2016 12:12 PM Go to last post
  29. '67 Beetle steering botched...

    Help!! Am repairing/resto a 67 T1 - look at the pic: someone has welded a UJ onto the steering column and then mashed two fittings and welded to...

    Started by SneakyPete, 05-18-2016 06:27 AM
    aircooled, albums, beetle, box, classic, column, end, fit, forum, forums, photobucket, pic, res, resto, standard, steering, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 359
    05-18-2016 06:27 AM Go to last post
  30. "64 Bug oil pump problems

    Measured clearance, upper at a perfect .004in, lower gear STICKS OUT-straight edge "rocks" on lower gear. Shouldn't the gear wear=increased...

    Started by zenith10, 05-15-2016 03:58 PM
    '64 bug, aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, correct measuring, forum, gear, good, lower, oem, oil, oil pump replacement, problem, problems, replacement, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wear
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 329
    05-15-2016 03:58 PM Go to last post
  31. 1960 vw bettle 1200, to retsore or not Advice needed

    I have acquired a 1960s Bettle, only done 14000 miles and has been well stored so no signs of rust at all, only damage is a slight paint crack with a...

    Started by angusmcr, 05-02-2016 04:22 PM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, bumper, car, classic, damage, door, end, forum, interior, net, paint, repair, rust, sell, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, window
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 497
    05-02-2016 04:22 PM Go to last post
  32. Gear box trouble

    Hi all, I am new to the forum and am looking for some advice. The problem is, my bug judders badly in first gear but will pull of fine in...

    Started by fez, 05-01-2016 02:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-01-2016 02:41 PM Go to last post
  33. Fender fitment

    I need to know if old style front fenders with the larger headlights will fit properly on my 1972 beetle.

    Started by 72btl, 04-23-2016 11:48 AM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, der, fender, fenders, fit, fitment, forum, forums, front, headlights, larger, men, properly, style, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 317
    04-23-2016 11:48 AM Go to last post
  34. Question engine power problem and startermotor rebuilding

    Hello, my dad and i are rebuilding the love of my life a VW beetle from 1972 that we had for the last 2 years, but we've had some problems and i...

    Started by jules, 04-13-2016 02:05 PM
    aircooled, beetle, black, bug, carburetor, classic, cleaner, early, engine, gear, red, relay, rust, starter problem, starting, superbeetle, type 1, video, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 534
    04-13-2016 02:05 PM Go to last post
  35. Beetle Wont Run Correctly HELP

    I installed a new Muffler for my 67 VW Beetle Sedan. After installing the muffler it is not running correctly. It wont idle and when starting to take...

    Started by jlev26, 04-10-2016 08:51 PM
    aircooled, alot, beetle, classic, driver, exhaust, forum, gear, good, idle, manifold, muffler, running, stalling, starting, starts, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 700
    04-10-2016 08:51 PM Go to last post

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