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  1. Beetle Body Drain Holes

    My 1970 Beetle has had a lot of restoration/bodges before my time. I bought it last August and it has been up on the ramp ever since, but I am slowly...

    Started by Donmax, 02-08-2017 11:39 AM
    aircooled, beetle, body, bought, classic, ding, door, forum, forums, hole, holes, lot, rear, res, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, window
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    02-08-2017 11:39 AM Go to last post
  2. 1973 Super beetle transmission problem

    Hello everyone, we just bought our first beetle and are extremely excited to get it running to make a daily driver. We had to fix a leaking fuel line...

    Started by Baby's Bug, 11-19-2016 06:38 PM
    aircooled, beetle, car, classic, clutch, engine, forum, front, fuel, gear, gears, shifter, superbeetle, time, tires, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted
    • Replies: 1
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    11-27-2016 04:26 PM Go to last post
  3. 1.3 beetle performance mods

    Hello guys I just brought a 1972 1300cc beetle a couple month ago. It had been dry stored for the last 10 years and it's needing a bit of work. ...

    Started by Kieranlaad96, 07-22-2016 10:23 AM
    600, beetle, boost, boring, carburetor, complete, easy, engine, eve, forum, forums, method, mod, mods, needed, ons, performance, pistons, power, provide, replace, run, running, stock, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 493
    11-14-2016 07:03 PM Go to last post
  4. Question Generator Motor Fuel Pump Change

    Hello Experienced VWers! I'm a noobie who owns a MG replica sitting on a VW chasse & engine. My question: I'm trying to change my fuel pump bc...

    Started by VWreplicaMG, 10-05-2016 08:42 AM
    aircooled, beetle, bought, bra, brand, change, classic, cracked, early, engine, forum, fuel, fuel pump, good, motor, question, start, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 310
    10-30-2016 05:23 PM Go to last post
  5. 75 Fuel Injected Beetle Not starting

    Ok, so I picked up a coupleBeetles a couple weeks back. 72 Super Beetle and a 75 Beetle FI . This 75 Beetle smoked a little, not a big deal at the...

    Started by BeetleBaker75, 06-23-2016 03:38 PM
    aircooled, back seat, beetle, classic, deal, drove, forum, fuel, hit, les, miles, oil, picked, smoked, start, starting, superbeetle, time, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 403
    10-24-2016 09:32 PM Go to last post
  6. Air cooled out of the blue gas spitting out of the air intake

    I am a novice at working on beetles but wondered if anyone could help me understand why all the sudden gas is spitting out of the top of the air...

    Started by Dwight2414, 07-10-2016 02:30 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 538
    10-16-2016 09:17 PM Go to last post
  7. 1303s won't run - PLEASE HELP newbie

    Hi all, i got my 1303 S as a first car but I haven't driven it yet and I'm loosing faith in my classic beetle. My dad bought it for me last year,...

    Started by HugoBug, 07-24-2016 04:16 PM
    aircooled, auto, beetle, car, classic, drive, engine, forum, fuel, garage, newbie, res, running, sell, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, welding
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 335
    10-16-2016 09:08 PM Go to last post
  8. starter motor blues!

    Hi, stupidly I changed my 1973 aircooled beetle starter motor without disconnecting the battery. The cable did spark a couple of times when it...

    Started by gaw, 08-13-2016 04:25 PM
    aircooled, battery, beetle, body, box, cable, classic, dash, engine, forum, forums, fuse box, good, ground, motor, star, superbeetle, times, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 354
    10-16-2016 08:59 PM Go to last post
  9. 1972 beetle, ONLY left turn signal not working but 4 ways work

    1972 standard beetle. Left side front and back flashers don't work. The 4 ways work so all the turn lights turn on when the emergency switch is on,...

    Started by BetsyBeetle1972, 06-05-2016 12:22 PM
    back seat, beetle, car, classic beetle, driver, engine, forum, front, hood, indicator, lights, love, new beetle, problem, rear, seat, standard, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, wiring, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 649
    06-06-2016 06:04 AM Go to last post
  10. Looking for parts

    I have a trike that has a VW engine on the back I am trying to find information about it and I am trying to locate the correct distributor cap for it...

    Started by bhpsr01, 04-16-2016 08:54 PM
    auto, bosch, cap, hey, looking for parts, match, number, order, part, parts, store, supply, wha
    • Replies: 1
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    04-16-2016 11:02 PM Go to last post
  11. Replace steering wheel locking mechanism on 1963 bug

    We recently acquired a 1963 bug in good condition. But the steering wheel and ignition locked. Local mechanic unlocked the steering wheel and...

    Started by dblasiar, 08-16-2015 07:38 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, deal, forum, forums, good, ignition, key, locking, removed, replace, standard, steering, steering wheel, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wheel
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 868
    03-10-2016 06:55 PM Go to last post
  12. US 58 beetle with semaphores

    Hey all, I have a 58' beetle with semaphores. In the US, semaphores were discontinued in 55'. This is a left hand drive, and hasn't been switched! It...

    Started by Slade, 09-17-2015 10:01 PM
    1958, aircooled, beetle, car, classic, drive, forum, forums, hand, hey, ideas, left, miles, semaphore, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 777
    03-08-2016 09:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Cylinder and case mating

    Hello everyone. This is my first post on your forum. I built my first VW 1600cc about six years ago so I'm still a newbie with much more to...

    Started by dmend, 11-22-2015 05:09 PM
    aircooled, beetle, built, classic, engine, forum, garage, hey, kit, newbie, paper, phone, post, rust, stock, superbeetle, time, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 689
    03-08-2016 09:04 PM Go to last post
  14. Thumbs up Need help building a 2332

    Hello my name is Steve and I live in the High Desert Ca. Apple Valley to be exact. I paid a mechanic to build a 2332 for me but all he did was take...

    Started by chillidog, 02-11-2016 03:01 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, built, classic, email, forum, forums, high, kind, live, money, motor, parts, running, superbeetle, top, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 707
    03-08-2016 08:46 PM Go to last post
  15. My 73 won't start!!!

    Recently my 73 beetle died out on the highway. I figured it was the generator or the battery but I've replaced both (brand new starter as well) and...

    Started by Gothamknight, 03-02-2016 05:17 PM
    's, 73, art, back seat, black, front, gauge, ignition, ion, mechanic, model, problems, red, seat, star, start, stripe, sys, system, times, won, won't, won't start
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 667
    03-08-2016 08:37 PM Go to last post
  16. vw 73

    Anyone know a good shop to replace convertible top in the midsouth ?

    Started by csharpe, 12-30-2015 03:31 PM
    73, aircooled, beetle, classic, convertible, forum, forums, good, replace, shop, superbeetle, top, type 1, ver, volkswagen, vw, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
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    12-30-2015 03:31 PM Go to last post
  17. turn signal issues

    I have a 73 super beetle. Recently the generator light came on and the turn signals stopped working. Since then I have replaced the externally...

    Started by Kass, 12-20-2015 07:08 PM
    advice, aircooled, beetle, classic, engine, forum, fuse box, issues, light, lights, problem, signals, start, superbeetle, tail, tail lights, thinking, turn signals, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 650
    12-21-2015 05:13 AM Go to last post
  18. Solex type 34 pict3 carb jets

    Anyone know where i can get a Solex 34 pict 3 Air correction jet with emulsion tube size 55. I cant locate one in the UK,how about the US cheers

    Started by hawkeyefxr, 12-05-2015 11:37 AM
    air, aircooled, beetle, ca, carb, classic, ion, jet, pic, size, solex, superbeetle, tube, type, type 1, type 3, uk, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wi
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 626
    12-05-2015 11:37 AM Go to last post
  19. 71 standard bug brakes not bleeding up

    Hi all!!! Finally bought a 71 bug after wanting one my whole life! Anyways it had brakes when I bought it but pulled hard to the left. Adjustments...

    Started by Dom71bug, 10-11-2015 02:27 PM
    bleed, bleeding, bolt, brakes, bug, fast, forum, forums, pedal, pipe, push, round, se, set, shoes, side, slow, standard, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
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    10-11-2015 06:13 PM Go to last post
  20. Lobster claw seat belts.

    I just purchased a '72 Super Beetle. It has front seat 3 point semi-retractable lobster claw seat belts. Does anyone know where I can get...

    Started by Bugsy72, 08-19-2015 03:15 AM
    age, assist, belt, belts, ca, hardware, parts, replaced, sea, seat, seat belts, seatbelt, things
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 936
    08-27-2015 11:46 AM Go to last post
  21. Repacling a 1300 engine.

    Hi, I'm brand new to this so please bear with me. I have recently purchase a 'c' reg beetle with a 1300cc air cooled engine. The engine is...

    Started by mivasey, 03-11-2013 11:31 AM
    air, aircooled, beetle, body, bra, brand, classic, cooled, engine, forum, forums, purchase, replace, star, start, superbeetle, transmission, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, welding
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,122
    08-16-2015 07:30 PM Go to last post
  22. Thumbs up Aircooled VW South Africa All-in-One Bible - Beetle Techical

    Lot of good info including some schematics. <object style="width: 420px; height: 297px;"> <embed...

    Started by kennix, 01-14-2010 10:01 AM
    africa, aircooled, application, beetle, embed, false, flash, flight, good, height, including, info, ion, layout, lot, menu, mode, object, south, static, style, true, type, user, username
    • Replies: 5
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    07-23-2015 03:44 AM Go to last post
  23. My first Beetle

    Hi all, I have recently become the proud owner of this 1972 Cal look Bug. Im hoping to put my stamp on her over time and would love any suggestions/...

    Started by wardley92, 11-17-2013 09:27 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-15-2015 10:44 PM Go to last post
  24. Homemade Wiring Harness

    I have a 1972 Beetle that needs a lot of work. I have decided to rip out the hodge podge wiring harness because it is hacked beyond real usage. I...

    Started by BlueScarab, 07-03-2015 01:00 PM
    1972, advice, aircooled, baja, beetle, classic, electrial, forum, harness, ignition, lights, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wanted, wipers, wiring, wiring harness
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,312
    07-07-2015 10:23 PM Go to last post
  25. 1973 Seized Engine Help?

    Newbie - project 1973 Beetle Engine seized - wont rotate - starter motor or hand crank Any suggestions on unfreezing !! or is this a refurb...

    Started by Day1zero, 06-21-2015 11:16 AM
    advice, aircooled, ate, beetle, bores, classic, engine, fluid, freezing, hand, job, motor, newbie, project, replacement, star, starter, suggestions, superbeetle, type 1, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 988
    07-07-2015 10:13 PM Go to last post
  26. 71 beetle compatible years?

    Is there any years that parts will fit to a 71? I'm new to beetles and I am just starting my first restore of a 71 non super just looking for some...

    Started by Chasenfeathers, 03-23-2015 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-23-2015 10:26 PM Go to last post
  27. Window regulator and glass

    65 beetle sedan The window regulators came out with some difficulty -- I had to pull hard. Now I can't get them back in. Here is where I'm at: ...

    Started by vw65beetle, 10-09-2014 03:42 PM
    aircooled, beetle, bug, classic, door, encountered, forum, glass, lower, manual, post, problem, read, superbeetle, top, type 1, vent, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, window
    • Replies: 4
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    11-03-2014 09:42 AM Go to last post
  28. 1972 Beetle hesitation

    I've got a 1972 that has a hesitation on acceleration through all the gears. Originally I thought it was the heat risers/manifold being blocked with...

    Started by andrew0206, 09-14-2013 11:47 AM
    72 beetle, air, beetle, carb, carburetor, cleaner, distributor, forum, forums, hesitation, hey, ion, jet, lea, lean, performance, points, problem, remove, replaced, ser, set, tuning, vacuum, volkswagen
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,565
    10-29-2014 10:04 PM Go to last post
  29. 1968 Beetle

    I'm looking into buying a 1968 beetle and i have seen one for sale; he has told me that it has recently had new electronic ignition, plus, oil etc, a...

    Started by maxtaylor794, 10-08-2014 09:41 AM
    aircooled, beetle, black, buying, catching, classic, colour, eye, for sale, forum, forums, make, mat, matte, sale, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wha
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,748
    10-08-2014 11:09 AM Go to last post
  30. Funky Electrical Issues

    Hey everyone! I am in need of a little help...I have been doing some minor repairs to a friends 1972 super beetle and when I thought I was done some...

    Started by trixannriots, 09-20-2014 06:20 PM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, electrical, forum, generator, grounding, idle, lights, radio, signals, super beetle, superbeetle, trunk, turn signals, type 1, volkswagen, voltage, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, windshield, wipers
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,786
    09-23-2014 09:07 PM Go to last post
  31. Leaky Doors!

    Just started my 1st restoration project and looking for some help with leaking doors (seals) on my 74 Super Beetle Conv. Just replaced door weather...

    Started by TJ BUG, 08-22-2014 10:10 AM
    aircooled, beetle, classic, conv, door, doors, forum, forums, ideas, missing, project, replaced, res, seals, star, started, super, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,653
    09-17-2014 09:12 AM Go to last post
  32. fuel pump

    Which tube is the fuel inlet on a 1973 pump. The upper or lower tube? Took it off and can't find any info on which is which.

    Started by blocky, 08-05-2014 04:33 PM
    1973, 73, aircooled, beetle, ca, classic, engine, fan, fuel, fuel pump, info, lower, pulley, pump, superbeetle, tube, type 1, upper, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
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    08-05-2014 05:28 PM Go to last post
  33. 1970 Beetle turn signal switch

    The turn signals have never worked correctly on this car. I suspect more than one issue, worn contacts in the switch plus bad wiring. They might...

    Started by PJMidwest, 07-08-2014 02:23 PM
    1970, aircooled, beetle, car, classic, damage, forum, hey, input, points, remove, removing, replacement, signals, steering, superbeetle, turn signals, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum, wiring
    • Replies: 3
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    07-14-2014 08:52 AM Go to last post
  34. Ignition wont turn off

    Recently had choke wire short against firewall. Melted some plastic off some wires in engine bay only. Rewired those and it starts up fine now, but...

    Started by Badadz, 03-26-2014 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-28-2014 06:54 PM Go to last post
  35. classic beetle 1971

    looking to custom, a 1971 1303 beetle, can anybody confirm, I would like to put golf series 4 seats in the front, is this possible.

    Started by kingsmead123, 09-24-2013 04:15 AM
    1971, aircooled, beetle, ca, classic, classic beetle, custom, end, firm, forum, forums, front, golf, sea, seats, series, stalling, superbeetle, type 1, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw bug forum, vw forum
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,843
    03-27-2014 05:42 PM Go to last post

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