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  1. what noise do I hear

    I hear a loud noise coming from rear of my 1969 beetle when I encounter bumps. shocks look good ? Any ideas ?

    Started by acftmech, 02-28-2017 04:46 PM
    1969, 69, beetle, bumps, bushings, coming, encounter, end, forum, forums, good, hear, ideas, les, loud, lower, mount, noise, rear, shocks, test, top, volkswagen, watch, wha
    • Replies: 1
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    03-01-2017 04:32 AM Go to last post
  2. Hesitation

    My 1974 Super Bug has a new carb., electric fuel pump, fuel line from the tank to the pump, distributor, spark plugs, plug wires, the intake system...

    Started by GrandPoppy, 02-06-2017 07:58 AM
    bug, carb, don, engine, engines, forum, forums, fuel, fuel pump, gasoline, good, intake, line, lower, performance, power, pump, rpm, run, running, suggestion, super, sys, tank, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
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    02-16-2017 08:35 PM Go to last post
  3. jerking as i shift gears

    my 69 bug jerks as i shift from 1st 2nd 3rd and 4th. the clutch and tranny are good and i am 68 yrs old and know how to drive a stick. I drove 6...

    Started by vetarmy, 08-06-2016 02:07 AM
    3rd, 4th, bug, car, clutch, drive, drove, forum, forums, gear, gears, good, great, how to, jerks, ken, kenny, miles, shift, star, started, stick, tran, tranny, volkswagen
    • Replies: 8
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    01-29-2017 12:27 PM Go to last post
  4. strange box with wires coming out of firewall

    can someone help me figure out what this is I just bought a new main wiring harness and am trying to install it. there is a box on the firewall of...

    Started by zabeast1973, 11-12-2016 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-28-2017 09:30 PM Go to last post
  5. 69 beetle, need help identifying codes

    Hey everyone I just bought a 69 beetle last week, I have been trying to get it for months and finally got the guy down on the price and picked it up....

    Started by ambspier, 11-03-2016 08:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-28-2017 09:22 PM Go to last post
  6. my 1973 beetle won't start.

    Hi I havnt used my bug for about 5 weeks and it's parked in the garage, went to reverse it out and the battery was flat, as I have only owned the bug...

    Started by Charlie79, 12-13-2016 04:00 AM
    art, beetle, carburetor, check, coil, correct, current, engine, forum, forums, fuel, gap, items, key, plugs, points, spark, star, start, terminal, timing, volkswagen, wi, won, won't
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 440
    01-28-2017 09:03 PM Go to last post
  7. Help !

    I resently bought a 1970 bug and it needs the motor rebuilt because one of the Pistons and cylinders is bad but I don't know how many ccs it is and...

    Started by Allreaddywon54, 01-04-2017 02:41 AM
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    01-28-2017 08:49 PM Go to last post
  8. complete novice advice - front ball joints

    well got my first beetle, 1967, but has a later ball joint front end, so my question / request is for some one around Birmingham (UK) who can press...

    Started by wolfie 1967, 06-09-2016 03:14 PM
    1967, advance, advice, ball, ball joint, beetle, birmingham, ca, complete, end, forum, forums, front, ion, join, joint, joints, novice, ques, question, request, uk, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 431
    11-12-2016 01:58 PM Go to last post
  9. HELP engine code 122?

    Hi Hi I'm new at forum. Anybody can tell something about that engine: size\year\value? Thanks

    Started by Macieqcc, 10-16-2016 03:36 PM
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    10-17-2016 01:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Question my bug only over heats when underload...please help

    Hello everyone. Im the owner of a 1971 vw bug. The engine will run forever idling and not over heat. I can play with the throttle too and rev it up...

    Started by darkstar51, 09-24-2016 09:50 AM
    air, bearings, bug, clutch, end, engine, forum, good, great, heat, heating, idling, input, oil, owner, play, pulley, road, rpm, set, slow, speed, timing, top, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
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    10-16-2016 08:41 PM Go to last post
  11. Question VW mechanic near Torrance CA

    Looking for a Reasonable VW mechanic or 2 to repair a 70 bug motor. I had it completely rebuilt 8K ago and it was driven very soft, now it's making...

    Started by taisho, 03-04-2016 01:40 PM
    's, ago, bug, busy, ca, california, check, completely, drive, driven, forum, forums, hard, knock, making, mechanic, motor, reasonable, repair, shop, soft, volkswagen, vw
    • Replies: 1
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    10-08-2016 08:24 PM Go to last post
  12. Easy enough question

    Where do I turn on screen wash and what does the lever do to the right of the steering wheel, and where's the dipstick located not even had the...

    Started by giles_g, 09-09-2016 05:05 PM
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    09-13-2016 04:38 PM Go to last post
  13. blown engine 1600cc for a 1973 Super beetle rag top Karman

    New to the site Blew the 1600cc motor on my 1973 super beetle convertible Would any one know a good classic beetle mechanic in the greater...

    Started by gorosiego, 09-10-2016 10:16 AM
    1973, 73, area, beetle, blow, blown, blown engine, cc, classic, classic beetle, complete, engine, forum, forums, good, karma, mechanic, motor, super, super beetle, top, toronto, ver, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
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    09-10-2016 10:16 AM Go to last post
  14. Dark Nights

    Someone did a good job in replacing the headliner on my 1974 Super Beetle before I bought it. Unfortunately, they covered up the courtesy lights. I...

    Started by GrandPoppy, 08-27-2016 12:00 PM
    1974, beetle, bought, covered, dark, doors, fortunately, forum, forums, good, headliner, hey, job, left, lights, night, nights, pic, picture, pos, posts, replacing, super, switches, volkswagen
    • Replies: 4
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    08-29-2016 08:07 AM Go to last post
  15. Smile HELP for searching the owner of this beautiful Beetle !

    HELLO ! My name is LUC. I'm french and i have two beetle 1303 Last week-end, i saw few beetle and other aircooled VW from UK at VW Fest#3 in LE...

    Started by COX_1303, 08-02-2016 03:39 AM
    010, 13, aircooled, beautiful, beetle, ca, end, fest, forum, forums, french, help me, helping, lot, mail, owner, search, searching, uk, volkswagen, vw, week
    • Replies: 0
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    08-02-2016 03:39 AM Go to last post
  16. 1970 Beetle Convertible

    I have acquired a 1970 VW convertible Beetle. It has approximately 122,500 miles on the clock and is in very condition both inside and out. I do...

    Started by Tanyastar1, 07-26-2016 07:13 AM
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    07-26-2016 07:13 AM Go to last post
  17. Steering wheel identification

    Found this wheel in an old barn. 13 in O.D., 12 inch ID. Any guesses? It resembles a wheel I found on an aftermarket parts page, listed as a VW.

    Started by Sperrill, 07-15-2016 03:04 PM
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    07-15-2016 03:04 PM Go to last post
  18. Introduction and a few questions

    Hi folks, I just spur of the moment purchased a 1972 beetle this morning for a screaming deal. :o Very good condition overall, original paint,...

    Started by seanb72, 07-13-2016 11:51 PM
    background, battery, beetle, cars, cool, deal, dies, drive, forum, forums, function, good, lot, motor, owner, paint, photobucket, question, questions, running, search, site, time, truck, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
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    07-13-2016 11:51 PM Go to last post
  19. Classic beetle headlights?

    Just bought this wing for my beetle, any ideas which headlight I will need for them because I can't seem to figure it out, Thanks Woodsy23

    Started by Woodsy23, 07-11-2016 02:10 AM
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    07-11-2016 02:40 PM Go to last post
  20. Need some advice on 67 beetle

    Have a stock 67 Bug. I want to put new shocks on it . As it is stock the front end sits a little higher then the rear. I think I would like it at...

    Started by Stewby, 07-07-2016 10:01 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-07-2016 11:20 PM Go to last post
  21. My uncles project

    . He had this back in the 70s. It sat for over 20 years. He's restoring it now. Thought you guys would get a kick out of it. Sent from my...

    Started by Rusty622, 03-07-2014 04:46 PM
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    07-01-2016 02:07 PM Go to last post
  22. '64 Beetle Project Help

    I have a 1964 beetle sedan that I am in the process of bringing back to life. I've go to the point where I can start the engine and it will take off,...

    Started by volksie, 06-21-2016 04:30 PM
    1200cc, 1964, art, beetle, carb, die, engine, filter, fixed, forum, forums, fuel, fuel issues, idea, life, pic, problem, project, pump, similar, star, start, throttle, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
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    06-21-2016 04:30 PM Go to last post
  23. New member with a new toy! 67 Baja

    Hi all, I'm new to the group. I joined because I've owned my 67 for about 2 weeks and I already have a bunch of questions. I figured this would be a...

    Started by Dan-in-Ohio, 07-13-2015 11:58 AM
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    06-12-2016 03:54 PM Go to last post
  24. Proud new '67 Beetle owner needs front seats

    I'm Doc in Lubbock, TX. I have a '67 sedan that the previous owner had '68 high-back seats in. I would like to find the proper low-back seats for my...

    Started by Docdale, 04-29-2016 10:33 PM
    back, beetle, doc, forum, forums, front, front seats, high, info, low, lubbock, owner, previous, proper, proud, sea, seat, seats, sedan, source, tx, volkswagen
    • Replies: 1
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    06-12-2016 03:52 PM Go to last post
  25. Need advice on 1957 beetle with no rust

    I am being offered a 1957 VW Beetle that has been owned by the same family since new. It was a wedding present to the wife in 1957. The car is a...

    Started by MMVW, 03-08-2016 09:09 AM
    accident, add, advice, battery, beetle, buy, car, driving, engine, forum, gear, good, inside, interior, paint, purchase, repair, replacement, roof, running, rust, shift, transmission, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 668
    06-12-2016 02:43 PM Go to last post
  26. BetsyBeetle72 asks, What is wrong with my turn signals.

    BetsyBeetle72 writes: 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...

    Started by briano1234, 06-05-2016 04:18 PM
    back seat, bulb, car, diagrams, don, driver, engine, front, god, hood, indicator, left, lights, love, problem, rear, seat, signals, standard, switch, turn, turn signals, wiring, work, works
    • Replies: 1
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    06-05-2016 04:24 PM Go to last post
  27. VW Noob

    I just picked up a beautiful 1969 beetle a few days ago for my first car. I love the car so much! Only issue is that I'm 6'4. I know you can move the...

    Started by Stephen., 04-21-2016 08:45 AM
    ago, baby, beetle, bought, car, days, don, drilling, engine, forum, forums, guy, heard, holes, issue, love, noob, noobie, picked, rail, seat, volkswagen, works
    • Replies: 1
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    05-17-2016 08:31 PM Go to last post
  28. exhaust and header question

    i have a 74 super that i just pulled the motor on and i am cleaning it up and rebuilding the carbs ( dual port). The guy i bought it from says its...

    Started by Avitech, 04-05-2016 03:23 PM
    170, 700, bought, carbs, cleaning, dual, exhaust, forum, forums, guy, header, headers, hurt, motor, port, ques, question, rebuilding, replace, run, super, supposedly, sys, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 802
    04-05-2016 03:23 PM Go to last post
  29. prongs

    ill start with I'm having ignition problems.no spark from coil.what id like to know is on a plugg wire the is a plastic or rubber ring with two metal...

    Started by btracy, 03-18-2016 09:51 PM
    art, coil, forum, forums, idea, ignition, ion, metal, no spark, plastic, pro, problems, ring, rubber, spark, star, start, volkswagen, vw, wha, wi, wire, wires
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 585
    03-23-2016 08:37 PM Go to last post
  30. Motor bogging out

    Took a 45 minute drive and my motor started to sound like it was running rough at idle . I watched it and my idle rpm has gone up by itself . It can...

    Started by Avitech, 03-21-2016 09:28 PM
    adjust, bogging, compression, motor, properly, pulling, rockers, run, sea, seat, side, test, valves
    • Replies: 1
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    03-23-2016 08:34 PM Go to last post
  31. Wiper stopped working 73 Beetle

    Ok, just purchased a 73 Beetle and the wipers just stopped working. The other day I notice that the #12 fuse (turn lights, fuel gauge, and wipers)...

    Started by Jon_Putnam, 01-23-2015 05:38 PM
    beetle, blowing, correct, cut, day, fix, forum, forums, fuel, fuse, gauge, ice, lead, lights, needed, notice, signal, stopped, suggestions, turn, volkswagen, wiper, wipers, wire, working
    • Replies: 1
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    03-22-2016 07:45 AM Go to last post
  32. Super Beetle Valves and oil

    So the other day the rocker arm partially fell off on my 1710cc engine. Pistons 3&4 and I had to open it up and lost some oil while attempting to...

    Started by Avitech, 03-06-2016 04:17 PM
    beetle, bolt, break, broke, broken, cover, drain, forum, forums, gasket, long, muscle, needed, oil, pull, quarts, remove, replace, set, small, stud, super, valves, visible, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
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    03-10-2016 11:11 AM Go to last post
  33. How much oil?

    I just got my first bug and had to do an oil change the first time for it. It's supposedly a 1710cc motor and I put a recommended 2.5 quarts and it...

    Started by Avitech, 03-07-2016 03:36 PM
    fine, oil, problem, quarts
    • Replies: 2
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    03-10-2016 11:07 AM Go to last post
  34. Volkswagen T2 camper-van restoration

    Hi all, This restoration project was running from 2009-2011. Now you can see all pics in a clip. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XWOjDKNoykI ...

    Started by mehran_mo, 03-02-2016 02:33 PM
    2009, 2011, assist, ca, camper, clip, forum, forums, ion, pics, pleasure, project, ques, question, res, restoration, run, running, tps, van, volkswagen, watch, youtube
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 695
    03-03-2016 10:57 PM Go to last post
  35. Classic look, modern audio features

    I have a 64, powder blue vw convertible. (Affectionately known at Miss Kitty) she has an after market stereo in her currently that does not work...

    Started by Theguidinghand, 11-30-2015 05:45 AM
    audio, cars, check, classic, date, face, feature, features, hey, ion, make, modern, original, sides, wi
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 936
    12-23-2015 06:47 PM Go to last post

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