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  1. What resources to use to identify parts?

    I had a chance to buy two transmissions(still assembled) and two 1600 dps( completely disassembled) along with cams, carbs, tin ect. What resource...

    Started by deadhead, 01-16-2017 09:56 AM
    1600, 600, assembled, build, buy, carbs, cha, chance, completely, distributor, ect, identify, info, jetta, motor, order, parts, resources, stock, tech, technical, transmissions, wha, wi
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 407
    03-04-2017 09:38 PM Go to last post
  2. 64 or 65?

    Got my 65 Bug home a week ago and discovered something strange. What I thought was a 65 is actually a 64 but it has the larger windshield and...

    Started by 65 Bug, 01-25-2016 06:22 PM
    ago, america, american, aug, bug, bugs, built, cars, expert, forum, forums, germany, home, larger, models, newest, older, strange, thought, vin, volkswagen, week, windows, windshield, year
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 538
    03-04-2017 09:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Newbie - where to start after sitting for 5 years

    Hello all; any and all advice and information is greatly appreciated. I recently inherited my grandfather's '69 bug. Don't know much about air ...

    Started by fallenangelfyre, 02-11-2017 04:49 AM
    advice, air, auto, bug, change, check, clutch, driving, engine, filter, fluid, forum, fuel, fuel pump, garage, john, newbie, oil, start, time, top, transmission, volkswagen, volkswagon, wanted
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 493
    03-04-2017 09:14 PM Go to last post
  4. Does anyone know much about the value of these vehicles and things I should look for

    I'm new to volkswagens but not new to the car world. I honestly don't think I have ever seen one of these before and let's just say... i must have...

    Started by SillyRabbit08, 07-28-2016 08:20 AM
    's, 07, 12, 24, advance, car, cd, don, eye, purchase, things, tomorrow, vehicles, world
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 521
    07-28-2016 08:20 AM Go to last post
  5. Towing advice

    I'm new to the forum and have searched for this topic without much luck. Does anyone tow with their classic Beetles? I own a small vintage camper...

    Started by MiBeetle, 04-11-2016 10:32 AM
    ads, advance, advice, age, camper, classic, dry, forum, fun, les, luck, provide, searched, showing, small, thought, topic, tow, towing, vehicle, vin, vintage, volkswagen, wi
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 651
    04-11-2016 10:32 AM Go to last post
  6. '67 Beetle insurance for 17 year-old??

    Hey Chaps n Chapesses, New to this forum but old to air-cooled dubs.. Just got hold of a '67 Beetle, ideal first car (or so I thought) for my 17...

    Started by SneakyPete, 04-11-2016 06:25 AM
    air, beetle, car, clubs, cooled, discounts, driver, driving, dubs, forum, forums, grey, guys, hey, hold, insurance, phone, post, recommendations, road, shot, test, thought, volkswagen, year
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 508
    04-11-2016 06:25 AM Go to last post
  7. Super beetle rally edition?

    Hi all I'm new here been looking at buying a beetle as my next project and have run across a yellow 1974 with black Rally logos on it was wondering...

    Started by Beholderofdreams, 02-05-2016 03:43 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 873
    02-05-2016 03:43 PM Go to last post
  8. new air cooled owner

    Hi just purchased a 1303s super bug, might need to find out a lot about these, Will be taking it to VW YOMIE meet in Essex this year. first meet with...

    Started by Michaelwarren, 01-20-2016 02:33 PM
    13, air, air cooled, bug, cooled, ended, focus, ford, forum, forums, good, lot, mee, meet, owner, purchased, super, taking, tow, volkswagen, vw, vw tomie, year, years
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 596
    01-20-2016 02:33 PM Go to last post
  9. Another newbie

    I am in the process of buying a (you guessed it) 65 Bug. I have been searching for a 65-67 for a while. Finally found one that fit my criteria, good...

    Started by 65 Bug, 01-10-2016 04:12 PM
    air, battery, bug, car, finally, fit, forum, good, lot, motor, newbie, parts, post, rack, road, rust, stock, storage, tech, testing, time, towed, track, volkswagen, window
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 595
    01-10-2016 09:01 PM Go to last post
  10. fj1200 Yamaha motor

    Hello Bug Folk. I have an extra FJ1200 Yamaha motor that I have been thinking of putting into some sort of 4 wheeler and think a baja bug would be...

    Started by FJack1200, 12-25-2014 02:14 PM
    baja, bug, ca, chris, christmas, end, engine, extra, fancy, forum, forums, good, guy, king, merry, motor, motor swaps, motorcycle, putting, sort, thinking, thoughts, volkswagen, wha, yamaha
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,285
    01-10-2016 05:17 PM Go to last post
  11. Question Criteria for entering shows

    Hi, I'm new. I would like to carry out a full nut & bolt, bare metal restoration of an old Beetle and then enter the car in shows. I understand...

    Started by Newbe Geoff, 08-17-2015 05:57 AM
    advise, bare, beetle, bolt, cours, entry, events, finish, forum, forums, info, internet, ish, metal, nut, requirements, res, restoration, shine, shows, specific, type, understand, vehicle, volkswagen
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,091
    10-31-2015 06:54 AM Go to last post
  12. Red face Hello, I'm New!! But my Beetle is a Classic!

    Hello, My name is Anissa and I am currently working on restoring a 69 Beetle convertible. She is beautiful and so far has not given me toooooo much...

    Started by NissaB, 03-06-2014 08:24 PM
    69, battery, beautiful, beetle, charged, classic, convertible, forum, forums, great, hard, keeping, problem, remove, res, restoring, solved, suggestions, things, time, trouble, ver, volkswagen, wha, working
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,157
    01-14-2015 03:10 PM Go to last post
  13. Moved: Dutch Newbie: Compeast Classic Line

    Started by Compeast, 12-07-2014 03:12 PM
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    12-07-2014 03:12 PM Go to last post
  14. Wanting a 60's to 70's VW Bug Baja

    I'm wanting to get a VW Bug Baja from the mid 60's to mid 70's. What are some things I would need to watch out for?

    Started by GabrielSalvesen, 12-02-2014 02:51 PM
    's, 70's, baja, budget, bug, forum, forums, mid, things, volkswagen, vw, vw bug, wanting, watch, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 790
    12-02-2014 03:07 PM Go to last post
  15. <==> ? What MOTOR to PUT into MY 1974 VW Super Beetle?!

    kk, i just bought a 1974 VW superBeetle for 350$ no motor, 4 speed man yes, frame/floor pan/ exterior has no dents or damage maybe a little rust....

    Started by DankestNugg, 02-14-2013 11:23 PM
    beetle, bug, classic beetle, clutch, damage, engine, fast, forum, fuel, high, key, les, motor, new beetle, project, race, rust, stock, superbeetle, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum, welding
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 6,649
    09-15-2014 10:49 AM Go to last post
  16. Potential Buyer With Questions

    I found a 64, California car, slight rust only on the pan where the battery was (he has the replacement piece), motor turns over, 99% complete car,...

    Started by Ajvdub, 09-03-2014 06:05 PM
    battery, body, buy, california, car, cost, damage, engine, interior, lot, people, prices, question, questions, replacement, res, rest, roof, running, rust, stalling, thing, tuning, volkswagen, work
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,381
    09-03-2014 07:48 PM Go to last post
  17. 79 super blues

    hello, I am new here and looking for help. I know its difficult to troubleshoot over the internet like this, but finding a classic vw...

    Started by bugbitten, 07-19-2014 05:47 PM
    1979, area, baltimore, blue, blues, classic, classic vw, difficult, ding, finding, forum, forums, fuel, injected, internet, maryland, mechanic, miles, models, preferably, shop, super, troubleshoot, volkswagen, vw
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,692
    08-13-2014 02:39 PM Go to last post
  18. 70 beetle dash board

    I recently bought a 70 convertible that was completely striped of dash wiring. I don't even know which switches go where. Lucky not to many. Does...

    Started by pjtaxi, 06-06-2014 06:02 PM
    appreciated, beetle, board, body, bought, completely, convertible, dash, don, eve, forum, forums, info, ion, location, pic, repair, switches, ver, volkswagen, wiring
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 970
    06-11-2014 08:40 AM Go to last post
  19. 73 beetle alternator / generator

    Recently purchased my first VW beetle, 1973 1300. Generator is not charging the battery as efficiently as needed, leading to some issues starting...

    Started by jak_84, 04-04-2014 03:47 PM
    alternator, battery, beetle, car, forum, forums, issues, king, kit, links, needed, options, priced, purchased, replace, replacement, replacing, require, short, star, starting, thinking, tips, volkswagen, vw beetle
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 996
    04-07-2014 09:06 AM Go to last post
  20. Beetle vs super beetle

    How do you know the difference? I have a 78 convertible I just bought from my father in law. He wasn't sure. Anyway, trying to replace the wheel...

    Started by 78fuelie, 03-12-2014 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 930
    03-12-2014 04:32 PM Go to last post
  21. Newbie here

    My wife and I just purchased our first bug, a 78 fuel injected convertible. It will need some work to get running, but the body is in amazing shape...

    Started by 78fuelie, 03-09-2014 10:02 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 682
    03-09-2014 10:02 AM Go to last post
  22. Cool New Purchase...

    Hey Everyone, Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Brad, I live in the Ottawa Ontario region and I just picked up a 74 Beetle Convertible...

    Started by RockHardFabs, 08-30-2013 08:25 PM
    air, beetle, car, clutch, convertible, door, engine, finally, forum, good, hey, lot, parking, picked, project, purchase, questions, res, road, running, start, time, toyo, volkswagen, wanted
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,164
    09-03-2013 08:22 AM Go to last post
  23. Help with Replica with VW engine

    I bought a VW based antique car with a aircooled 1835cc engine. I need to know how to tune the engine. I do not have specs for that engine, valve...

    Started by acraff, 03-16-2013 01:14 PM
    blue, bought, built, car, clutch, drive, engine, filter, fine, forum, forums, fuel, fuel pump, miles, plug, specs, star, starts, stock, times, timing, turn, valve, volkswagen, wheel
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,427
    04-01-2013 09:04 PM Go to last post
  24. Help us help our buggy, she's sick :(

    Hi there, new to this group. We purchased a '67 Beetle and we are working on fixing her up. She ran great for the first couple of months but after...

    Started by vierck43, 02-14-2013 11:13 AM
    1967, beetle, bug, change, classic beetle, cold, drive, end, engine, experience, forum, fuel, hey, love, lower, new beetle, road, sick, thinking, time, volkswagen, vw beetle, vw beetle owners club, vw bug, vw forum
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,174
    03-06-2013 06:28 PM Go to last post
  25. 1974 Beetle with unknown engine

    Just bought this car, and to the best of my (limited) knowledge, can't determine what engine I have in the bug. I know its older than my 74 because...

    Started by ryanmc9088, 03-04-2013 11:50 AM
    1974, air cooled, beetle, bought, bug, car, code, correct, engine, forum, forums, heads, help needed, identifation, ins, knowledge, limited, motor, older, port, single, suggestions, support, volkswagen
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 865
    03-04-2013 11:50 AM Go to last post
  26. Auto insurance scams

    Why are adds from various insurance companies touting $15.00 policys. Progressive quoted me $1600.00 for 6 months to insure my 73 type1. So where's...

    Started by ainokea, 01-05-2013 02:27 AM
    500, 600, 73, adds, auto, dollar, forum, forums, hey, insurance, months, progressive, required, savings, scam, site, states, type, volkswagen, vw, vw forum
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 862
    01-05-2013 02:27 AM Go to last post
  27. New to this site

    Hi, I am Bill I am new here, I have a 65 Carnival Red (GTO Judge color) VW Bug, all redone, lowered, 4 wheel disk brakes, 1776 engine with duel...

    Started by bgformula, 12-20-2012 10:38 PM
    black, blinkers, brakes, bug, car, color, custom, disk, engine, forum, forums, front, lot, lowered, rear, red, removed, rim, site, size, stuff, trim, volkswagen, wheel, wheels
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 971
    12-20-2012 10:38 PM Go to last post
  28. Just joined the forum

    Hi there I am a 55 year young male from Central Kentucky. Back in the day (32 years ago) I lived in south texas and has several beetles. My oldest...

    Started by Leggman1, 10-05-2012 12:30 AM
    ago, bar, bug, cars, central, changed, cheap, day, drive, forum, forums, les, male, months, motor, oldest, regular, sell, south, super, texas, things, volkswagen, wanted, year
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 873
    10-05-2012 08:37 AM Go to last post
  29. Hello from Sunny Southern California

    Greetings and Salutations! My name is Elizabeth and I am the proud owner a fine '59 named Ludwig von Volkswagen. I just got him a few days ago,...

    Started by MizzVolkz, 08-13-2012 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 7,529
    08-13-2012 08:11 PM Go to last post
  30. Who else has one?

    Anyone else have a classic Air Cooled VW ? I have a 1971 Super Vert, AutoStick tons of fun

    Started by jasonp, 06-09-2010 10:43 AM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,034
    07-24-2012 02:46 PM Go to last post
  31. Post Super vs Standard

    I recently purchased a 1974 Super convertible and need body parts. I found several local ads but the sellers don't know what they have. Is there a...

    Started by blanktout, 03-26-2012 09:01 AM
    1974, ads, beetle, body, convertible, difference, don, end, fenders, forum, forums, front, hey, lids, local, parts, purchased, standard, super, trunk, ver, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,591
    04-13-2012 04:39 AM Go to last post
  32. Need some help.

    I am renovating a 1973 1600cc engine that I bought in pieces. Since I didn't take it apart there are a few things I need to know: On the car...

    Started by AndyG, 08-26-2011 01:52 PM
    bot, bought, box, bracket, car, cooler, dog, engine, fan, forum, forums, head, hole, house, housing, oil, pieces, position, rear, screw, things, tom, top, volkswagen, wha
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,396
    08-31-2011 03:43 PM Go to last post

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