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  1. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hey all, I’m looking to do a full drivetrain electric swap, however i’m having trouble finding a bug to buy. I don’t want to pick up a bug that has an engine that is still kicking i feel it’s disrespectful both to the car and the people that have kept it alive all these years. if anyone has any...
  2. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Dear all really need your help with this one. I had a 68 Beetle which I gave to a body shop to restore, they pulled the whole thing apart and a lot of it was far to rotten to repair. They suggested to get another vehicle and blend the two to make one. So I have a 73 bug shell and floor with the...
  3. Beetle Owners Club
    Hi I was wondering if anyone had any advise on the best book to buy for a superbug restoration project, body and mechanical. Thank you in advance.
  4. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hello all, I'm new to Beetles but not rust bashing and car restoration, slow time in my own workshop/shed. someone I know is selling this sorry old rusty bug. I would want to return her to factory spec, I'm not into custom or soup ups. Unlike the previous owner who was using it as a donor car...
  5. Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hello, I'm a "newbee" to the air cooled VW world. Quick question: How do I remove the glove box? I've removed the front door, unscrewed the upper latching device, found a couple of side screws, but I can't seem to remove the inner box. Anything I've missed? Thanks (1st Bug).
  6. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    I'm contemplating doing a conversion from drum to disk brakes on my 74 bug. I am informed that karmin gia had disk brakes at that time. Any help on the years that are compatable would be appreciated.
  7. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    I've recently bought a '67 Beetle but as I live in London don't have a garage to keep it in. With waxoyling and regular cleaning and waxing will rust still take hold eventually?... Or should it be okay as long as I'm vigilant?
  8. Air-cooled / FAQs
    Just found your site; I have owned my 74 "orange" Love Bug since new. Purchased during the fuel crisis of 1973...traded my Olds 442 for it. I live in Texas, so stopped driving it in 1980 when we had a string of 40+ 100 degree days. I retired in 2016 and decided it was time to "un-retire" the...
  9. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    RPM stays high while shifting between gears. If in neutral and the accelerator is depressed momentarily the RPM stays high for about 5 seconds then goes back to idle RPM. Any ideas please.
  10. Classic VW Beetle / Bug Forum
    Hi, I am new to the group. I am supposed to trade for a 72 Super Beetle tomorrow. It has a 1835cc engine but has the stock 1600 carb on it. Is this OK? It has dual port heads and I have thought about putting dual carbs on it. I haven't had a VW Bug since the early 1970s so am out of the loop...
  11. Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hello evryone,, i have a 1967 volkswagon beetle. i'd like to store it in one of my exterior sheds. the shed is modern but made of wood with a double layer of plywood laid on top of a 2x4 floor frame system, seemingly to be built on theWatch Movies Online CyberGhost ExpressVPN ground. the 2x4's...
  12. Beetle Owners Club
    Hello everyone,,, i am trying to track down my first car its a 1971 bug, was light blue cal look with one piece front windows reg was NEV 441J any one know it or seen it? thanks
  13. Beetle Owners Club
    Hi all I am new to the beetle world but after stripping my 1969 bug to pieces I am looking for some help. I need to replace sections of the floor pan but the front frame head looks likes it gone as well. Looking for advice and help from people who have already replaced parts like this and maybe...
  14. Air-cooled / FAQs
    Hello VWOC, I am James Greenhow Jr (not my Dad) and I am happy to say that I have finally, after years of watching and wanting, got my first Classic Beetle ... a '70 Classic, with rebuilt 1600. I'm in Quality Engineering for a propeller manufacturer (serious air-cooled engines here) and have...
  15. Aircooled Classic Beetle Technical Forum
    Long story but finally rethought 71 bug ,it has stock motor with duals that leak will get info n brand sunday Sent from my SM-G930P using Tapatalk
  16. Volkswagen Owner's Club Announcements
    We're hosting a VW Bug In on August 25th from 2-5pm at Kendall Volkswagen of Bend. Bring your new or old Volkswagen Bug, Bus, van, SUV, or ANYTHING else VW related, and show it off to other VW enthusiasts in Bend, Oregon! Visit our site for more information on this special event. kendallvwofbend.com
  17. Beetle Images / Video
    Due to the Classifieds section limitations on # of pics...I am posting all of my "extra" pics here. These are associated with the 1969 VW Beetle that I have listed for sale. EVERYTHING for the car is included, even if not pictured. I have 2 tubs of smaller parts and accessories, that I haven't...
  18. Air-cooled Owners Club
    Hi everyone, just got back into owning a bug after a 20 year hiatus. I have a 1967, which has had the usual messed up repairs over the years, and I plan to put it back to original shape. It's a 67, but someone has put later doors on it, and it looks like the seats were replaced at some point as...
  19. Beetle Owners Club
    Hi fellow bug owners! I love my Beetle, and I'm sure you love yours, too. Can someone please help me either by telling me the answer or alternatively by opening the top on your 09 convertible and sending a picture. I am completing the installation of a new top, and I can't remember where...
  20. Air-cooled Owners Club
    Just bought my 75 Bug and waiting to get it home to see how much TLC its gonna take to get road worthy. Posting a pic once its in my yard. Looking forward to sharing info and ideas.
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