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  1. Beetle Owners Club
    So I have a 1969 Volkswagen bug and when I was driving the engine sputtered out and seized up. I tried going to start it again and it wouldn’t turn over so I towed it home and when I got home I tried turning it over and it fired right up any idea what’s wrong?
  2. Volkswagen Owner's Club Announcements
    Huge Estate Sale June 11th, 12th and 13th Featuring Volkswagon (VW) Parts, Cars, etc! Starting at 8am each day. Selling about 10 vehicles. Taking offers and selling by the end of the weekend. Selling a VW thing, Ghia, Bus, Oval window bug, 914 Porsche, multiple other bugs, Rabbit, Fox, and...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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...
  7. 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).
  8. 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.
  9. 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?
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
  15. 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...
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