All posts by Jay Salser

My wife, Neva, and I have been driving and working on VWs since 1976. In fact, we raised our family in these cars. Now, we are retired and enjoy VWs as a hobby. The ’67 Beetle always has been our favorite year. We own a '67 Beetle and a '68 Karmann Ghia.

1967 Convertible Beetle Build Dates

We frequently receive this question. “How can I learn the Build Date for my Convertible 1967 Beetle?  I cannot find the Convertible Beetle Category in the existing VIN Charts”. I consulted David Brown, now-retired VWaG

Testing the Pilot Jet Valve

This article began as a “simple test” to determine if a particular part was viable or faulty. It continued to evolve—maybe “morph” would be a better term. My wife, Neva, watched me struggling with a

Olaf Jorek‘s L456 Ruby Red ’67 Beetle

There is a gap of about the first 30 years of my Bug’s life.  I know that Pixar director and former chief creative officer John Lasseter* owned the car for some time before the Autumn of

Waller & Jay Salser

Ron Waller is no stranger to the Salser Place in Garland, Texas. When Ron called to tell us that he and Diane would be in the Garland area the 28th of September, Neva and I

Chris Colby’s L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle

In early 1996, as a 15 year old high school student in West Michigan, I could not wait to get my driver’s license and my first vehicle.   In fact, I despised riding the school bus