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.

VW 105-1 Carb – Needle Valve Operation

Envision, if you will, a toilet tank.  If you’ve looked inside one, you see water. And, you see some other things in there.  Hopefully, none of them alive! When the tank handle is pushed down,

Testing the Flow of Engine Crankcase Vapors to the Air Cleaner

Having better understood the purposes of recycling Engine Crankcase Vapors through the Air Cleaner, I wanted  to examine the transfer of Vapors from the Engine Crankcase  to the Air Cleaner. There is a Professional Gauge

1967 Oil Bath Air Cleaners – A Discussion

Recently, my dear wife asked if all aspects of the 1967 Beetle had been covered through discussion, articles and illustrations.  I had to answer with an emphatic:  NO! Again and again new subjects arise. Oh,

Sapphire V Radio Information

Reader William Charanza contacted us with a spare wheel issue.  Eric cc’ed me to help with a response. Answer given, a while later, William contacted us with a “knotty Radio question”.  Here’s what William had

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