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 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

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