All posts by Jay Salser

My wife, Neva, and I have been driving and working on VWs for over 41 years. 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.

“Thank you” – Jay Salser

With the outpouring of sympathy from Readers of 1967beetle.com, Eric offered the opportunity and the space to pen something about my life.  I welcomed the opportunity. By now most have read that I suffered a

12 Volt Starter Bushing Removal and Installation Using DIY Tools

1967 Beetle Owner and Reader Beth Leverman, of Dallas, Texas, submitted the following method for Bushing Removal and Installation using tools at hand.  Thank you, Beth for working this up and for the photos! To

Starter Bushing Removal & Installation

Your Starter fails and when you purchase a new one, the instructions tell you that unless you install a new Starter Bushing, the warranty on the new Starter will be voided. Starter Bushings become worn

Thad Woodruff’s L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

From 1958 to 1978, I owned four different Beetles. I have lots of fond memories of traveling many miles in those Beetles, even a long vacation trip in a new 1971 Clementine Orange Super Beetle.

1967 Beetle Community – Jimmy Spinks

You will recall Jimmy Spinks from the recent article documenting his search for and restoration of his 1967 Beetle. Jimmy and I communicated, following the publication of his Story. He told me that he planned