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.

’67 Beetle Community – What Is It? – Revealed

I want to thank each of you for reading and for the responses which you recorded. The mystery piece is….. The Glove Box Door Check Rod Felt Seal. Each 1967 Glove Box Door has two

’67 Beetle Community – What Is It?

What Is it? Recently, Reader Beth Leverman, who is rebuilding her 1967 Beetle, messaged me, with photos, of her inner door mechanism rebuild. She has had to innovate—as we all learn when working on our

“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