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.

’67 Volkswagen Beetle — Changing the Oil

That oil change comes due one time or another and this was “another!” I made a date with my ’67 and he cooperated. I backed him out of his space but still under the shading

For Sale — ’67 Beetle Jack Restraint Strap

I have reproduced the jack restraint strap. Put that final factory touch on your collector ’67 Beetle! The restraint strap apparently has never been available for purchase from dealers or other retailers; it came from

For Sale — Wiper Motor Ground Strap

If your wiper motor sometimes doesn’t turn on, or turns off by itself, and you have to bang on the dash to get it running again, you could be suffering from a faulty ground strap.

The Shot Heard “Round the World!”

The year was 1967. Car makers were tooling in secret for their biggest year ever. Even today, those names send shivers down the spines of the most brawny of men! Names such as Shelby GT

’67 Volkswagen Beetle Air Conditioning

I don’t know how many hundreds of times I have been asked questions about air conditioning for Beetles. My experience with air conditioned Beetles has revolved around removing non-functioning units from the 1967 Beetles which