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.

Doug Smith’s ’67 Beetle

There was a time when Volkswagens were driven daily even for the most mundane of purposes. Ours ferried children to and from school, carried me to work, took the wife to the grocery store, even

Neva Salser

The weather turned cool last evening. Just right for driving our favorite Beetle, a ’67 slightly custom Bug. I invited our daughter, Janeva Sulman, to accompany us to a Volkswagen meeting early this morning. She

Neva Salser

We lived away from the USA for many years. But, on occasion, we paid a visit to family and friends scattered from Texas to Washington State. On two of these, we drove the family Beetles—first

Restoring Heat Riser Tube Covers

Before we go further, let me say that the small tubes of the Intake manifold, which connect to the muffler, direct heated air to the aluminum-blanketed portion of the Intake manifold. The aluminum, which acts

Re-living a Volkswagen Moment — Quiz Results

Congrats to reader Charlie Link on winning the ’67 Beetle quiz. Enjoy your 25% off in the boutique store. Now, let’s talk about how Jay was able to fix his car. The man at the parts counter asked me,