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.

Clyde & Jane LaGue’s ’67 Beetle

Letha and her husband, Tommy, originally purchased their new Volkswagen Beetle on July 18, 1967 in San Diego, California. They lived 8 miles from the Mexican Border. The Beetle was imported from Germany, directly to

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I received a call on Saturday afternoon from a reader of Jim Holloway and his wife, Llana, had purchased a 1967 Beetle Sedan in South Texas—in pieces, and were gathering parts for the reassembly.

A Survival Story

It was a cold Pearl Harbor Day morning in 1976 as I arose to head to work. This morning our crew was going to one of the Sears-Roebuck stores to do some painting before the

Carburetor Rebuild; Check Ball Removal and Installation

When people tell me that they have “rebuilt” a Volkswagen carburetor, but that it still doesn’t function well… one of the first questions that I ask is: “How many balls did you find?” The usual

Crayon Markings

Tim Mossman’s L339 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle is outstanding. With all original paint, there were some revelations to come that, once unraveled, have proven to be much more than “interesting”. In the beginning…Tim’s ’67 came from