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.

A Speedometer Story

When we traveled in our VW’s, each family member grabbed his one or two large paper grocery sacks and filled them with the gear that he would need for the trip. This was a quick

Vintage Carburetor Repair

While cleaning a vintage 30 Pict-1, VW 105-1 carburetor, I noticed that one of the manifold securing studs had a nut on the top side. This almost always is a sign that the threads have

Restored, Original, Survivor

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Pre-Heat Hose Clamps & Tools

Eric and I commented to Ken Jones, the new owner of the Ruby Red ’67 Beetle which was advertised here at I wrote to Ken, congratulating him on the purchase. Since I had seen

SOLD — VW 105-1 ’67 Beetle Carb

I have a disassembled VW 105-1 Carburetor for a 1967 Beetle. This Carburetor was the sole Carb used on all 1967 Beetles destined for the USA Market. It is fast becoming scarce. It is a