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.

VW 105-1, 30 Pict-1 Carburetor – The Choke Processes, Part I

By the time Volkswagens were “in the womb”, carburetion was not a new thing. But the German Engineers tasked with creating a viable engine system for Ferdinand Porsche had to create a system that would

1967 VW Beetle Community

I tell people all of the time that the Vintage Vehicle Hobby revolves around people. It’s more than just a hobby—it’s a Community! PEOPLE drive these Vintage Volkswagens. When I attend a Volkswagen Show, I

’67 Volkswagen Beetle Collectibles

On a regular basis, 1967beetle.com plays an important role in the trouble-shooting calls which I receive. Often, there is an article or discussion on the Site which deals with the question at hand. I also

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’67 Beetle Wiper Motor Testing & Servicing

Looking through my parts shelves, I ran across a couple of 1967 Beetle SWF 12 Volt Wiper Motors (VW Part# 111-955-113). Not knowing if they were viable, I put them on my work bench for

Don Hooper’s – L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

I grew up in Van Nuys, California. My first car was a 1958 VW Beetle that I learned to drive in, and that my father passed along to me in about 1967. This sparked my