Category: Tech Tips

Restoration tips & tutorials, how-to videos, etc.

VW 105-1 Carb – Needle Valve Operation

Envision, if you will, a toilet tank.  If you’ve looked inside one, you see water. And, you see some other things in there.  Hopefully, none of them alive! When the tank handle is pushed down,

Testing the Flow of Engine Crankcase Vapors to the Air Cleaner

Having better understood the purposes of recycling Engine Crankcase Vapors through the Air Cleaner, I wanted  to examine the transfer of Vapors from the Engine Crankcase  to the Air Cleaner. There is a Professional Gauge

1967 Oil Bath Air Cleaners – A Discussion

Recently, my dear wife asked if all aspects of the 1967 Beetle had been covered through discussion, articles and illustrations.  I had to answer with an emphatic:  NO! Again and again new subjects arise. Oh,

Sapphire V Radio Information

Reader William Charanza contacted us with a spare wheel issue.  Eric cc’ed me to help with a response. Answer given, a while later, William contacted us with a “knotty Radio question”.  Here’s what William had

Getting A ’67 Beetle Back On The Road

Sent over earlier from a reader, this video from the Late Brake Show covers some of the important maintenance related items to make sure your vintage VW is roadworthy. Jonny talks about repairing his air-cooled