Category: Tech Tips

Restoration Tips & Tutorials, How-to Videos, etc.

VW 105-1 – Carburetor For The 1967 Deluxe Beetle

Great article, JK, and something I recieve emails about weekly. -ES Deluxe Beetles, which were imported directly from West Germany to Volkswagen Dealerships in the USA, came with the Solex 30 Pict-1 Carburetor.  The 30

VW 105-1, 30 Pict-1 Carburetor – Part III – Stuck Choke Plate Shaft

With colder weather, especially, the Chokes on our 1967 Beetles with the 30 Pict-1 Carburetors play an even more important part in the starting of the car.  We want the Choke Plate to be closed

VW 105-1, 30 Pict-1 Carburetor – The Choke Processes, Part 2

In Part I, we examined the elements of the Choke Processes.  In this article, we want to adjust the Heating Element so that the Choke Plate will respond properly as the engine is working to

12 Volt Starter Bushing Removal and Installation Using DIY Tools

1967 Beetle Owner and Reader Beth Leverman, of Dallas, Texas, submitted the following method for Bushing Removal and Installation using tools at hand.  Thank you, Beth for working this up and for the photos! To

Starter Bushing Removal & Installation

Your Starter fails and when you purchase a new one, the instructions tell you that unless you install a new Starter Bushing, the warranty on the new Starter will be voided. Starter Bushings become worn