Category: Tech Tips

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

1967 Convertible Beetle Build Dates

We frequently receive this question. “How can I learn the Build Date for my Convertible 1967 Beetle?  I cannot find the Convertible Beetle Category in the existing VIN Charts”. I consulted David Brown, now-retired VWaG

Testing the Pilot Jet Valve

This article began as a “simple test” to determine if a particular part was viable or faulty. It continued to evolve—maybe “morph” would be a better term. My wife, Neva, watched me struggling with a

The VW 105-1 Carb Mystery

Hello, 1967beetle.com community. I wanted to share a recent issue I was having with our own ’67 Volkswagen Beetle. A few days ago, I finally got around to installing the correct 105-1 carb; it’s been

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