Category: Tech Tips

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

’67 Beetle Front Beam Swap

It looks like another good day from our friends over at VW Life in Austin, TX. This time, they are working on not one, but two ’67 Volkswagen Beetles at the same time. Check it

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

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 sitting on my

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