Category: Tech Tips

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

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, The Choke Processes, Part 2

In this article, we want to adjust the Heating Element so that the Choke Plate will respond properly as the engine is working to arrive at operational temperature. The time to adjust the Heating Element

Crain Daly License Frame

I hadn’t intended on sharing, but a conversation with the mighty Jay Salser last night has convinced me otherwise. I finally was able to restore our original Crain Daly Dealership frame. Each letterform had to

What Is It? – Revealed

I want to thank each of you for reading and for the responses which you recorded. The mystery piece is….. The Glove Box Door Check Rod Felt Seal. Each 1967 Glove Box Door has two

What Is This Part?

What Is it? Recently, Reader Beth Leverman, who is rebuilding her 1967 Beetle, messaged me, with photos, of her inner door mechanism rebuild. She has had to innovate—as we all learn when working on our