Category: Tech Tips

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

Powder Coating — Is It Right For My 1967 Beetle?

Powder coating produces a surface which is very durable and tough. Surfaces which have been powder coated also tend to look good for years. Powder coated surfaces are easily cleaned, making it especially popular for

Fuel Pump To Carburetor — Am I Safe?

Great article, Jay. I’d have to agree, lack of care is the # 1 reason so many vintage VW fires happen. With some simple love and care, we can help keep these gems on the

Vintage VW Sunroof Rebuild

This article was submitted by reader and ’67 enthusiast Jeremy Goodspeed. Thank you very much for your contributions to 1967beetle.com. Starting in 1965 VW changed the sunroof design for deluxe Beetles from a sliding ragtop design to

1967 Vintage Volkswagen Beetle Z-Bar Update

Russ Keller, a reader and good friend of 1967beetle.com sent the following information with photos to back up his studied position. His thesis called for “loading” the Z-Bar by altering the travel space at the

1967 Vintage Volkswagen Beetle Z-Bar

Jay Salser does it again, folks. Many many ’67 Beetle owners around the world appreciate the fruits of your labor. – ES At some point, I accumulated some Z-Bar (Equalizer Spring) Components. I decided to