Category: Tech Tips

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

Torsion Bar Reindexing

Ever go on a Sunday drive and spot another early Volkswagen cruising along side your vintage pride and joy? You’re so excited to exchange that brotherhood like nod with the driver when you suddenly notice

Window Winders

I’ve received 3 emails in the past week about this topic. Yes, the ’67 winders are in fact a one year only part. I’ve seen (and tried) a few that are not aesthetically correct. You

Early Beetle Bumper Quality

I wanted to write about the difference in quality with the 3 major types of bumper available on the market for your VW Beetle. Luckily, John Henry has already done this! His wealth of knowledge

Engine Sound Absorber

I’ve received a handful of emails in the past 2 weeks about sound absorbing behind the ’67 Beetle firewall. I highly recommend the 3 piece kit that Wolfsburg West offers. Part number: 111813805. It’s German-made

Recommended Reading – Volkswagen Bentley Manual

I get about 10 emails a week from people asking what literature might be good for them to purchase for their new project. I recommend the Volkswagen Beetle and Karmann Ghia Official Service Manual Type