Category: Tech Tips

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

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

Door Panel Removal and Installation

  To remove door panels on your ’67 VW Beetle: Step 1: Begin by popping out the small pin on the window winder. This can be done with a nail or small object. Be careful