Category: Tech Tips

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

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

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Literature for the ’67 VW Beetle

I get a lot of emails from people asking for information on correct literature. Everett Barnes seems to have this covered very well on TheSamba. From owners manuals to color chats for the ’67 VW

German Square Weave Installation

This pretty much speaks for itself. Quality German square weave carpet, just as they did it back in ’67.  Here is a visual walkthrough of some of the process: