Category: Tech Tips

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

’67 Beetle Fuel Hose Clamp Tool

When talking about working on the Fuel System of our Beetles, one of the greatest concerns we have is Fuel Spillage. Gasoline is a wonderful “invention” but one which we should respect because of its

30 PICT 1 Main Jet Configuration

A Volkswagen friend in England recently e-messaged me about a situation with his carburetor. His is a 28 Pict-1 but the situation is identical to that of the 30 Pict-1 carburetor. The proposed problem deals

Undercoating Vintage Volkswagens

Digging in the archives here at, we wanted to put this article in the spotlight once again. Foreword: Rather than to address “undercoating” as a general topic of discussion, I’ve tried to keep the

’67 Volkswagen Beetle Insurance

Eric and I corresponded with the owner of a ’67 Beetle which had been wrecked. The owner immediately had contacted his insurance agent who sent an adjuster to view the damaged vehicle. The result was

’67 Beetle Proper Engine Cooling

Eric of messaged me recently with a diagnostic situation. Eric explained that he was hearing a strange sound in his engine. He even made a short video of his running engine. I listened, heard “something”, but