Distributor Points Plate Return Spring Eccentric Post

During our experimentation of the 1966-67 Beetle Distributor (113-905-205K) and other -205 Distributors, we switched from using Original German Bosch Vacuum Canisters to a Reproduction Vacuum Canister to test its viability. Please see this Article.

Making That Job A Little Easier – Tools for Your 1967 Beetle

Anyone who works on a Vintage Volkswagen finds ways to facilitate disassembly and reassembly. Sometimes, it’s only a piece of dowel rod or a simple punch which helps to do the job. There ARE professional

Distributor Vacuum Canister Comparisons – Are Reproduction Canisters The Answer?

Hendrik “Hank” Blommers, of Ontario, Canada, contacted Eric Shoemaker concerning Vacuum Canisters for Stock German Distributors. Hank is concerned because the supply of viable used parts is dwindling. Most of us are relying upon what

Passing The Baton – A Vintage Sun Distributor Testing Station

Flash Back to 2016. David Brown, a Volkswagen Trained Technician who worked at several VW Dealerships in Pennsylvania, was contemplating retirement. David had left Volkswagen of America years previously to establish his own air-cooled shop.

SOLD – L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Sunroof Beetle

It’s been awhile since I’ve seen a ’67 Beetle sunroof come to the market; even better it’s a L639 Zenith Blue which has lower production numbers than other colors. Below is the information we have

Oil Pressure Relief Valve – 1967 H0-xxx-xxx Engine 1500 series – Part I

I never had studied the Oil Pressure Relief System. A young VW friend called to tell me about “some sort of oil pressure problem” he was having. As it turned out, it was unrelated to

Vintage Volkswagens – Resolving Shipping Complaints

A fellow Volkswagener and I were reviewing some feedback for a major VW parts retailer and a repair shop. While everyone will make a mistake now and then, and while parts sometimes prematurely fail, the

Vintage VW Fuel Pump Flange – An Important Discussion

I was working on another fuel related issue, when Fuel Pump Pressure became the focus at one point. While Insufficient Pressure will be a problem—a plugged Fuel Strainer at the Tank or plugged Fuel Filter

SOLD – L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle

  A quick mention of this L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle sent over by a reader. It seems the values on the type 1 sedan keep climbing up. This car appears to be mostly correct.

Needle Valve Operation – VW 105-1 Carb

Envision, if you will, a toilet tank.  If you’ve looked inside one, you see water. And, you see some other things in there.  Hopefully, none of them alive! When the tank handle is pushed down,

Testing the Flow of Engine Crankcase Vapors to the Air Cleaner

Having better understood the purposes of recycling Engine Crankcase Vapors through the Air Cleaner, I wanted  to examine the transfer of Vapors from the Engine Crankcase  to the Air Cleaner. There is a Professional Gauge

SOLD – L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Fresh to the market, we have a very respectable L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle for sale. Marius and I haven’t met in person, but our appreciation for period correct details transcends distance. You know the

Steve Myer’s L595 Fontana Grey ’67 Beetle

Some 26 years ago (1994) I purchased a 1967 Beetle for my eldest daughter to drive once she had passed her driving test. The car came with a complete history file indicating that the first

SOLD – L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle

When searching for a Vintage Volkswagen to purchase, the comment I hear from people over and over is the importance of proper documentation. “How many owners has the vehicle had?” “Do you have any service

FOR SALE – Restored German ’67 Beetle Pierburg Fuel Pumps

A big thanks to everyone who purchased our Restored German ’67 Beetle Pierburg Fuel Pumps from the last article. We were sold out! I’m very happy to now be offering the correct German fuel pumps for your ’67 Beetle again.

SOLD – ’67 Beetle Rear Seat

You may want to sit down for this one. In fact, if you do it really should be the on factory correct seats for your ’67 Vintage VW Beetle. Harold Stansell has them. Not jus

SOLD – Vintage VW Glove Box Organizer

A big thanks to all of those that signed up for our Vintage VW Glove Box Organizer Giveaway. These are now available for sale. They are the perfect finishing touch for your ’67 Beetle. Keep

FOR SALE – Restored Bosch Short Coils

We’ve been able to source and restore more German Bosch Short Coils. If you want your ’67 Beetle coil to be the correct factory unit, we finally have more available. A restored German coil bracket

FOR SALE – ’67 Beetle Cylinder Heads

We have a nice set of ’67 Beetle Cylinder Heads up for grabs. Info from our customer, Art. “These were taken off my 42K, 1967 beetle a year ago. I located a NOS set of

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