Month: February 2014

Window Scraper Replacement

Admin note – An older tutorial I put together that was worth another mention. This seems to be a popular topic in my inbox over the last few weeks. I’m going to start off by being

Emergency Brake Handle Adjustment

This has probably happened to all of us ’67 owners at one point or another. One of the early attractions to the Vintage Volkswagen (for me) was how easy everything is to fix; even for

SOLD — L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle

Admin note: Updated with new photos. This VW Beetle is a true classic, as clean and beautiful today as the day it rolled off the precision German assembly line 46 years ago. It looks great

Stripped Threads

Lug Bolts often are incorrectly called “nuts”. For the 1967 Beetles these bolts are 12mm X 1.50 thread with a 9mm head. Over-tightening the lug bolts not uncommonly results in stripped drum threads. Or, perhaps

Oscar’s L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

This is one of the more interesting stories I’ve heard, in regards to a ’67 Beetle. “Oscar Almaguer has lived in his ’67 Beetle since he and his wife divorced ten years ago. The maintenance