All posts by Jay Salser

My wife, Neva, and I have been driving and working on VWs since 1976. In fact, we raised our family in these cars. Now, we are retired and enjoy VWs as a hobby. The ’67 Beetle always has been our favorite year. We own a '67 Beetle and a '68 Karmann Ghia.

SOLD — VW 105-1 ’67 Beetle Carb

I have a disassembled VW 105-1 Carburetor for a 1967 Beetle. This Carburetor was the sole Carb used on all 1967 Beetles destined for the USA Market. It is fast becoming scarce. It is a

Mark Tunnell’s L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle

In order to tell you how I recently came to acquire a L639 Zenith Blue 1967 Beetle Convertible, I have to start in, well …. 1967. Unlike some of you, my good buddies who love

Doug Smith’s L456 Ruby Red ’67 Beetle

There was a time when Volkswagens were driven daily even for the most mundane of purposes. Ours ferried children to and from school, carried me to work, took the wife to the grocery store, even

Neva Salser’s L620 Savanna Beige ’67 Beetle

We lived away from the USA for many years. But, on occasion, we paid a visit to family and friends scattered from Texas to Washington State. On two of these, we drove the family Beetles—first

Restoring Heat Riser Tube Covers

Before we go further, let me say that the small tubes of the Intake manifold, which connect to the muffler, direct heated air to the aluminum-blanketed portion of the Intake manifold. The aluminum, which acts