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.

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

Tail Light Reflector Maintenance

The noble Volkswagen Beetle has been much maligned. One of the main criticisms has been lighting. In the day of the 6 volt system, eventually connectors would corrode and an approaching Beetle’s head lamps glowed

Stephan Ruiz’s L282 Lotus White ’67 Beetle

Tell us the history of your ’67 Beetle. As per the maintenance card for this VW, it was inspected and delivered to the original owner on January 6, 1967, at BOB SMITH VOLKSWAGEN in Hollywood,

Changing the Oil

That oil change comes due one time or another and this was “another!” I made a date with my ’67 and he cooperated. I backed him out of his space but still under the shading

SOLD — ’67 Beetle Jack Restraint Strap

I have reproduced the jack restraint strap. Put that final factory touch on your collector ’67 Beetle! The restraint strap apparently has never been available for purchase from dealers or other retailers; it came from