Category: Tech Tips

Restoration tips & tutorials, how-to videos, etc.

Sapphire V Radio Information

Reader William Charanza contacted with a spare wheel issue.  Eric cc’ed me to help with a response. Answer given, a while later, William contacted us with a “knotty Radio question”.  Here’s what William had discovered

Getting A ’67 Beetle Back On The Road

Sent over earlier from a reader, this video from the Late Brake Show covers some of the important maintenance related items to make sure your vintage VW is roadworthy. Jonny talks about repairing his air-cooled

’67 Beetle Front Beam Swap

It looks like another good day from our friends over at VW Life in Austin, TX. This time, they are working on not one, but two ’67 Volkswagen Beetles at the same time. Check it

1967 Convertible Beetle Build Dates

We frequently receive this question. “How can I learn the Build Date for my Convertible 1967 Beetle?  I cannot find the Convertible Beetle Category in the existing VIN Charts”. I consulted David Brown, now-retired VWaG

Testing the Pilot Jet Valve

This article began as a “simple test” to determine if a particular part was viable or faulty. It continued to evolve—maybe “morph” would be a better term. My wife, Neva, watched me struggling with a