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Oil Leaks – Should My Vintage VW Beetle Leak Oil?

We joke about oil-leaking VWs. “VW’s don’t leak—they are marking their territory”. We’ve all heard such cute sayings. But—- NO–VW engines are NOT supposed to leak. However–there are several factors which “allow” them to leak–such

Brake Wheel Cylinder Bleeder Valve Caps – Are they Important?

When you buy a Brake Wheel Cylinder a for your Beetle (or other VW), it comes complete with a Bleeder Valve and a Rubber Cap for the Valve. This pair, the Valve and the Cap,

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

PRACTICALITY: Oil Pressure Relief Valve Part II What does an examination of the Oil Pressure Relief Valve mean for us as we drive our 1967 Beetles? First, we must recognize that the Volkswagen Engineers carefully

Rick’s Ortenburger’s L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle

Our interest in the VW Beetle was peaked again while attending a classic car show in Röllbach, Germany while visiting our family there in the Upper Franconia area in August 2017. There were many classic cars at

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