1978 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

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1978 Volkswagen Beetle Overview

For 1978, the standard Beetle was no longer available in the U.S., though Volkswagen did introduce an upscale, limited-edition Champagne Edition II, which was a Beetle Convertible equipped with burled elm trim on the dashboard, ermine upholstery, a quartz clock, and a Blaupunkt stereo system. It came with either metallic blue or metallic red exterior paint.

Power for the Champagne Edition II was provided by an air-cooled, rear-mounted, fuel-injected four-cylinder engine that generated 58 horsepower. A four-speed manual transmission, dual braking system, four-wheel independent suspension, and flow-through ventilation system were also part of the package.

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Engine Swap

Can you fit a toyota v6 supercharged engine onto a vw beetle on its original transmition.?

I HAVE A 1978 BEETLE CONVERTABLE. THE TRUNK PUSHBUTTON LOCK WILL TURN WHEN ...

PUSH BUTTON ON TRUNK WILL UNLOCK WITH KEY BUT WONT POP OPEN WHEN YOU PUSH BUTTON.

1978 Super Beetle Convertible Fuses

Where can I find a diagram for what fuses do what in the fuse box? Also what size fuses each spot needs?

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Car Fire

My '78 bug caught fire on my way to work this morning. It is in the shop. Just wondered, in case my car gets totaled by the insurance company, how much will they give me. Anything fair? Do I get my ca...