1969 VW Beetle OVERHEATING!

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Asked by Sep 24, 2007 at 08:13 PM about the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I drive a 1969 VW Beetle. My engine overheats very bad. I need to know if the bolt on BUGPACK electrical cooling fan/oil cooler is any good for my situation to bring down the temp. What are other economical solutions to fix my overheating problem? Also I have a problem shifting from second to third gear. Is there an adjustment I need to do or is it an internal transaxle problem? And yes I am a truck driver so I am shifting the gears properly! Thanks,  Sam

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ya need to change your antifreez!!!!!!!!!!just kidding.. im sure ya know your car is air cooled if a bug owner knows nothing ells they know that.any thing you do to push more air over that motor is going to help the oil cooler is a grate idea allso . as fare as your trans go's ,is your bug "high miles" if so your gear sinkronizors are probbly about shot other wize check for bent shifting linkage

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