Is the electrical system in a 1979 beetle positive or negative ground?

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Asked by Apr 19, 2014 at 04:35 PM about the 1979 Volkswagen Beetle

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1979 VW is negative ground, they haven't been positive ground for a long time. The last one I saw was still 6 volt.

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