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MikeyI
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Metric Sockets

I plan to buy SK (made in USA) sockets and end wrenches for the normal maintenance on our '72 VW Beetle. I never expect to pull the engine, or take the steering apart. I know a 10mm is a common size....

191 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

A Stand Off Deck Lid To Cool

I saw this quote on a Facebook VW site today. "Get a stand off deck lid to cool that engine or # 3 will go bye bye." I am assuming air cooled VWs have been driven zillions of miles WITHOUT a deck lid ...

436 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

What Is A Karmann Edition Beetle?

Is this (KARMANN Edition) simply a dedication? Thanks!

1,255 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

Fresh Air Hose?

Why would this 1972 VW engine only have one fresh air hose? Thanks for all the help I'm getting here!

217 views with 6 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

Glides-coaters For Garage Storage

I have seen a ball bearing device to place under the tires for a car in storage, allowing you to easily move a car/truck around in a garage. One man can push the car backwards, forward, or even sidewa...

45 views with 8 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

What Does A Complete 1600 Vw Engine Weigh?

What does a complete 1600 VW engine weigh? I doubt I can move one alone.

5,483 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
vikki11259
10

My 03 Beetle Has A Spoiler That Is Now Stuck Up How Do I Get It To Go Down...

it happened on a frozen day. my spoiler must have been able to open but not close now if i drive it it makes this horrable noise

965 views with 7 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

Locked Up??

Is a 1600 VW engine that has sat in a barn unrun for 5 years likely to be locked up?

264 views with 12 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

How Long

How long would it take an experienced VW hobbyist to put this car back together, assuming it's all there?

131 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
MikeyI
90

What Is Likely The Problem With A '68 Vw Beetle That Has Strong Exhaust Sme...

We test drove a sharp looking '68 VW Beetle this week. BUT it has strong exhaust smell inside. New muffler, exhaust system. What is the likely problem?

442 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year ago)
MikeyI
90

Reassemble A '68 Beetle?

Hi guys. I looked at a project '68 today. It's about 1/2 disassembled. Engine is out, complete, sound running, I am told. Transaxel and steering gear are all still in place. Are there "How To" videos ...

168 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
williso
10

How Can Gas Get Into The Engine Oil Of A 1975 Volkswagon Beetle?

asked the question befor on this site about the engine oil going up on the dip stick---yes the oil is thin and it smells with gas--so now I changed the question---the car starts and runs good but som...

452 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
williso
10

Why Does My 1975 Beetle Have Rising Engine Oil Levels As It Is Driven

The beetle runs good and starts good except the oil on the dip stick shows more than full in a short time of driving.

155 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
springlook
10

I Have A 1999 Beetle. When I Shift Into Reverse It Goes To First Gear, And ...

1,494 views with 6 answers (last answer about a year ago)
busterzperson
10

Value Of A 68 Beetle In Poor Condition

So, I'm interested in this 68 beetle, and would like to know what it is actually worth. Mechanically, it is sound, the engine is in good tune, rebuilt 5000 miles ago by the previous owner- the clutch ...

649 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Elizabeth Bell-Perkins
0

Playd With 2013 Beetle Fuses To Find Fuse For Lighter And Now I Have Low Ti...

playd with 2013 beetle fuses to find fuse for lighter and now I have low tire pressure light and engine light and it will start but not go into drive???

140 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
Barb Sudfeld
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What Causes Dashboard To Lose Power In Vw Bettle

174 views with 4 answers (last answer 3 years ago)

How Do You Diagnose A Bad Thermostat On A Beetle?..seems Impossible-

Normally a vehicle reaches operating temperature the t-stat opens allowing full connection to the radiator and heater core....not on an olde tyme beetle, there's a flap that's supposed to open up the ...

292 views with 8 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
charlenemutters
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What Is The Recomended Oil For A 2006 Vw Beetle?

Is it suggested that an oil flush be done for 70,000 miles when oil changes are done every 3,000 miles? and what type oil should be used?

2,152 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
tracyfast
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Car Keys And License Were Stolen How Much Will This Cost?

74 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 years ago)
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