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  Topic: Wiper Motor Wiring Problem
Blu67Bug

Replies: 1
Views: 492

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 9:37 am   Subject: Wiper Motor Wiring Problem
Okay, I have a late '71 Standard Beetle with the 12 Fuse Box but NOT the Computer Connector! I replaced the Windshield Wiper Switch & Carefully "transfered" the wires from the Old Switc ...
  Topic: Tarboard Installation
Blu67Bug

Replies: 5
Views: 550

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 11:39 am   Subject: Re: Tarboard Installation
Thanks Guys, that's exactly what I wanted to know. I'll just leave the boards alone under the carpet padding and let "nature" take it's course. And that'll make it easier to remove them in ...
  Topic: Tarboard Installation
Blu67Bug

Replies: 5
Views: 550

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 10:27 am   Subject: Tarboard Installation
I'm doing some interior work on my '71 Standard Beetle, and I've bought new Tarboards. The old, Original ones were carefully removed and the floor pan is rust free except a little bit of surface rust ...
  Topic: 71 Standard Seat Return Springs?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 4
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2016 9:40 am   Subject: Re: 71 Standard Seat Return Springs?
Thank You Cusser, that's what I thought. Shocked That said, a previous owner must have cut or ground the spring "tabs" on the seat frames off years ago. Neither of my seats have those ta ...
  Topic: 71 Standard Seat Return Springs?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 4
Views: 490

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:34 pm   Subject: 71 Standard Seat Return Springs?
I have a '71 Standard Beetle that I've recovered the seats and reinstalled them. And although the Bentley Repair Manual says to "re-attach" the seat return springs after installing the Front ...
  Topic: White wheels , or not......... That is the question!!!!
Blu67Bug

Replies: 44
Views: 2341

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:45 am   Subject: Re: White wheels , or not......... That is the question!!!!
All this talk about thin line white walls...Is there anywhere to source them besides Coker?

I don't think so RidinRetro73. I haven't seen them anywhere else, so if you want them, thats the place t ...
  Topic: White wheels , or not......... That is the question!!!!
Blu67Bug

Replies: 44
Views: 2341

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 6:59 pm   Subject: Re: White wheels , or not......... That is the question!!!!
I too like the White, but I think the addition of Chrome Trim Rings would be an nice addition! Shocked
  Topic: Replacing Gen & Oil Bulbs?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 3
Views: 264

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:16 am   Subject: Re: Replacing Gen & Oil Bulbs?
Thanks Guys! I didn't want to start "pulling" on the sockets without knowing that was the way to do it. I'm sure if I had, I'd have broken something for sure!!! Embarassed

You just saved ...
  Topic: Replacing Gen & Oil Bulbs?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 3
Views: 264

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:10 am   Subject: Replacing Gen & Oil Bulbs?
I need to replace the Gen bulb on my '71 Standard Beetle, but I honestly don't know how to do so. I do know where it is, and can remove the wire to it, but I can't figure out how to remove the bulb. ...
  Topic: Hood Release Cable Routing on a '71 Standard?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 2
Views: 251

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 8:55 am   Subject: Hood Release Cable Routing on a '71 Standard?
I've had to cut through my original handle to get the hood open. Now that I can get back in there to finish my "rewiring" job, I need to figure out where / how the Hood Release Cable is Rou ...
  Topic: Heat control problems
Blu67Bug

Replies: 5
Views: 837

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 6:08 pm   Subject: Heat control problems
You might just want to replace the heater cables and rubber plugs the go at the end of those cable tubes. Both parts can be bought at Wolfsberg West.

You might also want to replace those heater ...
  Topic: 67 Rear seat hardware question
Blu67Bug

Replies: 6
Views: 1096

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2011 7:13 pm   Subject: 67 Rear seat hardware question
I'll have to go look at my '67 Beetle tomorrow, but I know Wolfsberg West sells the Rubber Hold Strap and the Hook that keep the seat up. They also sell the 2 Rubber Bumpers/Stops that the Rear Seatba ...
  Topic: My 1965 skipped a beat while cruising today
Blu67Bug

Replies: 4
Views: 750

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Apr 16, 2011 9:49 pm   Subject: My 1965 skipped a beat while cruising today
I had a similar problem with my '67, and it turned out to be a loose ground inside the distributor! Shocked I don't know what "guided" me to look inside my distributor when I got home, bu ...
  Topic: License Plate Restoration
Blu67Bug

Replies: 50
Views: 9846

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2011 11:31 pm   Subject: License Plate Restoration
NY allows you to use Year of Manufacture plates, but they cannot be restored! To do this, you have to send the DMV in Albany a picture of your plates, and if they're in good enough shape, they'll be ...
  Topic: OG Hubcaps?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 14
Views: 4499

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 8:01 pm   Subject: OG Hubcaps?
For those of you who use the "new replacement" hubcaps, one of the best ways to help keep them from rusting is to spray the inside with "rubber undercoating" before you put them on ...
  Topic: Rear Hatch/Side Panel Chrome "Buttons"
Blu67Bug

Replies: 10
Views: 1194

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 2:55 pm   Subject: Rear Hatch/Side Panel Chrome "Buttons"
Thanks BusDaddy, I knew one of you guys would remember! Very Happy
  Topic: Rear Hatch/Side Panel Chrome "Buttons"
Blu67Bug

Replies: 10
Views: 1194

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:54 am   Subject: Rear Hatch/Side Panel Chrome "Buttons"
I need to buy some of those chrome "buttons" that hold the rear interior luggage compartment panels in place. I bought some before, but I can't remember where, and I haven't been able to fi ...
  Topic: Missing Oil Slinger, Now What?
Blu67Bug

Replies: 40
Views: 15744

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 2010 10:33 am   Subject: Missing Oil Slinger, Now What?
Flavio's picture is exactly where the plastic, spray-paint can cap I made for my car, is placed. I don't know what is exactly holding it on, or in place, I just know that it works, and so far hasn't ...
  Topic: Handling questions
Blu67Bug

Replies: 7
Views: 1185

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:53 pm   Subject: Handling questions
These old cars were basically designed in the "30's, so trying to push them too hard is just being risky. As has been already said, if you drive at the speeds and manner they were designed for, ...
  Topic: Autostick Clutch
Blu67Bug

Replies: 1
Views: 486

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 6:48 am   Subject: Autostick Clutch
I have 2 helpful hints for you: First, you're in the WRONG Forum, this covers Beetles from 1958 to 1967 - AutoStick didn't start until 1968!
Secondly, buy the 1966 - 1969 Bentley Repair Manual, it ha ...
 
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