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  Topic: 1976 Beetle FI STD - 1st of many questions
Saucy Jack

Replies: 19
Views: 473

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 8:04 am   Subject: Re: 1976 Beetle FI STD - 1st of many questions
Check your fuel pump and make sure the pressure is correct, then look at the fuel lines coming off and into the fuel pump, these get crimped sometimes, at least this is a good starting point....
  Topic: What is this?
Saucy Jack

Replies: 5
Views: 207

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:35 am   Subject: Re: What is this?
expansion chamber
  Topic: Heater Control Levers
Saucy Jack

Replies: 3
Views: 200

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:02 am   Subject: Re: Heater Control Levers
https://www.ebay.com/itm/VW-AirCooled-Beetle-Stainless-Steel-Heater-Control-Levers-65-79-Prt-VRD169-/291737119205
  Topic: Just wanted to share our first ride in the completed bug
Saucy Jack

Replies: 10
Views: 408

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:29 pm   Subject: Re: Just wanted to share our first ride in the completed bug
Doesn't matter who you are or how old, driving one just puts a smile on your face Applause Applause
  Topic: Convertible Top Window Seal Gap
Saucy Jack

Replies: 6
Views: 135

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:15 am   Subject: Re: Convertible Top Window Seal Gap
Actually looks like it's bent
  Topic: Hood Hinges 79 super bettle
Saucy Jack

Replies: 9
Views: 233

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 11:28 am   Subject: Re: Hood Hinges 79 super bettle
You said you had a '79 SB, they're not out of stock at CIP1

https://www2.cip1.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=ACC%2DC10%2D3395
  Topic: what type transmission oil is recommended 74 super beetle.
Saucy Jack

Replies: 4
Views: 189

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: what type transmission oil is recommended 74 super beetle.
If i remember right wal-mart sells it
  Topic: TMI carpet install
Saucy Jack

Replies: 17
Views: 511

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:41 pm   Subject: Re: TMI carpet install
The one on the bottom goes on the back of the seat, the one in the middle goes on the seat flap....
  Topic: Is this a sunbug
Saucy Jack

Replies: 22
Views: 653

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:24 pm   Subject: Re: Is this a sunbug
Think I would believe Tim since he's owned one for quite a while now and can probably spot one quite easily......
  Topic: shift rod replacement on 72 SB
Saucy Jack

Replies: 14
Views: 253

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:46 pm   Subject: Re: shift rod replacement on 72 SB
I have to ask, you say you drop it every time, how many time, when you start the job, do you say to yourself, "ok this time I'm not gonna drop this DAMN thing this time.."??
  Topic: Engine fails when on the move
Saucy Jack

Replies: 57
Views: 1359

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 6:02 am   Subject: Re: Engine fails when on the move
How long has it sat before you drove it? Honestly to me it sounds like you may have a tank of bad gas in it...
  Topic: Windshield source for a 78 Super?
Saucy Jack

Replies: 7
Views: 271

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 7:19 am   Subject: Re: Windshield source for a 78 Super?
Thanks too all who replied with suggestions, i was able to talk to a local windshield shop that said the could fill, fix and keep it from cracking anymore as long as it was under 8in, it was only a 4 ...
  Topic: Windshield source for a 78 Super?
Saucy Jack

Replies: 7
Views: 271

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 8:27 am   Subject: Windshield source for a 78 Super?
Anybody know where i can get a good quality windshield for a '78 super?
  Topic: What essentials should I carry in a daily driver?
Saucy Jack

Replies: 44
Views: 910

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 9:13 am   Subject: Re: What essentials should I carry in a daily driver?
^^^HAHA
  Topic: Showtime!
Saucy Jack

Replies: 33
Views: 730

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:16 pm   Subject: Re: Showtime!
LOOKING GOOD TIM!!! Applause
  Topic: Found a nice 1971 Autostick...
Saucy Jack

Replies: 30
Views: 2014

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: Found a nice 1971 Autostick...
A fuel filter is a dealer is dealer installed option???
  Topic: 25mm lug bolts and steel wheels... BAD
Saucy Jack

Replies: 10
Views: 334

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:21 am   Subject: Re: 25mm lug bolts and steel wheels... BAD
OUCH!!!
  Topic: Can't get 3rd gear??
Saucy Jack

Replies: 16
Views: 486

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:55 am   Subject: Re: Can't get 3rd gear??
the '74 I understand but how would this be a '69 problem?
  Topic: Can't get 3rd gear??
Saucy Jack

Replies: 16
Views: 486

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:47 am   Subject: Re: Can't get 3rd gear??
I have to ask this, maybe a stupid question or observation: OP stated his bug is a '69 and Bruce responded with:

Prior to 73, the synchro cones were a heavy press fit to the gears. This press fit ...
  Topic: Wont keep running
Saucy Jack

Replies: 8
Views: 221

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:01 pm   Subject: Re: Wont keep running
Thanks everyone who chimed in to help, turns out my fuel filter was about halfway clogged and the fuel line was collapsed about 2" before the fuel filter,, I've changed the fuel filter and lines ...
 
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