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  Topic: Scotty Kilmer goes nuts over a 61 Beetle
Stockholm VW

Replies: 13
Views: 424

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:06 pm   Subject: Re: Scotty Kilmer goes nuts over a 61 Beetle
Iíve watched a couple of his videos.
I donít trust him.
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
Stockholm VW

Replies: 5587
Views: 469744

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:36 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
Back when they drove on the left in Sweden...

Yep! Left hand drive made passing on two-lanes a nightmare. 😳
  Topic: Vintage Splitty Photos
Stockholm VW

Replies: 5587
Views: 469744

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:31 am   Subject: Re: Vintage Splitty Photos
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2166850.jpg
  Topic: Does someone reproduce this 6V Flasher?
Stockholm VW

Replies: 13
Views: 432

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:29 pm   Subject: Re: Does someone reproduce this 6V Flasher?
Following 👍
  Topic: Help finding these fog light brackets. (Pics)
Stockholm VW

Replies: 3
Views: 144

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:50 pm   Subject: Re: Help finding these fog light brackets. (Pics)
I actually used some seatbelt mounting L brackets I had laying around to mount mine.
https://www.seatbeltsplus.com/product/FAB-1000-3.html
Used the mounting bolt that goes through the bumper and lo ...
  Topic: Help finding these fog light brackets. (Pics)
Stockholm VW

Replies: 3
Views: 144

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 4:40 pm   Subject: Help finding these fog light brackets. (Pics)
Iím looking for brackets that will fit fog lights as the borrowed pictures show.
Iíve been searching the zillion different options, but thought Iíd check with you before ordering. I hate having to r ...
  Topic: Ugh! What color/brand steering wheel/interior do I go with??
Stockholm VW

Replies: 13
Views: 288

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:42 pm   Subject: Re: Ugh! What color/brand steering wheel/interior do I go with??
Are you putting the gauges in the radio hole?
  Topic: Ugh! What color/brand steering wheel/interior do I go with??
Stockholm VW

Replies: 13
Views: 288

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:41 pm   Subject: Re: Ugh! What color/brand steering wheel/interior do I go with??
Love the color! Iíd go with white wheel and knobs. I have a 66 that will eventually have white wheel. I replaced the grab handle with a white one already. Wheel is next. Iíll put a chrome cover over t ...
  Topic: 1964 beetle restoration
Stockholm VW

Replies: 99
Views: 21285

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:09 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 beetle restoration
All I can say is, Wow!
  Topic: Vintage photos
Stockholm VW

Replies: 717
Views: 102344

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:15 pm   Subject: Hšllefors, Sweden
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/2159004.jpg
  Topic: How do you mount your badges on the rear grille?
Stockholm VW

Replies: 4
Views: 230

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 9:42 am   Subject: Re: How do you mount your badges on the rear grille?
3M automotive double sided tape comes to mind.

Thanks! Yeah, I was considering this, but wasnít sure there would be enough surface area on the Beetle grille to mount it properly.

Whatís the thin ...
  Topic: How do you mount your badges on the rear grille?
Stockholm VW

Replies: 4
Views: 230

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 6:51 pm   Subject: How do you mount your badges on the rear grille?
I want to mount my auto club badge on the rear grille, but I canít figure how. Can you reach the backside of the grille somehow, or do you have a trick for how to get a bracket and mounting nuts behin ...
  Topic: Vintage photos
Stockholm VW

Replies: 717
Views: 102344

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: 1967 beetle
This is a photo of my second beetle, a 1967. This was taken after a $29.95 Earl Scheib paint job. I was living in Windsor, Ontario Canada and drove the car over to Detroit MI and actually waited for ...
  Topic: How Does this 6V Battery Strap Install?
Stockholm VW

Replies: 10
Views: 368

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:49 am   Subject: How Does this 6V Battery Strap Install?
How is it I have a 6 volt but still had add a section to the strap,must be due to the replacement pans have brackets spaced for 12 volt batteries.

Is the new 6V battery taller than original battery ...
  Topic: Lazy brake lights. Switch not very sensitive. Choices?
Stockholm VW

Replies: 8
Views: 192

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 2:22 pm   Subject: Lazy brake lights. Switch not very sensitive. Choices?
The brake light switch at the master on my Ď66 Sedan works, but only if I apply high force. Not panic stop like, but too much than needed to slow down for a light, for example.

What are the best ( ...
  Topic: Delicious Swedish rally VW video
Stockholm VW

Replies: 1
Views: 135

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:20 pm   Subject: Delicious Swedish rally VW video
Friday. 👍

https://youtu.be/j2nCLXk9uBA
  Topic: Replacement hazard light switch for 1966 Beetle
Stockholm VW

Replies: 8
Views: 230

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:48 am   Subject: Re: Replacement hazard light switch for 1966 Beetle
my early 66. built oct.65 does not have one. not all 66's had them . unsure when they started. may be a 6 month only part? hence the high price tag?

Steve

My Ď66 (built Dec. 65) has the flashe ...
  Topic: Decoding the birth certificate
Stockholm VW

Replies: 4
Views: 153

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 7:37 pm   Subject: Re: Decoding the birth certificate
Just a guess, but that description makes me think of the European style parking lamps meant to be left on while the vehicle is parked along the street.

The German cars I had in Sweden had this set ...
  Topic: Accelerator pedal is wobbly/loose
Stockholm VW

Replies: 15
Views: 3195

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:13 pm   Subject: Accelerator pedal is wobbly/loose
Do you have the spring behind the pedal at the pin? It keeps it centered I believe.

Ditto. Iíve been working on mine this week. Looks like youíre missing the short spring that holds the z-bar to th ...
  Topic: Does the blue 1966 Bentley show gas pedal?
Stockholm VW

Replies: 12
Views: 298

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:43 pm   Subject: Re: Does the blue 1966 Bentley show gas pedal?
The black lever (an inch wide, with a slight jog in it) that the S-hook passes through pivots on this pin, which gets inserted with the pedal assembly removed, and is inserted from the center of the c ...
 
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