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  Topic: Any idea where to find this floor mat in tan/brown?
allihjelm

Replies: 4
Views: 523

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 6:46 am   Subject: Any idea where to find this floor mat in tan/brown?
Anyone else? Very Happy
  Topic: Any idea where to find this floor mat in tan/brown?
allihjelm

Replies: 4
Views: 523

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:31 am   Subject: Any idea where to find this floor mat in tan/brown?
Nobody I know of is repoping the honey brown mats, if they were, I would have a set in my 61. Laughing
Your only option I know of, would be to find some NOS ones, or buy repop, or a used set of black ...
  Topic: Any idea where to find this floor mat in tan/brown?
allihjelm

Replies: 4
Views: 523

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 1:55 pm   Subject: Any idea where to find this floor mat in tan/brown?
Hi guys.

Need your help here. I'm helping a friend of mine to renew the interior of his 67 Bug and we are therefore looking for floor mats in tan/brown to replace the current one.

Any idea where ...
  Topic: Dry oil bath filter
allihjelm

Replies: 2
Views: 730

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 7:08 pm   Subject: Dry oil bath filter
Hi guys.

Just checked the oil bath filter today in my 67 euro 6V 1300 bug and noticed that there was no oil in the filter.

Could this have harmed the engine in the long run not having any oil in ...
  Topic: Not quite happy with idle
allihjelm

Replies: 1
Views: 388

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:15 pm   Subject: Not quite happy with idle
Hi guys.

I have a question for you regarding my VW 1300 1967 6v. I just got the engined tuned by a local guy here after experiencing a choppy ride recently.

He set the valves, timing and carbur ...
  Topic: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
allihjelm

Replies: 6098
Views: 925849

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2013 7:07 am   Subject: What did you do to your Beetle this week?
Participated in a car show here in Akureyri, Iceland. The Bug caught a lot of attention in the local and [url=http://www.mbl.is/frettir/myndasyrpa/1747/#43088]national media. Smile

After a long weeken ...
  Topic: While Driving Pics
allihjelm

Replies: 2188
Views: 412326

PostForum: Reader's Rides   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:32 pm   Subject: While Driving Pics
Shot this yesterday on my 67 VW 1300 driving nearby Akureyri in north Iceland. Pure joyride! Smile

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecOS--q9tg0[/youtube]
  Topic: NGK spark plugs
allihjelm

Replies: 6
Views: 2530

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 6:46 am   Subject: NGK spark plugs
No harm but it might run a bit rich.

Ok. Just bought a set. Guess I'll use it until I find the B5HS ones.

Thanks for your help.

- Al
  Topic: NGK spark plugs
allihjelm

Replies: 6
Views: 2530

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 3:40 am   Subject: NGK spark plugs
B6HS are one grade colder than B5HS.

If your engine is stock... get B5HS.

I've been using NGK for years.

The problem is that my engine is stock (fully renovated back in 2010) but the dealer h ...
  Topic: NGK spark plugs
allihjelm

Replies: 6
Views: 2530

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2013 2:38 am   Subject: NGK spark plugs
Hi guys.

I'm in the process of replacing the spark plugs in my 6v 67 VW 1300.

The local dealer has only NGK spark plugs that are supposed to be as good as the Bosch ones, but the given number fo ...
  Topic: Need help finding a headlight bulb holder for my 67
allihjelm

Replies: 1
Views: 315

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed May 22, 2013 4:37 pm   Subject: Need help finding a headlight bulb holder for my 67
Hi guys.

Does anyone here have a headlight lightbulb holder that fits a 6V 67 Bug who's willing to sell it to me and send to Iceland?

I would really appreciate your help as my beautiful bug is o ...
  Topic: Transporting my VW, in gear or not?
allihjelm

Replies: 3
Views: 623

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue May 21, 2013 6:48 am   Subject: Transporting my VW, in gear or not?
Thanks for your help here guys.

The transportation went well. I fastened the car thoroughly with straps had it in handbrake and had no problems whatsoever.

Went like a charm. Smile

- Ali
  Topic: Transporting my VW, in gear or not?
allihjelm

Replies: 3
Views: 623

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 2:38 am   Subject: Transporting my VW, in gear or not?
Hi guys.

Today I'm transporting my old 67 Bug on a small car transport trailer from Reykjavik in Iceland to Akureyri in north Iceland, about a 6 hour journey over mountains and through tunnels.
...
  Topic: Ideal heat for storaging my 67
allihjelm

Replies: 5
Views: 643

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 10:03 am   Subject: Ideal heat for storaging my 67
Ok. So I'm not risking making the rubber pa?rts dry out and become crusty
  Topic: Ideal heat for storaging my 67
allihjelm

Replies: 5
Views: 643

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:00 am   Subject: Ideal heat for storaging my 67
Hi,

I've been storing my 67 Beetle for close to four years in a garage at my partents house. The thing is is that as the pipelines for the hot water runs through the garage it tends to be rather ho ...
  Topic: European headlight assembly availability?
allihjelm

Replies: 8
Views: 2016

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 3:03 pm   Subject: European headlight assembly availability?
http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1386481&sid=4fc5d0912a014b9c188d0d491c4bf43b
Are these what you looking for?

Exactly what I was looking for. Very Happy

Thanks for your help g ...
  Topic: European headlight assembly availability?
allihjelm

Replies: 8
Views: 2016

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2012 5:16 am   Subject: European headlight assembly availability?
Thanks guys for your help here. A little more expensive than expected but defenitly something I need to purchase as my current ones are no good (one is from a VW Bus and the other one is falling apart ...
  Topic: European headlight assembly availability?
allihjelm

Replies: 8
Views: 2016

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:37 pm   Subject: European headlight assembly availability?
Hi guys,

Anyone here know if and where a set of European headlight assembly availability can be bought today? Wolfsburg West is http://www.wolfsburgwest.com/img/wwpn/111941021A.jpg

Would be glad ...
  Topic: Axle leak
allihjelm

Replies: 17
Views: 2100

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 2:26 pm   Subject: Axle leak
Call your local bearing place, buy brand name SKF,FAG, NTN, Timken bearings. Not the chinese crap.
The bearing will be a -2RS designation for two seals.
the bearing number will be 6306-2RS/C3

Is ...
  Topic: Axle leak
allihjelm

Replies: 17
Views: 2100

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:05 am   Subject: Axle leak
Here are some directions for replacing the seals

http://www.vw-resource.com/rear_seal.html

As far as checking the gear oil, there is a 17mm hex nut on the side of your transmission, take that o ...
 
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