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Mag Wheel Polishing
May 11, 2016
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Mag Wheel Polishing

You just got back from a VW swap meet, and you are elated. You found a set of wheels for your VW and the price was right. You know one of the biggest things that sets your car apart from the crowd is a set of nice wheels, and these are the ones you have been hunting for. Now, the reality sets in. Those wheels you have carted...

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How To Change Oil On A VW Bug?
May 10, 2016
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How To Change Oil On A VW Bug?

This tutorial is for old bugs, not the new beetle! Learn how to change the oil on a vw bug! Exactly when to do an oil change on Beetle, Bus or any aircooled VW, depends on how obsessional you are and how many miles you do regularly. The best advice I’ve had is every 3,000 miles if you want to keep your car in tip-top...

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How To Lower The Rear Of A VW Type 3
May 10, 2016
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How To Lower The Rear Of A VW Type 3

This 4 part series shows how to lower the rear end of the VW Type 3 with independent rear suspension. This video may also apply to other VW models with a similar setup. Video 1 is above. For other videos click below: Video 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gmh5V1sKlTM Video 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA5jYrkwewg Video 4:...

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How To Adjust The Adjusters On A Front Beam
May 10, 2016
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How To Adjust The Adjusters On A Front Beam

Having trouble understanding how to properly lower the front end of a VW beetle or VW Ghia? This should help. Lean how to adjust the adjusters on the front beam of your...

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Setting Compression Ratio
May 10, 2016
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Setting Compression Ratio

If you are going to be building your own engine, then there is one sometimes overlooked portion of it that is essential in getting the utmost longevity and performance out of the engine, and that is setting the compression ratio. In order to set the compression ratio, there are a few things you will need to know. First off, is...

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How To Build A Hot Rod Vw
May 05, 2016
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How To Build A Hot Rod Vw

We can already hear it. The story you are about to read is going to upset some of our readership; but in all honesty we don’t care. After all, we have taken a few risks in the past by running features of “cosmetically challenged” VWs (check out last month’s ratty 1950 Split), and reporting on import...

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Westfalia Canvas Replacement
May 05, 2016
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Westfalia Canvas Replacement

Produced between 1968 and 1979, Bay Window Westfalias are still plentiful in the United States. But let’s face it… the last model came out of the German factory a quarter of a century ago; as a result some of the specific camper equipment can look rather shabby. Point in case, this 1977 Westy, purchased by our good...

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Removing Rust From A Car – Rust Fighters
May 05, 2016
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Removing Rust From A Car – Rust Fighters

There are plenty of things that can go wrong with a car, especially those as old as an aircooled Volkswagen. Of those things, rust is the most feared, and people spend countless dollars fighting it. Some would rather crunch a fender than have to do rust repair, but if you’ve set your mind on restoring/rebuilding your car,...

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