VW Restoration Tips

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List of VW Bug Restoration Tips

Classic VW BuGs How to Make your Own Beetle Vertical Door Felt for Vent Window Post »

Classic VW BuGs How to Make your Own Beetle Vertical Door Felt for Vent Window Post

Is your window too tight sliding up and down in your door?  It is probably your “NEW” Vent Post Felt Channel.  In this short tip I show you how to make your own Vertical felt for your vent window post.


Classic VW BuGs How to Easily Install Inner Beetle Scraper Clips Tip »

Classic VW BuGs How to Easily Install Inner Beetle Scraper Clips Tip

This is another way to put your inner scraper in without much hassle.


Classic VW BuGs How to Install Beetle Engine Motor Insulation Tar Boards »

Classic VW BuGs How to Install Beetle Engine Motor Insulation Tar Boards

This is a short video on How to install your engine tar boards for your Vintage VW Beetle.  We sell these Boards.


Classic VW BuGs How to Adjust your Beetle Bowden Clutch Cable Tube »

Classic VW BuGs How to Adjust your Beetle Bowden Clutch Cable Tube

Short tip on how to adjust your bowden clutch cable tube for your vintage VW.


Classic VW BuGs How to Replace Beetle Torsion Arm Spring Bushings Swing Axle Seals »

Classic VW BuGs How to Replace Beetle Torsion Arm Spring Bushings Swing Axle Seals

This is a short video on how to replace your rear torsion arm bushings for early swing axle VWs.


Classic VW BuGs Installing Correct Early Vintage Beetle Floor Pans »

Classic VW BuGs Installing Correct Early Vintage Beetle Floor Pans

This is a short tip on which floor pans are correct for your 1955 and earlier Beetles when it comes to installing new ones. Check out www.KlassicFab.com for the right pans. Chris


Classic VW BuGs The Vintage One Year Only 1967 Beetle Features, Changes, & Upgrades by Chris Vallone »

Classic VW BuGs The Vintage One Year Only 1967 Beetle Features, Changes, & Upgrades by Chris Vallone

This is a 4 Part Series on the Famous “One Year Only” 1967 Beetle. We discuss the obvious changes, upgrades, and one year only features that make this car so special.


Classic VW BuGs How to replace & adjust the points and condenser on your Beetle distributor! »

Classic VW BuGs How to replace & adjust the points and condenser on your Beetle distributor!

Just came across this video on youtube by the group “Just Kampers” on How to adjust & or change your points and condenser.  This tip should be part of everyone’s tune up bag!


Classic VW BuGs How to Restore Repair Reupholster Beetle Seat Frames 68+ Parts 1 & 2 »

Classic VW BuGs How to Restore Repair Reupholster Beetle Seat Frames 68+ Parts 1 & 2

This is a short 2 part demo by www.Wolfsburgwest.com showing how to restore your seats for 68 and later bugs. Part 1 Part 2


Classic VW BuGs How to Install New Valve Guides in Beetle Ghia Bus Motor Heads »

Classic VW BuGs How to Install New Valve Guides in Beetle Ghia Bus Motor Heads

In this short tip I show how to remove old VW valve guides and install new ones.


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