VW Restoration Tips

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List of VW Bug Restoration Tips

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.


Classic VW BuGs How to Repair Restore Beetle Heater Channels pt.1 – 5 »

Classic VW BuGs How to Repair Restore Beetle Heater Channels pt.1 – 5

This is a short video series on Heater Channel Repair on your Vintage VW. A full extensive DVD can be gotten by the “BuG Me Video” team. Pt.1 Pt.2 Pt.3 Pt.4 Pt.5


Classic VW BuGs How to Remove Old Undercoating Beetle Ghia BuS »

Classic VW BuGs How to Remove Old Undercoating Beetle Ghia BuS

In this Short video, I discuss how to remove old undercoating from your Vintage VW. We are in the middle of doing this procedure on a bug right now.  If you are making a show car, no one likes the site of undercoating.  Plus removing the old undercoating will expose rust areas you normally would […]


Classic VW BuGs How to install inside window scraper FIX on Beetle Type 1 Volkswagen »

Classic VW BuGs How to install inside window scraper FIX on Beetle Type 1 Volkswagen

This is a real short video on the FIX that I found with the inside window scraper on your early bug. Be sure to follow my DOOR ASSEMBLY VIDEO to restore your whole Beetle Door Here from start to finish HERE.


Classic VW BuGs How to Restore Vintage Beetle Vent Wing Windows »

Classic VW BuGs How to Restore Vintage Beetle Vent Wing Windows

This is a short tip on restoring your vintage VW Beetle Vent wing windows.


Classic VW BuGs How to Wiring Setup Tip on Vintage Volkswagen Beetle »

Classic VW BuGs How to Wiring Setup Tip on Vintage Volkswagen Beetle

Short tip on what to do if you have to put in a new wiring harness.


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