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Archives for October, 2023

1967 VW Beetle Revivial Continues - Part 1

October 02, 2023

We begin by removing most of the wiring in the car so all new wiring can be installed. A missing grommet brings the re-wiring to a halt. There is still plenty of work to do so we continue working on other portions of this long neglected VW Beetle. Watch and enjoy the progress!

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1967 VW Beetle Revivial Continues - Part 2

October 06, 2023

There’s still plenty of work to get done on this 1967 Beetle. Watch along as we wrap up some repairs and get this car one step closer to road-worthy.

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1967 VW Beetle Alternator Installation

October 10, 2023

Sam picks up where he left off and gets the engine ready to be reinstalled. Plus this 1967 VW gets it's first oil change in about 25 years!

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1967 VW Beetle Engine Tune Up & Installation

October 16, 2023

Sam finishes up some engine tuning including a leaking rear main seal, valve adjustment, new spark plugs, new distributor, and carburetor adjustment. Then he gets it reinstalled in our 1967 Beetle.

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1967 VW Beetle - Brake Bleeding

October 27, 2023

In this video Sam gets the brakes of our 1967 VW Beetle bled and working properly, but he discovers other issues. The clutch petal bracing inside the tunnel has broken free. It will need to be welded. A test drive will have to wait.

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