Category Archives: The Story

VW are Very Sturdy

Classic Beetles are so sturdy, I love it! A while ago my Little Bug got hit and I would have never known had someone not seen it and told me. My car was parked outside my boyfriend’s house and his … Continue reading

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Too Hot for the Winter

The last month or so I have been driving around with no way to put either one of my windows down. My only source of fresh air has been my wing window and the slow creep down of my broken … Continue reading

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Winter in a VW

So it may not be winter yet, but fall is really in full swing or at least it has been for the last few days and it has reminded me how cruel winters can be in a classic VW. Luckily … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned the Hard Way and Some Speedometer Cluster Tips

Getting my speedometer rebuilt has become one of the biggest hassles of the restoration yet. Two weeks since I originally put it in the shop and things are still not right. When I decided to go with a rebuild rather … Continue reading

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Boge v. Cofap Decision

In my last post I told you about my search for new shocks. Well after great research and some minor hiccups I finally decided on going with cofap for the front and the back. I originally was going to go … Continue reading

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New Mechanic and Finally Some Respect

Lets travel back to some time last month before I had to rebuild my carburetor, back to when I knew something was going wrong, but nothing had happened yet. Some time in late April or early May, I began to … Continue reading

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Finals = Neglect

          I hate that I have let so much time lapse since my last post, but as summer approaches my semester is winding to an end and that means FINALS. And finals means, no life. So … Continue reading

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