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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I got a 1915 engine for my beetle. And as a young'un obviously I want to know what the gearbox I have will top out at. Can't tell you what code it is but all I can tell you it's from a 1969 1500.
  2. Readers Rides
    Figured that as the cars about to go for primer I should write up a build thread somewhere. Bought the car back in October and as it was sold to me, it was a 1500 68 Bug that seemed solid and at the time was cheep ish. The colour was crap though ;) Whoever decided to paint it black and...
  3. Chat/Discussion
    After years of trying to score a NOS 1967 one year only 6 volt starter, I've managed to get one of my knackered ones completely refurbed. Chuffed is not the word! Not cheap but hopefully will be worth it. I'm going to get another done to keep as a spare whilst I can :)
  4. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, i have a 1500 vw beetle and its single port. My mate said he has a couple of webber carbs from his mini laying around, I want to change to a twin port but i dont want my mpg to get much more worse. At the moment i think im doing about 24 mpg, how much lower could it go as a twin?
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi volks! I have a 6yr old Remtec 1500sp with Solex/Brosol H30/31 and Bosch centrifugal distributor,electronic ignition. Starts and runs fine altough MPG could be a little better. In the future I want to change to the original stock carb/dissy combination. Looked up here on the forum and found...
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    OK so I have a 1970 1500 Beetle. I have this switch under my dash, but cannot seem to find out what it does, any one have any ideas? Cheers
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I've been having engine problems with my 1600, so it's heads are stripped down. So I needed another engine to keep me going for a couple of weeks, and bought (as far as I can tell) a mid sixties 1500. The seller said he'd put the 12v (200mm clutch) flywheel from a 1600 (obviously 12v) on it...