Category Archives: Type 1 / Beetle

Discussion of and processes related to the restoration and maintenance of the classic, air cooled Volkswagen Beetle (Käfer in its native Germany). The classic Beetle was produced from 1938 until 2003.

VW Beetle and Karmann Ghia Books

Service and Maintenance Manuals for the VW Beetle and Karmann Ghia Volkswagen Beetle and Karmann Ghia Service Manual, Type 1: 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969   Volkswagen Official Service Manual Super Beetle, Beetle and Karmann Ghia 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, … Continue reading






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The Project Car – 1974 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe

The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia was a childhood favorite of mine.  I clearly remember playing the game “Slug Bug” (also known as Punch Buggy, Punch Dub, etc) as a child.  For those of you of a younger generation, the classic VW … Continue reading






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Classic Volkswagens on beyondme.com

I’m excited to be joining the Beyond Me team as a contributor in the area of classic cars, more specifically, classic Volkswagen air cooled vehicles.  The purpose of these entries will be to share my understanding and experience with classic VW … Continue reading






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Air Cooled Volkswagen Repair and Service – Memphis

If you own a classic Volkswagen in the Memphis, Tennessee area and it is in need of repair or service, contact me today – vw@beyondme.com!  I make house calls!  I’ve owned and worked on air cooled VWs since I was … Continue reading






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