Air Cooled VW Resources

On this page I will attempt to gather up some of the best resources for air cooled Volkswagen owners and enthusiasts. Places to get parts, forums, and other useful websites will be included. I will be adding more great Volkswagen links and resources very soon.

Volkswagen Classifieds, photos, shows, forums, and information

The website is fantastic. Forums, Classified, Galleries and lots of information.

Wolfsburg West

Celebrating 20 years of high quality, Wolfsburg West is the ultimate source for Volkswagen Beetle and Volkswagen Bus restoration parts. Orders 888.965.3937 – Tech Support 951.549.0525

Wolfsburg West offers a great catalog for $4.00 with free shipping. The book is an excellent resource

This is not your ordinary newsprint throw away catalog but a 104 page reference guide packed with illustrations, pictures and technical tips.”

I have one of these myself. You get $4.00 credit toward your first order but even so the book is well worth the price.

M & T Manufacturing

Selling classic Volkswagen parts since 1975

Chuck’s Convertible Parts

Founded in 1974, Chuck’s Convertible Parts has been offering the highest quality parts for classic Volkswagen convertibles backed by unmatched expertise and personal support for over 36 years.


Mid America Motorworks

Aircooled VW Parts and Accessories


Keith’s Auto Parts, located in Clendenin, West Virginia

Specializes in replacement parts for Volkswagen

1-304-548-7627 Or Toll Free at 1-800-RACE A VW

20 years and more ago I was ordering parts from Keith’s. I even had them rebuild a head for my old ’77 bus. Great, knowledgable staff and good pricing. I have ordered from these guys recently and I know I will be calling them again.

Volkswagen Locksmith

Keys by Code, Locks & Keys Supplied. Key all your Locks to one Key.

Baughman Locksmith

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How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive:
A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot

First published in 1969, this classic manual of automotive repair equips VW owners with the knowledge to handle every situation they will come across with any air-cooled Volkswagen built through 1978, including Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers.

Easy to understand and fun to read information. For novice and veteran mechanics alike. Anecdotal descriptions, and clear language, this book takes the mystery out of diagnostic, maintenance, and repair procedures, and offers some chuckles along the way.

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How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot
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Samba Micro-Bus

In February of 1950 Volkswagen announced the release of a very convenient new vehicle called the "Delivery Van". Produced in numerous versions during its life time, the Samba micro-bus version was one of the most popular.

Loved by their owners, many of the micro-buses and vans can still be seen on the roads of countries throughout the world even today. Optional open or closed roof panel, US or Euro version bumpers and front signal lights. Full interior with opening front and side doors and rear hatch with detailed 1.2 liter air cooled engine. Decal with authentic factory markings. Molded in white and clear with chrome plated parts and soft black tires.

Details on the Revell 1:24 Volkswagen T1 Samba Bus Model Kit and more.

One Comments

  1. Chris Newman says:

    Hi Have a 1980 VW Beetle 1200cc engine that locks up when manually turning over either direction, Spark plugs are removed. Engine has not run for a couple of years. Any ideas?

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