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  1. Hexagonal Bolt M6x12mm
    SSP

    Hexagonal Bolt M6x12mm

    Product Vehicle Years
    Vanagon 1980 - 1985
    T25/T3 1980 - 1985
    Beetle 1947 - 1976, 1978 - 1979
    Beetle Australia 1954 - 1976
    Beetle USA 1949 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1954 - 1979
    Beetle Brazil/Fusca 1953 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    N01-021-226
    In stock
    £0.55 £0.46
  2. Washer 5.3x15x1.6
    VW

    Washer 5.3x15x1.6

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-166-53
    In stock
    £0.76 £0.63
  3. Hexagonal Nut M4
    SSP

    Hexagonal Nut M4

    Product Vehicle Years
    Vanagon 1980 - 1992
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 3 1961 - 1973
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1994 - 1999
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Jetta 1980 - 1983
    T4 1995 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1980
    N01-100-42
    In stock
    £0.76 £0.63
  4. Spring Washer B4
    SSP

    Spring Washer B4

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1985 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-200-43
    In stock
    £1.10 £0.92
  5. Washer 6.4 x 18 x 1.6
    SSP

    Washer 6.4 x 18 x 1.6

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 3 1961 - 1973
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1994 - 1999
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 2000 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1994, 1997 - 1998
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T5 2006 - 2012
    T4 1991 - 1996
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-166-610
    In stock
    £0.60 £0.50
  6. Hexagonal Bolt M4x8mm
    SSP

    Hexagonal Bolt M4x8mm

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1970 - 1975
    Beetle 1968 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1968 - 1979
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1981
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-020-17
    In stock
    £1.20 £1.00
  7. Hexagonal Bolt M6x15
    VW

    Hexagonal Bolt M6x15

    Product Vehicle Years
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1971
    Beetle Australia 1954 - 1976
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1971
    Beetle USA 1949 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1954 - 1979
    Beetle Brazil/Fusca 1953 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Rabbit 1975 - 1984
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 USA 1985 - 1992
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T5 2003 - 2005
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-021-527
    In stock
    £1.06 £0.88
  8. Spring Washer B5x11x0.5
    VW

    Spring Washer B5x11x0.5

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1968 - 1974
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1989
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1992
    N01-222-53
    In stock
    £1.06 £0.88
  9. Washer 8.4mm
    Product of the UK

    Washer 8.4mm

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 1997
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-152-520
    In stock
    £1.55 £1.29
  10. Spring Washer
    VW

    Spring Washer

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    131-821-150/ /
    In stock
    £1.10 £0.92
  11. Washer A13x24x2.5
    VW

    Washer A13x24x2.5

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 1994
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-153-17
    In stock
    £1.85 £1.54
  12. Hexagonal Bolt M8x25
    VW

    Hexagonal Bolt M8x25

    Product Vehicle Years
    Vanagon 1980 - 1992
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Australia 1954 - 1976
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1979
    Beetle USA 1949 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1954 - 1979
    Beetle Brazil/Fusca 1953 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Rabbit 1975 - 1984
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 USA 1985 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1988 - 1993
    N01-024-222
    In stock
    £1.45 £1.21
  13. Hexagonal Nut M6
    SSP

    Hexagonal Nut M6

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    T6 2016 - 2019
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T5 2003 - 2015
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-100-624
    In stock
    £0.55 £0.46
  14. Hexagonal Bolt M10x22
    VW

    Hexagonal Bolt M10x22

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Beetle 1975 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1975 - 1979
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-025-37
    Available for backorder
    £2.75 £2.29
  15. Hexagonal Bolt M8x15
    VW

    Hexagonal Bolt M8x15

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    T6 2016 - 2019
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T5 2003 - 2015
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-023-820
    In stock
    £3.76 £3.13
  16. Hexagonal Bolt M10x25mm
    SSP

    Hexagonal Bolt M10x25mm

    Product Vehicle Years
    Vanagon 1980 - 1992
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Australia 1954 - 1976
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1979
    Beetle USA 1949 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1954 - 1979
    Beetle Brazil/Fusca 1953 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Rabbit 1975 - 1984
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 USA 1985 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1977 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 1998,1995 - 1998 2000
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-025-414/ /
    In stock
    £4.50 £3.75
  17. Wing Screw
    VW

    Wing Screw

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1991
    Beetle Cabrio 1979 - 1979
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Jetta 1979 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    311-821-143
    In stock
    £3.76 £3.13
  18. Washer A5.3
    VW

    Washer A5.3

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    N01-210-44
    In stock
    £1.15 £0.96
  19. Screw M5x8
    VW

    Screw M5x8

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1972 - 1979
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-421-54
    In stock
    £0.76 £0.63
  20. Screw, Countersunk, M5x14, Secures Mech to door T1
    VW

    Screw, Countersunk, M5x14, Secures Mech to door T1

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1985 - 1992
    Type 3 1961 - 1974
    Beetle 1947 - 1966
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1994 - 1999
    Splitscreen 1955 - 1965
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1966
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    T4 1999 - 2003
    N01-426-91
    In stock
    £1.00 £0.83
  21. Washer 5.5mm
    VW

    Washer 5.5mm

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1991
    Beetle 1975 - 1979
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1989
    N01-154-02
    Available for backorder
    £1.06 £0.88
  22. Oval Head Countersunk Bolt M6x18
    VW

    Oval Head Countersunk Bolt M6x18

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 3 1961 - 1973
    Trekker 1979 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    T4 1991 - 2003
    N03-304-21
    In stock
    £1.15 £0.96
  23. Washer
    VW

    Washer

    Product Vehicle Years
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Splitscreen 1950 - 1967
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1994
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1994
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-200-53
    In stock
    £1.15 £0.96
  24. Screw for popout hinge & others uses
    VW

    Screw for popout hinge & others uses

    Product Vehicle Years
    Vanagon 1980 - 1992
    T25/T3 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Type 3 1961 - 1973
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    Baywindow 1968 - 1979
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1956 - 1974
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2004
    Golf Mk1 1979 - 1983
    Jetta 1980 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    Scirocco 1979 - 1992
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    N01-412-28
    In stock
    £1.10 £0.92

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VW Beetle History

History of the VW Beetle

 

When time came for him to collect the cars, he and 5 other staff traveled to Wolfsberg to bring them back, however one of the 6 cars failed it’s final inspection, and couldn’t be taken away. Production numbers for 1947 were less than 1946, as whilst efficiency was up, and the factory was being constantly repaired, there was simply not enough coal to keep the factory running over the winter months, causing a three month closedown.


Again changes were minimal for the 1947 model year, with bearing and bearing cap changes on the front and rear axles, an improved spare wheel chain and bracket, and a change to the cooling air throttle ring. 1948 saw the ex Opel manager, Heinz Nordhoff was take full control as director of the Volkswagen factory, and plans for a redesigned Beetle were hatched.
In the same year, the Reichmark was replaced by the Deutschmark, and East and West Germany were split up. West Germany implemented the Marshall plan, pouring millions of dollars into the West German economy to stimulate growth. Changes for the little car were again fairly minimal, a steering column lock was added, the front and rear axles underwent minor modifications, and the engine no longer featured a spring loaded cable, and the flywheel centrebore was changed to 48.5mm.


Production had risend to twice that of the previous year, with 19,244 Beetles rolling off the production line. Two coachbuilders came to the factory’s aid, to produce cabriolet versions, in the form of Karmann and Hebmuller. In the Autumn of 1948 owners of the Sparkarte began a lawsuit against VW, trying to obtain the cars which they’d paid for before the war, a situation that wouldn’t be resolved until 1961.


July 1949 saw a new model of Beetle released, the aptly named “export” model had been created with the idea of having a higher specification variant for foreign markets. Distinguishing features between the two models were; chromed curved bumpers, chromed hubcaps, chromed headlamp rings and chromed door handles. There was a new steering wheel, the dashboard came with a removable radio blanking plate, so it was no longer necessary to cut the dashboard if a radio was installed.

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