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  1. Tool for Plastic Window Trim  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Golf Mk1,Golf Mk2,Golf Mk3,Scirocco,Corrado
    Forst

    Tool for Plastic Window Trim

    011-898-109/A

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Scirocco 1974 - 1989
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Quantity:
    £15.50 £12.92
    In Stock
  2. Window Trim Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T25,Beetle Cabrio,Golf Mk1
    Forst

    Window Trim Tool

    011-898-109

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T25 1980 - 1991
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Quantity:
    £59.95 £49.96
    Only 2 Available
  3. Trim Removal Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T25,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Brazil Kombi,Trekker,Type 4,Golf Mk1,Golf Mk2,T4,T5,T6,Golf Mk1 Cabriolet,Golf Mk3,Golf Mk3 Cabrio,Caddy Mk1,Golf Mk4,Scirocco,Jetta,Corrado,Polo Mk3 6N,Golf Mk1 Rabbit,Vento,Golf Mk2 USA,914,928,924,911,912,944,356,930,986 Boxster,964,968,987C Cayman,987 Boxster,993,996,997
    Product of the UK

    Trim Removal Tool

    LT-7285

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T25 1980 - 1992
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2003
    T5 2003 - 2015
    T6 2016 - 2020
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Jetta 1979 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Rabbit 1975 - 1984
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 USA 1985 - 1992
    914 1970 - 1976
    928 1978 - 1995
    924 1976 - 1988
    911 1965 - 1989
    912 1965 - 1969,1965 - 1969 1976
    944 1982 - 1991
    356 1950 - 1965
    930 1975 - 1989
    986 Boxster 1997 - 2004
    964 1989 - 1994
    968 1992 - 1995
    987C Cayman 2006 - 2012
    987 Boxster 2005 - 2012
    993 1994 - 1998
    996 1998 - 2005
    997 2005 - 2012
    Quantity:
    £9.50 £7.92
    In Stock
  4. Clutch Alignment Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Golf Mk1,Golf Mk2,Scirocco
    Product of the USA

    Clutch Alignment Tool

    AC000143

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1991
    Scirocco 1974 - 1989
    Quantity:
    Was £6.95 £5.79 Now £6.14 £5.12
    In Stock
  5. Gearbox Plug 17mm Allen Key  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T25,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Buggy/Baja,Brazil Kombi,Trekker,Type 4
    EMPI

    Gearbox Plug 17mm Allen Key

    AC0005788

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T25 1980 - 1992
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Trekker 1969 - 1974
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Quantity:
    £12.95 £10.79
    Expected in 1 week
  6. Gearbox Plug Socket  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    EMPI

    Gearbox Plug Socket

    AC000114

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £6.95 £5.79
    In Stock
  7. Starter Motor Bush Puller 12V  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Buggy/Baja,Trekker
    EMPI

    Starter Motor Bush Puller 12V

    AC0007062

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1967 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1967 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1967 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1949, 1968 - 1979
    Type 3 1967 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1967 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1979
    Quantity:
    £109.96 £91.63
    Special Order - delivery 8-12 weeks
  8. Spring Plate Removal Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Spring Plate Removal Tool

    AC000116

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £62.50 £52.08
    Awaiting Stock
  9. Upright Post Jack  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Brazil Kombi
    Classic Line

    Upright Post Jack

    111-011-031/E /

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 2007 - 2014
    Quantity:
    £75.50 £62.92
    Only 1 Available
  10. Vintage Speed Tyre Pressure Gauge  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T25,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Scirocco
    Vintage Speed

    Vintage Speed Tyre Pressure Gauge

    LT-7728

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T25 1980 - 1991
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1956 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1961 - 1973
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Quantity:
    £32.50 £27.08
    Only 1 Available
  11. 36mm Axle Nut Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    EMPI

    36mm Axle Nut Tool

    AC000130

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £19.50 £16.25
    In Stock
  12. 46mm Axle Nut Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    EMPI

    46mm Axle Nut Tool

    AC000131

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £21.50 £17.92
    Only 1 Available
  13. Hubcap Rivet Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Wolfsburg West

    Hubcap Rivet Tool

    AC000118

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £39.95 £33.29
    Special Order - delivery 12 weeks
  14. Fan Belt Pulley Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Golf Mk1,Golf Mk2,Scirocco,Corrado
    Buttys Bits

    Fan Belt Pulley Tool

    AC000080

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Scirocco 1974 - 1989
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Quantity:
    £20.50 £17.08
    Expected in 2 weeks
  15. Jack, Scissor Type  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Brazil Kombi
    Product of Brazil

    Jack, Scissor Type

    111-011-031/E/ALT

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Quantity:
    £71.95 £59.96
    In Stock
  16. Brake Drum Shoe Spreading Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T25,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Buggy/Baja,Brazil Kombi,Trekker,T2 Split USA,Baywindow USA,Vanagon,Type 4,Golf Mk1,Golf Mk2,T4,Golf Mk1 Cabriolet,Golf Mk3,Golf Mk3 Cabrio,Caddy Mk1,Golf Mk4,Scirocco,Jetta,Corrado,Polo Mk3 6N,Golf Mk1 Rabbit,Vento,Golf Mk2 USA
    Product of the UK

    Brake Drum Shoe Spreading Tool

    LT-7433

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1947 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T25 1980 - 1992
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1949 - 1979
    Type 3 1961 - 1975
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Brazil Kombi 1997 - 2014
    Trekker 1969 - 1988
    T2 Split USA 1950 - 1967
    Baywindow USA 1968 - 1979
    Vanagon 1980 - 1992
    Type 4 1968 - 1974
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1984
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    T4 1991 - 2000
    Golf Mk1 Cabriolet 1979 - 1993
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk3 Cabrio 1994 - 2002
    Caddy Mk1 1983 - 1992
    Golf Mk4 1998 - 2006
    Scirocco 1974 - 1992
    Jetta 1979 - 1992
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Polo Mk3 6N 1995 - 2002
    Golf Mk1 Rabbit 1975 - 1984
    Vento 1992 - 1998
    Golf Mk2 USA 1985 - 1992
    Quantity:
    £58.96 £49.13
    Only 2 Available
  17. Jacking Point Plate  fits Beetle,Beetle Cabrio,Beetle USA,Beetle Mexico,Beetle Australia,Beetle Brazil/Fusca
    EMPI

    Jacking Point Plate

    AC0001064

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1973, 1975 - 1979
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Beetle USA 1949 - 1968, 1970 - 1979
    Beetle Mexico 1954 - 1979
    Beetle Australia 1954 - 1976
    Beetle Brazil/Fusca 1953 - 1979
    Quantity:
    £39.95 £33.29
    Only 2 Available
  18. Mr Torque Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Buggy/Baja,Trekker
    Product of the USA

    Mr Torque Tool

    AC000133

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1955 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Buggy/Baja 1947 - 1979
    Trekker 1969 - 1976
    Quantity:
    £134.95 £112.46
    In Stock
  19. Carburettor Synchroniser Tool SU Type  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3,Golf Mk1,Golf Mk2,Golf Mk3,Scirocco,Corrado
    Classic Line

    Carburettor Synchroniser Tool SU Type

    AC0005746

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Golf Mk1 1975 - 1983
    Golf Mk2 1984 - 1992
    Golf Mk3 1992 - 1998
    Scirocco 1974 - 1989
    Corrado 1989 - 1995
    Quantity:
    £24.50 £20.42
    In Stock
  20. Distributor Drive Puller  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Distributor Drive Puller

    AC000115

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £46.50 £38.75
    In Stock
  21. End Float Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    End Float Tool

    AC000125

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £29.50 £24.58
    In Stock
  22. Crank Gear Puller  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Crank Gear Puller

    AC000132

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £79.96 £66.63
    In Stock
  23. Oil Piston Puller  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Oil Piston Puller

    AC000117

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £78.95 £65.79
    Availability to be confirmed.
  24. Combustion Chamber Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Combustion Chamber Tool

    AC000137

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £37.50 £31.25
    In Stock
  25. Flywheel Locking Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    EMPI

    Flywheel Locking Tool

    AC000111

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £12.95 £10.79
    In Stock
  26. Oil Filler Nut Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Oil Filler Nut Tool

    AC000139

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £11.50 £9.58
    Availability to be confirmed.
  27. Adjustable Pushrod Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Adjustable Pushrod Tool

    AC000119

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £26.50 £22.08
    In Stock
  28. Deck Height Tool  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Product of the USA

    Deck Height Tool

    AC000126

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £52.50 £43.75
    In Stock
  29. Oil Pump Puller  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T25,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    Forst

    Oil Pump Puller

    AC000112

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T25 1980 - 1992
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1950 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £10.50 £8.75
    In Stock
  30. Bench Mounted Engine Stand  fits Beetle,T2 Bay,T2 Split,Karmann Ghia,Beetle Cabrio,Type 3
    EMPI

    Bench Mounted Engine Stand

    AC0005001

    Product Vehicle Years
    Beetle 1950 - 1979
    T2 Bay 1968 - 1979
    T2 Split 1950 - 1967
    Karmann Ghia 1960 - 1974
    Beetle Cabrio 1951 - 1979
    Type 3 1962 - 1973
    Quantity:
    £70.50 £58.75
    Only 2 Available

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VW Beetle Tools

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VW Beetle History

History of the VW Beetle

Following on from the major changes of 1967, the 1968 Beetle underwent minor changes, the exterior petrol flap was now operable from inside the car, the cable for unlocking the bonnet was located in the glovebox. The air vents in the front footwell moved further back in the cabin, allowing more air to the windscreen. The 1300 was now available with an automatic ‘box. Following a short period of illness Prof. Dr. Nordhoff dies at aged 69, 2 weeks later Dr. L C Kurt Lotz takes on the roll of VW CEO. 3 months later VW release the Type 4 range of vehicles with the 411, available as either a 2 or 4 door.


February 1969 saw Auto Union and NSU merge, and due to the rise of NSU stocks VW decided to amalgamate the two companies (VW and NSU). NSU had been about to launch their new car the K70 and rumors abounded about the aforementioned take over, the car allegedly being pulled off the NSU stand at the Geneva Motor Show the night before the show opened. Obviously these rumors were true, and the K70 was later launched as a VW, signaling the end of the NSU brand, leaving VW to concentrate on promoting Audi (formerly Auto Union).
Understandably with all of this going on, changes to the ’69 Beetle were relatively sparse. The 1500 engine cover now has 10 horizontal vents, this is in preparation for the extra cooling that the US export model needs with its 1600cc 47bhp Type motor. A higher specification version of the base car (1300/1500) is made available, the “L” comes with; 2 reverse lights, bumpers with moulding strips, padded dashboard, anti-dazzle mirror, vanity mirror in passenger sun visor, lockable glove compartment, door pocket in passenger door, rear ashtray and loop pile carpet. The Sparkafer was available as a 1300 with an automatic gearbox.


1970 saw VW prepare for the introduction of a new model by releasing the 1302, essentially a hybrid of the original 1300 from the windscreen back, with the exception of the independent rear suspension, and 1303 forward of the screen. MacPherson struts were employed in the front suspension, replacing the original torsion beam design. As a result luggage capacity was increased from 140 to 260 litres.


The larger 1300/1600 engines required a more curved engine lid, new also was the through vent system, utilizing crescent shaped vents behind the rear windows which in conjunction with the fresh air ventilation allows draft free ventilation. On the new dashboard 2 vents, and adjustable vents allowed more effective ventilation. The new ventilation system was also available on the 1300/1500 models, but not the Sparkafer.

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