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1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S

1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S Part 7: Idle Hands and Idling Problems

First of all, we’d like to greet everyone a prosperous and blessed Happy New Year! We all had a tough time in 2020 and, as the saying goes, “When you’re down, there’s no other way but up”, we look forward to 2021 with a renewed sense of hope and enthusiasm. There’s also a saying about how “idle hands are the ...

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1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S Part 6: Hidden Gems and Challenges

In our previous report, we got our 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S running again after we replaced the fan belt and the ignition coil, and fiddled with the carburetor and the timing. We drove it out of our garage, had it fueled up at a nearby Petron gas station; had the air pressure of all tires, including the spare, ...

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1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S Part 5: It’s Running Again (So Far…)

In our previous report, I narrated how I injured the middle finger of my right hand while I was trying to restart our 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S project car that stalled along a dark road on November 22, 2020. The doctor advised me to rest and NOT work on anything that would aggravate the swelling of my middle ...

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1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S Part 3: Debugging our Super Bug

It has been a while since we tinkered with our project cars. For one thing, we’ve been quite busy for the last few months working on the realities of life as well as realizing our goal of coming up with Power Wheels TV, our motoring show with Pop Life TV that will soon be airing on SkyCable Channel 72, digital ...

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1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle 1303 S Part 1: Just Got Lucky

You’re the thing that makes me weak My heart knows of the beat I seek And I found it (just got lucky) Oh yes I found it (just got lucky) –¬†From the 1983 hit song Just Got Lucky by Jo Boxers If you regularly read our Project Cars series, especially about the restoration of the cream 1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300 ...

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