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How to check your drum brake system – Strictly Aircooled VW San Diego- bug mechanic shop

  Does your VW pull up straight and in good time? If not, here’s how to check your drum brake system and find out what is causing your problems. It goes without saying that brakes are a vitally important part of any vehicle, and it’s crucial for both your and other’s safety that they are in perfect working order.  Therefore, …

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How to replace front wheel bearings – Strictly Aircooled-Bug Mechanic Shop

If you’ve noticed a rumbling sound from your VW, it’s time to check, and possibly replace, your front wheel bearings. Here’s how to do it. Today we are going to tackle the relatively straightforward task of replacing a set of Beetle front wheel bearings.  This  feature will concentrate on Beetles built from 1968 onwards, but the principle is pretty much the …

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Air-cooled VW engine basics – Strictly Aircooled San Diego

  To the uninitiated, the air-cooled VW engine bay can be an alien environment, but it is really very simple, once you know your way around… The flat four VW engine is a pretty straight forward beast. After all, it did originate in the 1930s, and its design altered little during its extended lifetime. In general, it is also a …

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Front drum brake overhaul – Strictly Aircooled VW San Diego

Standard VW drum brakes are perfectly up to the task of stopping a stock Bus, provided they’re in good condition. Here’s our front drum brake overhaul guide. Volkswagen, in their wisdom, decided to keep fitting drum brakes to the front of Buses up until August 1970.  Although they are a bit more of a pain to maintain than disc brakes, …

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Split Screen flipped spindles – Strictly Aircooled VW San Diego bug mechanic shop

You’ve heard the term, but perhaps you’re not sure what it really means. Here we show you what’s involved in turning stock spindles into flipped spindles. Repair your Volkswagen classic car, bug or combi at Strictly Aircooled VW San Diego your local Mechanic shop. For complete guide visit: Split Screen flipped spindles – VolksWorld StrictlyAircooled San Diego your local Volkswagen …