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How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-By-Step Procedures for the Complete Idiot (How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive)

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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. With easy-to-understand, 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. This edition features new information on troubleshooting, new photos, and an updated resource list.

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The nineteenth edition of this classic automotive manual helps dedicated VW owners fight the war against rust, body rot, and engine failure to keep their prized cars alive, with advice on caring for Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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Peter S, February 19, 2010 (view all comments by Peter S)
This is more than a book on how to fix Volkwagens. It does a terrific job of accomplishing that with illustrations making simple jobs like changing plugs easy for the amateur as well as explanations to enable one to completely rebuild an engine if one is gifted enough to accomplish that. In addition there is excellent social commentary that VW owners will learn from Even if you don't intend to fix your VW but just want to understand the process, but this book. You will also learn how you came to be a VW owner
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James Harnett, June 14, 2009 (view all comments by James Harnett)
I purchased this book when it first came out, and was very impressed with the simplicity of its design and presentation. I have worked on nearly every air cooled VW and Porsche from 1959 through 1974, and had a Porsche shop in Santa Barbara and Tucson from 1969 through 1976. This is without a doubt the best fundamentals book available that I have seen for the novice to maintain and understand their VW. My hat is off to John Muir for his marvelous contribution.
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danpost, January 22, 2009 (view all comments by danpost)
I remember having this book in around 1976 when I burchased my first Bug, a 1973 Super Beetle. I am definatly not the best mechanic so for someone to put this in as easy terms as it was in this book was great for me. the fact that you would be reading along very serious in thought and run into a joke about something almost made it fun to have an issue with the car. I wish I still had the copy. It had a white cover on it, not the blue that it seems to be now.Thanks for what you did!!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781566913102
Author:
Aschwanden, Peter
Author:
Aschwanden, Peter
Author:
Gregg, Tosh
Author:
Aschwanden, Peter
Publisher:
Avalon Travel Publishing
Location:
Emeryville, Calif.
Subject:
Automotive - Antique & Classic
Subject:
Maintenance and repair
Subject:
Automotive - Foreign - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Volkswagen Beetle automobile
Subject:
Volkswagen automobiles
Subject:
Automotive - Repair & Maintenance
Subject:
Automotive-Repair and Maintenance
Copyright:
Edition Number:
19
Edition Description:
19th Edition
Series:
How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive
Series Volume:
104-297
Publication Date:
20010831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW photos and illustrations
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
10.75 x 8.25 in 36.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The nineteenth edition of this classic automotive manual helps dedicated VW owners fight the war against rust, body rot, and engine failure to keep their prized cars alive, with advice on caring for Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. Original. 30,000 first printing.
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