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VW Beetle & Karmann Ghia 1954-1979 Repair Manual & How To Hot Rod Volkswagen Engines (2 Book Set)

  • Barcode: KITB00295/B01782

This repair manual covers Volkswagen Beetle and Karmann Ghia, 1954 through 1979. Note: this manual does not include VW diesel engine information.

Step-by-step procedures and detailed illustrations guide you through every job, from routine maintenance and troubleshooting, all the way to complete teardown & rebuild.

Haynes repair manuals are used by the pros, but written for the do-it-yourselfer.

Get maximum performance from your Beetle, Karmann Ghia, Bus, Squareback or Fastback. 

Included are sections on engine swaps, aftermarket parts, and a comprehensive supplier index. Modify your engine for street, off-road, circle track or drag racing. 

Volkswagen air-cooled engine building basics: 

  • Beetle Power
  • The People's Car
  • VW Engines All Alike? Hardley
  • Bolt-On Horsepower
  • Adding Performance
  • How Much HP Can You Afford?
  • HP Ratings - Real or Imaginary?
  • Ignition
  • Carburation
  • Exhaust
  • Cylinder Heads
  • Pistons & Cylinders
  • Crankshafts
  • Lubrication, Cooling & Breathing
  • Camshaft & Valve Train
  • Blueprinting
  • Engine Assembly
  • Supercharging
  • 6-/12-Volt Conversions and more
  • Porsche Engine for the VW?
  • Installing '66 and Later Engines in Earlier Chassis
  • Converting Flat Engines to Upright
  • Corvair Power
  • Stability & The Beetle
  • Handling
  • Parts Information

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Author Bio: NA

Publisher: Midlife Class Cars

Binding Type: NA

Language: English

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Printing Status: In Print

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