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VW Beetle & Karmann Ghia 1954-1979 Manual & How To Rebuild Your Volkswagen Air-Cooled Engine (2 Book Set)

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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.

How to Rebuild Your Volkswagen Air-Cooled Engine. Complete details for rebuilding air-cooled engines in all chassis from 1961 - 1983: 

  • Beetles & Karmann Ghias (Type 1)
  • Bus & Transporters (Types 2 & 4)
  • Fastback, Squareback, Notchback (Type 3)
  • 411 / 412 and Porsche / VW 914. 


  • Time to Rebuild
  • Engine Removal
  • Parts Identification & Interchange
  • Teardown
  • Crankcase & Cylinder Reconditioning
  • Cylinder Head Reconditioning
  • Engine Assembly
  • Engine Installation, Break-In & Tune-Up 

Includes comprehensive chapters on how to: 

  • Remove, disassemble, inspect, and assemble engine
  • Recondition cylinder heads and crankcase internals. 

Invaluable parts identification and interchange section tells what parts can be swapped where, and specifies the best parts for durability or performance. 

Concise text and 500 photos, drawings and charts lead you through each rebuilding step. Finish with an engine ready for thousands of miles of service.

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Publisher: Midlife Classic Cars

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Language: English

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Printing Status: In Print

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