I'm a reluctant mechanic, and on this site is what I've learnt over the last ten years trying to keep my sanity and keep my classic Volkswagen Beetle on the road at the same time. Hopefully it'll help you avoid some of the mistakes I've made and let you get on with the enjoyable parts of owning one of these old beasts.
There are some Step-by-Step guides to help you through basic and complicated maintenance in a way that is easier to understand than your normal car manual.
Just bought an old aircooled VW? I suggest you do some basic maintenance. It's easier than it looks, honest!
Check, clean and change your aircooled VW's spark plugs
Check and maintain your Beetle's battery
What's the difference between drum and disc brakes?
Change the gearbox (transmission) oil in a VW Beetle
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