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  1. VW Bug tow hook

    VW Bug tow hook
    The VW Beetles made in the 50ies to 60ies came without a tow hook. Here you see some vintage accessories Made in Germany tow hooks for the front and rear. The first picture shows the rare Perohaus front tow hook for the Volkswagen front axle and other usefully vintage breakdown towing accessories for VW bug. Below pics of made in...
  2. VW Karmann Ghia tow hook

    VW Karmann Ghia tow hook
    This new old stock (nos) VW Karmann Ghia tow hook was made in Germany by Perohaus. It is very usefull in caes of a breakdown and fits on Karmann Ghia 1200 and 1500. The box is marked in German with "Perohaus Abschlepphaken Karmann Ghia 1200 u. 1500 und VW (hinten)". Below pictures of the rare Karmann Ghia tow hook from...
  3. VW Type 3 tow hook

    VW Type 3 tow hook
    This great VW Type 3 tow hook was made in Germany by Perohaus. It fits on Type 3 1500 and 1600 automatic and the mounting of the rear tow hook is very easy. Just lose the screws on the bumper support on the right, then attach the hook and fasten it with the enclosed screws. The box is marked in...
  4. VW Oval engine compartment light

    VW Oval engine compartment light
    This engine compartment light was Made in Germany by Hella between 1953-1955 for vintage VW Beetle. A VW Oval and VW Split edition was available. You can find some more information on thesamba.com forum on topic Rare Engine Compartment Light. A similar engine compartment light was made by SWF. Here pictures of the rare Hella engine compartment light for vintage Volkswagen, scanned from...
  5. Volkswagen 411 Perohaus Tow Hook

    Volkswagen 411 Perohaus Tow Hook
    This Volkswagen 411 Tow Hook was made in Germany by Perohaus. The mounting is very easy. You just put the tow hook between the bumper and bumper bracket, then lead the screw through the existing hole and secure it with the bolt. By the way, the nickname of the VW 411 is “Nasenbaer” (coati). Below pictures of the rare new...
  6. Volkswagen T1 Bus emergency flasher

    Volkswagen T1 Bus emergency flasher
    The Volkswagen T1 Bus emergency flasher system was available in 1966. Volkswagen mounted a nice illuminated hazard warning switch in the USA T1 Bus only. The switch had the same design like the wiper or headlight switch. The knob of the emergency flasher switch was red with the inscription “VW EMERGENCY 88”. If you want the very best for your...
  7. VW Oval bug steering wheel clock

    VW Oval bug steering wheel clock
    This rare Anker 8 day wind-up VW Oval Bug steering wheel clock was made in Germany by Kunika. It fits on the original steering wheel after you remove the Wolfsburg horn button. The Anker steering wheel horn button clock has a small knob at the bottom to activate the clock lighting which is very useful at night. On the side...
  8. VW split bug steering wheel clock

    VW split bug steering wheel clock
    Hello VW fans. This is the rarest of the very rare VW Split Beetle steering wheel clock. This Mekra wind-up 8 day clock was made in Germany by Koehler for VW Split Bug. It fits on the original VW batwing steering wheel. To use the horn or fanfare you just press the cool clock. At the top you can set...
  9. Bremen Classic Motorshow 2013 VW und Porsche Bilder

    Bremen Classic Motorshow 2013 VW und Porsche Bilder
    Am 02.02.2013 war ich bei der Bremen Classic Motorshow. Es gab dort wieder eine große Auswahl an Kulturgut von VW, Porsche Mercedes und anderen Marken. Das erste Bild zeigt Guenther Jauchs VW Kaefer Ovali von 1956 auf der Bremen Classic Motorshow. Günther Jauch spendet seinen 56er Ovali Käfer für die 19. Oldtimerspendenaktion der Lebenshilfe Gießen. Super! Hier 50 Bilder von...
  10. VW Bug parcel tray

    VW Bug parcel tray
    Hello VW fans. I have collected some information about parcel trays in classic VWs for you. From 1950 to 1970 Ra-Bambus, KAMEI, PEROHAUS and GHE made some great products which are hunted around the world these days. They are made in Germany for VW Split, Oval, Bug, 1302 1303 Super Beetle and Karmann Ghia. The details are scanned from Gute...
  11. VW Bug glove box light

    VW Bug glove box light
    Hello VW Fans. Here you see the rare VW bug glove box light. It can easily be installed with some skill and the parts in the box. Particularly simple is the installation in all Volkswagens and there is no repair shop needed. The light is switched on or off automatically when the cover of the glove compartment is opened or...
  12. Vintage VW dash mileage counter

    Vintage VW dash mileage counter
    The vintage VW dash mileage counter has a magnetic base and the size is about 4x3cm. It is an accessory that you can use to note the mileage of the next fuel fill up or oil change. After the tank is filled with fuel, you just roll the wheels on the counter to match with the speedometer mileage and you...

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