Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?

While at the VW meet I was telling somebody how I had old copies of Foreign Car Guide - and all the VW accessories one could buy back then. Here’s some of them.

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Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?

Most importantly, a beetle needs a supercharger.

Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?
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Then you should get a four barrel exhaust from Abarth. Oh and a light to tell you when you’re out of gas, because volkswagens didn’t get a fuel gauge until 1962.

Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?
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Then you should probably also get a stroker kit. Easy installation, do it at home! Have atomic power!

Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?
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If the supercharger is too much for you, how about a dual carb kit? Probably works great with the stroker kit. You also need some flash springs to hold the hood up. But beware those cheap imitation hood springs!

Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?
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Just buy a bunch of crap. You want door handle plates? Now you know where to get them.

Illustration for article titled Its 1962. What mad tyte JDM parts are you going to buy for your Volkswagen?
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Last but not least - why not invest in a better heater? 40% more heat for only $14.95 (only $115 adjusted for inflation).

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