Air cooled Volkswagen Service Manuals by Robert
The best service manuals available for your Volkswagen, these are abridged versions of the work shop manuals issued by the factory to the dealerships.
Survey of bay-window Bus repair manuals by Richard Atwell.
The Sermons of Bob Hoover by
Robert S. Hoover. 800 pages on CD.
No longer available.
Some representative writings from Mr. Hoover in the Type2.com Library:
How to Rebuild Your Volkswagen Air Cooled Engine
by Tom Wilson. HP Books.
"Step-by-step rebuilding directions for any aircooled VW engine, from the Type-1 1961 Beetle to the Type-4 used in the 1983 VW Bus. Describes engine teardown, inspection, reconditioning, assembly, installation and tune-up. Full parts ID interchange."
How to Hot Rod Volkswagen Engines by Bill Fisher.
"All the air-cooled engine-building basics to unleash hidden horsepower in classic Volkswagens. Includes tips on carburetion, ignition and exhaust tuning, case beefing, cylinder head flow work, camshaft selection, lubrication and cooling upgrades, 6 to 12 volt conversions and much more. Plus a 6 page history of the first air-cooled VW engines."
How to Tune and Modify Bosch Fuel Injection by Ben
Watson. (ISBN 0-87938-570-7)
How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of
Step-By-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot by John Muir, Tosh
Gregg, Peter Aschwanden (Illustrator). John Muir Publications. (ISBN:
An excellent first book for the novice who wants to wrench on their own VW but doesn't know where to begin. Text is comprehensible without a technical background and illustrations help explain the relationships of components unpretentiously.
VW Beetle & Transporter: Guide to Purchase &
D.I.Y. Restoration by Lindsay Porter.
The most comprehensive book available on restoring a Type 1 or Type 2 Volkswagen.