October 05, 2003

Headlight Bulb Removal

I've been too busy lately to work on the bug. I still haven't got around to removing the gas tank. But, in the meantime, I thought I could show how one removes the headlight bulbs from the headlight "buckets":

You need to remove these spring clips. There are three of them in each assembly:

The book says that you can use your thumbs to remove the clips. They also warn you to be careful, as the clips are under tension. Mike (Paladin) used pliers. Much simpler:

Once you have the headlight removed, you now have the glass cover assembly, with the turn signal bulb still attached. These will be stored away in a safe place:

Posted by Valkyre at October 5, 2003 11:38 PM

Hi i had a beautiful 66 bug in my opnion and i loved it to deatH. It was recently in a crash and I am trying to repair it. The fenders in front of the wheels or crushed so is the hood in front of the car. My biggest problem is the part of the car where the front hood attachces to the front bumper area of the car. That is also all crushed and ruined. Any suggestions on how to replace the whole exterior beyoung the front doos of a 1966 bug

any help would be appreciated

Posted by: Beyoung Yu at November 9, 2003 10:25 AM