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History: 
 
H. R. Etzold 
Der Käfer I-IV, Eine Dokumentation 
Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart, 1994 
The most important dokumentation of all changes of the beetle over the years! 
German edition.
Der Käfer I
Boschen 
Das große Volkswagen Buch 
Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart 
History of all Volkswagen cars. German edition
Der Käfer - die illustrierte Geschichte des populärsten Autos der Welt 
Nebel Bildband, Nebel Verlag, Erlangen, ISBN 3-89555-066-3
History from the first Porsche constructions from 1900 until the New Beetle; many photos of technical changes and details. German edition.
Dr. Ulrich von Pidoll 
VW Käfer - Ein Auto schreibt Geschichte 
Erlebnisse, Daten und Fakten von 1930 bis heute 
Nikol, Hamburg 1997 oder autovision-verlag 1994 
All the beetles from 1949, 1957, 1967, 1971, 1984 in the life of the author. Collection of the owners of the very early KdF-Wagen. German edition. Pidoll: VW Käfer
Das Buch. 
Von Volkswagen 1938 - 1988 
Hg.: Vorstand und Gesamtbetriebsrat der Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg 1988 
Official edition at the 50th birthday of Volkswagen. German edition.
Borgeson, Shuler, Sloniger 
Volkswagen Käfer 
Heel Verlag GmbH Königswinter, 1994 
First construction sketches, old pr-war photos and old Volkswagen ads. 
German and english editions.
Heel
Sabates, Morel 
La Cox "une voiture en or" 
Massin Editeur ISBN 2.7072 - 0154.5. Paris
History, model changes and the "scene". French edition.
Betriebsanleitung VW Käfer, diverse Modelle, zu beziehen bei Firma Hoffmann-Speedster Original edition of the beetle's owner manual.
E. Baaske 
Der VW Käfer - Bilder einer Legende 
Delius Klasing Verlag 1997
Many new photos from the readers of the german "Gute Fahrt" VW magazine. German edition.
Colin Burnham 
Der Käfer - Legende, Leistung und Geschichte 
MERIT Verlag, Hamburg
English original edition "Classic Volkswagens", 1988 
shows the "early days" from an english point of view.
Technical Handbooks: 
 
H. R. Etzold 
So wird's gemacht VW Käfer 34/40/44/50 PS ab September '60 
Delius KIasing Verlag 1991 
Basic knowledge for maintenance and repair. Should be in every workshop. German edition.
Dieter Korp 
Jetzt helfe ich mir selbst Band 26 VW Käfer ab Aug. '69 
Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart 
Basic knowledge in a very popular way. German edition.
Dieter K. Franke 
V.A.G Handbuch KÄFER 
Do it yourself - Wartung und Reparatur (in Zusammenarbeit mit dem ADAC Verlag) 
ADAC Verlag, München, 1983, ISBN 3-87003-200-6 
Basic knowledge with many advices for the daily use. German edition - in cooperation with the german automobile association ADAC.
Reparaturanleitung (Nr.979) VW Käfer ab 1968 
Bucheli Verlag, ISBN 3-7168-1785-2
see also www.buchkatalog.de

 
Restauration and Repair: 
 
Porter 
VW Käfer Cabrios und Transporter 
Schrader Motor-Technik, München 1988 (Lizenzausgabe) 
Describes some examples (1302, Cabrio, Bus) from the authors restauration experiance. German and english editions.

 
Tuning: 
 
Helmut Horn 
KÄFER Tuning 
Band 1 - Bodengruppentherapie 
Verlag H. Horn, München,  1995, ISBN 3-928593-00-5 
Very detailed description of the different floor panel and suspension types. Shows what is reasonable and available on the tuning market in Germany, see also www.tuning.de
Theo Decker 
VW Käfer - Käfertuning in Theorie und Praxis Parts I and II and also Käfer-Welt Part III
All the knowledge of a traditional german beetle tuning company.
 

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