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The Website for Type 3 and 4 VOLKSWAGENS from the UK


411 and 412 SEDANS and VARIANTS

Welcome to the UK and our new Club homepage. VW clubs and enthusiasts may make free non-commercial use of extracts from this website to further the cause of air-cooled VWs, provided acknowledgements and/or links are included.

This site is non-commercial and is not in any way connected with the VW Organisation other than through enthusiasm for their vehicles. All trade marks are acknowledged. 


Type 3 Page Type 3 History;       Type 3 Photo Gallery;
Models;  Chassis  and  Engine Numbers;      'M' Extras numbers;
Type 4 Page Type 4 Photo Gallery;      History;     Models/Chassis/Engine Numbers
Technical Pages

Paint Codes 
Door-lock overhaul
Welding aid
T3 Tailgate hinge

Wiring Diagrams
T3 Ignition Timing
Fuel Tank + Sender

Starter overhaul
Parts Interchangeability

Type 3 Parts Book Pics
Spares sourcing
Club Information Club Information and Membership Form
UK Events Diary Stanford Hall 2000;VolksWorld Show 2002 Pictures  Stanford Hall '99; Amsterdam Type 3s 1997;
Berlin Type 3s '97Type 3&4 Club AGM Rally 1997;
Cars and Parts For Sale/Wanted

All adverts are now on the Club Forum at
You can browse without registering, but you must register to post adverts.

Dating your VW VW chassis plates decoded - what all those numbers mean!

All years from 1970, including water-cooled

The only book we know specifically about the Type 3 and Type 4 VWs.

Unfortunately it is only published in German.

Available from:-

Internet Contacts Links to VW interest groups and other VW sites
Alternative Page VW Odds and Ends - 
Prototypes     VW Carat (new a/c Bus)     VW Museum
The Hall Family's VWs  RAMVA the worldwide air-cooled VW Newsgroup

Latest news and events

JANE 'N' BRYAN'S  VolksFarmers at Exted Farm, Elham, nr Canterbury, Kent, UK. Plenty of Type 3 and 4 parts at club prices or less. Phone them on 01303-840241, or e-mail Jane at  jane(at) (sorry - e-mail robots at work!) for further details.   Overseas enquiries OK too.

Acknowledgements and thanks to:-  

My son Chris (the one with the silver Polo CX behind the VW badge on the homepage) without whose help these pages would never have seen the light of day;

Volkswagen, for technical information and some illustrations lifted (with permission) from their manuals, (as well as building "fine motor-cars");

FrontPage web publishing program, which seems easy and effective;

Other worldwide VW enthusiasts on the 'net for their fabulous sites.

Dave Hall, Editor VW Type 3 & 4 Club, England, UK. 

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©  VW Type 3 & 4 Club; 1997 - 2019.

Unless written permission in advance is obtained from the author, Dave Hall, extracts and information may only be used for non-commercial purposes.