Andrig's Aircooled Technology

My first car was a 1964 VW Beetle, which my father purchased for me for the large sum of $600. It was during the summer after I graduated high school, and I needed a car because I was going to be working my way through college in another state, some 300 miles away. While I was working that summer, on my way home from work, the car started to slowly lose power, and then it started making a very loud banging noise from the engine. I pulled over to the side of the road, and sh