Description This seal goes between the body and the engine cooling tin. The seal fits into the metal channel around the engine compartment opening. This seal can only be installed with the engine out of the car and is extremely important- because if part or all of this seal is missing or broken- your engine will overheat. As well- all the engine tin most be in place to prevent overheating. When ever you have the engine out of your car- replace this seal- its cheap insurance! FITS ALL: Beetle / Ghia 1946 to 1966- Bus 1952 to 1971.We also now offer this seal in Genuine German made, click here to view the German seal.