VW Bug, Super Beetle, Ghia and Thing Brake Shoe Adjusting Stars And Screws. The adjusting stars are the same front and rear, for all years all the way around the car and the screws are for 1958 - 1964 or 1965 - 1979, they need to be in good condition in order to work properly. Replace your worn out or missing stars and screws with new ones. Always apply some sort of grease to the outside of adjusting stars and to the threads of the adjusting screws to keep them from freezing in place. Sold each.