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  Topic: Pertronix
Glenn

Replies: 23
Views: 330

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 7:05 pm   Subject: Re: Pertronix
I've seen, first hand, a handful that had the vacuum canister fail. I've tested a few and found the curve varies from unit to unit.

The distributor is made in China, but the actual Pertronix module ...
  Topic: Bottle washer valve repair
Glenn

Replies: 15
Views: 192

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 4:26 pm   Subject: Re: Bottle washer valve repair
Most likely easier to just replace with a good used one.
  Topic: Fragile Pushrod Tubes on Install
Glenn

Replies: 13
Views: 473

PostForum: Performance / Engines / Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 6:29 am   Subject: Re: Fragile Pushrod Tubes on Install
I have used the handle of my ratchet.
X2
  Topic: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Glenn

Replies: 23
Views: 784

PostForum: Performance / Engines / Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:25 pm   Subject: Re: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Never said 50k was a good run, but i bet 50k on a brass gear driving a mag on a street driven car will have a lot more wear than one with a distributor.

And you're entitled to your opinion.
  Topic: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Glenn

Replies: 23
Views: 784

PostForum: Performance / Engines / Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:58 pm   Subject: Re: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Ok, prove to me that it doesn't.

The heavy internals of the mag will cause more wear, over time, to accelerate and decelerate than the lighter distributor internals. Most airplane engines have the ...
  Topic: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Glenn

Replies: 23
Views: 784

PostForum: Performance / Engines / Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Mags are pretty had on the brass crank gear.

"You'd imagine" .. Where's the proof of that? They're reliable enough to remain the distributor of choice amongst VW powered aircraft due to i ...
  Topic: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Glenn

Replies: 23
Views: 784

PostForum: Performance / Engines / Transmissions   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:27 pm   Subject: Re: Running a scintilla mag in street use
Mags are pretty had on the brass crank gear.
  Topic: 79 Engine Tin
Glenn

Replies: 4
Views: 117

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:09 am   Subject: Re: 79 Engine Tin
Is it possible to replace all the tins without pulling the engine?
I can't imagine doing it with the engine in.
  Topic: Pertronix III Solution
Glenn

Replies: 3
Views: 135

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:28 am   Subject: Re: Pertronix III Solution
Try having a 6v Pertronix in a 6v car and drive on a rainy night and see what happens.
  Topic: JBugs Online Status not functioning correctly
Glenn

Replies: 3
Views: 72

PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:51 am   Subject: Re: JBugs Online Status not functioning correctly
I didn't see the Buyers and Sellers Feedback forum.. I pretty much stick to the Bay forum.

Maybe a mod will move it.

-Gonz

Moved.

You need to get more. Wink
  Topic: Motor not turn a full turn by hand
Glenn

Replies: 7
Views: 176

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Motor not turn a full turn by hand
dist out. flywheel off.and the listed above ann more ( roger mores wife and dudleys mom, marrys sister...) Shocked Rolling Eyes
WTF? Think
  Topic: Distributor Fiber Washer 111 905 249 > 059 905 259 A
Glenn

Replies: 8
Views: 328

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:02 am   Subject: Re: Distributor Fiber Washer 111 905 249 > 059 905 259 A
Thank you mr. lang!


Kawfee is selling genuine Bosch fiber washers for a very reasonable price , $1 each. Just buy two and move on to your next project.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ...
  Topic: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
Glenn

Replies: 24
Views: 416

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:20 am   Subject: Re: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
The only issue is when you restore these distributors and resell them. I know I wouldn't even consider buying a restored one with this clip issue. That is why these go into the strip for parts pile.
...
  Topic: Pressing out lower ball joints
Glenn

Replies: 15
Views: 209

PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:23 pm   Subject: Re: Pressing out lower ball joints
Is there a special tool? Probably yes.
http://www.glenn-ring.com/pemp/ball_joint_tool.jpg
  Topic: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
Glenn

Replies: 24
Views: 416

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
What is the purpose of the ozone vents? Casey
Ozone is a oxidizer and can explode when ignited by a spark.
  Topic: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
Glenn

Replies: 24
Views: 416

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 7:03 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
Sorry Tim, but here's a picture that shows the difference between 2 different models.

A 205T is on the left and it can be repaired by drilling new holes and putting a pin in to hold the clip. On th ...
  Topic: Car ran a bit without oil now burnt smell inside cabin?
Glenn

Replies: 4
Views: 180

PostForum: HBB Off-Road   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:38 pm   Subject: Re: Car ran a bit without oil now burnt smell inside cabin?
Sounds like you cooked the engine.
  Topic: Vaccuum line question for Solex 34PICT-3 on a 1776cc DP
Glenn

Replies: 9
Views: 200

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:35 pm   Subject: Re: Vaccuum line question for Solex 34PICT-3 on a 1776cc DP
34PICT on a 1776 is like running a race breathing through a snorkel.
  Topic: 021 905 205P distributor refresh (pics)
Glenn

Replies: 109
Views: 6160

PostForum: Bay Window Bus   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:13 pm   Subject: Re: 021 905 205P distributor refresh (pics)
1. Fiber shims/spacers that act as oil seals: these look like a thin gasket... How about buying a sheet of gasket material and cutting out the appropriate size?
Not going to last.

Kawfee is sellin ...
  Topic: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
Glenn

Replies: 24
Views: 416

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2017 2:10 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor Cap Clip and Bottom Plugs Question
On that model there's no real way to 'repair" it. There's not enough material to drill holes and insert a pin.

As Hazetguy said, just stick the clip into the body and snap it on the cap. There ...
 
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