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  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 7:06 pm   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
Thanks again for the help everybody much appreciated. The old lady and i went for a cruise today pry 40 miles ran perfect without a hitch now just have an oil leak i have to take care of...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:48 am   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
The vacuum advance is hooked up and working properly not sure what i did but itís now advancing and retarding properly.
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:05 am   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
Well i pulled out the distributor and cleaned it up a bit pulled all the plug wires and checked connections i put everything back together and it popped off perfectly. Set the max advance to 30 degree ...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:46 pm   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
Here is the marks i have a tdc,7.5,10, and 32degree mark i measured the 32 degree mark it was at almost exactly 2Ē to the right of tdc when i set the timing at 3000 rpms i was just to the left of it a ...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:51 pm   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
Yes i had all the ports capped on carb when i release the throttle it only changed a couple degrees maybe 26 or so i donít have a degree wheel and just a cheap timing light so canít be exact but Iím s ...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:54 am   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
Okay so after checking some things i found out something going wrong with vacuum advance i tried hooking up hoses both ways and the vacuum advance didnít seem to change Iím advancing the 30 degrees ev ...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:14 pm   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
I should add the choke is properly set and the carb set with tachometer back and forth from bypass screw to mixture screw a couple times moving the idle back and forth and it ran about the same as bef ...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:09 pm   Subject: Re: New to 1971 super beetle
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The problem comes when shifting gears lower rpms i set the static timing to 7.5 btdc Iím not r ...
  Topic: New to 1971 super beetle
Mw548

Replies: 20
Views: 660

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:02 am   Subject: New to 1971 super beetle
I just purchased a 1971 super beetle. Having issues getting it accelerating properly. Originally the motor was hard starting. After reading a few threads i went through replaced the rotor,cap, points, ...
 
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