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  Topic: What Distributor is best?
glutamodo

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 1:01 pm   Subject: Re: What Distributor is best?
Some might shout out that a 113-T distributor is totally wrong for a 30PICT-1, but the vacuum advance plumbing inside the carburetor is the same before and after and yes, it will work.
  Topic: What Distributor is best?
glutamodo

Replies: 7
Views: 90

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: What Distributor is best?
Well, that was the final instance in the USA of carb/distributors that were not mucked about with to conform with emissions rules.
  Topic: Fuel gauge calibration
glutamodo

Replies: 16
Views: 224

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 12:25 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel gauge calibration
While I have a long history ofmucking about with mechanical sending units, but as far as electrical ones, I've never gone and bent the arm. Never needed to. Okay, the gauge does have a factory-leve ...
  Topic: What Distributor is best?
glutamodo

Replies: 7
Views: 90

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Today 12:08 pm   Subject: Re: What Distributor is best?
I would not call that vacuum advance "the worst" but rather, tailored to match the power curve of the engine. Remember, there is centrifugal advance as well. Of course, VW as also trying ...
  Topic: 122 or 112,5 main jet?
glutamodo

Replies: 13
Views: 387

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Today 1:25 am   Subject: Re: 122 or 112,5 main jet?
Thoughts? Well, back in early days for me before I know jack shit about the particulars.... My 62 never ran for shit with the 28PICT that was on it back then. Now, that was my 2nd VW, my first one ...
  Topic: Fuel gauge calibration
glutamodo

Replies: 16
Views: 224

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 11:06 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel gauge calibration
It's been a long time since I played with a German one - that photo above wat taken at the VW parts/service shop I used to work at, we had a couple of them mixed in with the vibrator style. (but I'm ...
  Topic: What distributor goes with my carb?
glutamodo

Replies: 9
Views: 252

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 5:55 pm   Subject: Re: What distributor goes with my carb?

Awesome, Thanks for having that data available.Great Info.

In a nutshell, this thread documents the sort of research I went into for most of entries on my "temp" chart. (I call it &qu ...
  Topic: Fuel gauge calibration
glutamodo

Replies: 16
Views: 224

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 6:28 am   Subject: Re: Fuel gauge calibration
Here are a couple of pictures showing an OEM vibrator v/s the non OEM vibrator/regulator being sold by everyone.

Just one clarification. The 113957099A Zener Diode style voltage stabilizer WAS AN ...
  Topic: What distributor goes with my carb?
glutamodo

Replies: 9
Views: 252

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 3:16 am   Subject: Re: What distributor goes with my carb?
The jets are stamped with their sizes on them.
  Topic: What distributor goes with my carb?
glutamodo

Replies: 9
Views: 252

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:39 am   Subject: Re: What distributor goes with my carb?
Yes 326-2 is missing in the documentation. I have a rather extensive collection of such data and it reflects this hole.

http://members.trainorders.com/android/temp/CarbBaseFlangeNumbersA.doc
  Topic: Head stud pulling out
glutamodo

Replies: 31
Views: 810

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:49 am   Subject: Re: Head stud pulling out
I found it strange that you could not get a repair stud through the cylinder holes. Well, I never had that issue. My major experience with repair studs was on a 1200 engine - well, it was a Big Bor ...
  Topic: 1964 40hp Throttle Ring and Thermostat questions
glutamodo

Replies: 7
Views: 220

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:04 am   Subject: Re: 1964 40hp Throttle Ring and Thermostat questions
Yeah, that's a nice site. Now, I had found VW's own (German language siteProgressive Refinements thicker rubber stopper on the throttle ring replaced the earlier nearly flat version. But in the 197 ...
  Topic: Help IDing my engine
glutamodo

Replies: 15
Views: 243

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:23 pm   Subject: Re: Help IDing my engine
The USA-spec 1970 1600 single port was a B6 case (B5 being used on the Type 2)

As well mentioned above, "born as" codes don't mean a whole lot anymore.

On the Beetles, the change to ...
  Topic: 1964 40hp Throttle Ring and Thermostat questions
glutamodo

Replies: 7
Views: 220

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:37 pm   Subject: Re: 1964 40hp Throttle Ring and Thermostat questions
The thermostat and the bracket actually changed during the 40HP run, a couple of months into 1962 production.

http://members.trainorders.com/android/VW11/ThermostatBracketChange.jpg

The parts ...
  Topic: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
glutamodo

Replies: 27
Views: 374

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:28 am   Subject: Re: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
I have seen minor to major issues with remote mounted filters over the years. The simplicity of the pump mount spin on filter (if it fits next to a stock muffler, which is a concern I forgot to ment ...
  Topic: need help jetting a h/30 with 009 (40 horse)
glutamodo

Replies: 18
Views: 301

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:19 am   Subject: Re: need help jetting a h/30 with 009 (40 horse)
Well, that image quoted above was of a new H30/31PICT. Also the 1970-only 30PICT-3 entries in the [url=http://members.trainorders.com/android/VW12up/30PICT3-AuxiliaryFuelJetFromPartsBook.jpg]Parts Bo ...
  Topic: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
glutamodo

Replies: 27
Views: 374

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:40 pm   Subject: Re: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
Oh, yeah, I don't think I said, but the OC series are by Mahle - usually a fairly well regarded name.

http://members.trainorders.com/android/vw/OC25vsOC47.jpg
  Topic: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
glutamodo

Replies: 27
Views: 374

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:32 pm   Subject: Re: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
I have seen minor to major issues with remote mounted filters over the years. The simplicity of the pump mount spin on filter (if it fits next to a stock muffler, which is a concern I forgot to ment ...
  Topic: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
glutamodo

Replies: 27
Views: 374

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:25 pm   Subject: Re: So there's no case seal on the pulley end of the crank ?
outward toward the pulley.

http://members.trainorders.com/android/VW11/CrankshaftAndPulleyDiagram.jpg
  Topic: Just added a thermostat and flappers WOW!
glutamodo

Replies: 5
Views: 504

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:20 pm   Subject: Re: Just added a thermostat and flappers WOW!
I think most of the reason that people would remove that stuff is:

"Who wants to deal with all that complex looking crap, just yank that shit out!"

Okay, back in the 64/older " ...
 
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