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  Topic: Engine, Carb and Distributor Combos and there effect.
tasb

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 8:06 pm   Subject: Re: Engine, Carb and Distributor Combos and there effect.
Hot to the touch is a relative term. You really need to check actual temperatures. There are infrared temp guns out there that are pretty accurate.
  Topic: Engine, Carb and Distributor Combos and there effect.
tasb

Replies: 10
Views: 198

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Yesterday 1:09 pm   Subject: Re: Engine, Carb and Distributor Combos and there effect.
Hi Frankensteinbug, welcome to The Samba.

You can stay with a 30 PICT 1 Solex carburetor you should be running a SVA distributor = single vacuum only. The most common choices are
113 905 205 K
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  Topic: FI Distributor
tasb

Replies: 3
Views: 162

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 2018 6:58 am   Subject: Re: FI Distributor
I have a stack of 043 H cores with at least working advance you can pm me.
  Topic: Late 28PCI
tasb

Replies: 4
Views: 155

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:52 pm   Subject: Re: Late 28PCI
The vacuum canisters on the ZV/PAU 4 R 1 and 2/4/5/6 are different shapes but have the same signal characteristics.
  Topic: Late 28PCI
tasb

Replies: 4
Views: 155

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:45 pm   Subject: Re: Late 28PCI
Yes, those tables Mr. Lang linked us to are excellent resources.

The ZV/JU 4 R 1 was originally only installed on the Ghia. It has a uniquely shped vacuum canister with a threaded nipple. It's a s ...
  Topic: 205 K distributor questions
tasb

Replies: 2
Views: 136

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:44 pm   Subject: Re: 205 K distributor questions
Running a 113 905 205 K distributor with a 28 PICT is a mismatch. That carburetor should be matched to a 111 series distributor which used a different vacuum canister. The canister on a 113 K will del ...
  Topic: Metal vacuum advance tube
tasb

Replies: 6
Views: 198

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 3:46 pm   Subject: Re: Metal vacuum advance tube
The small brass fitting insice the vacuum port of the 28 PICT carburetor modifies the vacuum signal some of the 111 series distributors have this restrictor in the vacuum canister instead. The small b ...
  Topic: Whats the straightest split bus you have seen?
tasb

Replies: 25
Views: 1350

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Whats the straightest split bus you have seen?
Yep, on some of the curves up here in the mountains I can hear the body flexing on some of our curves. While I applaud the effort to get a panel as smooth as possible I feel that time/effort could be ...
  Topic: Whats the straightest split bus you have seen?
tasb

Replies: 25
Views: 1350

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:23 pm   Subject: Re: Whats the straightest split bus you have seen?
Hello Mabbo, welcome. There are some - and I am among them, who would consider perfectly straight to be over- restored. They weren't perfectly straight coming out of the factory brand new. Here in the ...
  Topic: Struggeling up hill in third running out of power 54 beetle
tasb

Replies: 6
Views: 390

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:46 am   Subject: Re: Struggeling up hill in third running out of power 54 beetle
Kinda depends upon some factors that you have not given enough data on to help you solve. How steep is the hill? What's the grade? What engine size are we talking about? I live at 2,700 meters in alti ...
  Topic: Police 1959 euro standard
tasb

Replies: 61
Views: 11024

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:54 pm   Subject: Re: Police 1959 euro standard
I'm thinking that there are some military and/or police buffs who might be following this topic, so I have a question.

I have a rare Garbe Lahmeyer distributor that is original painted a greenish b ...
  Topic: My 57 Kombi
tasb

Replies: 25
Views: 720

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:33 pm   Subject: Re: My 57 Kombi
Its stock looking up front, apart from the badge
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1806965.jpg


... and the gas gauge Smile

love the early dashes for their simplicity, metal door handles, h ...
  Topic: Chripping Noise
tasb

Replies: 2
Views: 160

PostForum: Beetle - Oval-Window - 1953-57   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:19 pm   Subject: Re: Chripping Noise
Not at all sure what a winding noise is? Try a little grease on the points rubbing block/cam
  Topic: Distributor ID help
tasb

Replies: 26
Views: 689

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:24 am   Subject: Re: Distributor ID help
I pledge to never hijack a thread again. Embarassed Mr. Lang

Once someone replies to your OP mesage/question the topic is no longer "yours". As long as the post is helpful it should be welc ...
  Topic: No Spark From Coil, Tried Everything
tasb

Replies: 23
Views: 3069

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:59 pm   Subject: Re: No Spark From Coil, Tried Everything
Insulating block is at 8 o'clock. Tim
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1704072.jpg

here at 10 o'clock
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1703396.jpg
  Topic: My distributor - 010??
tasb

Replies: 21
Views: 603

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:04 pm   Subject: Re: My distributor - 010??
There are no "hard felt washers" or buttons/pills on the aluminum bodied SVA distributors. Locate an NOS condenser rather than a new one.

Really?

The 113 K and the others like them all ...
  Topic: Need help identifying this motor
tasb

Replies: 10
Views: 251

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 5:57 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying this motor
Sounds like you should just go with a 1600, cheaper easier to get parts for.
  Topic: Distributor ID help
tasb

Replies: 26
Views: 689

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:47 pm   Subject: Re: Distributor ID help
As stated previously there doesn't seem to be any rhyme or reason why some were two spring and some are not. The reason is probably lost to time.

The plugs withtout the extra stud are just like ev ...
  Topic: My distributor - 010??
tasb

Replies: 21
Views: 603

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:30 pm   Subject: Re: My distributor - 010??
There are no "hard felt washers" or buttons/pills on the aluminum bodied SVA distributors. Locate an NOS condenser rather than a new one.
  Topic: Need help identifying this motor
tasb

Replies: 10
Views: 251

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:19 pm   Subject: Re: Need help identifying this motor
Ancillary parts such as distributor, carburetor, air filter still say that it could be a 40 hp, 1200. The generator reveals that it's still 6 volts.
 
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