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  Topic: Questions about my 67 beetle, and also need carb advice.
glutamodo

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PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2020 5:24 am   Subject: Re: Questions about my 67 beetle, and also need carb advice.
Me, I use a Swiss Army Knife or an X-Acto knife to scrape the contacts on distributor caps and rotors. Or I just fire up my blast cabinet and hit them with small bursts of glass beads. I will add, ...
  Topic: Bosch 0 231 170 034 / 043 905 205 Distributor
wcfvw69

Replies: 12
Views: 905

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:23 pm   Subject: Re: Bosch 0 231 170 034 / 043 905 205 Distributor
183 series caps got superseded decades ago. In my Gallery I did a comparison of classic and contemporary caps:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1356437.jpg

The 183 caps are the most ra ...
  Topic: Bosch 0 231 170 034 / 043 905 205 Distributor
glutamodo

Replies: 12
Views: 905

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:17 pm   Subject: Re: Bosch 0 231 170 034 / 043 905 205 Distributor
183 series caps got superseded decades ago. In my Gallery I did a comparison of classic and contemporary caps:

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1356437.jpg
  Topic: Caps, rotors, points & condensers....who knew ?
glutamodo

Replies: 12
Views: 2277

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Tue May 26, 2015 9:54 pm   Subject: Caps, rotors, points & condensers....who knew ?
Some Bosch numbers in the late 60s and early 70s got superseded over time.

For example:

In 1971, the most common cap used on VW distributors was the 1 235 522 183-113 905 207A. By 1978, that w ...
 
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