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  Topic: Poor Fuel Mileage on 1973 Super - 1600 DP
AlmostHeavenWV_VW

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PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:01 am   Subject: Re: Poor Fuel Mileage on 1973 Super - 1600 DP
Good morning everyone,



Here's a diagram with instructions on how to properly lubricate the distributor
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  Topic: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
AlmostHeavenWV_VW

Replies: 74
Views: 1776

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:15 pm   Subject: Re: Where can I source Bosch distributor grease?
I have a restored 205t. Do I need to grease in any other place besides where the points rubbing block touches the cam and oiling the wick?

A simple search revealed this:
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  Topic: Points gap oddity
wcfvw69

Replies: 16
Views: 752

PostForum: Beetle - 1958-1967   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:44 pm   Subject: Re: Points gap oddity
I agree that those points look fine. If you can file the points surface flat w/no pits, grease the points cam and run them! If you're condenser is bad, it will burn the points or cause running issues. ...
  Topic: How to fix: vacuum retard on 205AN DVDA distributor not retardin
wcfvw69

Replies: 24
Views: 882

PostForum: Beetle - Late Model/Super - 1968-up   Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:03 pm   Subject: Re: How to fix: vacuum retard on 205AN DVDA distributor not retardin


Anyway, I'm not convinced that my existing can is bad at this point. If this rambling sparks any thoughts, I'd love to hear it!

Toby

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