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  1. Business Recommendations
    Could anyone recommend a reliable and cheap ultrasonic cleaning service? Don't need a full rebuild service just the cleaning bit!
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hello, I have a 1972 VW Beetle with a 1200 engine. Just before Christmas I decided to have my engine sent away to The Engine Shop as I had quite a bit of end play and a huge oil leak that I'd been living with for a around a year. The bug is my daily driver and I do around 40 miles a day in...
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I believe it is some form of Weber? Many thanks :)
  4. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Hi All, I've got a Dellorto DLRA40 carb for sale from a Formula Vee. I'd bought it as I'd heard it might help my Vee go faster than a Weber, but I've sold the car before having a chance to try it. I'm not 100% sure on the exact spec of the carb, I'll upload some pics later. I paid £150 for...
  5. Items For Sale - AUTO
    Complete Carb. in very good condition. stored in a dry environment for many years. £70 plus PayPal and P&P.
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Just bought a new Weber 32/36 carburettor for my 1303s beetle convertible, its a 1600 twin-port engine. Any tips or advice on fitting it and tuning it?
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Type 1 engine... Has anyone else had the carb nuts come loose? The ones that secure the carb to the manifold? We were doing a fairly long drive when the bus started overheating and wouldn't hold an idle. I fiddled around in the engine bay for a bit before I realized that the carb was...
  8. Items Wanted - AUTO
    I need a set of weber 34 ict's for my bug anyone got some? [LIST=1]
  9. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi, I would like a Weber 40 IDF. I have £120. I just need the one. Cheers Jeester
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi All I have an early bay with 1600 SP, doghouse oil cooler. I have had to replace my carb with a friends spare, and was just trying to adjust the Volume Control Screw as per Haynes manual, but it does not appear to make any difference, whether it is screwed right in, or right out. My friend...
  11. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi Chaps I have just rebuilt the Solex 30 Pict3 carb on my '73 1200 Beetle. It's been running beautifully for the last 3 weeks but has developed a leak on both sides of the main throttle butterfly spindle. :confused: I can't recall there being any seals in the rebuild kit and I can't see any...
  12. Items For Sale - AUTO
    IMDU working £20 posted SOLD Original Solex 31 Pict 3 carb ran but with a flat spot, accelerator arm bushes were replaced but still flat spot, then discovered it leaks from the large round plug at the front of the carb, fixable? Don't know, I bought a new carb instead. £15 posted Under cab...
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I think it is an IDF looking at the pictures online. But which one is it? The big holes are 38mm across. (I think this is the Venturi) It comes off a 1641 engine I have aquired. Sorry for the picture quality. Cheers Jeester
  14. Items Wanted - AUTO
    As the title says really?!! Anyone got a known working 30 pict 1 Solex for a 1500 engine? Mines doing funnies!! Need one within the next few weeks or my Ghia won't make it to Bug Jam for the first time since I owned it!!! Thanks for your help in advance! You can call me on 07714567523 or pm me/...
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    This: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Weber-40-44-IDF-carburettor-service-kit-EXTRAS-Fiat-Alfa-VW-Ford-IDF-40-44-/261093988075?pt=UK_Motorcycle_Parts&hash=item3cca6a16eb And this...
  16. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, my partner went to drive the beetle the other day and engine kept cutting out. I had a look and noticed a hole in the Carb. A metal plug sealing a hole on Carb just below bowl and facing you as you look into engine compartment had dropped out! Found it on driveway under car. Put back in...
  17. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Looking for an original Solex 30pict 1 or 2 carb and any of these distributors: 113 905 205L, 315 905 205, 315 905 205B, 111 905 205T Thanks, Norm
  18. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Whilst adjusting my valves recently, i noticed a great big "MEXICO" stamp on the inside of them, below the rocker shaft to the left. I'm guessing this means they're Mexican heads. They are single port and fitted to my GERMAN '78 1200 beetle, it's the original engine, but I'm not sure whether...
  19. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Hi, I have a 1971 beetle with a later engine, and recently the carb' has started to leak in more than one place after a good summers running. Looking to see if anyone has a 1300 single port carburettor. thank you for you'r time, Pierce.
  20. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, i've just changed the carburettor on my 77 camper, and now its seems to be idling too fast. Its a 34 pict 3 solex carburettor and i have set it up to the standard top screw 2 turns bottom screw 3.5 turns, but this does not seem to alter the idle speed... any clues?
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