Out of sheer willingness to learn im wondering if someone can explain ignition timing advance and retard. i understand the basics (advanced is a degree before of tdc and retard is after?) im wondering
if someone can explain in more depth with some examples. How does turning the distributor...
Just thinking about replacing my distributor from a 009 to a standard Bosche with Vacuum Advance.
1. Is it worth it?
2. Where do you put the other end of the vacuum hose(Or is there not one)?
does one exist? any hints/tips on removing the old one? I remember it had signs of oil under the clamp :confused: may have come from the oil pump though.. just ruling out the possibilities
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Im trying to de-assemble an early 60's "big cap" cast iron distributor.
I need to remove this pin but it seems to be stuck solid. (not mine in photo)
Any ideas before I snap to vice in half? :rolleyes:
Can anyone advise me?
I bought a 71 beetle 1300 last month. It ran fine for a few days then started to splutter and wouldnt start right away until i left it a few mins.
Now it wont start at all.
I bought new plugs and leads and the dizzy cap is new.
I was going to try a new...