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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, I'm really struggling to get my tune up to stay just right on my 1973 Beetle 1500 dualport. Can get it pretty good when warm, but once the engine is cold, start up is laboured and idle seems slow. Should A go to no 5 as per pic or one of the other ports? Should these all be...
  2. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, Anyone know what this could be? When throttle is blipped it stalls but accelerates with slow movement. Also when centrifugal dizzy set to 28 btdc @ 3000rpm it then idles at about 14 btdc?? Cheers
  3. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I have a 1979 Bay 2.0 auto. I want to get the carbs set properly. Running rich. Looking for somewhere in the North West / Merseyside area.
  4. VZi Yellow Pages
    Hi I've been recommended by a good friend in the Dub scene to get on the forum and introduce my company. The company I am involved in is CTR. We are a vehicle refinishing, restoration and conversion specialist based in Crawley, W. sussex. The company started three months ago by a small crew...
  5. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    This sounds almost too good to be true but my friend sold me a 1200 engine for 50 quid!! It's all good he just had it sat in his garage since last summer in which he crashed his bug, he just finished rebuilding it before the crash and since the rebuild it done 2000 miles, he said he put a...
  6. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    hi ive got a 1641cc engine with twin 40 solex/ kadrons.. i don't know a huge amount about carbs and that so don't want to start fiddling around myself.. just wandering if there is anyone in the south west area idealy somerset/ devon. the engine will only run while revving, cuts out when no...
  7. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi, I've bought myself a T25 with a dead engine. It's a 2.0l Aircooled CU unit with Hydraulic followers and a single Weber with electric fuel pump. I have stripped the engine and split the case and found the cam is pretty well worn as shown below! The cam bearings were also cream crackered...
  8. Business Recommendations
    Looking for few recomendations for a good aircooled VW specialist for rolling road tuning in the Sussex area.. Have been given one by two splitty owners in Hastings - Gerald Dale Motorsport Anyone else?
  9. Watercooled Mechanical Tech
    I have a 1Y engine instead of a 1X in my T4. Does anyone have any advise on tuning the 1Y pump just to get the best out of it. I understand it wont make a huge difference but i have no idea if it is setup correctly. Anyone who has done this conversion will know that there is a lot of "spare"...
  10. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Is there anyone out there that has used a Gunson Colortune (spark plug)to set idling adjustment on a 34 PICT 3 please? Is this possible to use the Gunson for this? How do you go about it please? Also, would you need a 14mm Gunson? Thanks guys. 1972 Bay 1600cc twin port
  11. Items For Sale - NON AUTO
    Sykes Pickavant Portable 4 Gas Analyser - Professional Kit SOLD Hello, Selling my Sykes Pickavant 32420000 Portable Gas Analyser, in excellent condition including the optional infra-red printer :eek: One of the catches in the case has snapped, but the case still closes securely with the other...
  12. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Can anyone tell me please how to set the idling speed on my carb, it seems to be running too fast. I have a dwell-tachometer arriving soon that iu bought on ebay for £5. The carb is an EMPI version of the solex 34PICT 3. Engine is twin port 1600 with stick dizzy and vac advance. I replaced the...
  13. JG54 Cal-Look/Performance/Racing Forum
    Need/want a rolling road session in (or near) Hertfordshire Preferably guys who know VWs Any suggestions?
  14. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi all, I need a tune up so would like to find a VW Aircooled friendly rolling road in or around Hertfordshire. I also wondered if it is worth having a sticky list of counties/areas and VW friendly rolling roads? TIA
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi - new to the forum thingy so does anybody know what the ignition timing should be for the CJ engine should be. The only place I can find it is in the Hayes Manual and that only has it for the 1600 engine and fuel injected version. Is there a data site for them?
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