Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

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Re: Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

Post by Tony Z »

the high rpm "break in" is for a new cam
rev it once or twice to make sure it gets a little oil and then drive


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Re: Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

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Great, thanks.
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Re: Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

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I decided to replace the leaking main and transmission seals while the engine is out.


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Re: Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

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If you don’t have the original Beetle spark plug wires, or are cheap like me, you can use Bougi wires and add a little rubber disk to seal the hole:


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Re: Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

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Another headache for me is to find a properly fitting oil breather hose. I wanted cloth covered 1/2inch hose, but couldn’t find it, so I resorted to using general purpose hose. The problem is that it’s too stiff and puts too much tension on the airfilter fitting. A plastic irrigation elbow fitting sorted it out:


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Re: Beetle 1300 Single Port Heads Headache

Post by Haans »

nothing wrong with that boet !!!! boer maak n plan that's what it's all about

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