1971 to electronic conversion

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1971 to electronic conversion

Post by shawnmr »

Hey Pro"s, can anyone help or guide me into the right direction, want to get rid of the points and generator, also in desperate need of a carb, some partrs missing on my 1600.

Current project, 71 beetle 1600

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Post by RiaanLR »

Did you do the mod. I want to do the same and are looking for help. Have read of taking a Golf 1 dizzy. Not sure what the mod is except for the bottom part that needs to be machined.
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Post by eahmod »

Hi guys

The person I turned too when doing my conversion was Rui (calooker), send him a PM.
On the dizzy he got me the kombi 2ltr ones and advised against the golf.
If the Gen is working stay with it, no need to change unless more amps are needed, if so get an alternator with a built in regulator the rewiring diagrams are easily available on the net.

My 2c worth. :lol:
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Post by Retrobug »

Clive at Beetle Engineering sells them as well 8)
http://beetleengineering.wozaonline.co. ... pares+Elec
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