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69 vw bug wont idle

Postby clint69vw » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:47 pm

I have a 1969 vw that will not idle after I rebuilt the 1600 cc engine as soon as i start it the engine surges then levels off and dies. I am out of ideas any help would greatly help thanks clint
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby vdubjim » Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:24 pm

Did it idle before the rebuild??
Is everything set correctly? Valves, ignition, timing?

intake leak or wore out carb.
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby bugman55 » Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:59 am

what model pict carb do you have? :?:
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby gimpy60 » Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:41 pm

same carb(s) same ignition, same everything before you tore into it? new gas in tank, good filter (new), lines not clogged? sounds like a fuel delivery problem to me. :?
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby vdubjim » Sun Jun 05, 2011 1:45 pm

uhh... this post is a year old guys.....
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby Joe-405 » Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:02 pm

rflmao......................you said to post more often ! :?
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby vdubjim » Sun Jun 05, 2011 4:38 pm

it doesnt help when the dude sold his car.
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby beachbum69 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 11:26 pm

LOL
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Re: 69 vw bug wont idle

Postby gimpy60 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:55 am

got me :oops:
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