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VW Type 1 Service Manual 1958-1960

VW Type 1 Service Manual 1958-1960

Part #: V160
Price: $189.95

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Product Details

Softcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
1016 pages
over 1400 illustrations and diagrams

Now available after being out-of-print for nearly 40 years, a vintage reprint of original air cooled Volkswagen service information for all Type 1 (Beetle and Karmann Ghia) models sold in the USA and Canada. This historical archive edition covers procedures for routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and rebuilding.

Air-cooled Volkswagens (Type 11, 14, 15) covered:

Volkswagen Type 11 Beetle Sedan
Volkswagen Type 14 Karmann Ghia Coupe
Volkswagen Type 15 Beetle Convertible
Volkswagen Type 141 Karmann Ghia Convertible

Engines covered in this Volkswagen repair manual:

Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 upright engine 1192cc, 36hp
(from August 1957)
Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 upright engine 1192cc, 36hp
(from August 1959)

Transmissions covered in this Volkswagen repair manual:

Volkswagen fully synchronized 4-speed manual transmission

Technical highlights:

Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning, including bench testing procedures and specifications for 36hp motors.
Solex 28 PCI carburetor and Solex fuel pump troubleshooting, rebuilding, and adjustment.
Transmission removal, rebuilding, and adjustment, including ring gear tooth contact for Gleason and Klingelnberg toothing.
Frame, floor and body panel repair. All measurements and detailed cutting, alignment and welding instructions. Painting preparation and procedures.
Body repair and replacement procedures, including the sliding fabric sunroof and convertible top.
Complete wiring diagrams.
All factory changes and updates are noted in the text by manufacturing date, chassis number and part number
Full explanations of the operation of all systems, with exploded views, cutaways and diagrams.
Required workshop equipment, tools, and equipment for local manufacture listings.
Troubleshooting tables for clutch, carburetor, fuel pump, steering, brakes, generator, starter, and wipers.
Maintenance and lubrication charts and procedures.


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