Recommended to be replaced at 12000 miles or once a year.
Tools and Parts;
This should be carried out every 12000 miles or at least once a year.
(It is recommended your points and condenser should be replaced as a set, I must admit I never have done and never had a problem in 15 years of driving air-cooled VW's but I always carry spares.)
Tools and Parts required;
Tools and Parts required
It is recommended to grease up your beam every 6000 miles or at least once a year. Additionally I was advised recently that you should raise the front taking the load off the components before completing the work.
Tools & Parts Required
Guide to set your timing to TDC.
Guides are exactly that so use at your own risk.
On the last Friday of each month for those in and around the local area we meet at the Chalkhill Blue pub on the outskirts of Andover where we get together for a drink some food and a chat. For those who haven't visited before we are on the large table at the back with knives / forks and spoons in the ceiling display.
Chalkhill Blue, Hawker Siddley Way, Andover, SP11 8BF
** Please do let us know if your coming it helps us to book space thank you **
If doing this as part of your service interval worth doing the valve adjustment check first.