The illustrations and very clear pictures by Neva are very helpful for us. My chart shows these as “non-USA only” carburetors. However, the purist in me kept my mouth shut. The VW 105-1 Air Correction Jet would be 125z. There seems to be no need for it. Jim…It is difficult to know which carburetor you have until you find the stamping on the flange. Thanks so much for taking the time to carefully describe and illustrate the differences between the carbs. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Be sure to look for the stamping on the flange. The ’67 version, on the right, is stamped “VW 105-1” on the manifold flange. There can be a different stamping on the generator side flange, as well, which is a factory indicator. I’ve recently got a 30 pict 1 as a replacement for a 1300 DP engine. If you want to do that, we can steer you in the right direction. From 1961 to 1974, Volkswagen used six different Solex carburetors. The 28 series of carburetors also has that feature. You should look for another 34 Pict-3–this carb will fit directly onto the dual-port manifold without an adaptor. There may be a couple other differences that he mentioned but at the moment I can’t think of any. I doubt that you will find such a drilling. jay. The breastplate is a one-year-only tin as is the air breather. If so, i thus have 3 check balls. Both were fitted onto ’65 T-2s. Free postage. jay. Doubtful–but remotely possible. The Factory Pilot Jet would have been g60. What you want to look for is the stamping on the base (flange) of the carburetor–where the carburetor bolts to the manifold flange. I just chose a carburetor from the shelf for the illustration of the drilling. COMPLETE IMPCO PROPANE CONVERSION VW BUG BEETLE VOLKSWAGEN 1300 1600 CC ENGINE. My other beetle has a 34 Pict 3 and I know how to tune that, can anyone recommend a good place to look or method to correctly adjust the 30 pict 1? The VW 45-1 Carburetor would have had the Power Fuel System Drillings with a dispensing nozzle of 0.75 and no check ball in the Power Fuel Drillings. I understand a little better the reason for your questions. Russ, Hello, Russ…I have several questions about your car. A carburetor regulates the fuel/air mixture in your engine, so it has everything to do with how well it runs. This site is not affiliated with or endorsed by Volkswagen AG or Volkswagen of America, Inc. ’67 Beetle License Plate Bracket (Update), VW 47-1 with the early style throttle return spring, VW 75-1 with the late style throttle return spring, VW 83-1 with the late style throttle return spring. Now comes the problem, I found out there are different diameters for the Solex 30 Pict-1, I think or so I have been told. Thanks guys. Replace VW Bus Windshields and Seals. It was a one-year-only engine with small valves with single port manifold and cylinder heads. ===================================== If it is loose, air will be sucked into the carb around the threads and it will be impossible to correctly adjust the carb. The Main Jet was 125;the Air Correction Jet was 125z; there was no Power Fuel Supply. Don’t screw it hard–just so that it seats. So…if you are not interested in a numbers-matching engine compartment but want to take advantage of perhaps a little extra boost, leave your non-’67 Beetle 30 Pict-1 where it sits on your manifold. Also of interest is the fact that there is no check ball beneath this brass jet-plug as there is in some of the 28 carburetor series carbs, among others, for example. Set the 34Pict/3 Carburetor on an Aircooled Volkswagen (Vw) Beetle. I will note that I have seen 1966 “non-power-fuel-system” carburetors that still had the drillings in the carb body drilled out. Keep up the good work, Russ! It had NO check ball in the PFS. Now there is a quality guy with a ton of integrity. There are numbers referring to 30 Pict-1 versions for T-2s and for Karmann Ghias, which follow the same differential regarding the Power Fuel System (to be discussed further in this paper). Your source for ’67 Beetle restoration tips, classifieds, and Beetle stories from around the globe. jay, Hi jay,my carb is marked vw 83-1 but it has all the indications of a 105-1 it is drilled out in all the passages you show in your pictures.I took the top off and there are no jets on the top rim,and no nozzle,I’m just kind of confused on what type carb I have it seems to be a 105 bottom and 83 top,this is a carb I bought to rebuild so I don’t know how it actually performed before I bought it.Thanks, Ah. Thanks all! I hope that you will keep 1967beetle.com informed of your findings and progress. Meaning all….lol, saves the photo storage. I do not trust the Chinese carbs. My neighbor has been into the VW scene here in So. We aim to become the largest aircooled community in Europe. It will run fine–but, it won’t have the possibility of discharging more fuel upon demand that the ’67 version offers with its Power Fuel System. 1966 VW Beetle. So i just want to know if the check ball under the brass jet-plug who leads to the pfs dispensing tube is necessary. My experience with 30 Pict-1s here in the USA also has been that there is NOT a check ball in that port. The Factory Air Correction Jet would have been 135z. I know that someone is going to catch this sooner or later. Much appreciated! They just were not specifically for the 1967 Beetle. The body looks good. Any comment on this? Volkswagen Beetle Carburetor. lol Note: Not shown is the brass jet-plug which would be pressed into the rim drilling when the carburetor is fully assembled. That really adds to the value. Here’s how it happened. The carburetor on a standard VW Beetle engine is located almost directly in the center of the visible part of the engine when the deck lid is opened. I will continue to check to see if I can unearth this carburetor. I scraped off some light dirt on the opposite side, and found “VW 75 1” very lightly stamped into the flange. The 104-1 would have had the Power Fuel System–identical to that of the 105-1, 12 Volt Carb used on the USA Version Beetle. Use Code: DIYSAVE10 Online Ship-to-Home Orders Only. Nothing looks quite like a Beetle, and nothing runs like one either. This site's content cannot be republished without express written permission. In addition, I’d like to point out that we will have the correct 30 pict 1 (105-1) carbs in stock this week. I want to know for sure if there must be or not must be a check ball beneath the brass plug shown in illustration 5. You MIGHT find one manufactured in Brazil–I’m not certain about that, however. I’m now smarter and saved to home screen, the whole articles I need. Hello, Andy! jay, I have a 65 vw beetle convertable 6V with 28 PICT-1 carbureter. Russ. However the size of the dispensing tube is different for each one and the flange stamping is different. jay. This is fantastic information. 640867 At operating temperature, it should run nice and smoothly but not fast. It IS possible to run the ’66 version on a ’67 Bug. Jay really did a great job with this one. £16.75. It probably is most suited to this engine–jetting, etc.–since apparently it was designed for this engine. Being new to VW, it seems like I’ve got a lot of learning ahead of me. There are two numbers on my carburetor. 1969 Volkswagen beetle manifold w/carburetor $75 (jys > Manchester Township) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. How to. VW Carb Tech 102: Carburetor Jetting Theory & Procedure ... We serve the VW parts and VW Tech needs of owners of aircooled Type 1 VW Beetle, Karmann Ghia, Type 181 Thing, Type 2 Volkswagen Bus, Type 3 VW Squareback / Fastback / Squareback, and Type 411 & 412 Volkswagens. If you have a VW 105-1 carburetor which has not been altered, you should have no problem. Let’s us know–e-message Eric Shoemaker @: eric@1967beetle.com for information. Hello Jay, Lots of good info on this website! ;). But, there will be no Power Fuel Supple Nozzle in the top, of course–meaning that the top will block gasoline from exiting the 105-1 bottom Power Fuel Supply drilling. Keep loving your air-cooled VW, Frank! [* WordPress Simple Firewall plugin marked this comment as “trash”. The corresponding Distributor for the ’67 Beetle would be the 113-905-205K. Restored German. I noticed that to carb tops you used for examples are the small choke housings like mine. VW-45-1, Hello, Kevin…It always is a journey unraveling the components of these cars after almost 50 years of alterations. Let us know what you discover, Russ. Thanks for responding. ============================ My engine is a 12 volt set up and it was registered as a 1967 VW. Then came the 30PICT/2 in 1968/1969 for the 1300/1500cc engines and the 30PICT/3 for the US-only 1970 1600cc single-port engine. Now, scroll downwards–looking on the right hand side. But, I’ll await your responses to my questions here before I do that. Stay in touch. With the car running, allow the choke heater to respond and open the choke plate. Regards, The correct idle speed is important with the 34PICT/3 carburetor, which is more complicated than the earlier types. Screw this screw completely into the carb. Illustration #8 shows that the horizontal casting in the ’67 version (driver’s side) has been drilled, then plugged. Is there a VW1500 script on the decklid? Volkswagen Carburetor. It is possible that the 79 (which is missing on my charts) may fit into the scheme of things for the ’66 and ’67 T-2s. Was: £49.50. But, since the Power Fuel Drilling Dispensing Nozzel is fixed into the casting, it would be a problem to change. Volkswagen Beetle Carburetor Kit. Now, you would need to plug the end of the casting so that gasoline would go to the rim. Alan, Hello, Alan…yes…come learn with us! His freelance efforts also include a book. Now that it is determined that mine is a 12 volt ’67 carb. The clutch feels good and the transmission shifts out good. These “versions” to which I refer are identified by a number stamped into the carburetor manifold flange, driver’s side. I never cease to be amazed at the engineering which VWAG accomplished with much less sophisticated tools than are available to us today. 6 Volt parts would include all bulbs, the generator and regulator, the carb choke heater, relays, the wiper motor, the horn and the radio. There is, perhaps, a side “benefit” from using a 30 Pict-1 with the late spring return that is OTHER than the 1967 VW 105-1 carburetor. jay, I recently acquired my very first VW Bug. Here are the manifold flange numbers which we should expect to find on a 30 Pict-1 carburetor for a USA 1966 Beetle: Here is the manifold flange number that we should expect to find on a 30 Pict-1 carburetor for a USA 1967 Beetle: VW 105-1. We definitely has benefitted from your article. You can find my master chart here, in MSWORD DOC format: http://members.trainorders.com/android/temp/CarbBaseFlangeNumbersA.doc. Then, drill from the rim of the throat into that casting from the top. So, It appears to be a 1966 carb. Carburetor for VW Beetle Super Beetle 1971-1979 34PICT-3 113129031K Type 1 Air Cooled 1600cc Dual-Port Engine 98-1289-B. Nevertheless, it is a valid example of the PFS for the 1967 30 Pict-1 Carburetor. Check an Ignition Coil on an Aircooled Volkswagen Beetle. Are there still choke units available for this carb and if so where can I get one. jay. I hope that this helps. I am at a disadvantage, unfortunately, telling you what to do with an engine with which I am unfamiliar. Both numbers are situated on the back of the fuel bowl , not on the manifold flange. Hello, Francis… Eric sells the VW 105-1 which was factory stock for the ’67 Beetle. The modern H30/31 carburetor replaces the 28, 30 and 31 series carburetors and can be used on 1200cc, 1300cc, 1500cc and 1600cc engines with appropriate jetting. Let us do some quick research. Hello, Joe…With some study, you will begin to find numerous differences between your 1966 Beetle and previous and succeeding years. It has the 1300 CC engine with a new Empi Carb nad runs good. Thanks for contacting us! This is because, although the casting is present in the ’66 version, it is not drilled through to the bowl—the source of the fuel to be dispensed. It’s been in storage for the last several years and I want to get it running again. The ’66 was the first year to have the black steering wheel, knobs, etc. nothing on the flange but stamped on outside of bowl I am still confused, and I must find out. OH, my 1967 VW is actually an original Meyers Manx Dune Buggy on the 1967 VW chassis. Of course, Volkswagen trained and certified specialists knew of all of these differences and didn’t switch carburetors from one car to another unwittingly. I have to see exactly what carb I’m running. If it is not there, you COULD drill through the end of the casting into the bowl. Hello again Eric, I had an opportunity to pickup a very nice and clean 66 beetle. The 30 Pict-1 is not suited for a dual-port engine. This means that it has not been drilled, then had the end plugged. That’s a good way to save information for quick reference, Richard. I am talking about the one with the PFS. Glad that you found the identification. Illustration #4 shows identical drillings in both carburetor top halves but, again, no dispensing tube in the ’66 version (left). Honestly, pretty excited about it! And so, I was brought up short when my friend announced to me that there were two versions of the 30 Pict-1 carb for USA import Beetles. We think today that nothing can be done without computers! This is over-the-top cool! Illustration #1 pictures both German Solex 30 Pict-1 versions. Haven’t found one. How to. I sent it to eric@1967beetle.com, it that correct? VWD, VWDarrin This carried over into very early ’67 Bugs, then was abandoned for a knob release on the seat-back itself. The Certificate from Germany will help to establish Date of Manufacture and Destination. Mark, you surely are welcome! Now compare the 83-1 with the VW 105-1 which was for the Beetle from 8/66 with a Main Jet of 120, an Air Correction Jet of 125z and with the Power Fuel Supply drilling and a Dispensing Nozzle of 0.50 w/o a check ball. Thanks Jay for responding so quickly. Also, how were the Euro 67’s jetted? Unfortunately, this 30 Pict-1 (VW 78-1) is for a T-2 (Bus–Aug. Thanks for commenting. My chart shows that the 83-1 did not have the PFS. I think that most switches don’t care whether it is 6 or 12 volts. Thanks again for the article. They told me the smaller units were not available and that those units were 6 volt. GP Sorensen Carburetor Kit 96-261. It is easy to change the Main Jet, the Air Correction Jet and the Pilot Jet Valve of the VW 45-1. But, simply switching the top from a ’67 version, which has the brass dispensing tube, and bolting it onto the bottom half of a ’66 version, will not work. Vehicles with Similar Dimensions 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 Take care and stick with us, Alan. With no check ball on the 30 series, no check ball was needed. The 30 Pict-1 Series is an efficient and simple carburetor. You pose an interesting question. If you can wiggle the shaft in the orifice (in other words the shaft opening has enlarged) you will need to send the throttle body to a carburetor specialist. Go, Jay! Since it is a 6v, will that make parts even harder to find? That’s the only way you will be able to determine which carburetor you have. If you replace them with ones made out of brass you'll get a better service life. How to Set the 34Pict/3 Carburetor on an Aircooled Volkswagen (Vw) Beetle. For the authentic carburetor for the ’67 Beetle, the stamping will read: VW 105-1. Eash has a Fullerton College Associate of Arts in music/recording production and a Nova Institute multimedia production certificate. We hope that you stay in touch with 1967beetle.com! Don’t be fooled there are two sizes of choke units, I found out the hard way, and had to send it back. I suggest that you contact this 1966 WebSite for further information. Thanks, Jay, for all the details and to Neva for the great pictures. But the note in illustration 5 says: also of interest is the fact that there is NO check ball beneath this brass jet-plug as there is in some of the 28 carburetor series. One is VW 47-1 and above this number it is 9547_0 Always check the engine serial number carburetor model number and your intake manifold to determine which carburetor you will need. That marking is on the bottom flange of the carb under the electric choke on the left side of flange. The ’65 Beetle came with the 28 Pict-1 carburetor. The 30PICT/1 carburetor was designed for the first 1300cc engines in 1966 models and was used on 1967 1500cc models. There were 1300cc and 1200cc ’67 Beetles as well. 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