74 VW bucks and stalls

Asked by Apr 14, 2013 at 08:26 PM about the 1973 Volkswagen 1600

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 74 bug runs OK when cold, but bucks and stalls from a full stop at a light or stop sign.  VW shop told me I need a
carburetor to match the diatributor.  Never had this issue with my '67.  The distributor is an after market of some
kind, but I can't see how he carburetor and distributor are interconnected.  Any ideas?

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what a crock! the functions are mutually exclusive. Really I recommend a so a solid state ignition...they aren't that tough to install- http://www.ebay.com/itm/VW-Beetle-Bug-Bus-Type-3-Ghia-Electronic- Ignition-Conversion-Kit-for-SVDA-034-/310647197629? pt=Motors_Car_Truck_Parts_Accessories&fits=Model%3ABeetle%7C Make%3AVolkswagen&hash=item4854040fbd&vxp=mtr

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