69 volkswagon beetle distributor does not stay tightened down causes tit to jump timing

Asked by Jun 19, 2013 at 09:04 PM about the 1969 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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525

Most likely you need a new distributor hold down calmly

525

Make that a new hold down clamp.

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