I have an air cooled volkwagen engine that I am working on getting running correctly. Can anyone help me identify what make and model it came from ? The engine # is H5910843e.

Asked by Dec 17, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

This engine has been put into a sand rail.I am looking to find it's origin, so I can obtain the exact tune up proceedures, ignition system firing order and spark plug usage.

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Those VW engines are pretty basic and they all pretty much use the same plugs, points and condenser. Set the dwell and line up the timing marks. Any VW forum will have the info to get you started.

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