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theoniboi



Joined: 06 May 2007
Posts: 17
Location: Medical Lake

PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2007 9:41 pm    Post subject: engine help Reply with quote

Hey Guys! well thanks for looking. im new VW's and i own a 63 rag that ive been working on,but now ive been getting some engine trouble. The engine starts and runs fine but after about 15minutes of driving the motor stops and doesnt wanna start. i turns over but doesnt stay running. Please help?


thank you Keoni
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CustomVW



Joined: 13 Oct 2006
Posts: 323
Location: Hillyard off market st. and gordon

PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 8:03 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

check:
1.) valve adjustment cold
2.)ignition coil after it dies
3.)engine settings timing, carb, dwell, etc...
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ONEBADBUG



Joined: 25 Oct 2003
Posts: 417
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2007 8:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I would look into the idea of some sort of vapor lock, fuel related issue. Is it outside temperature dependant?
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theoniboi



Joined: 06 May 2007
Posts: 17
Location: Medical Lake

PostPosted: Sun May 20, 2007 4:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

After working on the motor i started to hear ticking so im thing about just pulling the motor out and replaceing. thanks guys but i did have vapor lock before the the motor started acting up more.
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ncstate74



Joined: 09 Jul 2007
Posts: 1

PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 6:03 pm    Post subject: I am having similar engine problems to what you describe Reply with quote

How did you end up correcting the problem?
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theoniboi



Joined: 06 May 2007
Posts: 17
Location: Medical Lake

PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

i just rebulit the engine
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