I’ve been asked that before. Being new to VW, it seems like I’ve got a lot of learning ahead of me. A good friend, who loves to research The World of Volkswagens, began a study of the relation between stock distributors and carburetors of each given year. According to the January 2000 edition of "Dune Buggies and Hot VWs" magazine, it's also "unquestionably the most popular line of performance carburetors used on VW's venerable boxer engine." Here’s how it happened. One other thing I must tell you. Out of interest sake–what is the stamping on the carburetor flange? In so doing, I had to register it as a “1975 Reconstructed Vehicle”. Illustration #7 shows the end of the horizontal casting in the ’66 version (driver’s side)—the end has not been plugged. FREE Shipping by Amazon. Brosol's H30/31 can also replace the 30PICT/1, 30PICT/2, 30PICT/3 and 31PICT/3 carburetors used in 1,300- to 1,600-cc engines, and Australian VW shops recommend it for all Volkswagen engines up to 1,600 cc. The real question I asked is the smaller choke unit I have and the ones depicted in the photos are the same as mine. 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. We accept: COMPANY INFO . The Power Fuel System Dispensing Nozzle for the VW 105-1 would be 0.50 with no check ball. Mystery solved. Solex 30 PICT-1 1-2 of 2 Results. Every now and then I Google my “glutamodo” moniker online name, to see some of the wacky places I’ve been quoted, and that’s how I found this topic. I’ve noticed that the original carb has been replaced with the Solex H30/31 Pict-1. Thanks again for your knowledge. Sure. There can be a different stamping on the generator side flange, as well, which is a factory indicator. It boasts a unique design in both the early and later models. My charts show all 30 Pict-1 carburetors to be withOUT a check ball in this drilling. Hello Jay, You MIGHT find one manufactured in Brazil–I’m not certain about that, however. The Pilot Jet Valve (idle jet) would be the g55. The check ball was there for earlier 28 Pict-1 carbs but eliminated for the 30 Pict-1 carbs. It … Since I had all of the parts handy, I decided to let others know what I had discovered in my own musings. Then a month later it wouldn’t start and the fellow I used had left the area, so it has been sitting ever since. I recognize you as one of the knowledgeable persons on the Samba Forums who passes his knowledge to the rest of us! 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. VW Carburetors 101: Carb Options and Selection. The ’66 carb isn’t a “6 volt carburetor” per se. Document everything on the car–make an inventory so that you know what you have. As soon as you let off the car sputters and dies. If so what is the part number, and where can I find it. Keep up the good work. I listen to my engines and turn it according to “my ear”. If only I had another life-time! See 2 results for Vw beetle carburetor for sale at the best prices, with the cheapest car starting from R 25 000. Carburetor For VW Beetle 34 PICT-3 113 129 031 K w/ Hardware Volkswagen T1 T2 (Fits: VW Beetle) £42.60. Take care and stick with us, Alan. Contrast the Main Jet of the VW 105-1 for the ’67 Beetle which would be120. Wow… That is GREAT info. You don’t want to wait for 5 minutes for it to open. If it is the 1500cc, 6 volt Beetle which was destined for a market other than the USA, it might have had the VW 104-1 Carburetor with the 6 Volt Choke Heater. 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. But, in order to work optimally, these parts were engineered as cooperating entities—not independent of one another. I understand a little better the reason for your questions. Only 3 left. And an extra bit of performance if we are using the wrong model. Is this the stamping on the driver’s side of the lower flange? Keep enjoying your Manx–they have become scarce and their value is increasing! Two barrel progressive carburetor VW Beetle & VW Karmann Ghia with 1300-1600cc dual port engines. I have been driving and working on ’67 Beetles for over 37 years. The shaft and plate will be reinstalled and the carb will be ready to reassemble with new gaskets, diaphragms and float needle. Your source for ’67 Beetle restoration tips, classifieds, and Beetle stories from around the globe. Now that it is determined that mine is a 12 volt ’67 carb. Hello, Mark…I understand now. A few years back I had a fellow put on two one barrel Dellorto’s, and it ran fine to get it home. Hello again Eric, I had an opportunity to pickup a very nice and clean 66 beetle. Lots of info, I learned something I didn’t know. Thanks Jay for responding so quickly. How to adjust your air-cooled Volkswagen carburetors. Much appreciated! Jay- how do we add a photo or picture to our comments? The Factory Main Jet would have been 115. My engine is a 12 volt set up and it was registered as a 1967 VW. Illustration #3 shows both tops, again, but from the bottom perspective, again showing the lack of or presence of the PFS dispensing tube. There is only one screw on the driver’s side of the carb. BTW–check for identifying markings on the Gasoline Container. The breastplate is a one-year-only tin as is the air breather. I’ve had my Manx for 41.5 years. Thanks for responding. He is a Solex Specialist. 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). Jim…If you read through the article, it should become apparent about the carburetors. Dan Eash began writing professionally in 1989, with articles in LaHabra's "Daily Star Progress" and the "Fullerton College Magazine." Thanks. Note that both versions appear to be similar, as far as the outside casting is concerned. This is a great forum for our ’67 Volkswagens. Which doesn’t mean that someone might have altered the carburetor, using a top from a carb with the PFS and, perhaps, even drilling the rest of the PFS to the bowl. Since the Brosol H30/31 is slightly larger than these carburetors, you'll also get a small increase in horsepower when you install it. 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. Hello, Andy! Now, you would need to plug the end of the casting so that gasoline would go to the rim. It will make a much larger study for someone who tackles all of that. Buy It … These Italian-made carburetors are considered a work of art by many and they're offered in 40-, 44- and 48-mm (millimeter) bore sizes. Don’t screw it hard–just so that it seats. £16.75. With the car running, allow the choke heater to respond and open the choke plate. Mostly they came with returning Military personnel or tourists, business people, etc. That will put notices into your e-mail. I don’t have too much hope that the 30 Pict-1 is going to get the job done. is okay. Hi, Frank…It was my pleasure to review for the Readers of 1967beetle.com what I had been studying. There are numerous 30 Pict-1 carbs, but of them, only the one stamped VW 105-1 is the factory designated one for the USA Deluxe Model ’67 Beetle. VW Solex 30 PICT-2 1968 1969 Bus Beetle 1300 1500 Carburetor Volkswagen Carb | eBay Use Code: DIYSAVE10 Online Ship-to-Home Orders Only. I cannot say why someone sold you a “small” choke heater. The chart which I use does not indicate 6 volt or 12 volt. They just were not specifically for the 1967 Beetle. I doubt that you will find such a drilling. Set the 34Pict/3 Carburetor on an Aircooled Volkswagen (Vw) Beetle. It probably is most suited to this engine–jetting, etc.–since apparently it was designed for this engine. Thanks for contacting us! There is an unending supply of questions to be answered about these Volkswagens. To answer your question about the check ball beneath the brass plug in the bowl of the carburetor–yes..that ball is essential. Note the tiny, shiny plug. Tim Robson. So i have 3 check balls. Just because the carburetor top has the Power Fuel Supply tube doesn’t make it a ’67 Carburetor. Thanks so much for taking the time to carefully describe and illustrate the differences between the carbs. I speculate that this carb might have been a “factory replacement unit”. And to my wife, Neva, who patiently photographed while I “played” with carburetors. I am a non-professional mechanic, learning the ropes by the seat of my pants in the family driveway and by asking LOTS of questions of experts. I did notice that. Thanks Jay for all your hard work, making it so much easier for us. There seems to be no need for it. How to. Digging into the archives here at 1967beetle.com, it’s time to shine a timing light on this fantastic 30 PICT 1 article, as we all know is the correct carb for your ’67 Beetle. The casting may be there but it may not be drilled. Free postage. Hi Jay, It was dedicated to the 1300cc Beetle but is “dated” 8/67. Is there a VW1500 script on the decklid? Now, we are retired and enjoy VWs as a hobby. • Carburetor Kit for Volkswagen Type I Beetle. 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. Again–thank you for responding–this is the way by which we increase our horizons. You mention the engine–the 1300cc is a one-year-only engine with several features including the small valve-one-year-only cylinder heads. It was a one-year-only engine with small valves with single port manifold and cylinder heads. If so, i thus have 3 check balls. Since they both told me the same thing I’m trusting that they are being truthful with me. Of course, Bus and Ghia variants were different than on Bugs. Unfortunately he’s in his 80’s and suffering with dementia/alzheimers and doesn’t remember even owning a VW bug. 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. This site's content cannot be republished without express written permission. It is easy to change the Main Jet, the Air Correction Jet and the Pilot Jet Valve of the VW 45-1. If it still is 6 volted, good. The new bushings will be bored to match the steel shaft. Thanks for jumping in on that one. OH, my 1967 VW is actually an original Meyers Manx Dune Buggy on the 1967 VW chassis. There certainly were. 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. Hello, Mark…I am glad to hear from you from Belgium! Replace VW Bus Windshields and Seals. My pic 30 saids vw-75 on the flange. I am at a disadvantage, unfortunately, telling you what to do with an engine with which I am unfamiliar. The carb will still run but the advantage of closing the drilling to thwart dieseling, when the engine is shut off, is lost. Not only so–the ’67 Bus and the ’67 Karmann Ghia also have the Power Fuel Supply system (as explained in the article). It’s amazing. I appreciate your valuable comments! 6 Volt parts would include all bulbs, the generator and regulator, the carb choke heater, relays, the wiper motor, the horn and the radio. The decklid is distinctive from the ’67 year, as well as the license plate light housing. All allow my partner Jay Salser to comment. Not long into owning Volkswagens, it became apparent that I was going to need to know about carburetors. This is Andy T. “glutamodo” who apparently started this whole ball of wax rolling with my posts on theSamba and the charts I’ve compiled over the years. I am talking about the one with the PFS. For 1971-1979 Volkswagen Beetle / Super Beetle Carburetor 1.6L H4 GAS OHV (Fits: Volkswagen Bee… 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. It continued in service into 1967 on the 1500 engine but was replaced in 1968 with the 30 PICT-2 which was the first carburetor to … Also, how were the Euro 67’s jetted? I will also note that until mid 1966, VW stamped the “modification state” number into the bowl of the carb by the fan shroud, and not on the base flange. 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. 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. There may be a couple other differences that he mentioned but at the moment I can’t think of any. Thank you for stimulating our collective brains! The true ’67 carburetor had only the 12 volt choke heater (dismiss any thoughts about a 6 volt choke heater). Lots of good info on this website! Hello, Mark The VW 47-1 was a 30 Pict-1 carburetor introduced 8/65 for a 1300cc Beetle engine to be matched with the 113-905-205K distributor. 10% OFF $75. Hello, Bruce…Whoops—yes, author error. Why do you think that your Beetle is a “Euro”? Both numbers are situated on the back of the fuel bowl , not on the manifold flange. 640867 We aim to become the largest aircooled community in Europe. The VW 105-1 Air Correction Jet would be 125z. You could always replace the choke to 6V. Thanks, Hello, Earl. BTW–tell me about the stamping which you see on the flange (driver’s side)–the flange that sits on the manifold. Please read my article on 1967beetle.com and follow the sequence of explanations and photos. Broad choice of inter-related parts for VW Bugs extends to carburettors, carb return springs, inlet manifolds, fuel pumps, pressure regulators, barbed fuel fittings, air cleaners, Weber carbs, choke elements, needle valves and carburettor rebuild kits… Although I own a stock 6-volt 1966 Beetle (rather than a 1967), I learned a lot of useful information that can be applied to my 30-PICT-1 setup. It’s whatever electrical you install into it. 4.5 out of 5 stars 29. The Aircooled Community was founded in 2018. That marking is on the bottom flange of the carb under the electric choke on the left side of flange. The check ball prevents back-flow (which would be detrimental, of course). It will start up just fine and as long as you have your foot on the gas, it will stay alive. My chart shows these as “non-USA only” carburetors. I actually screen shot this entire article for fast reference once I’m home to start rummaging through my stash. Volkswagen Beetle Carburetor Kit. There’s a good supply of most 6 volt parts. Let’s see if we can unearth the relevant information. FILTER RESULTS. Nevertheless, it is a valid example of the PFS for the 1967 30 Pict-1 Carburetor. If it is not, it may be a Replacement carb for the 105-1 carb. I know that someone is going to catch this sooner or later. It has the 1300 CC engine with a new Empi Carb nad runs good. Hello again, Russ—Yes…this does sound exciting. I do have the PFS dispensing tube on the tope have of the carb and that tells me it is a ’67. Jay, Thanks for visiting us! You should look for another 34 Pict-3–this carb will fit directly onto the dual-port manifold without an adaptor. ===================================== The most common carburetors today are … On the twin port engines, it has to be used with a 30/34 adaptor, since the twin port manifold has a … Alan, Purely speculation on my part! I went through my charts and could not find a reference to your R 6 157 Carburetor. jay, Hello, Alan…Here goes again–my first reply was “lost”. jay. Nothing looks quite like a Beetle, and nothing runs like one either. I made a statement in my article saying that it would take much investigation to determine the differences for carburetors for Karmann Ghias, T-2s and Beetles both in the USA and abroad. That “but” caught me way off-guard. Mark…why don’t you use the 31 Pict-3 carb? The clutch feels good and the transmission shifts out good. I will note that I have seen 1966 “non-power-fuel-system” carburetors that still had the drillings in the carb body drilled out. We own a '67 Beetle and a '68 Karmann Ghia. Nor did they mismatch tops and bottoms. It has the Power Fuel System and is a 30 Pict-1 from a VW other than a Beetle. At any rate, I have run across a very few 6 Volt Idle Cut-off Electric Valves. Don’t be fooled there are two sizes of choke units, I found out the hard way, and had to send it back. I have a mystery on my hands and am at a complete loss. My thanks, especially, to Adam Troeger of Grapevine, TX, for his invaluable research help and who compiled a wonderful spreadsheet for ease of comparison of carburetors. That’s a complicated discussion for some other venue. I think that most switches don’t care whether it is 6 or 12 volts. Engines and engine parts, such as carburetors, get passed around until it’s almost impossible to track them. You can find my master chart here, in MSWORD DOC format: http://members.trainorders.com/android/temp/CarbBaseFlangeNumbersA.doc. The ’67 Beetle always has been our favorite year. The 1300 also was the first Beetle year to have cam bearings. You, Jay and the other contributors do such amazing work and I’m very grateful. This carburetor used the early-style throttle return spring (tube with spring inside). 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