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Post Post subject: newbie to site... need help
Posted: Sun May 03, 2009 11:38 PM
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i just joined the site, the reason why i joined was i just traded a truck for a mid engine sandrail with a 2180
motor with dual webers,it runs on av gas, i know nothing about volkswagon motors can someone help? plz

i would like to tune it up but the questions i have are,
what should the points gap be at?
it has a dregree wheel on it, so how can i find top dead center?
valve lash gaps?
spark plug gap?
maybe there is a website?


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Post Post subject: newbie to site... need help
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get the idiot guide to vw engines. that will help you alot! i got one when i first got my baja and it was the best book i could have baught. now on the big dog motor idk if everything is defferent (im sure it is). if nobody can help you here call chirco and they have very smart people working there and can help you with any problem you may have. i mean any problem lol


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Post Post subject: newbie to site... need help
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Welcome to the site.

Point gap .016
Do not trust the damper with the degrees on it. Find actual TDC with a stop and mark the actual TDC on damper. (if you want instructions, ask)
Valve lash .06 with aluminum push rods, zero with steel pushrods; measured when cold.
Spark plugs .024-.028

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