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Repair Manual, Bug & Karmann Ghia 1952-1957, Bentley

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Repair Manual, Bug & Karmann Ghia 1952-1957, Bentley

Volkswagen Repair Manual Types 11, 14, and 15: 1958-1960

This workshop manual contains original air cooled Volkswagen service information for Type 1 (Beetle and Karmann Ghia) models sold in the USA and Canada between 1958 and 1960. This historical archive edition covers procedures for routine maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and rebuilding.

Air-cooled Volkswagens (Type 11, 14, 15) covered:
  • Volkswagen Type 11 Beetle Sedan
  • Volkswagen Type 14 Karmann Ghia Coupe
  • Volkswagen Type 15 Beetle Convertible
  • Volkswagen Type 141 Karmann Ghia Convertible
Engines covered in this Volkswagen repair manual:
  • Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 36hp (from August 1957)
  • Volkswagen Air-cooled Type 1 "upright" engine 1192cc, 36hp (from August 1959)
Transmissions covered in this Volkswagen repair manual:
  • Volkswagen fully synchronized 4-speed manual transmission
Technical highlights:
  • Engine and cylinder head service, repair and reconditioning, including bench testing procedures and specifications for 36hp motors.
  • Solex 28 PCI carburetor and Solex fuel pump troubleshooting, rebuilding, and adjustment.
  • Transmission removal, rebuilding, and adjustment, including ring gear tooth contact for Gleason and Klingelnberg toothing.
  • Frame, floor and body panel repair. All measurements and detailed cutting, alignment and welding instructions. Painting preparation and procedures.
  • Body repair and replacement procedures, including the sliding fabric sunroof and convertible top.
  • Complete wiring diagrams.
  • Factory changes and updates are noted in the text by manufacturing date, chassis number and part number.
  • Explanations of the operation of vehicle systems, with exploded views, cutaways and diagrams.
  • Required workshop equipment, tools, and equipment for local manufacture listings.
  • Troubleshooting tables for clutch, carburetor, fuel pump, steering, brakes, generator, starter, and wipers.
  • Maintenance and lubrication charts and procedures.

V160 VW Vintage Workshop 58-60 1016 PAGES 

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Application Note: Volkswagen parts can sometimes be interchangable, for this reason the information listed below is for a stock, unmodified vehicle. S&S Aircooled Parts and Accessories is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.
VW BeetleConvertible1958 - 1960
VW BeetleSedan1958 - 1960
VW BeetleSunroof1958 - 1960
VW Karmann GhiaConvertible1958 - 1960
VW Karmann GhiaCoupe1958 - 1960

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  • Part Number: 11-1012-0
  • Manufacturer Part #: LPV800137
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  • Price in reward points: 1980

WARNING: This product can expose you to certain chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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