1968 – 1979 VW 1600 Transporter Engine – Static Parts

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The 1600 of the established ‘Beetle’ engine was introduced to the transporter range in 1967. The basic configuration of the ‘Beetle’ engine is unchanged. The cooling system incorporating the superimposed type of fan and housing. Modifications were made to the lubrication system by fitting an additional spring loaded valve which maintains oil pressure at the […]

1968 – 1979 VW 1600 Transporter Braking System – Disc Caliper Pistons and Seals

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Before assuming that anything is wrong which requires the removal of caliper pistons make sure that the checks in connections with renewal of the friction pads have been carried out. Discs may be deteriorated, if left unused, due to corrosion. If this happens it is best to let a VW agency repolish them with special […]

1968 – 1979 VW 1600 Transporter Drum Brake Hydraulic Wheel Cylinders

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Drum Brake Hydraulic Wheel Cylinders – Renewal of Seals and Cylinders If the wheel cylinders show signs of leakage, or of piston being seized up, then it will be necessary to dismantle them and fit new seals. The cylinders in the front brakes have one piston and seal each. To renew the seals it is […]

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