[T3] 1970 Fastback FI won't start

Mark Reno markvannnorris at gmail.com
Wed Feb 14 14:09:01 PST 2018

Good to know thanks Jim 

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> On Feb 14, 2018, at 1:52 PM, Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:
>> On 14 Feb 2018 at 13:07, Mark Reno wrote:
>> Hey Jim if the trigger points are taken out. Is there an adjustment some
>> where or are they suppose to just be replaced if they look bad?
> VW said replace, but I never do.
> The only thing that wears on them is the rubbing block. I have a fixture that I 
> use to reset them, but neither Bosch nor VW ever gave specs on that, so my 
> fixture is something that I had to design and machine myself. I reset them as 
> a matter of course in rebuilding an FI distributor.
> I would almost never replace with new. They are expensive and there's no 
> good reason to do this. Unlike ign points, they last forever. If you have a pair 
> that's really destroyed, I have good used & adjusted ones.
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