Bentley Shop Manual For Type 1 Bug & Ghia 1958-1960 Air-cooled Volkswagens

Bentley Shop Manual For Type 1 Bug & Ghia 1958-1960 Air-cooled Volkswagens


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Bentley Service Manual / Repair Information For Volkswagen Air-Cooled Beetle And Karmann Ghia 1958 Thru 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:
• 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:
• 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, Engine Number And Part Number.
• Full Explanations Of The Operation Of All 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.


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