Bentley Shop Manual For Type 1 Bug & Ghia 1961-1965 Air-cooled Volkswagens
Bentley Shop Manual For Type 1 Bug & Ghia 1961-1965 Air-cooled Volkswagens

Bentley Shop Manual For Type 1 Bug & Ghia 1961-1965 Air-cooled Volkswagens


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Bentley Service Manual / Repair Information For Volkswagen Air-Cooled Beetle And Karmann Ghia 1961 Thru 1965.
This 1200 Workshop Repair Manual Contains Original Air Cooled Volkswagen Service Information For 1200 Type 1 (Beetle And Karmann Ghia) Models Sold In The USA And Canada Between 1961 And 1965. 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

Transmissions Covered:
• Volkswagen Fully Synchronized 4-Speed Manual Transmission

Technical Highlights:
• 1200 (1192 cc) Engine, 40 Hp, With And Without Fresh Air Heating.
• Engine Bench Testing Procedures And Specifications.
• Solex 28 Pict And 28 Pict-1 Carburetors.
• Full Synchromesh Transmission.
• Automatic Clutch.
• Disc Brakes.
• Sliding Fabric And Steel Sunroofs.
• Convertible Top Repair, Replacement And Adjustment.
• Frame, Floor And Body Panel Repair. All Measurements And Detailed Cutting, Alignment And Welding Instructions. Painting Preparation And Procedures.
• 6 And 12-Volt Electrical Systems, With Listing Of 6-Volt Components Converted To 12 Volts.
• Electrical Wiring Diagrams For Beetle And Karmann Ghia.
• Factory Changes And Updates Are Noted In The Text By Manufacturing Date, Chassis Number, Engine 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, Automatic Clutch, Carburetor, Fuel System, Steering, Brakes, Generator, Starter, And Wipers.


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