Q: How do I adjust my valves?
A: Adjust your valves with the engine cold and the cylinder at top dead center. Clearance between the rocker arm and valve stem should be .006in (.15mm).
Q: I have just bought a new set of points, what should I set them at?
A: The breaker point dwell should be set at 44' to 50'. If you don't have a way to check dwell, set the point gap to .016in to .020in (0.40 to 0.50mm).
Q: What is the best way to synchronize my dual carburetors?
A: Purchase a Weber or
Dellorto Tech Book, which you can find available in our online
VW Library Warehouse. Complete tuning instructions are included.
Q: What should I set my ignition timing at?
A: Street applications range from 28' total advance to 30' total advance. Off road applications will vary from 28' total advance to 34' total advance.
Q: What type of oil filter is needed for a CB Performance filter type oil pump #1791?
A: Our #1703 Oil Filter will fit, but if you need to get the part ASAP, then head to your local Auto Parts Store and purchase a FRAM #PH-3600, or a Bosch #3310.
Q: How much more horsepower can I expect by installing a CB Performance Turbo Injection Kit?
A: With a moderate amount of boost, 8-12 lbs, you can DOUBLE your engines horsepower.
Q: What can I expect to gain by installing a CB Performance Ultra CFI Injection Kit?
A: You will gain increased throttle response, improved low-mid and high end RPM horsepower. We, on average, see about 10-15% horsepower increase over a comparable size of dual carbs.
Crankcase 12mm nuts - 25 ft/lbs.
Crankcase 8mm nuts - 15 ft/lbs.
Cylinder head nuts
Stock 8mm studs - 18 ft/lbs.
Chromoly 8mm studs - 23 ft/lbs.
10m studs - 25 ft/lbs.
Connecting Rod Bolts
Stock T-1 - 25 ft/lbs.
UniTech - 29 ft/lbs.
Uni Tech HD w/ARP 3/8" bolts - 45 ft/lbs.
CB H-Beam/ARP Bolts - 29 ft/lbs.
(consult with other mfgs)
Generator Pulley - 40 ft/lbs.
Spark Plug - 25 ft/lbs.
Oil Drain Plug - 25 ft/lbs.
Rocker Arm Shaft Nut - 22 ft/lbs.
Clutch Pressure Plate - 22 ft/lbs.
Stock Gland Nut - 250 ft/lbs.
Racing Gland Nut - 350 ft/lbs.
CB Tech Books
Dellorto Tech Handbook $12.95
Weber Tech Handbook $12.95
If you dont see it here you may always email our tech department at firstname.lastname@example.org, or consult our Knowledge Base for Technical Information or Volkswagen Information.