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RE: [T3] Ign Timing questions


On Tue, 2005-11-08 at 23:23, Jim Adney wrote:
> On 8 Nov 2005 at 22:38, Russ Wolfe wrote:
> 
> > I personally prefer the ZV/JCU4R3 distributor for all around
> > performance. It was a 1 year only distributor that VW made specifically
> > for the 1500S T-3 engine in 1964.
> 
> > http://www.oldvolkshome.com/ignition.htm#C1964S
> 
> Sounds pretty nice, but the chances of actually finding one are 
> pretty slim. The advance sounds pretty much the same as the FI units, 
> except that this would be low profile, since it didn't need the space 
> for the FI trigger points.
> 
> The FI dists have an advantage of more easily available parts.
They are out there. I have bought 3 in the last couple years. And I have
been able to get any parts that I have needed except for the vacuum adv.
units, which they were available in England about 6 months ago. 
If you look at the advance curves, the 4R3 is little better for
"agressive" driving than the FI distributors.
-- 
Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'64 T34 (not running)
'65 T1 (not running)
'05 KIA Sorento SUV
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org

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