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  1. thumping

    My 1970 beetle just started making a thumping noise. I thought it was a timing thing so i timed it (hopefully i did it right) and the thumping noise didnt go away. any ideas what it could be or what i should try to fix it?
  2. Distributor / timing problems..

    Newbie here. I own a standard '72 beetle. I am having trouble with the distributor / timing at the moment. The distributor clamp broke a while back, and the timing was off for a while; in which I failed to notice / take action until it started backfiring. Presently, the continuity light...