Aircooled VW Timing

Engine Engine Code Ignition Timing
 
Type I
Aug. '60-July '65D10 degrees before
Aug. '65-July '65F7.5 degrees before
Aug. '66-July '69H7.5 degrees before
Aug. '69-July '70B0 degrees TDC
From Aug. '70AE5 degrees after*
* (From April '73: 7.5 degrees; checked with vacuum hose off)
From Aug. '71AK5 degrees after
From Oct. '72AH5 degrees after
From March '73AM5 degrees after
 
Type II
June '60-Dec. '62D10 degrees before
Jan. '63-July '65G10 degrees before
Aug. '65-July '67H7.5 degrees before
Aug. '67-July '70B0 degrees before
From Aug. '70AE5 degrees after
From Aug. '71CB5 degrees after*
* (from Aug. '72: 10 degrees after)
From Aug. '72CD5 degrees after**
** (autostick check: 900-1000rpm)
From Nov '73AW5 degrees after***
*** (automatic trans: 5 degrees after)
 
Type III
Through July '64K10 degrees before
Through July '65R10 degrees before
Aug.'65-July '67T7.5 degrees before
From Aug. '67U5 degrees before
From Aug. '71X5 degrees before