sorry for the ignorance but it's my first beetle. Ok i have a 63 with a 67 1500 SP motor. It wont idle, it is fine when its cold but when the soleniod heats up and opens the valve it just dies. Im at a loss i have tried all i know. Someone plz help!
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Sounds like you've got a carburetor that's out of adjustment, a faulty idle cutoff solenoid, or a vacuum leak. Check the intake manifold at the heads.

Also, check your dwell and ignition timing.

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