Hi all, first time poster...
I have a 1978 Type II. It has a 2L "Type IV" engine, hydraulic lifters, and the L-Jetronic Fuel Injection.
I pulled the engine out two weeks ago to replace my clutch and have my flywheel resurfaced. I got the engine back in last week and got it running pretty well. The problem I'm having now is that as soon as I get it warmed up, it stalls out. Just completely dies. It won't start until it's cooled down a bit (usually 5 minutes). The longer you let it cool the longer it will run before dying again, but you don't need to let it cool down much to get it to fire up again.
So far I have tried: replacing the coil, re-gapping the points, checking the compression when hot, checked resistance of rotor, spark plug wires, coil, cap contacts, etc. and all are within tolerance. The compression test came out good all around (about 110-115). The points look good, they're not shorted (Voltmeter goes from 0 to 12 and back at the appropriate time) and they're opening just fine. The spark looks pretty good, it's nothing to write home about but it's not exactly weak either. I've got about 15lbs of vacuum when it's running.
The FI seems to be working, if I keep cranking when it won't start you can smell the gas it's injecting. Tried, as a test, to run it on Starting Fluid after it'd quit (yes, yes, I know, I know) and it wouldn't even run on that.
What am I missing? I'm about ready to cry....
Thanks in advance for any help.