VW Beetle 1968 over heats after a short distance

Tiny
NUMANBEETLE
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  • 1968 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
  • 100,000 MILES
It overheats in summer after short travel
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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 9:19 AM

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Tiny
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Timing off? Running too lean?
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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 10:23 AM
Tiny
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Check for debris in the fan and the oil cooler.

Does the engine have a thermostat attached to the cooling flaps? Are the cooling flaps opening?
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Saturday, March 10th, 2012 AT 8:34 PM

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