Vintage Volkswagen Solex Carburetor Model Numbers

The good news is that there are still a lot of old vintage Solex carburetors out there (you see boxes of 'em at every Classic Volkswagen Swap Meet), and carb rebuild kits are still available for most models. But the tricky part is figuring out the correct Solex carb model that belongs on your original engine. To make the job a little easier, check the table below. We've listed most of the common (and some not so common) Solex carburetor model numbers, along with a cross-reference of the VW engine cases that originally came from the factory with that carb installed.

Solex 28 PCI
Solex 28 PCI
Solex 28 PICT
Solex 28 PICT-1
1300/50hp bug
Solex 30 PICT-1
1500/51hp Jan63
Solex 28 PICT
1500/51hp Nov63 - Aug64
Solex 28 PICT-1
1500/51hp bus
Solex 28 PICT-2
1500/53hp to Aug67
Solex 30 PICT-1
1500 Type-3 Single Carb
Solex 32 PHN
1500 Type-3 Dual Carbs
Solex 32 PDSIT 2 & 3
1600/57hp Aug67 on
Solex 30 PICT-2
1600/57hp 1970
Solex 30 PICT-3
1600/60hp 1971 Dual Port
Solex 34 PICT-3
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