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Air Cooled VW 1966-1979 Flywheel Lightweight 12.5 lb 8 Dowel 12V

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Part #: 300-729
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Fits Years:
  • Bay Window Bus 1968-1971
  • Karmann Ghia 1967-1974
  • Split Window Bus 1967
  • Standard Beetle 1967-1977
  • Super Beetle 1971-1979
  • Thing 1973-1974
  • Type 3 1962-1973
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1966-1979 Flywheel Lightweight 12.5 lb 8 Dowel 12V

Let Your Air-Cooled VW engine REV quicker than ever! Your engine will come to life with one of our 12.5 lb Lightweight flywheels from Scat. Newly manufactured from steel forgings, not remachined.


  • 130 tooth, 12V starter.
  • Drilled for use with 8 dowel crankshaft.
  • Ring gear is induction hardened for maximum life.
  • Machined for O-ring seal, insures against oil leakage.
  • Clutch face is precision ground to insure smooth clutch action.


TECH TIP: Any time a flywheel is removed or replaced the crankshaft end play should be checked and adjusted as necessary. This is a simple job using our 300-178 Air-Cooled VW Engine End Play Measuring Tool. Always have a set of 300-675 flywheel shims on hand.      

Also known under these part numbers: (For reference only)

  • 60007
  • 686420273660