This Page Was Revised November 20, 2005

Distributor Interchange Bosch To VW Number

This page features Volkswagen Distributors in OE Bosch Number order interchanged to the OE Volkswagen Number, it's subsequent replacement numbers, followed by the application(s) it was installed on. As an added feature, each application is link/cross-referenced to it's location on our main Ignition Application Page which features the necessary replacement parts, timing and other specifications.

Note to Super Beetle, Convertible and Karmann Ghia Owners - Simply follow the Beetle Links. Despite the differences in these above Model names, they share the same distributor as the Beetle.

Coming soon- Type 3 and Type 4 Model information!


Bosch To Volkswagen
Bosch NumberVW NumberBosch ReplacementVW ReplacementApplicationRemarks
0231 112 005111 905 205C0231 115 020
0231 115 040
111 905 205FBeetle 55-601200 36hp 1/55-8/60
0231 115 020111 905 205F0231 115 040SameBeetle 55-601200 36hp 55-60
0231 115 040111 905 205FSameSameBeetle 55-601200 36hp 55-60
0231 115 056113 905 205P0231 115 078113 905 205AABeetle Auto-Stick 19681500
0231 115 078113 905 205AA0231 167 029113 905 205AD
113 905 205AE
Beetle Auto Stick 19691500
0231 129 010211 905 205F0231 178 009126 905 205Beetle 49-12/53
Bus 3/55-59
1100 25hp
1200 36hp
0231 129 019211 905 205E0231 178 009126 905 205Beetle 49-12/53
Bus 3/55-59
1100 25hp
1200 36hp
0231 137 005111 905 205N
113 905 205J
0231 137 031315 905 205BBeetle 1965
Bus 64-65
1200 40hp
1500
0231 137 009113 905 205K0231 137 010113 905 205LBeetle 66-671300/1500
0231 137 010113 905 205L0231 137 031315 905 205BBeetle 66-671300/1500
0231 137 011131 905 2050231 137 031315 905 205BBus 66-671500
0231 137 021113 905 205M0231 137 039111 905 205AABeetle MT 1968
Bus 1968
1500
1600
0231 137 031315 905 205BSameSameService Replacement
0231 137 035113 905 205T0231 137 039111 905 205AABeetle MT 69-70
Bus 69-70
1500-1600
1600
0231 137 036113 905 205T0231 137 039111 905 205AABeetle MT 19701600
0231 137 039111 905 205AASameSameService Replacement
0231 139 002113 905 205A0231 139 006113 905 205BBeetle 61-64
Bus 60-63
1200 40hp
0231 139 005311 905 2050231 137 031315 905 205BBeetle 61-64
Bus 60-63
1200 40hp
0231 139 006113 905 205B0231 137 031315 905 205BBeetle 61-64
Bus 60-63
1200 40hp
0231 146 101113 905 205AL0231 170 034043 905 205Beetle Auto-Stick 19701600
Bosch only Listing
Possible Service Replacement
0231 147 002111 905 205L
111 905 205M
0231 137 005111 905 205N
113 905 205J
Beetle 1965
Bus 64-65
Beetle 1200 40hp
Bus 1500
0231 167 012UnknownUnknownUnknownBeetle Auto-Stick 19711600
Bosch only Listing
0231 167 029113 905 205AD
113 905 205AE
SameSameBeetle Auto-Stick 19701600
0231 167 049113 905 205AJ0231 176 028043 905 205CBeetle MT 19711600
0231 167 053113 905 205AH0231 176 033043 905 205DBeetle Auto-Stick 71-731600
0231 167 055211 905 205Q0231 176 033043 905 205DBus 19711600
0231 167 070113 905 205AN0231 176 028043 905 205CBeetle MT 72-731600
0231 168 005021 905 205P0231 170 093022 905 205SBus Late 76-78
Bus Federal 1979
2000
0231 170 034043 905 205SameSameBeetle MT Federal 19741600
0231 170 036043 905 205ASameSameBeetle Auto-Stick Federal 19741600
0231 170 093021 905 205S
022 905 205S
SameSameBus Auto Calif 1974
Vanagon Federal 80-83
1800 EFI
2000 Air Cooled
0231 173 001126 905 2050231 178 009126 905 205VW High Performance Applications
0231 173 005021 905 205ESameSameBus 19721700
0231 173 007021 905 205F0231 173 008021 905 205QBus Auto 19731700
0231 173 009021 905 205J0231 181 005021 905 205NBus MT 19731700
0231 173 010021 905 205J0231 181 005021 905 205NBus MT 19731700
0231 176 028043 905 205CSameSameBeetle MT Calif 19741600
0231 176 033043 905 205DSameSameBeetle Auto-Stick Calif1600
0231 176 044043 905 205HSameSameBeetle MT 75-791600 EFI
0231 176 048021 905 205B0231 181 012022 905 205ABBus MT 75-Mid 761800-2000
0231 176 053043 905 205JSameSameBeetle Auto-Stick 19751600 EFI
0231 176 055021 905 205AC0231 181 014022 905 205ACBus Auto 75-Mid 761800-2000
0231 178 001126 905 2050231 178 009126 905 205VW High Performance Applications
0231 178 003126 905 2050231 178 009126 905 205VW High Performance Applications
0231 178 009126 905 2050231 178 009126 905 205VW High Performance Applications
0231 180 001211 905 205S0231 176 033043 905 205DBus 19711600
Original w/Speed Limit Rotor
0231 181 003021 905 205SSameSameBus Auto 1974s
Bus Auto Federal 1974
1800 Dual Carb
0231 181 005021 905 205NSameSameBus MT 1973
Bus MT Federal 1974
1800 Dual Carb
1800 Dual Carb
0231 181 012022 905 205BSameSameBus MT 75-Mid 761800-2000
0231 181 014022 905 205ACSameSameBus Auto 75-Mid 761800-2000
0237 022 009039 905 205CSameSameBus Calif 1979
Vanagon Calif 80-83
2000 Air Cooled
Hall Ignition
0237 022 025025 905 205DSameSameVanagon 83-841900 Digijet
0237 022 045025 905 205KSameSameVanagon 19851900 Digijet
0237 520 007025 905 205M0237 520 038025 905 205ACVanagon 86-Mid 902100 Digifant
0237 520 038025 905 205ACSameSameVanagon Late 90-Mid 912100 Digifant
0237 520 046025 905 205AGSameSameVanagon Late 912100 Digifant
9237 040 030BAA 905 205CSameSameBeetle (Puebla, Mexico) Thru 20041600
VE 4 BRS 383111 905 2050231 101 003
0231 178 009
111 905 205
126 905 205
Beetle 1/54-12/5436HP To Eng 1-945 626
VJR 4 BR 8/1211 905 205E0231 129 003
0231 129 019
211 905 205EBeetle 49-12/53Also supersedes to VJR 4 BR 25/1
VJR 4 BR 25/1211 905 205F0231 129 010211 905 205FBeetle 49-12/53Also supersedes to 0231 178 009
VJU 4 BR 8/1111 905 205C0231 112 040
0231 112 005
111 905 205CBeetle 55-601200 36hp
ZV/JCU4R3341 905 2050231 150 001
0231 150 010
341 905 205
311 905 205R
Type 3 1500S 1964
ZV/JU4R3111 905 205L
111 905 205M
0231 147 002111 905 205L
111 905 205M
Beetle 1965
Bus 64-65
Beetle 1200 40hp
Bus 1500
ZV/PAU 4R2 or 5113 905 205A0231 139 002113 905 205ABeetle 61-64
Bus 60-63
1200 40hp
ZV/PAU 4R4 or 6311 905 2050231 139 005311 905 205Beetle 61-64
Bus 60-63
1200 40hp

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