The condenser is a voltage storage and release tank. Heat and continued use can cause the condenser to weaken as the inner foil winding looses its insulating properties. When this little gem fails, you can’t get enough spark from your system to light a match. It’s a good idea to keep an extra in your tool kit.
For use on Type 1 Bug/Ghia ’61-’64
For use on Type 2 Bus ’61-‘3/64