This NEW replacement ignition distributor is just what you need to get your vehicle up and working again!


  • Brand new components, not rebuilt
  • Complete unit including cap and rotor
  • Replaces dealer part numbers: 231-178-003, 231-178-009, 231178003, 231178009
  • Improved steel bearings for better longevity
  • 100% tested
  • No core charge

All components are marked and verified as NEW.

This ignition distributor makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over a dealer unit.


Our electrical and electronic parts are subject to strict quality control testing.  Once the item has been installed or plugged in, it is no longer eligible for a refund.  The item may be eligible for replacement, only if it is found to have a manufacturing defect. Before purchasing, please ensure proper diagnosis of the failed original part is performed


Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

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Vehicle Fit

  • 1959-1965 Porsche 356 Distributor
  • 1961-1967 VW Beetle Distributor
  • 1968 VW Beetle Distributor (excluding Emissions Control)
  • 1968-1979 VW Beetle Distributor for Models with Manual Transmission
  • 1961-1965 VW Bus/Transporter Distributor
  • 1968-1970 VW Bus/Transporter Distributor
  • 1960-1967 VW Karmann Ghia Distributor
  • 1968 VW Karmann Ghia Distributor (excluding Emissions Control)
  • 1968-1973 VW Karmann Ghia Distributor for Models with Manual Transmission
  • 1974 VW Karmann Ghia Distributor for Models with Manual Transmission & California Emissions
  • 1973-1974 VW Thing Distributor

This part replaces:

  • OE # 231178003
  • OE # 231178009
  • Hollander 606-50242, 51140, 41, 58072, 7
  • Reference Number 31-946
Part #: 1AEDI00111