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Reply #15November 28, 2008, 03:21:44 am


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« Reply #15 on: November 28, 2008, 03:21:44 am »
Pull the cold start lever out when you do this.
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Reply #16November 29, 2008, 07:13:00 pm


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« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2008, 07:13:00 pm »
typrus friend here...... after much hell in get and account here. :evil:

run a can of diesel purge through the 1.5 today. no luck.  :(

when timing the ip do we need to adjust the tenstion on the timing belt?

going to run a comp check on hole number 4 tomarrow (hope my deisel compression checker fits in the vw glowplug holes)

Reply #17November 30, 2008, 02:29:07 pm


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« Reply #17 on: November 30, 2008, 02:29:07 pm »
Yeah, he ran the entire can of Diesel Purge through, in straight concentration. No change in behavior.
He did a bit of work on it while I was at work and said that it'll run at half throttle or higher, and do it fairly well, but still smoke like a fiend.

I can't imagine changing timing having anything at all to do with timing belt tension, but I have been wrong. I didn't re-tension our 1Z's belt after changing the timing after a belt change.

We'll fiddle with timing when I get a chance to get back over to his place. Anyone think it needs more advance or more retard? The cold start lever changes nothing in behavior.

Also, as I do not remember from doing the 1Z... Is rotate into the block advance or retard?
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Reply #18December 01, 2008, 10:42:22 am


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« Reply #18 on: December 01, 2008, 10:42:22 am »
If you follow the procedure for a timing belt change, you'll set the tension before you check the timing with the dial indicator. You should not need to change the belt tension again. If you have to, there's something wrong - loose tensioning pulley ? What did you time it to ? Mine's 0.039"