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October 03, 2008, 07:35:42 pm

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READ THIS!! FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« on: October 03, 2008, 07:35:42 pm »
This is not a complete listing of the items in the FAQ. It is a condensed version of the more commonly asked questions.

Glow plugs

Pimp your glow plugs

Easy (er) way to change glow plugs

There must be a better way to attach wires to glowplugs!!

Turbos

Great turbo rebuilding center

Turbos on Junk yard cars

garrett t3 rebuild questions

Jake's KKK K24 Rebuild - restored

Kick ass technical information. Tons of turbo maps, SWEET!!!

VW turbo info

new link to turbo maps.

Lack of Boost Trouble Shooting.

home made Diesel BOV

VNT vane control systems

Vanagon 1.6 VNT TD 

GT2559v retrofit to Mercedes 300 TDT

Intercooled 1.6 VNT Quantum :-)

Project Potential... variable vane turbo on 1.6l

aftermarket controller to control a VNT?

1.9 Rover re-install

How to operate vnt15 controller on 1.6L

Aftermarket Turbo Controller for m_TDI's

VE pump info

Internal injection pump pressure

Full step-by-step pictures of a VE pump assembly

How a VE pump works

mTDI / TDI-M Injection Pump FAQ

pump resealing

Fixing a leak at the atmosphere bleed on the LDA

Andrew's method of safely replacing the fuel distributor o-ring with the pump still in the car

GhettoFab: Baggie for installing IP O-ring

Governor mod

2010 Edition of the Governor Mod 

GOVENOR MOD - method with lots of pics

VE pump part numbers

1.6 IDI Timing Advance Mod.

setting idle

tightening cold start torx fasteners with pump still in car

The Aneroid Atmospheric Bleed and What to Do If It's Leaking

Timing

Setting the timing

What bolts do I loosen to adjust injection pump timing?

Can the cam be locked 180 out?

Was your pump rebuilt? Is it running like crap? it may be internally 180* out of time

Tach

Adding a W-terminal to an alternator that doesn't have one

Gas Tacho / Revcounter Conversion to Diesel W terminal

MK2 Swapping MPH speedometer into KM/H cluster

1.6 TD tach over-reading on AAZ engine - FIXED

1.6 Diesel Tachometer. A "How To" Thread

Inductive pickup to drive a tachometer

Definite tach solution for a, sorry, ANY diesel engine


Engine Basics

What does "IDI" or "TDI" mean?

Is my headgasket blown

So you can't figure out why your AAZ is overheating

Headgasket Sizes / Part Numbers

Solid Lifter VS Hydraulic Lifter head


Engine Mods/upgrades

Mod step 1: Aircraft Spruce EGT probe discussion

EGT gauge and probe discussion

Good picture of where the EGT probe should be installed

Excellent article on Performance Connecting Rods

ARP Part Numbers

CC's above piston and compression ratio / pre cup cc volume

Serp setup on a 1.6

IDI TDI compatability

1.7 pistons in a 1.6 block

1.9 head on a solid lifter 1.6 block

Serpentine ABF retro-fit

Clutched alternator pulley upgrade on AAZ

Ball bearings on the IM shaft


Engine Rebuilding

Engine rebuilding tips

Kolbenschmidt Piston numbers

Intermediate Shaft Bearing Part Numbers

Good break in oil: 10w30 diesel rated

How to rebuild a head

Honing

FULL HOW-TO w/Detail: Break-in routines

Oversized crankshaft Thrust Bearing / washer

Brake Upgrades

Brake Upgrade Tips

Transmissions

Transmission info, ratios, etc


Make your car faster

More power for your 1.6TD

Make your NA diesel (non-turbo) a faster car

Make your 1.9TD a faster car


Build Threads

Quantum-spec TD into a 1982 Westy van

1.9 head on 1.6 block

1.6TD in a Dodge Caravan


Misc

Bentley tech online

Fuel Tank Sending Units - Modern Upgrade...

how do I post pictures and video?

auto TDI starter on 1.6 020 tranny

Shipping weights of various 1.6l engine components

Curb weights of various VWs

How to perform a voltage drop test

Rotary Vacuum Pump Repair


Cheap tricks

Alternator Idler Pulley Bearing Replacement


Homemade Tools

Build your own pop tester.. but be very very careful!

List Your Homemade VW Specialty Tools Here

The best Valve Spring compressor. (head out of car)

Intermediate Shaft Bearings

Another Injector Pop Tester DIY

Making Adapter Plates and Flanges

Build your own power brake bleeder
« Last Edit: September 12, 2014, 08:57:09 am by theman53 »


Tyler

Reply #1October 03, 2008, 07:40:15 pm

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FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2008, 07:40:15 pm »
If anyone has the links to the 1.6/1.9 engines, hyrdo head on solid lifter block, solid lifter head on hydro block etc please post them and I'll add them.

Also any other links you think should be in there, or if a new category needs to be added, post it up.

Linking to other forums is a-ok

Posts will be deleted once they have been added.

Please let me know if there are dead links
Tyler

Reply #2August 17, 2011, 02:19:14 pm

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Re: FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2011, 02:19:14 pm »
I'm starting to get "The topic or board you are looking for appears to be either missing or off limits to you." screen.

Some of them still work.
'97 Jetta - 4Dr - 1.9 TiDi (Forth Car)

'94 Jetta - 4Dr - 2.0L Swaped in an AZZ - Almost done 2011 b4 Winter (Third Car)

Blue '87 Golf - 2Dr - Tags (First Car)
Red '92 Jetta (W) - 4Dr - Sold to Friend For $200 (Second Car)

Thanx For Answering My Posted Question's/Comments...

Reply #3November 26, 2011, 08:19:04 pm

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Re: FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2011, 08:19:04 pm »
I haven't seen this one in the homemade tools section.  For removing the nut on the top of the strut I use a deep offset box end wrench.  The following link shows a Snap-on set, but they look nearly identical to mine -- which have to be a thousand years old.  http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item.asp?P65=&tool=all&item_ID=334&group_ID=539&store=snapon-store&dir=catalog

I'm thinking a guy could also take a cheap combo wrench, heat it up with a torch and "z" bend the box end to fit.
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'92 Passat G60 Syncro Wagon 180'000kms. TDI conversion project
'87 Jetta Coupe 325'000kms. MF IDI conversion project

Reply #4November 26, 2011, 08:45:59 pm

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Re: FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2011, 08:45:59 pm »
I haven't seen this one in the homemade tools section.  For removing the nut on the top of the strut I use a deep offset box end wrench.  The following link shows a Snap-on set, but they look nearly identical to mine -- which have to be a thousand years old.  http://buy1.snapon.com/catalog/item.asp?P65=&tool=all&item_ID=334&group_ID=539&store=snapon-store&dir=catalog

I'm thinking a guy could also take a cheap combo wrench, heat it up with a torch and "z" bend the box end to fit.


i took a 14mm deep socket, opened up the throat of it a bit, and cut the end of it so it had 2 notches to engage the nut on the mk2/3 strut assembly..

just forgot to add that to my home made tools section..
92 Jetta GLI - Black, 1.6D w/ GT2056V turbo..
86 GTI - 4 Door, Med Twilight Gray, Tow Machine..
86 Audi Coupe GT - Tornado Red, All Stock.. WRECKED.
89 Toyota 4Runner - Dark Grey Metallic, LIFTED!

Turbo: exhaust gasses go into the turbocharger and spin it, witchcraft happens and you go faster.

Reply #5December 18, 2011, 09:08:00 pm

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Re: FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2011, 09:08:00 pm »
Hmm.. click step by step guide to changing intermediate shaft bearings.. and got:
The topic or board you are looking for appears to be either missing or off limits to you.

Is it gone?

Reply #6December 19, 2011, 03:57:34 pm

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Re: FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2011, 03:57:34 pm »
Hmm.. click step by step guide to changing intermediate shaft bearings.. and got:
The topic or board you are looking for appears to be either missing or off limits to you.

Is it gone?

It's gone :( Thanks for the heads up, I deleted the link
Tyler

Reply #7October 22, 2013, 07:51:44 pm

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Re: READ THIS!! FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2013, 07:51:44 pm »
      Cold start o-ring

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Reply #8October 23, 2013, 03:19:09 am

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Re: READ THIS!! FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2013, 03:19:09 am »
We should have a 'my car won't start', and a 'i got no history on this car, what  do I need to take care of' article.
I'm pretty sure they are both written in here somewhere.

Reply #9October 23, 2013, 01:50:20 pm

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Re: READ THIS!! FAQ Quick guide for commonly asked questions
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2013, 01:50:20 pm »
I have; starting car, if cold,esp. glow;pressinclutch,inneutral,pull cold start/somepeople don't pull    
c/s(until first fires),start,when oil lite goes out, letoutclutch,rev *easily(apx2k).
check oil as needed, 1 week max check if you have tight motor.your air filter is the 1st thing to say on top of,napa filters are wix filters
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1wire will do it all-
0-60.must still be a     .

Reply #10November 25, 2014, 12:19:21 pm

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« Reply #10 on: November 25, 2014, 12:19:21 pm »
Hi guys I got up this morning temperature had dropped over night ️opened up my mrk5 GTTDI and my passenger door wouldn't open all other doors would so I tried opening it from the inside and still no joy, so locked and unlocked it a few times and its working it it's happening often now there noises coming from the lock so there is something happening there but don't know what could there be something wrong with the mechanism its frustrating me now could anyone help me


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Reply #11February 15, 2017, 08:57:41 pm

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« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2017, 08:57:41 pm »
thanks for the information

 

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