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October 13, 2017, 10:46:15 am

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Some issues!
« on: October 13, 2017, 10:46:15 am »
Hi guys! I bought a couple of months ago a t3 caravelle. The guy that sold it told me it has a 1.6 td jx, but my mechanic tells me it is a 1.9 tdi 1z . I will upload some pics to tell me your opinion. It also has a problem. Somewere along the way someone had the turbo pipes changed and did a sketchy job. Now its leaking oil and most likely boost. Does anyone know the specific names/codes for those tubes?


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Reply #1October 13, 2017, 05:17:19 pm

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Re: Some issues!
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2017, 05:17:19 pm »
That's a 1Z, AHU, or AFN 1.9 TDI.  That part is a score.  It's hard to tell what mechanical pump was fitted to run it, though.  It does not appear to have any boost enrichment unfortunately.  The charge pipes were change because it has an intercooler whereas the JX never came with one.  The intercooler job looks poorly done though.  You would need custom pipes to keep the intercooler although I would recommend doing a better install in a manner than can actually get some airflow. 
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Reply #2October 13, 2017, 10:51:54 pm

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Re: Some issues!
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2017, 10:51:54 pm »
With the way that engine lays over like that you should be able to raise the rear on ramps and slide you head under it.  There should be some big numbers on the block that would say 1.6 D or 1.9 D I would venture a guess. 
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Reply #3October 14, 2017, 12:49:10 am

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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2017, 12:49:10 am »
Given that it has a TDI head odds are 99.99999999% that it is a 1.9 block. 
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Reply #4October 14, 2017, 05:00:09 am

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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2017, 05:00:09 am »
I will lift it today and take a look after a code, also i found some custom blue pipes for turbos, hopefully those are good enough!


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Reply #5October 14, 2017, 08:46:03 am

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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2017, 08:46:03 am »
its obvious its a 1.9 head, its also a TDI head, TDI injectors. can you even get a TDI head to work on an AAZ block? or even a 1.6 lower end? didnt think they are compatible.

is that an old Type3? looks interesting, if not engine compartment restrictive. a good running 1.9 should have a lot of power.
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Reply #6October 15, 2017, 12:56:48 am

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« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2017, 12:56:48 am »
A mk3 TDI head (as seen here) will bolt up to a 1.6 block.  There is a Euro market TDI piston with the correct wristpin bore, wristpin height, piston diameter, etc...  that would work in a 1.6 block in order to create a 1.6TDI.  I considered building one a while back, but the pistons are more expensive than just buying a 1.9TDI engine.  There also really no downside to the additional displacement as you really only consume more fuel when you're using the extra power.  So...  it's possible that it is a 1.6 block but that's incredibly unlikely. 
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Reply #7October 15, 2017, 05:00:39 am

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« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2017, 05:00:39 am »
its obvious its a 1.9 head, its also a TDI head, TDI injectors. can you even get a TDI head to work on an AAZ block? or even a 1.6 lower end? didnt think they are compatible.

is that an old Type3? looks interesting, if not engine compartment restrictive. a good running 1.9 should have a lot of power.
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Reply #8October 15, 2017, 05:01:46 am

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« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2017, 05:01:46 am »
A mk3 TDI head (as seen here) will bolt up to a 1.6 block.  There is a Euro market TDI piston with the correct wristpin bore, wristpin height, piston diameter, etc...  that would work in a 1.6 block in order to create a 1.6TDI.  I considered building one a while back, but the pistons are more expensive than just buying a 1.9TDI engine.  There also really no downside to the additional displacement as you really only consume more fuel when you're using the extra power.  So...  it's possible that it is a 1.6 block but that's incredibly unlikely.
I am going to jack it up today and take a look under it. Iíll post some updates :)


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Reply #9October 15, 2017, 08:05:34 am

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« Reply #9 on: October 15, 2017, 08:05:34 am »
A mk3 TDI head (as seen here) will bolt up to a 1.6 block.  There is a Euro market TDI piston with the correct wristpin bore, wristpin height, piston diameter, etc...  that would work in a 1.6 block in order to create a 1.6TDI.  I considered building one a while back, but the pistons are more expensive than just buying a 1.9TDI engine.
so very 'eccentric' for ole 1.6's. like you comment its not worth the expense of the special pistons alone. i happen to wonder if the rods will take the extra power, pressure. i havent seen rod upgrades for these (1.6) motors, i suppose some of our veteran members have such connections. 1.6 rods arent hard to come by, and not exactly cheap. i happen to see the stock rods as a possible weak point, and wonder if they last long if a TDI set up is used.
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