Author Topic: Nothing like a good DIY Top end rebuild  (Read 4412 times)

October 20, 2006, 07:40:43 pm

burn_your_money

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« on: October 20, 2006, 07:40:43 pm »
Write up covers:
- Installing valves
- Installing valve springs
- Installing valve seals
- Installing cam / bearings
- Adjusting valves
- Installing injectors
- Installing glow plugs
- Installing valve cover studs (rubber gasket upgrade)
- Installing exhaust manifold studs

http://www.hasengeeks.com/projects.php?page=cylinder_head
Found here
http://vwpickups.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=29

apparently they've been hacked. But you can still access the whole forum by using the "jump to" in the bottom right


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Reply #1October 20, 2006, 11:20:58 pm

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« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2006, 11:20:58 pm »
Awesome,  now I can reference against this for later use......
83 Jetta 1.9 T (Project Darkness)
88 Jetta 1.6 NA (Dead/Crushed)
92 Jetta 1.6 T (Sleepin)
96 Golf 1.9 T (Parts Car + Mexican Rust Bucket)

Reply #2October 22, 2006, 04:04:28 pm

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Nothing like a good DIY Top end rebuild
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2006, 04:04:28 pm »
.. and if you're in any doubt, valve 'keepers' are collets as in a 'collet' chuck, if you're reading on this side of the Atlantic.

Good and exhaustive writeup there, but it would take me most of that 2 hours to cut 8 valves in properly  :)

Reply #3October 24, 2006, 07:10:27 pm

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« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2006, 07:10:27 pm »
for better pictures, copy the image location top a new window and remove the .thumb
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