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IDI Engine / MOVED: Mon premier TD
« Last post by burn_your_money on Today at 08:27:06 pm »
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IDI Engine / Re: 1.6 TD reliable performance build
« Last post by mcpook on Today at 07:46:50 pm »
Been awhile since I posted.  Got the truck back from the fabricator who welded up aluminum intercooler tubing, intake and fabbed a 2.5" stainless downpipe. 



Figured out that the stock ground location on the transmission mount is shoddy, so grounded directly yo the trasnsmission.  Starter now turns over easily. 
2 problems that I am trying to troubleshoot. 
First is fueling.  I primed the fuel filter by removing the small screw atop the fuel filter housing and topping off with ATF.  Primed the injector pump by removing the inlet banjo bolt and topping with ATF.  No fire and no visual verification of fuel being drawn through the clear inlet fuel line.  Any ideas/tricks to prime the fuel system?
The second is a bit more baffling and worrisome.  I filled up the coolant and slowly been tracking down the leaks and tightening down clamps to fix.  Thought I had them all addressed, when I noticed another pool on the garage floor coming from the turbo/passenger side. 

It appears that the turbo is leaking coolant.  I don't think this is supposed to be a water cooled turbo. 

You can see the rust on the mild steel spacer between the turbo and the exhaust manifold and water dripping from the waste gate.  Any ideas on this one?  I'm really stumped as to where the leak could be coming from and how to fix it.  There is no coolant visible above the intake manifold, so I don't think its the freeze plugs in the head.  Thanks guys.  I keep thinking this thing is close to roaring to life. 
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i need these gone. no time or funds for these anymore, and i need the garage space for a new vehicle. best reasonable offer takes the lot.

https://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?9249971-FS-1997-Jetta-TD-w-matching-parts-car

https://imgur.com/a/yCzYoPG

located in st thomas ontario (near london ontario)
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Moteur Injection indirecte / Re: Mon premier TD
« Last post by nikidon on Today at 12:15:46 pm »
Hi, Sorry for bad destination of this topic. yes i know french section !

i suppose a lot of english people have seen this so i can tell more if you want :

1y na 1.9 converted to turbo.

gt1546v , wastegate controlled (pick from garrett T2)  i know it'snt best method and i'm looking your post on how to do this...

i can post pics if you want.

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Parts for Sale/Wanted / Re: WTB: 1.6L solid lifter head
« Last post by sawedoffgolf on November 17, 2018, 10:49:55 pm »
12mm.
It is for a JX engine.
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Parts for Sale/Wanted / Re: WTB: 1.6L solid lifter head
« Last post by fatmobile on November 17, 2018, 09:03:57 pm »
12mm headbolts,..
 or a B head?
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Troubleshooting / Re: Ecodiesel engine knock
« Last post by Ibuprofen on November 17, 2018, 07:50:42 pm »
Was the culprit discovered?
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Parts for Sale/Wanted / WTB: 1.6L solid lifter head
« Last post by sawedoffgolf on November 17, 2018, 01:53:46 am »
Looking for a good complete 1.6L NA/TD solid lifter head

Let me know what you have, Thanks
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TDI - Pumpe Duese TDI Engines / Re: Crank, but no start
« Last post by willbz on November 17, 2018, 12:45:09 am »
Bought the car for 300$, actually very clean. GLS with black leather interior and sunroof. If I decide itís not worth the money to fix I can keep it as a parts car for my ALH. Itís the same color and has a couple similar motor parts (turbo, resivours, sensors etc).

I am going to try cleaning all contact points Tomorrow, as well as a fuel filter with new lines.  Iím going to keep my eye on the pulleys and make sure they are free and not holding back the SERP belt.


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TDI - Pumpe Duese TDI Engines / Re: Crank, but no start
« Last post by ORCoaster on November 16, 2018, 10:09:25 pm »
I would be pulling the starter and giving it a good service to be sure it is turning fast, has good contact at the terminals and the solenoid is working well.  In the process I would be cleaning all the posts, and connections from the battery terminal to the starter and any points in between.  Not really versed in the newer VW's. 

Hope you got a deal and not a lemon. 
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