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Does anyone have the dimensions or even an autocad or any other drawing of a downpipe flange for a VNT15/17?

I have access to a waterjet and I am looking to make my own exhaust for my car.
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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by as4k on July 22, 2024, 08:54:42 am »
Originally the vac pump wasnt doing anything.  I bought a seal kit to replace the original but that didnt work.  I ended up with a new unit that now pulls good vacuum.  I'll check this again though.
Alternator is at the passenger side of the engine.  It of course has a unique bracket that attaches to the block.  Since this is longitudinal its "special" :).  Some of these had AC but this one does not, so that changes the bracketry too.

Yeah, def a lot of work.  I take my time and enjoy this stuff.  With moving house stuff has taken precedence, so there hasnt been much wrenching.  I gotta get this thing moving though!  :D
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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by fatmobile on July 22, 2024, 12:23:14 am »
I'd check to see if the vacuum pump is pulling vacuum before I'd worry about the brake booster.

 The alternator is on the back side of the engine on this model right?
Haven't seen that setup for a while.
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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by ORCoaster on July 21, 2024, 09:56:02 pm »
Sounds like more than a weekends worth of work to me.  But then again, I take it easy when I work on my truck as it is supposed to be my relaxing time.
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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by as4k on July 20, 2024, 08:57:50 pm »
With the car moved I'm ready to tackle some things.

- Remove accessory belts, crank pulley "sandwich" and inspect crank bolt (you recall the photo I had earlier where it didnt seem long enough as the head was sunk into the hole area)
- Check timing.  I have Bentley manuals and all sorts of stuff for various older models.  The 4000 Bentley of this vintage honestly has a 1 pager for the turbo diesel and its only about the injectors.  I found the Quantum Bentley has a very nice section for the turbo diesel motor.  I also found that the VAG 1367 can check the idle speed on these.  I have one and that will make seeing the idle speed easier :).  Will get some help to verify and dial in the timing.  Could this be a cause for the smokyness?
- Alternator bracket.  The factory one doesnt have the teeth section and accompanying star adjuster like some of the later cars do.  I'll look at this and see if I can adapt one as the alternator does get a bit loose.
- Check engine mounts
- Check clutch cable.  This one has the adjustment further up the cable near the firewall.  I'm used to hydraulic stuff so adjusting this is new to me.
- Engine oil and filter change
- Transmission fluid change
- Brakes.  I need to test the booster to see if it actually holds vacuum.  Pedal is hard and doesnt get soft like I think it should.  I have a new booster and master if needed but want to actually diag to see whats wrong.

Dying to get this thing moving!  Just wish I knew more about these.  If this was a 5cyl gasser then I'd have zero issues :)

Thanks guys!
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Cars for Sale / Re: 1969 Jetta Diesel in Northeast PA
« Last post by newrebuilder on July 18, 2024, 09:36:21 am »
As far as photo's go the car is in the garage and overall pictures are difficult but can be done at least of the engine and trans that are out of the car. Since there are no local (at least driving distance) replies I hesitate to post pictures but can as long as everyone realizes that they are limited.

The issue of selling price relates to the point that towing/flatbed  the car will be costly depending upon the distance. Since that is the case I will provide a clear New Jersey title without cost to the buyer.

The car has corrosion around the edge of the windshield on one side.  No other corrosion on the car. The interior of the car is dirty having sat in the garage for 20 years.
Please let me know if anyone is interested that is within range of zip 18415. Please state your zip particularly if you are in New Jersey.

More information can be had from specific interested parties by emailing me directly.

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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by ORCoaster on July 17, 2024, 09:00:45 pm »
Timing clack?
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Cars for Sale / Re: 1969 Jetta Diesel in Northeast PA
« Last post by Dennis Froelich on July 17, 2024, 11:26:21 am »
Pics also if possible!!
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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by fatmobile on July 17, 2024, 02:03:56 am »
 Always good to have them moving, and stopping.
 
 That is a little smokey.
 Could be air in the fuel.
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IDI Engine / Re: Sharing my 1.6td project
« Last post by as4k on July 16, 2024, 11:18:50 pm »

https://youtu.be/QGtBX2cP9Jc?si=33xQ_cj3hVfsu1ah

Alright, so I opted to attempt to move this thing.  I still need to mess with the clutch cable a bit.  Bear with the slipping clutch as I'm def not used to this vehicle.
Now the car is in a better place (not on rocks) to work.  Got a slew of things I wanna do before I attempt to take it down the road.  I'm hoping the smoke clears out a bit....
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