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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-29-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 35,795
Posted By Fridgewagon
^lulz. The big problem is the cowl drains...

^lulz.

The big problem is the cowl drains getting all clogged up as well as the blower box drain. If they aren't all gooped up, they work reasonably reliably on 700s. Usually you really have to...
Forum: Parts Suppliers 12-14-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 22,294
Posted By Fridgewagon
It's both a repair shop and a import parts...

It's both a repair shop and a import parts distributor. They do worldpac, IMC and some dealer stuff (if it's VW/Audi (which obviously this engine is).

They know the cars well, do good work, and...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-13-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
Ok, got out the dial indicator and double checked...

Ok, got out the dial indicator and double checked the crank pulley bolt was super tight. Timing is at euro spec, but not alarmingly off. Injection pump isn't timed per the book method judging by...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-13-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 32,902
Posted By Fridgewagon
^this. Little rough looking for an mls. Cut...

^this.

Little rough looking for an mls. Cut super smooth almost not at all with these on a really large fly cutter (no small diameter ones or you get a valley) and then final polish on a granite...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 12-04-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,373
Posted By Fridgewagon
I've replaced a good few of the Hitler's Revenge...

I've replaced a good few of the Hitler's Revenge (VW) heat exchangers with the Volvo Gas coppery one instead of that low grade aluminum-foil piece of inferior VW crap on VW cars. Never a problem...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-26-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
Dial indicator, yes. Cam wheel and crank...

Dial indicator, yes.

Cam wheel and crank tools have a line on genuine. Though would buy those and the funny scalloped out socket to remove the injectors.

Do you need a lens grinding set or...
Forum: Performance and aftermarket 11-25-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,373
Posted By Fridgewagon
B280 and 92+ Volvo 7/9 4cylinder redblock gas...

B280 and 92+ Volvo 7/9 4cylinder redblock gas cars use a lovely copper cooler that I've never ever seen fail. I just use those. Water/oil heat exchanger. Fixed many Hitler's revenge (VW) cars gas...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-22-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
hm..well I don't remember seeing it, just the...

hm..well I don't remember seeing it, just the shutoff.

Sorry for the fragmented reply.

Will see if I can score some of the special tools to work on this thing properly. It's my second car,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-22-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
Cold start is disabled and totally slack. Idle...

Cold start is disabled and totally slack. Idle is bumped up, it's singling along at almost 1000 idling speed hot. I rigged up some zip-ties just to test that the lever on the pump worked on last...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-21-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
I suspect the timing is over-advanced. Idles a...

I suspect the timing is over-advanced. Idles a little fast hot, sounds TERRIBLE with the advance lever pulled via the cold start device actually connected.

Will replace the 2 dead glow plugs that...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-21-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
Located in Portland, OR. Moving the lever...

Located in Portland, OR.

Moving the lever all the way to advanced makes it possible to start in the cold, though very loud and scary sounding, have no verified timing.

I know the #6 glow plug...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-20-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 19,933
Posted By Fridgewagon
--Moved-- New from PDX

Figured I'd say hello.

Getting ready to acquire tools to to the T-belt and re-time the injection pump and do glow plugs.

Recommendations for where to buy the special tools, a replacement cold...
Forum: Items Wanted 11-20-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,222
Posted By Fridgewagon
6-speed? Looks like an M47 with an OD unit?

6-speed?
Looks like an M47 with an OD unit?
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