[Vwdiesel] injection pump timing
nwall at opei.org
Thu Aug 29 17:08:51 EDT 2002
Next week I'll report what's on my flywheel in terms of marks, for this weekend I plan to
get to know the Jetta quite a bit better!
Gary Shea wrote:
> I was thinking about that one last night, but I wasn't sure what
> it looked like in there :) Glad you guys brought it up today! On my TD
> from a Quantum I think I have the 0, but on the Rabbit I don't think
> it's there, but instead there's a funky projection on the flywheel,
> maybe 3-4mm across, that looks rather like a pointer. Enough like it
> that I set my timing there the first time, whoops! Read about it
> somewhere I think, appears to be a holdover from either '80 or pre '80,
> not needed anymore in my '82.
> [2002-08-29 14:18 -0400] Nate Wall (nwall at opei.org) wrote:
> > Hmmmm.... There is a "O" on that flywheel too, maybe near the "V" notch, but its
> > the "V" that matches up w/ the pointer (arrow) on the tranny bell housing. Maybe we
> > just found your problem. Let us know.
> > --nate
> > Maynard Southard wrote:
> > > Kris:
> > > You might want to double check whether the flywheel is at TDC. I've always
> > > matched a "V" cut to the pointer on the bell housing to get the TDC spot. I've
> > > never seen a "loop." Maybe it's semantics, but I figured I'd at least raise
> > > the possibility.
> > >
> > > Maynard Southard (OvO) '79
> > > '86 Double Cab Diesel "Col. Potter"
> > > '82 Westy Diesel "Reinhardt"
> > > '82 Vanagon GL Diesel "Sluggo"
> > > '93 EV GL "Klinger"
> > > '00 Golf GLS TDI "WooHoo"
> > > '84 Jetta GL TD "Donor"
> > >
> > > On Thursday, August 29, 2002 9:42 AM, Kris <krisa at subtend.net> wrote:
> > > > I have the flywheel loop showing indicating TDC. I have the camshaft
> > > > locking plate in (opposite side of gear). Currently my cam and pump
> > > > gears are loose.
> > >
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