[Vwdiesel] '82 VW Westphalia diesel

Harmon Seaver hseaver at cybershamanix.com
Tue Jul 16 09:27:12 EDT 2002

On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 07:43:31AM -0700, Sandy Cameron wrote:
> At 11:16 PM 7/15/02 -0500, you wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 15, 2002 at 05:53:57PM -0700, Scott Sullivan wrote:
> >   No, this is right on what the oil filter screws on to. Sure looks exactly
> >like a sender for an oil pressure guage.
> >
> >--
> >Harmon Seaver
> The turbos, (and others) have 2 oil pressure senders, the high pressure one
> is on the oil filter casting, the low pressure one is on the end of the head.
> They both wire to the oil pressure "computer" hidden behind the speedo, that
> sounds the buzzer when oil pressure is low, and rpms are about 2k. The
> "computer" (not realy) also gets a speed cue from the "W" terminal of the
> alternator, also known as the tach terminal. The one on the head ensurs that
> the cam is getting enough oil, and the high press. one shouts if the main
> pump output drops.

   Ah, so this is most likely a transplant engine, as Loren said also. I'll have
to check the numbers and see what's what. Never thought to look for a turbo,
that would be nice. Or if it's the turbo engine sans turbo, I could probably add
one easily enough then.
   So you can run a tach off the alternator? Does it take a special tach?

Harmon Seaver

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