[Vwdiesel] Re: [vwpickups] Finding TDC

Sandy Cameron scameron at compmore.net
Mon Sep 2 22:27:46 EDT 2002

At 11:41 AM 9/2/02 -0700, you wrote:
>You could always pull a glow plug and put in a plunger of some kind, find
>TDC by max protrusion and dividing the dwell angle in half.  Then you would
>mark the flywheel

Carefull, use a plastic soda straw or kniting needle to avoid scratching the
inside of the cylinder.

Have not seen a cut-away of the TDI so don't know if the piston can be
encountered from a plug or injector opening. I know this will not work with
a pre-TDI, IDI engine because of the prechamber.


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