[Vwdiesel] torque drop in warm weather, was....
natewall1 at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 15 08:07:08 EDT 2003
Is this alternate "hole" actually another air passage?
I think mt TD air box has a molding for this, but not
punched all the way through. Perhaps this air box also
is used for some gas engine applications.
--- Scott Kair <scott3491 at insightbb.com> wrote:
> A timely thread. When I was changing my air
> filter over the weekend I
> looked over the air box on my 92 Jetta ECO. Very
> interesting arrangement.
> One inlet seems to be from the grill. There
> didn't seem to be much
> deterioration of the foam seal around it, as
> mentioned previously. But
> there was also some sort of intake horn pointing
> towards the rear of the
> engine, towards the exhaust manifold. It ends in
> the filter box at a
> spring-loaded door.
> Bentley didn't seem to mention it. What would
> this one be for- a heated
> air intake? Perhaps the intention is to allow
> supplemental intake under
> load? I'd attributed power loss above 85F to
> running the a/c, but this has
> me wondering.
> Scott Kair
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