[Vwdiesel] New engine help 1.9NA diesel

Dana Morphew kadm at pugetsound.net
Sun Aug 24 07:28:17 EDT 2003

The Russek Manual gives .85mm. as the medium point for the 1Y as I
recall.  I've set the 1Y in my Caddy at .94mm with the 1.6 pump as
the valve timing was changed between the 1.6 and 1.9.  I can't find
the manual now to verify the above, so it is from memory.


On 23 Aug 2003 at 18:15, Michael Snow wrote:

> I spent all day today installing a new engine in my '82 diesel
> Vanagon.
>   I cannot get it to run for more than a few seconds.  I suspece the
> injector pump timing is off, but I don't know what the spec is for
> this engine.  It's a 1Y 1.9 liter normally aspirated diesel.  This one
> has the 1.9 head and injector pump, unlike some of the hybrid engines
> out there that use a 1.6 head and pump on a 1.9 block.  The initial
> timing was set to 1.05mm from the factory.   This engine is used in
> Euro Golf/Jetta/Passat/Caddy.  If anyone has the timing specs for this
> engine , please send it along.  Maybe I can get it running tomorrow
> :-)
> Mike Snow
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