[Vwdiesel] New engine help 1.9NA diesel

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

I had the Russert manual on the 1.9 but can't find it.  As I recall
it had a medium set point at about .85 mm.  I'm running my 1Y at .94
with the 1.6 pump.  The valve timing was changed between the 1.6 and
1.9...wish I could find that manual.


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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