[Vwdiesel] Turbo talks -- ( sodium injection ? )
swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca
Mon Jun 21 20:23:41 EDT 2004
On 21 Jun 2004 at 17:05, H.Hagar <h_hagar at prcn.org> wrote:
> PS: How do I identify the tortional damper on my Turbo ?.
> A number of changes were made to the crankshaft. The front end of the crankshaft
> was reinforced. The highly loaded crank-pin, at cylinder 4, has its radius
> induction hardened and the oil hole ground while radii at the other pins are
> roll-hardened. A torsional vibration damper is used.
Interesting... I'll have to take a look at mine, although I don't have an NA one to compare
with at the moment.
Which reminds me... while taking apart my 1.6TD, after removing the crank and placing
on the bench, I found a small steel ball bearing, about 1/4" in diameter, rolling around
the bench. It looked a bit like the steel balls that appear to be peened into parts of the
crank, but I could not find anywhere that it came from. Is there a ball type check valve
anywhere in the engine, in the oil pump perhaps?
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