[Vwdiesel] Rabbit droppings # 54 --- ( Shims for William and Nozzles for Mark )H.Hagar h_hagar at prcn.org
Tue Mar 23 09:54:56 EST 2004
source for injector adjusting shims William A. Thompson Sorry I figured some of the grand wizards were going to answer you. But yes I have lots of old shims here and I work on injectors just about every day. Shims are easy to ship , just line up and stick to a piece of sticky tape an slip in envelope. Sources are all over the place . Hillbilly shims are at your fingertips . Those little wavy washer on the Rabbits are great --they are spring steel . Do not use soft washers except as an experiment. The problem comes when you are ready to select thickness' . In stead of ordering a 40 thou -- get 2 20 thou.. I have lots of 60 thou and 80 thou. But if you need a 50 thou ? they are useless. The shim problem was a piece of cake for me. Lots of suppliers are on the net. Mark Shepperd : stay tuned ---I am trying to write about nozzles. I like to keep advertising out of here so I shall send list of suppliers by email. Hagar. PS: on the shim issue ---with new nozzles they are so easy to adjust to a very small tolerance --- there comes the need for very thin shims. Mine are all BOSCH.
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