[Vwdiesel] Injection timing --(Hillbilly tuning 1980 to 86 Bosch ) a.H.Hagar h_hagar at prcn.org
Thu Mar 25 14:31:25 EST 2004
The beauty of HILLBILLY tuning is that it starts from a totally safe starting point. The roller assembly --rollers are in a valley just starting to push high pressure piston. (FAILSAFE) the timing is too retarded for driving. But it will run. James Hansen wrote : Now that's when you start from a know safe specification. remember free advice has no warranty. (does this not apply to all advice in this forum ?) Anyway you can all take my word that if I have not done it , I will not tell you to do it. Further if you read my threads over time ---- I was addressing those wizards (more or less) that did everything to the letter of the book. And still she smoked and lacked pep. I can not think of anyone here , who does not know what a happy diesel sounds like. To compare is easy , go listen to a few in the Wal-Mart parking lot. After I got my 1982 going , I kept noticing Rabbits all over the place. And to a car they all smoked when we hit those big hills in BC. Several smokers in Victoria BC. And gravel trucks ? going up that Mallahat talk about smoke -- yikes. So for many years I took it that all diesels smoked when loaded right down. So the fact that my Rabbit smoked was quite normal .(it was not). Now it is true , that if you are a power hog , it must produce black smoke at full load. The smoke is necessary to tell you that it is getting all the fuel it can burn --- plus a bit. By the way if you want a quiet VW -- Bosch makes a throttling nozzle , it lets in the fuel a bit slower and those "Marbles" on the plate gets smaller. Who coined the marbles on the plate saying ? man do I like it , wish I had thought of it.Does anyone know ?. PS: I used to hate diesels ---they stink --they are noisy ---they are gutless --- and they make you stink like a trucker when you go to the Opera. Shit look at me know , I am obsessed , and I take it as a badge of honor to stink of diesel fuel when I go shopping. The meltdown warning will be your Cooling temp.
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