[Vwdiesel] Correct link! Hagars ECO -- Bunny Bondo )//Bondo Golfy
Mike & Coreen Smith
ve9aa at nbnet.nb.ca
Wed Apr 13 18:53:19 EDT 2005
try this picture link AGAIN
Mike, Coreen & Corey Smith
699 Rte 616 Keswick Ridge
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike & Coreen Smith" <ve9aa at nbnet.nb.ca>
To: "H . Hagar." <h_hagar at prcn.org>; <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 7:47 PM
Subject: Hagars ECO -- Bunny Bondo )//Bondo Golfy
> Your bunny sounds a lot like my ol' 86 Golf, LOL!
> Check this recent picture out:
> The paint is actually WORSE than it looks here/
> Mike, Coreen & Corey Smith
> 699 Rte 616 Keswick Ridge
> E6L 1T1
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "H . Hagar." <h_hagar at prcn.org>
> To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2005 6:51 PM
> Subject: [Vwdiesel] ECO -- VW ----( Hagars ECO -- Bunny Bondo )
> " Bunny Bondo " is a cutie VW -- Metallic light Blue 4 door 1.6L
> (Garrett) 1984 Mag wheels
> No she did not start out as a ECO . BUT for the last two years ----
> ECO every mile ---or should I say every
> happy mile ?.
> I did NOT know about ECO's when I started to Hillbilly Tune her.
> After about a year
> of super performance ---- I found out that VW did the same as Hagar.
> With a bit
> of variance.
> She goes 900 miles on a feed. ( 42 Litres ).
> Possible mostly with help from this group. ----- The way I remember
> the ECO explanation is like this
> ECO does not stand for economy --- has to do with pollution.
> "Ecological" ?.
> VW was faced with loosing its foothold in USA so they took the LDA off
> the turbo 1.6 and
> added a cat. Like I have been saying for some time ---the VW 1.6
> thrives on lots of
> manifold pressure. ---- lots of vortex and swirling gives a good
> And opening that intake
> valve at 5 psi overpressure is different --- than opening it at a slight
> Furthermore the way I understand superchargers they heat the ingoing air.
> for a better ignition.
> I did NOT remove the LDA ---- I just made it avaiable on command .
> Here in BC Canada we have a few little hills where the LDA comes in real
> So Hagars cutie can change her image from frugal to a REAL TIGER: at
> flick of a switch.
> When I got snared by her she was a wild one ---I guess about a 100 HP and
> clouds of smoke.
> After a lot of TLC ----wow she became a real pussycat. type Bunny. No
> smoke NO slipping the
> clutch (a la James Hansen) ----but driveable -----very driveable.
> love that thing.
> She drives like a sportscar ---50 psi front tires ---- NO power steering
> When I got her the Turbo hardly moved ---- but a year later running her
> extra LEAN ?
> the thing cleaned itself ----and she sure howls now ---so now I will NOT
> have to clean
> it. ------------- a Turbo working 20 years ? ---thats is no
> chickenfeed. KIlometers on
> clock ? getting close to 300 000.
> When Ferguson came in here --one of the first things he mentioned was how
> turbines are to gook on the blades. --- This proves that point.
> PS : Google ECO VW.
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