[Vwdiesel] Re: going price of 1.6L turbo diesel engine

Area31 Research Facility stephensrw at stn.net
Wed Jun 8 00:00:52 EDT 2005

The turbo head has hydraulic lifters.  I do not know if this makes the
casting, or machining to the casting from the factory any different than the
NA 1.6 head with solid lifters.  Others here may know.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Justin and Chelly Bennett" <cjb at midrivers.com>
To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 10:46 PM
Subject: [Vwdiesel] Re: going price of 1.6L turbo diesel engine

> Went and looked at what was for sale.  There was the 1.6 t.d. block and
> turbo stuff.  No head, it was ruined by either a loose prechamber or
> fuel injector.  There was also a 1.6 n.a. block, a couple of n.a. heads,
> a 5 speed tranny mid 80's Jetta, and it looked like at least two engines
> worth of used turbo pistons, the couple pistons I looked at appeared
> that they would still be serviceable.  No mic so was relying on the mark
> 1 eyeball.  $600 for all the VW stuff.
> Now if I am not mistaken the subject of heads was discussed and the
> consensus was that there is no difference between turbo and n.a. heads.
> Correct?
> Justin
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