[Vwdiesel] Re: going price of 1.6L turbo diesel engine
Area31 Research Facility
stephensrw at stn.net
Wed Jun 8 16:58:08 EDT 2005
I sit corrected. Kinda sunstroked and pooped from working hard outsde in
the swealtering hot sun with one of my young U students on the
radiotelescope array most of the day so just too tired to stand corrected.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Shawn Wright" <swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca>
To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, June 08, 2005 12:19 AM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Re: going price of 1.6L turbo diesel engine
> Nope, there were mechanical TDs also, from 83-85, same as the NAs of the
> There is an SAE article somewhere which I *think* mentions the use of a
> sodium injected alloy on the TD heads. This could be a myth, although I'm
> sure I read it somewhere.
> On 8 Jun 2005 at 0:00, Area31 Research Facility <stephensrw at stn.net>
> > 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
> > 1.6 head with solid lifters. Others here may know.
> > Rob
> > ----- 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
> > > 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.
> > > a 5 speed tranny mid 80's Jetta, and it looked like at least two
> > > 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
> > > 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.
> > > Correct?
> > >
> > > Justin
> > >
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> Shawn Wright
> '85 Jetta D
> '88 Westy 2.1L, soon to be 1.6TD 5 speed
> (see progress at http://members.shaw.ca/vwdiesels)
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