[Vwdiesel] Need a 1.6NA tb cover

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Mon Apr 24 21:32:07 EDT 2006

Area31 Research Facility wrote:
> When I built my VW diesel powered genset I started with a 1984, 1.6NA and
> after discovering it was baffed had to re and re it with a 1980, 1.5 that I
> was fortunate to obtain.  Indeed, the timing belt covers ARE different.  In
> my case the 1.5 has a cool looking metal cover that is secured with bolts.
> IIRC the 1.6 cover was mostly plastic and held on with metal snaps.
> Rob

The covers on both my '81 and '82 (1.6D and 1.9D) are both the bolted on metal style. 
There are 4 rubber grommets with metal inserts that bolt to the front and back of the 
head, over by the alt. bracket and down at the bottom.


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