[Vwdiesel] Looking for a diesel compression tester for about $100, any idea's
82 Diesel Westy
dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 6 10:35:16 EDT 2006
Thanks Gary, that is a good idea, spend the money on a
better guage and use Harbor Freight for the adapters,
at that price, can't go wrong. Some places wanted $20
for just one adapter for the 1.6 glow plug hole.
--- gary <gbangs at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> Harbor Freight has diesel testers for $24, adapters
> and all...
> Bought one on sale for $16! Hooked it up, cyl #1,
> 505 psi. Cool!
> Hooked up to #2... pumped up to #300, then would
> just bleed down, oh crap!
> #3, #4 same as #2, Hooked back up to #1 Same as the
> rest. Whew! Darned
> thing must have sprung a leak internally.
> Moral of the story...
> You get what you pay for. However, at $16, I did get
> a complete set of
> 82 Diesel Westy wrote:
> > I would like to add this to my list, all 1.6 and
> > IDI motors, does any one have a used one they
> > like to sell or suggest new.
> > I saw Mighty Vac for about $100 and one for Star /
> > Hoffman for about $40, but need to buy adapters
> > both of them. So, I would lean towards the
> > one unless someone has a used one to sell.
> > Thanks in advance. I am in no real hurry for it.
> > Bryan
> > Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
> > 04 Jetta Wagon TDI PD, 100hp, 5sp
> > Rebuilding 82 Diesel Weekender from my old rusty
> 82 Westy 1.9NA
> > 90 Audi 200, 2.2L Turbo FWD
> > 70 Type 1 stock Beetle
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Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
04 Jetta Wagon TDI PD, 100hp, 5sp
Rebuilding 82 Diesel Weekender from my old rusty 82 Westy 1.9NA
90 Audi 200, 2.2L Turbo FWD
70 Type 1 stock Beetle
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