[Vwdiesel] ECO diesel intake size?

82 Diesel Westy dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Tue May 16 14:03:19 EDT 2006

Shawn, reading lots of posting about air box hose and
the like, for those of us that have to make our own
tubing, PVC will not hold up to the heat, don't waste
your time going down that route, even know it is
little cost.  Just a word to the wise.

Bryan, NJ

--- Shawn Wright <swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca> wrote:

> I've never seen an ECO diesel up close, but have a
> K14 turbo from one on 
> my Westy. It has a much smaller turbo intake than
> the regular turbos, so I 
> was wondering what the rest of the plumbing looks
> like. ETKA shows the 
> same airbox, but the hose to the turbo is different.
> How much smaller is the 
> ECO one?
> I'm trying to get a feel for what is the minimum
> acceptable intake hose 
> diameter for a 1.6TD running up to 15psi of boost. I
> may need to run across 
> the (Vanagon) engine bay, which means 4-6' of tubing
> before the airbox. I 
> was hoping to use 2" rigid PVC to save space.
> Shawn Wright
> http://members.shaw.ca/vwdiesels
> '88 Westy 1.6TD 5 speed
> '85 Jetta Diesel 1.6NA
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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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