[Vwdiesel] standard acceleration test
vbriggs at stny.rr.com
Fri May 11 00:33:28 EDT 2007
well then, seems mine isn't doing too bad actually then, though I do
need to replace the head gasket in the near future.
On May 10, 2007, at 10:56 AM, Roger Brown wrote:
> Terry Briggs wrote:
>> Has anyone else heard of a standard acceleration test ? I've heard of
>> it, but haven't found any hard copy on it. Supposedly you accelerate
>> from 30mph to 60mph in top gear, the resulting time it takes to reach
>> 60 is an indication of your engines condition.
> Bentley manual describes the test in the Fuel and Exhaust Systems
> chapter, in summary:
> 35MPH-55 in 4th gear (on a 5 speed, 3rd gear in a 4 speed) and if it
> takes loner than 16.1 seconds in a 4-speed or 18.6 seconds in a
> use the "improved performance" pump timing numbers in the table.
> Hint: I always use the improved performance numbers in the table.
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