[Vwdiesel] head

Bryan Belman dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 1 06:32:14 PDT 2008

Sorry Mike, I think you are barking up the wrong tree.
That is not going to work.  Hydrolic head is a
different design to match a different block.  I do not
think these are interchangable, but that is only my
exp. from reading the list over the years.


--- rumple stiltskin <stiltskin1969 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hello Roger
> ok everyone ..a little help....purdy please.....
> 1984 "ME" series rabbit diesel engine 1.6L....solid
> lifter head.....
>  turns out I took a replacement wrong cylinder head
> to the mechanic..
>  the front of the head I took to the  mechanic has
> an area that protrudes out beyond the block in front
> where the oil drains back down from the head...it
> drains down onto the front of the block..
>  because it does not match the block there ...(
> hydraulic head?)
>  geez   I didn't remember it was that different
> head.....(came from my stock)
>  and he didn't notice the difference it  until after
> it was installed....
>  So, this sounds sort of wacked as an idea, but if
> the valve cover could be removed
>  and the one oil drain be blocked from draining out
> the head  somehow, the head wouldn't have to be
> removed again......?
>  unless it somehow affects the head gasket sealing,
> the cylinders or water jacket overtime??? 
> is this head  just a different style solid lifter
> head, or a hydraulic lifter head?
> txs to everyone....for the help or passing word to
> someone that might be willing to help, please....
>  mike 1-305-731-3185    
>  stiltskin1969 at yahoo.com
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