[Vwdiesel] Coughing rabbit

Terry Briggs vbriggs at stny.rr.com
Thu Apr 3 23:53:54 PDT 2008

I would suspect it's an altitude issue, I'm thinking you will need to 
reduce the amount of fuel it's getting. The air is thinner so you're 
getting a lot of fuel and not enough air. Perhaps give the fueling 
screw a slight turn and see if it helps.
On Mar 31, 2008, at 2:46 PM, Barrick, David wrote:

> I recently moved to Denver, now my 81 diesel rabbit which ran great in
> Oklahoma runs like crap, lots of white smoke, no power, won't rev past
> 3k rpm without lots of coughing and missing. Any ideas and how to tune
> this engine? Engine is newly rebuilt, along with the pump and 
> injectors.
> Compression is over 400psi on all cylinders.
> Best Regards;
> David Barrick
> davidbarrick at catholichealth.net
> Office 720-875-8121
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