[Vwdiesel] Rebuilt IP / Engine Won't Start
longyard at ix.netcom.com
Sat Sep 20 20:50:50 PDT 2008
I've bled it several times. : (
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony and Lillie" <tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net>
To: "William Longyard" <longyard at ix.netcom.com>; <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 11:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Rebuilt IP / Engine Won't Start
> Did you bleed everything before trying to start it? If so, it usually
> takes a bit more cranking, then they will fire.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "William Longyard" <longyard at ix.netcom.com>
> To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 10:09 PM
> Subject: [Vwdiesel] Rebuilt IP / Engine Won't Start
>> I've got a rebuilt IP pump that I just put on my rebuilt engine. I'm
>> trouble starting it.
>> I used new turbo piston in my 1600NA engine, and I ridge-reamed and honed
>> before installing them. Ring gaps are to specs.
>> My compression from 1-4 is: 380, 385, 380, 375psi.
>> I believe this compression is low, but know that the rings haven't seated
>> yet, and those are figures for a stone cold engine.
>> When I crank over the engine for a long time it ALMOST wants to run, and
>> couple of times I have been able to get it to run for a few seconds. I
>> found that by backing the idle screw all the way OUT, it seems to want to
>> run a little bit more.
>> However, if I step on the throttle it dies immediately. Is the governor
>> wrong? How do I set the governor?
>> Other ideas?
>> Bill Longyard
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