[Vwdiesel] Re: [Audi-VW-Diesels] Parts from a faux TD engine

Night Shadow soltwede at privateI.com
Wed Apr 17 13:16:07 EDT 2002

What is wrong with the VW of Canada motors?  I have a "new" rebuilt one in
my Caddy, runs great...


On Wed, 17 Apr 2002 dieseltdi at earthlink.net wrote:

> Ok guys, I obtained what was supposed to be a TD engine yesturday.  It was
> really cheap because the owner was a high school kid who was parting out an
> 82 Rabbit that had been one of his teacher's.  ANYWAY, got the sucker home
> and was suprized to find that the head is virtually brand new.  There are
> not even any marks on the cam or the followers.  Kid told me that his
> teacher had said that he had some work done on the car but it had never
> started again. The looks of the engine oil and the head seems to comfirm
> that.  Now for the bad news, the block is one of the imfamous VW Canada
> blocks although the sticker says that it was new and not rebuilt.  The block
> also says 1.6D.  Not TD as it should.  I intend to take off the oil pan and
> determine if it has oil squirters or not. I should be able to see them from
> below should I not?  Anyway if this turns out to not be a real TD engine,
> then I will be parting the engine out...KKK turbo, intake, exhaust,
> injection pump, and it even has a 5.3 quart oversized oil pan.  Will keep
> you posted on the decision. Hayden
> BTW it also has a AC/Aternator bracket for that poor soul that has been
> looking for one for his bunny truck.  Contact me and we can get that out to
> you whereever you are....:^)
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