[Vwdiesel] standard acceleration test

Terry Briggs vbriggs at stny.rr.com
Thu May 10 01:59:13 EDT 2007

LOL, I know right now my golf does 0 to 60 in 23 seconds rowing through 
the gears, I've never seen what it would do rolling on from 30 to 60 in 
5th yet, maybe next week after I replace the upper radiator hose that 
the wife had go bad on her today.
On May 10, 2007, at 1:18 AM, LBaird119 at aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 5/9/2007 9:47:01 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> vbriggs at stny.rr.com writes:
>> 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.
>   I've heard of something close to that to determine if you need
> to go with the "performance" setting for pump timing, if it fails.
> Something like 40 to 55 in more than 3 minutes or such.  ;-D
>     Loren
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