[Vwdiesel] . Lazy pump Update, and tribute to a GTD driver.
mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Dec 27 04:13:07 PST 2008
Finally we had some really cold weather again... -2 deg C with a wind chill
of -6 ...;o)
Started the old girl up and got instant vacuum buildup. Interestingly with
the oil relatively viscous, it made no difference to maximum [minimum] still
28" wg near as damn it.
Hope you guys are having a great Christmas. Ours was spoilt somewhat by
'granny' suddenly dieing. Realitively painless with a bleed in the centre of
the brain. To think that 2 days before, she was still driving that GTD. I
bought her. AFAIK at 82 , she was the oldest GTD driver in the world. I'm
not sure if I should mention that in the service... There must be other
diesel enthusiasts in the throng....
----- Original Message -----
From: "mark shepherd" <mark at shepher.fsnet.co.uk>
To: "vw fans" <Vwdiesel at vwfans.com>; <brian at gochnauer.net>
Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 7:18 AM
Subject: [SPAM] Re: [Vwdiesel] Brake boost failure.... Lazy pump Update.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "brian gochnauer" <brian at gochnauer.net>
> To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 2008 3:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Brake boost failure.... Lazy pump Update.
>> Nice pics! Doesn't look likely to be a dry style pump.
>> You were not concerned with using gasoline to wash out the pump (into the
>> sump) ?
> Nope; pump at the time, was upsidedown in a Sweetcorn tin about 20yards
> away from the car :o)
> 7AM Monday,
> Just started the car and hey-presto... lots of juicy nothingness.... er
> At least I've learn't how to spell vacccuuumm.
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