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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-18-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By ngoma
That is great news! :D Easy starting, good power,...

That is great news! :D Easy starting, good power, low smoke, quiet smooth idle are all good signs.

The issue with an old timing belt is similar to old tires. The "rubber" compound degrades,...
Forum: The Garage 04-17-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By ngoma
Is the mating surface ready for a MLS head...

Is the mating surface ready for a MLS head gasket? It looks smooth enough in the photos! What did it cost?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-17-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By ngoma
Can you get ones for the narrow hoses on the top...

Can you get ones for the narrow hoses on the top of the engine? And the lower radiator hose? I would be interested in these also!
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-17-2018, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By ngoma
People often do this to temporarily "fix" a...

People often do this to temporarily "fix" a leaking heater core. What color and KPa marking does the coolant overflow bottle cap have?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-17-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By ngoma
Only sign is the engine will suddenly quit...

Only sign is the engine will suddenly quit running. Upon further inspection you will find at least bent valves, damaged pistons, probably bent connecting rods as this is an interference engine....
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-17-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By ngoma
I had thought the M90 was common in the EU?

I had thought the M90 was common in the EU?
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-17-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 200
Posted By ngoma
Were you able to take temperature readings as...

Were you able to take temperature readings as suggested in this your post (http://www2.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1866)?

Make sure you installed the correct thermostat type. Should have the bypass...
Forum: Member Showroom 04-14-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 109
Posted By ngoma
Get or borrow an infrared non-contact thermometer...

Get or borrow an infrared non-contact thermometer and take closeup readings of the top radiator hose, the hot side of the radiator, and the side of the cylinder head there near the front temp....
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-14-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 64
Posted By ngoma
Welcome! Yes, many have D24T into 2xx...

Welcome!

Yes, many have D24T into 2xx series. A few have D24TIC. Look around on the forum for examples. Here are a few:

http://www2.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1389
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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-07-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By ngoma
Coolant bottle

Cleaning the coolant bottle is important also. First I tried purple power (caustic) with aquarium gravel to help scrub when shaken. Little improvement. Next I sprayed some aerosol engine degreaser...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 04-04-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By ngoma
Did you try your internet browser of choice? This...

Did you try your internet browser of choice? This popped up on the first search page on mine:

https://www.brickwerks.co.uk/other-vehicles/vw-diesel-parts/1-6d-td/valve-clearance-shims.html
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-03-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By ngoma
Welcome! Here's how you can attach photos easily:...

Welcome! Here's how you can attach photos easily:

Attaching Photos (http://www2.d24t.com/showthread.php?t=1265)
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-02-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By ngoma
Welcome. Why not the M90 transmission that is...

Welcome. Why not the M90 transmission that is available in EU and better than the M47?
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-31-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By ngoma
Almost there!

After the 3-day sump-pump-in-a-bucket-plumbed-into-the-cooling-system flush to remove the oil and oil residue from the cooling system it was time to hook the rest back up.

Valve clearances...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-31-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By ngoma
What about knurling the hole? Or staking?...

What about knurling the hole? Or staking? Somewhere I recall they should be a .002" press fit.

I would ask here
VWDiesel.net The IDI, TDI, and mTDI source. Engine Specific Info and...
Forum: Items Wanted 03-28-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By ngoma
Try http://www.volvotips.com/ Not PDF but I...

Try http://www.volvotips.com/

Not PDF but I think flash format. I see they have several D24 manuals listed there.

Tell us how it works for you!

PS You will need the special tools for...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-21-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By ngoma
Here's what it looks like in action. 5 gallon...

Here's what it looks like in action. 5 gallon bucket. Sump pump is in the middle, intake raised a few inches off the bottom to avoid recirculating any accumulated grit. Pump discharge is at 10...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By ngoma
OK then you will want to refurbish the injector...

OK then you will want to refurbish the injector internals as well:

HOW-TO: Rebuild Diesel IDI Injectors (http://vincewaldon.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=20&Itemid=28)
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-20-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By ngoma
Not sure how this could happen, most of my...

Not sure how this could happen, most of my experience with timing "slipping" is when tightening the rear camshaft pulley bolt, the pulley shifts position and ends up with slightly different timing...
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By ngoma
Looks like you got some good injector nozzles....

Looks like you got some good injector nozzles. Are you going fit them and POP test them?
Forum: The Garage 03-18-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By ngoma
Those broken GPs are not a welcome sight. Did...

Those broken GPs are not a welcome sight. Did someone use starting fluid? Where did the pieces go?
Forum: Help! My car died! 03-18-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By ngoma
Have you checked for air bubbles in the "clear"...

Have you checked for air bubbles in the "clear" fuel supply line feeding the IP?
Possible double inner rubber gasket on the fuel filter?


Why?
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By ngoma
Should be able to lightly file the sharp edges...

Should be able to lightly file the sharp edges from the dented tooth, bet it will be all right.

I'll be interested to see how you fab up the hydraulic clutch-- most of ours are cable operated.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 03-09-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By ngoma
Cleaning oily gunk out of the cooling system

Head gasket failure allowed engine oil into the cooling system. I guess that proves that oil pressure is higher than cooling system PSI :rolleyes:. Actually I prefer that to coolant in the oil ;).
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Forum: Help! My car died! 03-09-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By ngoma
Significant milestone today

Took advantage of a day off (mostly) and good weather and marked a significant milestone today. I had previously cleaned up the block deck and cylinder head mating surfaces, and bolt holes, and...
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