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Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain Yesterday, 12:06 PM
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Posted By ngoma
Yes and yes.

Yes and yes.
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-02-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By ngoma
Engine has no electronic controls. It only needs...

Engine has no electronic controls. It only needs a 12VDC trickle to open the fuel cutoff solenoid to allow the fuel to flow. One could open up the solenoid to remove the plunger, reinstall, and the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 12-01-2021, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 91
Posted By ngoma
Yes it can! Interested to hear about your...

Yes it can!

Interested to hear about your book!
Forum: Body and Interior 11-19-2021, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By ngoma
That was the main reason I had mine rebuilt. Too...

That was the main reason I had mine rebuilt. Too hard to figure out if the mounting ears (on the candidate alternators) were the correct dimensions and locations.

To really make use of a higher...
Forum: Body and Interior 11-18-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By ngoma
The tach wants the "W" terminal on the...

The tach wants the "W" terminal on the alternator. Do any of those have a W terminal?

Otherwise, you could add the W terminal with a little surgery:
Gas Tacho / Revcounter Conversion to Diesel W...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-09-2021, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By ngoma
Add to that list, rear axle control rod (dogbone)...

Add to that list, rear axle control rod (dogbone) bushings, unequal trans/differential snout angles, incorrect u-joint clocking. Maybe(?) input shaft bearing? For dogbowl flywheel: Incorrect...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 11-02-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By ngoma
I've used Continental TBs, Gates IP belts, just...

I've used Continental TBs, Gates IP belts, just what was easily available at the time, no issues with belt quality. The weak point in the system is not belt quality, by far; it's the oddball process,...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-25-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By ngoma
Tool 5188 is basically a 1-foot flatbar extension...

Tool 5188 is basically a 1-foot flatbar extension w/ 27mm socket on one end, and cutout for 1/2" square drive torque wrench on the other. The 1-foot extension calculates out the ~340 ft.-lb. at the...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-21-2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By ngoma
Going with your guesses, It's easy to verify. ...

Going with your guesses, It's easy to verify.

Easy to splice in a boost gauge into the tubing that runs from the intake manifold to the IP LDA. Boost under load should start developing around 2000...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 40,776
Posted By ngoma
Will be curious to see if you can find a balance....

Will be curious to see if you can find a balance. My guess is that if you set for good WOT performance it will smoke excessively during most other conditions. Depends on your plans for usage.

...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-19-2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By ngoma
Welcome to the forum! Hard to tell from a...

Welcome to the forum!

Hard to tell from a distance the exact culprits of your lack of top end power.

I am guessing that you are perceiving a marked difference in performance and top end speed...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 40,776
Posted By ngoma
Very nicely detailed! Downpipe shows considerable...

Very nicely detailed! Downpipe shows considerable skills-- yours?

Where are you planning to put the boost gauge?

Can't quite tell from your latest photos if your IP includes the LDA (for...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-17-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By ngoma
Injector nozzle wear is not the only factor in...

Injector nozzle wear is not the only factor in excess smoke. Also (more?) common are incorrect IP timing, and IP misadjustments (specifically the smoke screw and LDA settings).

During your...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-07-2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By ngoma
D24 injectors similar to those used in numerous...

D24 injectors similar to those used in numerous IDI diesels '70s - '90s Mercedes, GM, Nissan, etc.

Variable 26 Pc. Diesel Fuel Injector Pressure Adjustment Shim Kit ...
Forum: Help! My car died! 10-06-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,381
Posted By ngoma
Looks like...

Looks like this?https://www.mk1autohaus.com/thumbnail.asp?file=assets/images/068103384a.png&maxx=300&maxy=0

It broke by itself? That is very puzzling. :confused:
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-06-2021, 12:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By ngoma
How about 0.66 (Inc VAT)? :) (I like to support...

How about 0.66 (Inc VAT)? :) (I like to support brickwerks.co.uk):
https://www.brickwerks.co.uk/t3-parts/engine/diesel-cs-ky-jx/fuel-system/diesel-engine-injector-washer-flame-trap-vw-idi.html

...
Forum: Help! My car died! 10-05-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,381
Posted By ngoma
Why did you time the engine with a broken head...

Why did you time the engine with a broken head screw?
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-02-2021, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 785
Posted By ngoma
Welcome to the forum!

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 10-01-2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By ngoma
Yes centralizing the holes on the (ground down...

Yes centralizing the holes on the (ground down used headbolts used as) locating pins. Two are sufficient. Although in your case you may end up with the headbolt holes not centralized but rather up...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 09-29-2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,209
Posted By ngoma
Should be able to see the notches (sometimes...

Should be able to see the notches (sometimes holes) on the protruding section of the headgasket near under the radiator hose flange. But you can't count on that being the correct thickness for your...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 09-19-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,514
Posted By ngoma
Very hard to sufficiently clean the CI from the...

Very hard to sufficiently clean the CI from the ingrained carbon after years of use. And the CI often cracks afterwards adjacent to the weld.

Usually when applying sealant to a flanged area it is...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 09-18-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,514
Posted By ngoma
Aluminum plate on cast iron manifold would seem...

Aluminum plate on cast iron manifold would seem to need a gasket, no? Thinking they have quite different rates of thermal expansion.


Well...... just imagine them hitting the turbine impeller!...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 09-16-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 10,514
Posted By ngoma
Maybe the hairline crack you mentioned is...

Maybe the hairline crack you mentioned is expanding at operating temp.?

As long as you are struggling with this, disassembling/reassembling, etc., why not do this:

EGR Blockoff Plates...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 09-16-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 488
Posted By ngoma
EGR Blockoff Plates

D24T EGR system offers little benefit of its intended purpose. Needlessly (electromechanically) complex, bunglesome, and generally in the way. After removing the wiring and microswitches, I wanted to...
Forum: Diesel Engine and Drivetrain 09-15-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,555
Posted By ngoma
So the "(in-)famous TB" reputation is caused by...

So the "(in-)famous TB" reputation is caused by weak belts?

Not by missed maintenance schedule replacements? Not by improper torquing of the crank pulley? Not by improper tensioning?
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