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Forum: VW Engines 10-01-2011, 12:15 AM
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Posted By delbertinie
I wonder if the synthetics run as cool as dino...

I wonder if the synthetics run as cool as dino oil? I know that synthetics cut friction and wear on parts over the long haul, but how well do they cool?
Forum: VW Engines 09-29-2011, 08:36 PM
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Posted By delbertinie
anybody ever run syenthetic oil in air cooled

anybody ever run syenthetic oil in air cooled
Forum: VW Engines 09-28-2011, 09:27 PM
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Posted By delbertinie
Already pulled the heads looks great, relapped...

Already pulled the heads looks great, relapped the valves. Put new valve springs in. The cylinders have no groves and really clean no carbon to speak of. It has great compression. Even pressure...
Forum: VW Engines 09-27-2011, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By delbertinie
sorry about the goof 18531 not 180531. stupid...

sorry about the goof 18531 not 180531. stupid mistakelol:o:o:o
its just getting broke in. The 74 bug was rolled over at 18000 miles. The pan went to the frame shop and vw villiage tore the motor...
Forum: VW Engines 09-27-2011, 02:31 PM
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Posted By delbertinie
the motor has only 18531 miles on it. The former...

the motor has only 18531 miles on it. The former owner put a mild cam in it and 90 mm jugs on it as well
Forum: VW Engines 09-26-2011, 11:01 PM
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Posted By delbertinie
went to TDC #1 both intake and exhaust closed...

went to TDC #1 both intake and exhaust closed then adjusted them rolled to #2 both closed set 3 then 4 same way I made sure there was no pressure from cam on valves then adjusted them.
it clattered...
Forum: VW Engines 09-26-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By delbertinie
vw valve clearance

I set the clearance on my 1600 type 1 at .006 now its noisy as *$%?. The book told me that was correct. The local vw dub shop says .003 whats correct.

It ran quiet until I changed it. I had to...
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