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by busbuddy
22 Sep 2016, 22:03
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: TDI FLAT SPOT ??
Replies: 12
Views: 3822

Re: TDI FLAT SPOT ??

2600 rpm is a very odd figure to hesitate at what gearbox you got are you certain its 2600 rpm what revs do you reach on the flat max torque on the 1z is at about 2000 rpm but they will rev freely to 4000 rpm but your symptoms sound like you have run out of revs, reached top speed, are you getting f...
by busbuddy
16 Sep 2016, 18:54
Forum: Campers
Topic: Roof Tents and Roof Racks
Replies: 4
Views: 2138

Re: Roof Tents and Roof Racks

i know nothing about syncros or the best type of roof tent BUT i do deliver these roof tents to the local landy 4x4 group and i know they range from 68kg to 85kg

no idea what the roof capacity is on the T3 but worth thinking about the weight of the tent as well as its performance
by busbuddy
08 Aug 2016, 17:46
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: afn 1.9 t.d.i
Replies: 7
Views: 2541

Re: afn 1.9 t.d.i

yep, that will do it
by busbuddy
06 Aug 2016, 08:31
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: afn 1.9 t.d.i
Replies: 7
Views: 2541

Re: afn 1.9 t.d.i

the ebay ones seem to be ok for reading codes, not used one myself as i have full vcds, and google will bring up any code you put in
by busbuddy
06 Aug 2016, 08:22
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: afn 1.9 t.d.i
Replies: 7
Views: 2541

Re: afn 1.9 t.d.i

when you turn it off and back on again the ecu 'reboots' so to speak so it starts clear of faults until the same situation occurs then it cuts power again you need to plug in vcds to check for faults most faults are caused by the maf, is that clean ? does it drive the same if you unplug the maf? is ...
by busbuddy
09 Jul 2016, 09:52
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: Subaru 2.2 16valve vs Audi 1.9TDi engine
Replies: 10
Views: 4424

Re: Subaru 2.2 16valve vs Audi 1.9TDi engine

if your 1.6td engine is really slow and struggling massively with moving your van then there are pretty much 3 reasons 1. your engine is dying 2. your engine is way out of tune and needs valves and timing checking properly 3. you are comparing it to your diesel car as long as your engine is not dead...
by busbuddy
01 Jun 2016, 18:47
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Hobby level TIG welder
Replies: 9
Views: 3783

Re: Hobby level TIG welder

got a clarke mig and lincoln electric tig, had both for well over a decade now i used to have a gas welder but got rid when i moved house a lot because the insurance got a bit twitchy, have not used the mig with co2 for years (i use the gasless wire) because most of my mig stuff is outside in a gale...
by busbuddy
06 Apr 2016, 19:44
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Alternative instruments and switchgear
Replies: 159
Views: 128607

Re: Alternative instruments and switchgear

i forgot to post this

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it was posted by a bulgarian owner on our forum last year, he had fitted the engine from the car as well so it all worked
by busbuddy
04 Apr 2016, 18:49
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: what did they use in the factory
Replies: 1
Views: 693

what did they use in the factory

to set the gear linkage? i used the wiki to learn how to do mine a few years ago but i was asked at the weekend "what did they use at the factory?" and it got me wondering the wiki is fine but surely there was a different method in the factory and at the dealers should any work need doing,...
by busbuddy
28 Mar 2016, 09:27
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: 12v off-grid users - avoiding the amp eaters
Replies: 5
Views: 1602

Re: 12v off-grid users - avoiding the amp eaters

I have two of these now and they've proved invaluable. They seem fairly close to my desktop meter at home within a fraction or two, cost under £6 and tell you all you need to know. You can add croc clips if that suits you better or put in circuit with say a solar setup to read what is actually goin...
by busbuddy
23 Mar 2016, 20:32
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: UNIVERSAL COOLING SYSTEM VACUUM PURGE AND REFILL KIT
Replies: 12
Views: 2662

Re: UNIVERSAL COOLING SYSTEM VACUUM PURGE AND REFILL KIT

try and find a video of one being used, ive seen them in action and the coolant pipes being sucked flat by the vacuum is not the best thing to see if your pipes are not 100%
by busbuddy
19 Mar 2016, 08:24
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Solar on a tintop
Replies: 156
Views: 37005

Re: Solar on a tintop

My only remaining question is, how far could you actually get with battery not being charged by alternator (ie solar only) on a bright summers day before the battery gave out. with old vehicles you can get good distance out of them with no charging system at all as long as the battery is good, i on...
by busbuddy
01 Mar 2016, 22:01
Forum: Any Other Matters
Topic: Interesting conversation, Panel van speed limits
Replies: 11
Views: 3302

Re: Interesting conversation, Panel van speed limits

this has been going on for years from memory someone on a forum, poss T4 as they would be the speedy vans :lol: , who had his speeding ticket overturned because of the n1/m1 confusion as his was motorcaravan but n1 there was a letter from vosa (as it was back then) requested via the freedom of info ...