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by Rotormac
28 Jun 2020, 10:01
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Replacing the dashboard plastic PCB
Replies: 411
Views: 110127

Re: Replacing the dashboard plastic PCB

It would also be relatively simple to drill 1mm holes at the ends of each land for mechanical security before soldering.
by Rotormac
10 Jun 2020, 09:32
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Replacing the dashboard plastic PCB
Replies: 411
Views: 110127

Re: Replacing the dashboard plastic PCB

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Here's my version of a replaced foil. Homebrew PCB using toner transfer and 3d printed lampholders. All working since yesterday.
by Rotormac
09 Jun 2020, 20:56
Forum: Electrical & Instrumentation
Topic: Analogue Clock
Replies: 9
Views: 2307

Re: Analogue Clock

[quote="Cobra88"] I have a few working ones ..... Cobra88, are you willing to part with some of your stash? I've got an 85 Caravelle GL which has been sadly modded (I hesitate to say butchered) by previous owners. Originally petrol it's had a 1.9D 1Y installed. I think it originally had th...
by Rotormac
08 Jun 2020, 20:23
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: 1.9 1Y Fuel Injection Pump
Replies: 14
Views: 3186

Re: 1.9 1Y Fuel Injection Pump

I've investigated a bit further now that it's stopped raining and found that the throttle cable is too tight. Removing the connector at the lever allows the throttle lever sit back on the slow running stop. Re-attaching the cable opens the throttle about 3mm but has no effect on the tick-over. I hav...
by Rotormac
06 Jun 2020, 18:59
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: 1.9 1Y Fuel Injection Pump
Replies: 14
Views: 3186

Re: 1.9 1Y Fuel Injection Pump

Hi folks, I've recently returned to the VW T25 fold by the purchase of an '85 Caravelle GL. A previous owner has converted to diesel with a 1Y engine. In top gear (ALD box) it can achieve 50mph on the flat but this falls off rapidly if an incline is detected, Part of the conversion seems to have ent...