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Old 29-07-13, 15:28
Johnt4 Johnt4 is offline
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Question Re: What engine???????????

So what to do now? any sugestions great fully accepted!

my problem is i have to work with what i have and try to boost power even a little to cope with pulling my caravan up hill
sugestions please!:
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Old 29-07-13, 15:45
willjmay willjmay is offline
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Default Re: What engine???????????

It looks like it's been turbo'd and a Front mounted intercooler added.
The EGR has been blanked too.
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Old 29-07-13, 15:46
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kick off at the guy who gave you a reason to believe it was a 2.5 tdi
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Old 29-07-13, 15:51
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Default Re: What engine???????????

Irrespective of log book.. it is a 2.4td. Cool. Well not if u paid 2.5tdi money... oh well bang a load of vege in it now
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Old 29-07-13, 15:54
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Default Re: What engine???????????

Not too much you can do to tweak the known to be slow 2.4. (but by all accounts (including my own) they are a strong engine. start with the usual de cat exhaust,

best to make sure it's running good ( regular service & filters) and check the throttle cable as they can stretch and limit your power.

Some here have added larger air intake from an ACV, added intercoolers, converted them to take a turbo (check out Lumoxs buid thread)... or even dropped the engine out completely for a 1.9tdi golf.

on the very plus side they do run very well on veg oil and at 80p a litre what's not to like?


good luck
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