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1.9 tdi

  1. AXB Engine replacement dilemma

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, I'm looking for a bit of advice. My T5 2006, 1.9 TDI AXB Engine is slowly giving up on me and breaking my heart :/ . I gambled on it when I bought it, it had 235,000 miles and has 280,000 miles now. I have spent a lot of time converting it to a camper and have spent a lot of money...
  2. O ring ? 1.9 Tdi AXB leaking coolant down left side of engine

    Engine & Gearbox
    Still cant chase off this leak and after doing the thermostat amongst some pro-active refurb work, I think I have located the leak's.... Coolant is pooling under the sump, which looks to be over the power steering pump too, which I assumed was running off the thermostat pipe. I think coolant...
  3. Timing belt and waterpump help please

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hey! I'm after a little help with trying to source 'genuine' service parts. Looking around various online suppliers there's an awful lot to choose from with varying degrees of prices. I have a T5 with the 1.9 tdi 84bhp BRR engine. Its done 142k now and have no record of when the timing belt...
  4. T5 1.9TDI, to Bora Upgrade?

    Engine & Gearbox
    My T5 has had a head gasket go, so rather than just doing a normal gasket change I am thinking about changing the head and turbo from a 1.9TDI PD 130 Bora. With the T5 being a PD 100 and the Bora being a PD 130 The head numbers are the same, so here is a few questions before I start. 1) Do I...
  5. 1.9 tdi AHU timing

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi guys got a timing issue. timed the ahu up using pump lock cam lock and flywheel mark.starts fine sounds ok . plugged in vag com and getting code '00550 start of injection regulation'.on the tdi timing graph it says 'too advanced to plot' .i have moved the pump through the adjustment and the...
  6. 1.9 tdi convert ECU advice needed

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi guys. what ECU numbers can be used on the ahu tdi conversion. i have tried a 028906021C and a 028906021dk which dont work. i resonantly tried a 028906021AF which fired straight away then cut out after a few seconds even though i have a imob emulator fitted . i borrowed by brothers 028906021BF...
  7. Which T5 is best? 1.9 (102ps) or 2.5 (130ps)?

    General T5 Chat
    Hi, I am looking for a VW Transporter (T30) on about a 2007 plate for a camper van conversion and I do not know whether the 1.9 (102 bhp) or 2.5 (130 bhp) engine will be the best. Does anyone have on thoughts regarding this, such as whether one is better than the other, more costly or...
  8. 1.9tdi conversion a bit pants up hills and naff cruising speed. Is this normal?

    General T4 Chat
    Got my van converted a couple of years back and it has a camper conversion in the back ,FMIC, EGR blank etc, but I expected it to go a bit better than it does. It will cruise at 75/80 max and the turbo waste hate seems to release around then so can't really go any faster (unless its going...
  9. Newbie T4 1.9tdi Engine Help! - Stella Needs You!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Guys/Girls, Recently brought my first T4, a 1998 1.9 TDI 800 Special 'Stella", something I've been wanting for a very very long time! We've had a great few months in her and have just returned from a family holiday in Cornwall and Devon. She drove perfectly with no issues apart from a...
  10. VW T4 Camper (Stealth) 800 Special

    Vans For Sale
    VW T4 Black Transporter 800 Special 1.9tdi – 155k 2000 (x) I have owned this van for two years now and have had it transformed from a black panel van to a state of the art camper van. It has had a professional conversion including: • Chrome running bars • Chrome front bull bar • Led daytime...
  11. 1.9tdi actuator

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Can someone who has done the 1.9 tdi conversion measure the actuator length on there van from actuator to lock nut. I am getting a lot off white smoke on boost and want to eliminate that this may be problem Thanks
  12. 1.9 tdi smoke on boost ??

    Engine & Gearbox
    i have sorted the timing and got it spot on on vagcom graph. i still not received baro sensor so this is only fault showing engine ticks over sweet but when accelerating hard i get a lot of white/grey smoke on boost could it be the lack of baro sensor causing this also does anyone know the...
  13. 1.9 tdi , brake sw

    Engine & Gearbox
    can anyone who has done the tdi conversion tell me the part no of their brake switch. the one off the golf loom that conects to ecu thanks
  14. 1.9 tdi relay 109 problems

    been mental busy with work but managed to get the engine in and conected up . got it filled with oil and cranking over !!!!T: forgot relay109 so picked one up today . got back from work early with new relay thinking today was the day went to plug in relay and the unmarked top pin arced like...
  15. Tdi instument cluster

    Engine & Gearbox
    Does anyone know if clocks from a petrol passat will work with the tdi conversion
  16. 1.9 tdi conversion

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi all started my 1.9 tdi conversion this weekend T:A: old abl engine out , front mount intercooler fitted abl motor stripped ahu engine stripped and cleaned just a couple of small probs on rebuild of ahu : do i use the water connection on the side of engine behind pump off of a golf as the...
  17. TDi Conversion Completed - Nice Touches

    Engine & Gearbox
    Okay so my TDi is complete, stick me on the list :D But i bottled it and had it done for me I: 101K '96 Passat 1Z came up for sale at the right money on Brick Yard so I nabbed it. Didn't have the time, tools or skills and use the van a lot so I didn't want if off the road for ages while I...
  18. 1.9tdi

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi guys need a bit of help again thinking of putting a 1.9TDI in to my 1.9TD soooo whats the best 1.9TDI to go for and can i put a GT TDI in so whats the best one to go for A:
  19. T4 2.5 Tdi or T5 1.9 Tdi

    General Van Chat
    Hi all, I am nearing buying my first Tx to convert to a camper for me and my family... We live in Cornwall and need to make the most of where we live!!! So my question is: What are the pro's and con's between a T4 2.5 Tdi and a T5 1.9 Tdi? I have been told that the T4 2.5 is a very strong...
  20. Blown up 2.4 T4. What engine can I put in?

    Engine & Gearbox
    My T4 died the other day and I was hoping to put an engine in with a bit more grunt. Has anybody done a transplant for one of these beasts and what kind of options do I have in regards to engine size or type? I'm guessing even sticking a 1.9tdi in even is gonna be a pain in the plums! Any help...