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Re: [tech 16v] timing and compression
- Subject: Re: [tech 16v] timing and compression
- From: "Wm. Josiah Erikson" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 05 Sep 1998 16:05:45 -0400
Did you check all the plug wires, the coil, and all of the connections to the
coil? Fuel mixture can sometimes do this, although I don't know why it would be
off at this point. Ignition timing? Did you fiddle with it, I trust?
'83 Scirocco (for parts)
'84 GTi (currently out of commission)
'86 Scirocco 8v (broken frame)
'87 QSW (daily driver)
Ryan Schuermann wrote:
> ok, cam timing is good, i finally found the cam sprocket hash mark,
> lined it up at the valve cover wedge, looked down, saw the hash mark
> on the crank pully, it liked up perfectly with the arrow on the
> plastic cover.
> soo..dang where does this leave me?
> I guess i need to gas analyze the overflow tank for a headgasket
> leak? only thing is it was running great before i hosed down the
> engine bay (covering alt, dist, +) like ive done prob 20 times. So
> i thought i fried something like the dist. or electrical, which i
> still think it is since its just running 'rough'
> guess i'll go double check for spark at each plug. because it really
> feels like its running on 3 cyls..well the lack of power and rough,
> very rough idle.
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