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Re: [T3] valve seats...



Subject: Re: [T3] valve seats...


> On 10 Mar 2001, at 12:15, Russ Wolfe wrote:
>
> > Even after VW went to the water cooled engines, they had problems with
valve
> > guides. Follow an old VW Rabbit down the road, and watch the puffs of
smoke
> > when he shifts gears.
>
> Yeah, but THAT was a seal problem. Weren't the guides fine?
>
No, the guides were bad too. New seals would stop the smoking problem for a
while. They were a very short guide compared to the length of the valve
stem. I have probably put in as many WC guides and AC'ed. And on the WC
engines, it was both the intakes and the exhaust.

Russ Wolfe
russw@classicvw.org
http://www.classicvw.org/


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