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Re: [T3] another valve check question


<x-charset ISO-8859-1>On 4 Mar 2002, at 0:57, Mike Wodkowski wrote:

> Are you setting the marks to TDC for the  #1 valves, and then turning the
> engine 180 COUNTERCLOCKWISE to the center of the three-tooth bridge for #2? Are
> you positive you're turning the engine in the right direction for the cylinder
> you're setting?

You can turn the engine in either direction to adjust the valves. If you want to 
adjust them in the order 1,2,3,4 then turn it CCW; if you want to go 1,4,3,2 
turn it CW.

> Whenever I had this problem, it was because I was trying to set the wrong
> valve for where the engine was. It only takes once (or in my case, twice) to
> learn this lesson. 

Everyone has trouble with this at first. Once they figure out what the point is 
and exactly what they're trying to accomplish, it gets a LOT easier.  ;-)

-
Jim Adney
jadney@vwtype3.org
Madison, WI 53711-3054
USA

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