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Re: [T3] More engine rebuild Qs


On 18 Apr 2006 at 13:29, Matthew Jones wrote:

> 1. What can I use to plug the large hole in the bellhousing (top right, looking
> from the rear, near mounting bolt hole). ISTR this is for a sensor on the Type
> 1 FI or something?

Don't know. Perhaps VW has something for those cars that don't need 
the hole.

> 2. 8mm studs in case savers. What torque on the head nuts?

Check a manual for a late Beetle. Use the torque that they spec for 
the engines with 8mm studs. It is LESS than the torque for 10mm 
studs.

> 3. Got new guides in the heads - they've come back with very narrow ex.valve
> seats - only about 1.3mm width on the sealing surface. Is this too little? This
> is a stock engine, and I don't want the exhaust valves overheating.

It's in the Bentley manual: 1.3-1.6mm.

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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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