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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    Well for stock turbo, timing, and tune? The car has low miles ~160k but it sat a lot, and it was definitely beat on a bit... i think...
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    Car is running much better now and my fuel economy is consistently 52-55MPG where before it was 41-48 and occasionally above 50...
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    alanack replied to the thread MKIII TDI Reliability.
    I bought my TDIs to save fuel because my trucks werent viable anymore as dailys on a 90 mile commute. They are 12v cummins s so...
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    alanack reacted to ToddA1's post in the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke with Like Like.
    Looking at the IP sprocket face, rotate the sprocket clockwise, to advance. 1 tooth will be all that’s needed. -Todd
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    To be clear routating the pump towards the fire will advances timing.... So to advance timing on the gear/belt I would have to...
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    I always losen the lines after moving the pump to ensure they arent binding or under stress. I did pull the the pump pin. So next...
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    Cam or injection pump? I popped the cam pulley loose, but I left the IP tight.
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    I tell you i most certainly had a one hell of a time, getting this engine timed right. It kept jumping on the flywheel. The only...
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    alanack reacted to Mongler98's post in the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke with Like Like.
    Sounds like the belt was not timmed properly. It's very common if you dont have a loos cam sprocket and a firm IP pin. The IP pin out is...
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    Look closer the tip is mushroomed, valve dropped and beat the nozzle up
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    Yeah i bought the whole metalnerd kid to do the belt. Cam lock, timing pin for the IP ect ect. I read on line that some AHUs need...
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    alanack replied to the thread 98 TDI excessive smoke.
    So the timing was so far retarded it didn't even show on graph. It was very difficult to time, literally had to push the pump as...
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