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    Jetta TDI for parts not running, complete

    Not running but complete. 1998 Jetta TDI with manual 5-spd. The injection pump leaks badly and doesn't work Other than that it was running daily about 6 years ago. Floor rusted and was patched. Starter is new. Complete car. Front fenders dented.. 330,000 miles. Also has an Eslbett single tank...
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    Update. The '98 Elsbett is parked in the garage

    Fuel pump finally gave up the ghost at ~ 325K So now I am running the F-250. It's more tolerant of inferior fuel quality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxffxh7Jscw
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    Update. The '98 Elsbett is parked in the garage

    Fuel pump finally gave up the ghost at ~ 325K So now I am running the F-250. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxffxh7Jscw
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    German govt moves to ban diesells by 2030

    https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/cold-as-ice-german-legislators-look-to-ban-gas-diesel-cars-by-2030/
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    German Lawmakers Ban Internal Combustion Engines by 2030

    http://gizmodo.com/german-lawmakers-vote-to-ban-the-internal-combustion-en-1787574000
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    250K miles achieved running B100 and WVO

    http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=395364 I cross posted because in 2001 when I started the experiment, it was from this forum.
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    FIP quantity Adjuster cover fuel leak fixed with bio-diesel

    1998 Jetta TDI, 291K miles, mostly WVO. Started leaking at the f.i.p. q.a. cover last week. Suspected higher ULSD level I was running now it's in the low 30's, about 20%. Was watching the how-to o tdi seal replacement on youtube and another video showed a guy fixing his fip leak in 6 minutes...
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    FIP Quantity Adjuster cover leak fixed with biodiesel

    1998 Jetta TDI, 291K miles, mostly WVO. Started leaking at the f.i.p. q.a. cover last week. Suspected higher ULSD level I was running now it's in the low 30's, about 20%. Was watching the how-to o tdi seal replacement on youtube and another video showed a guy fixing his fip leak in 6 minutes...
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    Looking for A3 repair floor panels for '98 Jetta

    I found some 6 months ago online, but can't relocate them now. Looking for the front and back floor panels for drivers side. Can find fenders and rocker panel, but no floor panels Looked at about 20 sites. VW OEM are no longer stocked. Any help is appreciated.
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    FYI: Beware replacement starters if they are shorter

    than the one you took out. My '98 A3 TDI w / manual had a motor that extended 1 1/2" past the solenoid. I went to a rebuild shop [Bilt-Rite in CT] and they tried to sell me an off the shelf unit that was 1 1/2" shorter. All other dimensions and connectors were the same. I looked online and the...
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    WVO some more, 200K miles achieved!

    :) Update: I hit 200K total bd and WVO/SVO miles!! 180K on WVO/SVO blend, 50-90%. http://ctbiodzl.freeshell.org/votdi.html The kit: original Elsbett single tank but for inoperative fuel filter heater. wiring went bad, only miss it in winter. See my drivers log for a complete detailed...
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