Hello from Kentucky

Old 04-26-2015, 07:32 PM
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Hello everyone! I live in Kentucky, USA.


Retired, married, grand kids, and VWs are my passion!


I have an '84 VW Vanagon that I installed a 2002 Jetta ALH TDI engine. It is an awesome little machine.


For those not familiar with the VW TDI engine, it is a Turbo Direct Injection diesel engine. It uses a Garrett VNT Turbo.


It has a Malone Stage 1 tune (very mild) which gives it lots of good response.


The ALH TDI engine handles the Van just fine. In fact, we did a 33 day 11k mile road trip July-August 2014 ......... pulling a PopUp Camper.


Anyway, tinkering with Turbos is of great interest to me. I've disassembled and cleaned several VNT 15 turbos.
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Old 04-29-2015, 06:36 AM
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Hi andy welcome to the amazing forum...
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Old 04-29-2015, 11:56 AM
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Interesting swap; do you have any pictures?
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Old 04-29-2015, 02:12 PM
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You can see the project build Thread at the link below: Warning, it is extremely long with lots of pictures and discussion....Right now, it has 86 pages with 1286 posts.


ALH TDI engine transplant into '84 Vanagon - TDIClub Forums


Below is a link to the road trip we made to Alaska and return, July-August, 2014.


SE Ky to Alaska & return, ALH Vanagon pulling a PopUp Camper - TDIClub Forums
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