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Date:         Mon, 8 Nov 2010 16:38:39 -0800
Reply-To:     Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Jake de Villiers <crescentbeachguitar@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Neils VanaJetta Engine "clack" Video.
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That sounds more like water pump/alternator/intermediate shaft bearing from here - if you want a better read, drop by the store on Friday or Saturday and then I can really hear it properly.

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 4:09 PM, neil n <> wrote:

> Hi all. > > Much thanks for the help. Got home in one piece (in spite of my f'up > West of Port Angelos. Pics to follow ;) > > Here's a youtube link to a quick video I shot of my engine running on > 10w30. I had just pulled a long grade in upper 60's F weather: > > > > You can hear it more in the last few seconds but it is audible at the > beginning too. Sorry audio is so crappy. Any takers on what it might > be? > > Running 15w40 noise seems to be gone though ambient temps were lower > after oil change. My IR gun at coolant hoses and head showed head > being hottest at 190F. Upper hose much hotter than lower which was > cool. Rad showed normal temps too. Same temps I saw when swap was > first running ok ~ 2 years ago. > > <shrugs> > > Neil. > > -- > Neil Nicholson '81 VanaJetta 2.0 "Jaco" > > > > > >

-- Jake

1984 Vanagon GL 1.9 WBX 'The Grey Van' 1986 Westy Weekender/2.5 SOHC Suby 'Dixie'

Crescent Beach, BC

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