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 <email@example.com> 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
> 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.
> Neil Nicholson '81 VanaJetta 2.0 "Jaco"
1984 Vanagon GL 1.9 WBX 'The Grey Van'
1986 Westy Weekender/2.5 SOHC Suby 'Dixie'
Crescent Beach, BC
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