Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:02 pm

I'm registering the car tomorrow, the alignment is on Friday.
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby AudiSport4000 » Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:51 pm

Love the progress and updates. Hope the next caliper you receive is better.
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Thu Sep 04, 2014 5:02 pm

AudiSport4000 wrote:Love the progress and updates. Hope the next caliper you receive is better.

Thanks. The caliper arrived on Saturday, the last delivery of the day. I put it on the next day. The plates are on, I'm driving it tomorrow.
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:19 pm

Awesome, this project is inspiring.

Please sir, some pics? Can we have some moar?
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Sat Sep 06, 2014 6:02 am

The car is aligned and drives beautifully. The G60 brakes are a distinct improvement even with the stock master cylinder. The steering so far seems a bit lighter and easier with the larger, wider wheels. I can and will say now and forever; that anyone considering a TDI swap in a B3 Audi, MUST get a TDI spec transmission or use a TDI custom gear set in the stock trans. The difference is night and day. The horrible teeth-grinding vibration from the incorrect higher revs is gone. Each gear has a broader useable range. The car is now exactly what it should be. I am working on a bracket solution for the cruise control and a tachometer conversion circuit. The pump timing will be advanced to take advantage of the new gearing. The knot of uncertainty in my gut during this last upgrade has now disappeared. I'm relieved and thrilled at the same time and they don't cancel each other out.
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby scubagli » Sat Sep 06, 2014 3:39 pm

Awesome so glad to hear it. Take me for a ride.
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby ralleyquattro » Sat Sep 06, 2014 4:27 pm

oil_me wrote:The car is aligned and drives beautifully. I'm relieved and thrilled at the same time and they don't cancel each other out.


So glad to hear that.. nothing like a project worth waiting for.
I remember driving my tdi for the first week.. I would take it out just for the simple pleasure.
The tdi project was more exciting to me than any 20vt swap.

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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby death 4kqt » Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:43 am

congrats rich! i cannot wait to revel in the glory myself!
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:41 pm

Back on the road.

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'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby PRY4SNO » Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:17 pm

You're low on brake fluid :P

Otherwise, glorious!
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Mon Sep 08, 2014 1:35 pm

PRY4SNO wrote:You're low on brake fluid :P

Otherwise, glorious!

Yes, good call.
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:44 pm

I'm driving the car to and from work and it's still perfect. The steering is lighter, returns to center easily. I was starting to dislike driving the Jetta even though it's a good, reliable, economical car. This Audi really just does it for me now. This has been the longest, most fruitful car project I've ever done. I must acknowledge and give great thanks to everyone who's contributed; all the positive comments and suggestions. You people are awesome. This Motorgeek site and all of you have been and continue to be a source of inspiration for me.
Thanks; a lot,
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'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby scubagli » Sat Sep 13, 2014 7:33 am

So how much diesel have you used?
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:25 am

It takes 3 weeks or so to empty a tank of fuel. My best tank so far was 716 miles and 15 gal. for 47.5 mpg. I'm going to fill it on Thursday and drive it for a whole tank. We'll wait and see. :-)
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby DE80q » Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:06 am

That is freaking awesome! That's nearly double the mileage of my MC1 swap.
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:01 pm

That mileage figure is with the old V6 transmission. I'm hoping for a 3-5 mpg increase with the TDI box. It's more driveable, more pleasant cruising in each gear. The clutch is much smoother as well. I had found some rust on the input shaft of the V6 trans. during the swap that was the cause of strange low to the floor engagement issues from time to time. I've had no slipping issues with this clutch setup so far.
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:24 am

I got the idea from a fellow 'Geek to make a list of cars & parts that make up my 80Q TDI. Here's what I have so far:

80 vw dasher fuel filter flange
83 audi Urq rear diff
84 vw rabbit gti "golf ball" shifter knob
87 vw fox steering rack
88 audi 80 4 cylinder radiator, front rad mount, bumper, sub-frame mounts
89 audi 80 diesel engine mounts (euro)
90 audi coupe q front hubs + brakes
90 coupe wheels
91 vw jetta eco-diesel exhaust manifold
91 audi 80q body
92 audi 90 manual window reg (euro)
93 audi 90 seats
93 audi c5 axle parts (custom rear axles)
94 vw golf k14 turbo (Canada)
94 audi 90 tdi downpipe (euro)
94 s2 steering wheel
95 audi 90 fr. driveshafts
96 vw passat tdi various engine parts
96 vw G/J DGW gearbox (Netherlands)
96 vw LT DI injection pump
98 vw G/J AHU tdi engine block (Canada)
99 vw jetta tdi intake
99 audi a4 tdi starter
2000 audi a4 oil filter flange
96 Mercedes steering damper
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'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby syl20 » Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:06 am

good job man
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby Draky » Sun Sep 21, 2014 10:09 am

oil_me wrote:I took my son to Germany in '98, we visited all the car factories and auto museums we could in 3 weeks. Our favorite was the Audi factory in Ingolstadt. Unbelieveably complex factory; beautiful. We did the tour 2x.


I have this on my list to take my boys when they get a little older as well.

And TDI's in B3 and B4 makes so much sense to me. When I had a B3 that's what I wanted to put in her.
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby scubagli » Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:05 pm

Mileage results?
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Wed Oct 01, 2014 5:47 pm

I'm at 475 miles just over the half tank mark. I don't drive a lot lately. It seems to be the best tank ever but I'm going to wait and fill it when I get to reserve.
'91 80Q m-TDI DD 51.8 mpg-"the oil_can" http://www.theprojectpad.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1529&start=175
'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby scubagli » Wed Oct 01, 2014 6:50 pm

Killing it 800+ to a tank eh...let me know if you want to test fit one of those Steelies.

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Postby oil_me » Thu Oct 02, 2014 3:54 pm

scubagli wrote:Killing it 800+ to a tank eh...let me know if you want to test fit one of those Steelies.

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Will do.
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'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby oil_me » Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:44 pm

I'm at 792 miles just into reserve. I'm going to fill up near work in the AM. It should be around 810 miles. This tank was 60% driving in 4th gear.
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'89 80Q shady 80
'99.5 Jetta TDI RC3e/Shine susp. 47-52 mpg
'85 BMW R80 (exploded diagram) next in line
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Re: Rich's '91 80Q M-TDI

Postby TopherGrace » Wed Oct 08, 2014 1:56 pm

Holy crap Rich that is awesome!!!
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