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Lifetime Fuel Economy: 37.11 MPG(US)
90 Day Running Average: 0 MPG(US)
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General Description EPA Values
Year: 1990
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Jetta
Trim: GL
Vehicle Type : Diesel
Curb Weight: 2330
EPA City: 31
EPA Highway: 39
EPA Combined: 34
Description
1.6 liter N/A diesel, odometer is over 200,000 miles. Synthetic AMSOil in engine, new CV joints and front wheel bearings. Have been spending a lot on it to replace many worn out parts. Will need to reseal the injector pump from the new ULSD crap.

Cd .36*
Old EPA:
City 37
Highway 43
Combined 40

* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Jetta#Mark_2

Modifications
Greasecar WVO system. On board WVO collection pump w/ wireless remote and 5 micron filter. Modified glow plug system with individual fuses and ford starter relay, extra starter ground cable, 10 watts of solar power with charge controller for future project.

April '08: Temp upper & lower grill blocks, small front wheel deflectors, cold air intake. Installed thrush turbo muffler.
May '08: Removed stock air dam, completely taped upper grill air passage - cut air passage in lower grill block, Finally finished WVO system.

July '08: Wouldn't start one day - pulled injectors to replace and found one very rusted. Awaiting cylinder head removal... Not Cool...

Sept '09
Replaced: Head gasket(wasn't bad), Water pump, Timing belt, and Injectors. Installed a new sub-floor in the trunk to support the WVO tank. Installed an HHO booster. Added guages: EGT and Fuel VAC, more to come. Installed a CB radio with a 4 foot fiberglass antenna, not good for aero.... I know.
Planned Modifications
Larger exhaust, larger air filter plenum, crankcase vent inter-cooler, under body panels, extend front bumper and add a grill and headlight air deflector, more solar panels, second speedometer / odometer for WVO burning miles, and rebuild the injector pump.

 

 


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