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So, one of my fuel distributor's four ports seems to be spitting less than the other three. Originally cylinder three was getting almost nothing, while the other three got about a tablespoon of gas. So I swapped injectors three and four, and the problem stayed with cylinder three. I took the hose off of the distributor and sprayed some carb cleaner ('cause it's what I had laying around) into one side, and watched it come out the other. So I believe the hose is good. Fuel is present, just not enough.
The Question: Has anyone around here ever adjusted and individual port on the fuel distributor?
I see that there are set screws at the base of where each banjo bolt goes on. I'm guessing that I can take that off, and find another that will adjust pressure going out to that line.
And, the only other 'texer I've spoken to suggests that messing with it is a really, really bad idea...
Oh Scirocco Forumites, How Plead You?!
 

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yes my friend ..do not touch those bolts... and yeah it's a really bad idea...go to my boys website http://www.therustyrabbit.com
we both share the same in common..fix those dubs there is a viseo section to help you with yours and if you still having problems just im me ..good luck
 

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Re: (vixen-auto)

Assuming the injector itself is good, you have a restricted line or a piece of dirt in the airmeter. Swap the line with another one on the dizzy and if that line continues to deliver less fuel, then it's not the distributor.
If that's not it, you can pull the injector and blow a little air backwards into the dizzy through the line and possible remove the offending junk (make sure the sensor plate is all the way up and the fuel feed line disconnected so the gunk has somewhere else to go.
 

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Quote, originally posted by vixen-auto »
...go to my boys website http://www.therustyrabbit.com

Good stuff there http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
One minor comment however, he mistakenly misidentifies the CIS-lambda system as CIS-e. This is kind of a pet peeve of mine, the CIS-e system did not appear until 1985 and was NEVER used in any A1 except for the 16V Scirocco.
 

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Quote, originally posted by vixen-auto »
therustyrabbit.com


That's a great site. And the dude is a nut!

Quote, originally posted by sciroccojim »
you can pull the injector and blow a little air backwards into the dizzy through the line and possible remove the offending junk (make sure the sensor plate is all the way up and the fuel feed line disconnected so the gunk has somewhere else to go.

I had not thought of that. It really sounds like my best bet before I commit to invasive surgery.
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