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      Usually piston arrows mean that the arrow points...

      Usually piston arrows mean that the arrow points to the front of the engine.

      You can look at another alh block or use an internet search engine to find a picture of what the pistons should look...
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      for future use...I like pull starting as a last...

      for future use...I like pull starting as a last resort. BUT if you pull start a dry IP it can score the pump internals. Then you are making metal in a place that is supposed to be surgically clean....
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      join vwdiesel.net and look in the mtdi section.

      join vwdiesel.net and look in the mtdi section.
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      The ip may be leaking as they said. I would get...

      The ip may be leaking as they said.
      I would get a new filter as it could be clogged and I would run the car from a filtered line into a bottle hanging from the hood. It will eliminate all of the...
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      I most certainly was not closing my eyes and...

      I most certainly was not closing my eyes and being dumb, I was simply pointing out where others failed at what was possible. The OP asked what was possible, not what was expensive or took more than a...
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      Without dyno it is all a guess, which I would...

      Without dyno it is all a guess, which I would guess the high 300 ft/lbs mark, maybe even 400ft/lbs
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      I will give you credit you bolted on a turbo and...

      I will give you credit you bolted on a turbo and a clutch. I have too. Big deal. You want power rip the head off and port it. Put valves in it. It is not easy if all you is bolt on and computer tune....
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      Funny... I never saw the OP post whp nor...

      Funny...

      I never saw the OP post whp

      nor have I ever seen you build anything at all.
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      I never said whp, I am building a jeep with 4...

      I never said whp, I am building a jeep with 4 wheel drive, driveline loss like crazy. I said 250hp was relatively easy, at the crank...


      But again since this thread was not only a win but...
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      Its relatively easy to make 250. Which some said...

      Its relatively easy to make 250. Which some said was impossible... his nitrous run was almost double that 250. I did not scour Google it was a reply to a thread that I said I had not seen a TDI with...
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      as you can see it was an ALH....which is an 8v...

      as you can see it was an ALH....which is an 8v TDI. With all of the non comments I am starting to think the keyboard experts maybe finally backing off....
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      TDI with right around 390 at the crank. It needs...

      TDI with right around 390 at the crank. It needs all that you mentioned plus a 12mm pump, porting, rods, studs, etc. Will it last is the only question.
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      I say this with all sincerity, it would only be...

      I say this with all sincerity, it would only be the stone age for those that do not know WTF they are doing. If you don't know how to tune an older style pump you get on here and ask. If you don't...
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      With that logic then there is no such thing as...

      With that logic then there is no such thing as mech. control. Even the old IDI's will not run if you pull the 12v off of the pump. As stated the VE pump on the alh has an electronic gov control, that...
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      I am putting it in a jeep wrangler and I want it...

      I am putting it in a jeep wrangler and I want it to be reliable on and off road.

      I would not take out the electronic part of the etdi from a nice running car. When it had problems is when I would...
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      I am building an mtdi myself. I have taken a ride...

      I am building an mtdi myself. I have taken a ride in 3 different Mtdi that were built properly. Other than the Kubvan that is a giant aluminum box, the mtdi performed better, was quieter, and spot on...
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      It would be cheaper and easier to have the turbo...

      It would be cheaper and easier to have the turbo you currently have rebuilt and the bolts extracted.
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      I haven't seen evidence of what you speak of.

      I haven't seen evidence of what you speak of.
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      You could keep the electronics to sell as some...

      You could keep the electronics to sell as some people want them.
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      The stock engine management on all of the TDI...

      The stock engine management on all of the TDI engines is all electronic drive-by-wire. That said, there are excellent mTDI pump pump options that eliminate the electronic engine management. The end...
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