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Old 01-18-2005, 09:28 PM
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What size leak down tester adapter for om616?

I ordered a compression tester for my car today but I want to do leakdown as well. Google didn't bring up anything obvious and I don't/won't do enough cars to justify snap-on. Can anyone steer towards a leak down tester with an adapter that will work on my 240d?

Rich Mason
Chapel Hill, NC
1990 300D 285k miles
1993 VW Cabriolet converted to 1.6 TD
1985 VW Westfalia 1.6 TD
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Old 01-19-2005, 05:20 AM
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Did you try the seach on this site ? There are some good threads including pictures....sometimes they are included in a Compression test thread... but should still show with a test.... also try ' alternative' spellings like ' leek' or ' leakdown' as one word... etc.. sometimes a good mechanic can be 'dictionary challenged' ...

Here is a hint at a direction on the net... Smokey was the first big name Hot Rodder I read about suggesting this test.... way back in the stone age...

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