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Old 08-05-2005, 03:43 AM
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What is a VW Eco Diesel vs Plain Diesel?

I saw an ad for a 91 Jetta Eco Diesel. Claimed to be 1 of 50 imported in 1991. How is the Eco Diesel different from other VW IDIs?

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Old 08-05-2005, 09:43 AM
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The Eco was a turbo diesel. The turbo wasn't really used for more power, mainly just to imporve emmissions. No boost enrichment, so you didn't see much of a power improvment over the NA models.
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Old 08-05-2005, 10:08 AM
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The IP can be converted to include boost enrichment, or you can swap in an entire turbo pump and voila, powah !

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