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A comprehensive wiki of diesel information for the VW Vanagon also referred in Europe as T3 and the UK as T25

NOTE: If you see the words "IN PROGRESS" then that means someone is still working on that section/project/area

There are two views to the wiki mobile or desktop. Desktop is easier to use links and locate. Mobile is condensed.





Discussion Forum

The below link is a discussion forum to hash it out before it goes into the wiki


Advance Search

The below is a link to search the whole wiki



The below is a link to a simple chat room for everyone to discuss stuff than on the wiki itself.



Server File List

Special:ListFiles - Lists all files on the system

VW Diesel Shop Literature

File:Repair Manual - AAZ, 1Z, AHU.pdf - W42 011 294 103B

File:Alh aaz ahh ahu 1z 1 9.pdf

File:VW diesel 77-83-2.pdf - Four Cylinder Diesel 1977-83 - Protraining

Vanagon Bentley

VW Diesel Literature

Injection Pumps


File:Robert Bosch VE-type Injection Pump.pdf - Good Beginner overview of Bosch VE Injection Pumps

File:Theory of Bosch VE Type Rotary Diesel Fuel Injection Pump.pdf - Theory of Bosch VE Type Rotary Diesel Fuel Injection Pump

Legacy Diesel Support


Yahoo TDI Conversion Groups Archive Page

Diesel Vanagon 50° Specifics

Solar & House Battery Setup



Community Builds

Diesel Willie's Personal Conversions

Conversion build information of my personal van Betsy Bertha

Betsy Bertha's m-TDI - v1.0

Betsy's Hightop conversion

New Members Start Here

Want to contribute

Become a member in the top right corner and start your build page!

If looking to contact me you can reach me at rotaecho @ gmail or tdivanagons @ gmail

Pay a month of the Wiki

The wiki costs me $10 a month which sometimes on a fixed income is a challenge. The provider is Linode.

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2020 Donations

Unless told to use it to enjoy in leisure, all donations go into wiki upkeep costs (Linode monthly $10 cost). Months listed below are months a community member kindly paid for the wiki to be operational for the community instead of paying for it myself out of pocket--which is greatly appreciated in tough times.

April - Thanks Katie Hodapp for supporting the wiki!

May & June - More generosity! Thanks Richie Liebscher!

July - Thanks Ross Carmichael may you have a banging Fourth!

August & September - William Uicker thanks Sir!

October & November - Michael Courtenay, thanks!

December & Domain reg costs - James Stuart

Hosting is paid up for 2020!

Use your IT Skillz

If you want to help on the backend for whatever reason or if you want to learn Linux reach out. I have 22yrs of IT Experience and do it all myself. I wouldn't oppose having another as a backup resource if I was killed etc. Skillz that are useful or trainable if interested: Linux, Apache, MySQL, Php the basics as other obscure shit.

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