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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

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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 woohoo!

Hosting is paid up for 2020!

2021 Donations

Jan & Feb - Carl Attenhofer thanks!

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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