Re: [DMCForum] Re: diesel [was attn Martin G]
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: diesel [was attn Martin G]



I am far from a diesel expert, I just really like what the engine's are able
to do.

It is a 1988 Nissan 300Z.  Remember in the 70's they dropped the Datsun name
cause many people wouldn't buy a car that had the same name on it as a WWII
Zero.

The VW was a 1974 Karmann Ghia, with a generator not alternator.

Anyway the Z and VW are both gas engines.  I have never seen an alternator
just seize up, they usually scream really loud first.



Andrei


----- Original Message -----
From: "Farrar Hudkins" <fhudkins@xxxxxxx>
To: <DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 12:47 PM
Subject: [DMCForum] Re: diesel [was attn Martin G]


> Andrei:
>
> What does the alternator belt have to do with running the CAR? I dunno,
> you're the diesel expert. You'd have to ask Bob why he cut the belt when
> the pulley spun freely and he only had about 350 miles to go in his
> ancient diesel Mercedes with no alternator and a dying battery. Maybe he
> didn't know any better and figured "Well, if the alternator's seized up
> I should cut the belt."
>
> Different subject: I presume when you say "Z" you're referring to the
> old Datsun sports car. I didn't know Datsun made diesel Zs. What year is
> that car?
>
> Farrar
> --
>
> Andrei Cular wrote:
> > What does the alternator belt have to do with running?  I ran a VW for
> > almost 300 miles on a battery with headlights, and radio , and no
generator
> > charging it.  My Z made it just over 200 miles with out an alternator
before
> > stalling.  And I was running the AC on low and lights for part of that
> > drive.
>
>
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