[T3] Dist oil port above dist drive?

jadney at vwtype3.org jadney at vwtype3.org
Mon Oct 17 16:51:47 PDT 2022

On 17 Oct 2022 at 12:59, William Jahn wrote:

> From my understanding  this oil is a splash not actual oil pressure .

Right, just splash.

>  I was curious , say the fiber washers on the dist drive end from age  fell
> apart would they get down in the engine oil in the sump? Or worse a metal
> shim which I find are intact with just a bit of wear.

Yes, they would end up in the sump. They'd probably get chewed up by the cam gears first, 
but larger parts would still be stopped by the screen. I've never seen metal shim washers 
wear that far, but I suppose it could happen. 

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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