Originally Posted by Elemental
If your diesel is smoking under accell, You need a Air filter NOW.
Diesel comsumes MUCH more air then a gasoline engine. Buy a air filter that is up to the task.
Your Tdi will black smoke when you dump the throttle a little anyway as the engine dumps a load more fuel in to the cylinders.
As for filters, if you feel like upgrading then K&N (cloth) and ITG (Foam) both do them for a 300TDI disco.
I have had both in my 200TDI, there is NO difference between them performance wise, but the ITG is a damned sight easier to clean and re-treat. Also cheaper IIRC.
Out of interest are we talking HUGE black cloud or just noticable?
Other things to consider are;
Dirty Intercooler, they do need cleaning out every now and again.
Timing belt out, when was the timing belt last changed?
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2002 D110 CSW - (Miffy) - Slightly tweaked...!
1992 200TDI Defender 90 - (Eva) - Now a standard truck cab
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Miffy the 110 Defender's MPG (oh dear)
Fuel Economy UP... This is what happens when you do NOT lend your truck to someone else... :yay: