Shoptalkforums.com

For Your Air Cooled Pleasure!
It is currently Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:48 am

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Zundfolge?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2002 10:06 pm 
Hey, for all you Germanophiles, what does "zundfolge" mean? I see it cast on most (all?) VW engines, and BMWs. (Don't laugh if my question turns out to be a silly one.) My ideas: it is a brand/company name or alloy (magnesium) name? Thanks.


Top
  
 
 Post subject: Zundfolge?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2002 10:18 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sun Jan 27, 2002 3:01 am
Posts: 55
are you talking about the gen pedestal? maybe it means fireing order.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Zundfolge?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2002 11:11 pm 
Offline
Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 11, 2001 3:01 am
Posts: 4010
Location: Antelope Valley, Ca
High school German was a little while ago for me, but thanks to the internet, online German to English translators are avaliable. Image

"Zundfolge" is a compound word, very common in the German language. (I can't reproduce the umlauts above the "u" here)
Translated individually, "zund" means "ignition" and "folge" means roughly "in sequence", "series", or "succession".
So, the assumption that it refers to firing order by saying "ignition sequence" is completely correct.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Zundfolge?
PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2002 11:42 pm 
Aha! You must be right...yup, I'm refering to the VW pedestal...also the BMW valvecovers. Thanks.


Top
  
 
 Post subject: Zundfolge?
PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2002 4:33 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Mar 09, 2001 3:01 am
Posts: 5104
It means "order of ignition". Some of the "high quality" (joking) aftermarket stands translate it for us and say" firing order".

------------------
Glenn

74 Beetle Specs
74 Beetle Resto page


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 6 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group