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  1. Ohh that, I thought you meant the main cover...

    Ohh that, I thought you meant the main cover gasket, a 183.32 new cover and on an up-to April PRODUCTION (not registration) car you need a 91.33 vent tube. We tend to call it a PCV valve, Positive...
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    Safer as well, if one of those springs slips it...

    Safer as well, if one of those springs slips it could take your head off.
  3. Thread: DPF Health?

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    Who gives a ****, they don’t poison people......

    Who gives a ****, they don’t poison people... there’s more to life than fuel consumption.
  4. The gasket is available from them, they are being...

    The gasket is available from them, they are being Muppets. What is the engine type code?
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    You need a very powerful side access spring...

    You need a very powerful side access spring compressor and you have to drop the trailing arm which can damage the traling arm bushes if you don’t release the bolts which means new bolts and...
  6. Thread: DPF Health?

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    What you need to find is a Tigaun 2L petrol,...

    What you need to find is a Tigaun 2L petrol, there are 68 on Autotrader and these remap to 270BHP for 550.
  7. Thread: Engine knock?

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    Yes the thud thud thud and the revved up death...

    Yes the thud thud thud and the revved up death rattle are classic hydraulic lifter failure. The first time I heard it around 2002 I thought it was con rod failure.
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    No the hydraulic clutch fluid which is taken from...

    No the hydraulic clutch fluid which is taken from the brake fluid reservoir, no one ever bothers to do it at brake fluid change time. Changing the actual oil in the box to a top spec type such as...
  9. Thread: Engine knock?

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    No you have had the injector arms off, yes the...

    No you have had the injector arms off, yes the cam clearances are hydraulic but the fault in the picture is almost impossible to see with the cam in, the only clue is damage to the peak of the cam...
  10. Thread: DPF Health?

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    It can be reversed with an aftermarket remap but...

    It can be reversed with an aftermarket remap but care should be taken by who as the DPF can react badly to an over enthusiastic remap. On the 2L CR TDI the recall remap doesn’t appear to have had the...
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    Yes it looks like you just take out the VW unit,...

    Yes it looks like you just take out the VW unit, put in the aftermarket radio cage and the unit. If the picture earlier of the LHD car is yours then that is already double DIN.
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    Get it full vehicle code read scanned, the DSG...

    Get it full vehicle code read scanned, the DSG boxes on this car are prone to Mechatronic problems that can leave you stranded.
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    I am always rambling off thread.

    I am always rambling off thread.
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    You mean glow plugs.... Get a full car scan fault...

    You mean glow plugs.... Get a full car scan fault code read done, if a glow plug is faulty it will be logged. The belt is every 4 years.
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    https://www.longstonetyres.co.uk/tyres/560-15.html...

    https://www.longstonetyres.co.uk/tyres/560-15.html#page=1

    https://www.vintagetyres.com/shop/tyres/width-560/diameter-15
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    Sounds like clutch drag but as the system fluid...

    Sounds like clutch drag but as the system fluid never gets changed it would make sense to get this done and try it.
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    There will be a factory lowering set for your...

    There will be a factory lowering set for your model so you would need to know the exact set up you have and the pr codes to be able to work out what the correct springs and matching dampers and bump...
  18. Thread: DPF Health?

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    You need to have the engines computer measuring...

    You need to have the engines computer measuring blocks read out for Soot loading and Ash Mass. Be cautious about buying a non EU6 Diesel if you live in or have to go into any of the forthcoming T...
  19. Suspicious that it's actually the turbo but your...

    Suspicious that it's actually the turbo but your mechanic is right, the DEALER only supplies the full cover 070 103 469 A at 259.37 but Google "Bugiad BSP25085"
  20. Thread: Newish Member

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    Yes I got the same info on my work system but...

    Yes I got the same info on my work system but looked up the VIN on ETKA to narrow it down on build date. You used to be able to get a birth certificate from the VW Museum but they have transferred...
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    As far as I know you just take out the original...

    As far as I know you just take out the original and put in the cage supplied with the new head unit. I will have a look at Mrs Crasher's 9N3 GTI later.
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    Decades ago I had a 78 0.9L in baby sick green...

    Decades ago I had a 78 0.9L in baby sick green and painted it Porsche Guards red. It had no power but the engine would rev like crazy.
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    No you don't need that fitting kit, that is for a...

    No you don't need that fitting kit, that is for a Golf 5 non standard DIN aperture to convert it to standard DIN and convert the wiring, the Polo 9N is much easier, a standard 2xDIN should plug in...
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    You need to get the cranking rpm checked when the...

    You need to get the cranking rpm checked when the engine will not start so if you have not got your own system you will need to find someone who can do it for you.
  25. Thread: Engine knock?

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    Cam lifter/follower failure, common 8v PD TDI...

    Cam lifter/follower failure, common 8v PD TDI issue, when you rev them up it sounds like the engine is about to throw a rod.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/47856606922_b22619ceb4_o.jpg
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