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    Belt, surely. Do any diesels use timing chains?

    Belt, surely.
    Do any diesels use timing chains?
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    That kit doesn't include the fitting cone, and...

    That kit doesn't include the fitting cone, and those clips look like they do need the type of tool I linked to, whatever the listing may claim.

    I guess that hub nut will do.
  3. Thread: All reet folks!

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    Hello and welcome. :)

    Hello and welcome. :)
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    Good luck. :)

    Good luck. :)
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    The boot kit I bought came with the fitting cone,...

    The boot kit I bought came with the fitting cone, two clips and two sachets of grease. (ebay 5.49)

    It was well oversize, so I precut some material off the outer end of the cone, to make it less...
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    Should be able to pick something up that'll do...

    Should be able to pick something up that'll do that job for very little cash on ebay/Amazon.
    Something like this will probably be fine:...
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    Yeah, the original o ring will struggle to...

    Yeah, the original o ring will struggle to re-seal once disturbed.
    Item 20, here, I think: https://volkswagen.7zap.com/en/rdw/golf+variant+4motion/golf/2000-203/1/121-121022/
    Dimensions: 36.5 x...
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    Yes, there should be an o-ring on that pipe, I'm...

    Yes, there should be an o-ring on that pipe, I'm 99% sure, it may well need replacing.
    If you can read your engine code off the car data sticker on the boot floor, copy of same sticker in service...
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    Just following up on the MOT, which I see I...

    Just following up on the MOT, which I see I didn't do. It passed once the new rear shock was done. The smoke test result was around 1.3 I think, which would've failed if they'd been able to read the...
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    It's not straightforward, and you need a few...

    It's not straightforward, and you need a few tools.

    You have to undo the hubnut to free the driveshaft, as well as the balljoint/wishbone connection. You may need a puller to get the driveshaft...
  11. Keith; If you had bothered to read either post,...

    Keith; If you had bothered to read either post, you'd have realised that the OP doesn't need a free fix, he's OFFERING ONE.

    It's so unwelcoming to copy/paste your usual nonsense without even...
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    Forum down in the last hour or so and back up...

    Forum down in the last hour or so and back up with a day or two of recent stuff missing, no?
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    Why not just let them supply it?

    Why not just let them supply it?
  14. Definitely something wrong; 0.19 is a bad result...

    Definitely something wrong; 0.19 is a bad result even for a much, much older car.

    MOT doesn't test CO2 though.
    It's CO, carbon monoxide, that is being measured.

    Our 14 year old Skoda Fabia...
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    Try twisting it while you pull.

    Try twisting it while you pull.
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    Since there's no locking clip on the parts...

    Since there's no locking clip on the parts diagram, have you tried just pulling, hard?
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    Your best bet is probably a search, on here and...

    Your best bet is probably a search, on here and lots of other forums like clubgti.com, golfgti.co.uk, vwgolfmk2.co.uk etc.
    It's a question that gets asked a lot, so there should be lots of info to...
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    Air conditioning condenser.

    Air conditioning condenser.
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    Engine bay. Master cylinder is below the brake...

    Engine bay. Master cylinder is below the brake fluid reservoir, in front of the brake servo.
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    Can be located at the master cylinder on cars...

    Can be located at the master cylinder on cars that can 'brake by themselves' with fancy modern stuff.
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    25A if the car was built before May 2007, 20A if...

    25A if the car was built before May 2007, 20A if built in or after.
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    I'll have a look now.

    I'll have a look now.
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    Presumably that was meant to say cylinder 3? ...

    Presumably that was meant to say cylinder 3?

    Worth trying a coilpack, but if that doesn't change things, the next step is usually a compression test.
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    I've got a set of 5J with legal tyres that I...

    I've got a set of 5J with legal tyres that I could offer for a bottle of red or two...
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    What width are you after?

    What width are you after?
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