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    You won't find a 2.8 estate, they only came in...

    You won't find a 2.8 estate, they only came in 2.3 right hand drive. The 2.3 is pretty slow but it sounds nice, the 1.8T can be taken way over the 170PS of the 2.3 and uses far less fuel plus the 2.3...
  2. The inspection plate is often missed being...

    The inspection plate is often missed being removed by the inexperienced as so gets bent as the box is pulled out by the right driveshaft fl@nge and this can also bend the engine to box cover plate so...
  3. There is a function in the Polo 6R ABS unit that...

    There is a function in the Polo 6R ABS unit that stops the car rolling back and on mother of Crasher's 2014 1.4 6R she hated it so I turned it off using ODIS, it does feel very odd in its operation...
  4. A set of Koni Active dampers is under 500 and...

    A set of Koni Active dampers is under 500 and will transform it and you could consider the non sports springs to go with them but this increases the ride height.
  5. OK, good so why the noise....

    OK, good so why the noise....
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    The 2.8 4M is great, the 2.3 is OK but avoid the...

    The 2.8 4M is great, the 2.3 is OK but avoid the auto. Make sure the one you buy is EU4 emissions certified.
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    It is a 2002 model built 04-02-02 and registered...

    It is a 2002 model built 04-02-02 and registered 27-03-2002 and is EU4 certified, definitely worth saving.
  8. Why on earth did they not fit a new release...

    Why on earth did they not fit a new release bearing? That's simply stupid, you can get a Sachs one for about 35 and they are a VERY common failure.
  9. If the switch doesn't get an earth the glow plugs...

    If the switch doesn't get an earth the glow plugs would not work as its earth is the cylinder head. The reset version is all they show for 2010 CCHA Caravelle
  10. I can't see it being anything to do with changing...

    I can't see it being anything to do with changing dampers and springs, start with getting a full scan code read done.
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    It was built 04-02-2002 and is Pr code OGG which...

    It was built 04-02-2002 and is Pr code OGG which is EU 4 and is not subject to the London ULEZ charge as it is classed as an ULEV https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/check-your-vehicle-35896
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    My Octavia is a 2003 and is Euro 4, VAG were...

    My Octavia is a 2003 and is Euro 4, VAG were early adopters. Private Message me the reg.
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    What is the reg?

    What is the reg?
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    But it WILL make the car vibrate at shut down and...

    But it WILL make the car vibrate at shut down and you have no way to stop it should you get a runaway. People who offer this sort of service should be prosecuted.
  15. Defiantly not a solid flywheel conversion then? A...

    Defiantly not a solid flywheel conversion then? A new concentric release bearing was fitted?
  16. My business partner has the same issue with his...

    My business partner has the same issue with his Golf 6 GTI and yesterday I had a chap in with an identical car and the same concern. What we are doing is replacing his back springs (one is broken)...
  17. I have never noticed on a T5 but on contemporary...

    I have never noticed on a T5 but on contemporary cars it comes on for a second or so and then goes out.
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    IF it is an EU4 emissions version, I don't think...

    IF it is an EU4 emissions version, I don't think it will be, then yes it is worth saving because as the T Zones spread out across the county, any EU4 petrol car is going to hold its value.
  19. The oil pressure switch is earthed through the...

    The oil pressure switch is earthed through the block and is a single circuit pressure to close design closing at between 0.3 and 0.6 Bar, part number 036 919 081 D, the wire is yellow. The signal is...
  20. We need to see the code.

    We need to see the code.
  21. You need the crank and cam locking tools and use...

    You need the crank and cam locking tools and use a genuine VW kit and water pump for peace of mind and a two year parts and labour warranty. Remember the engine mount to wing and consul bolts MUST be...
  22. The immobilser is not your problem, you know when...

    The immobilser is not your problem, you know when that is acting as the engine stars and cuts, you have no power to the CAN BUS unit amongst others. Check the diagnostic plug for ignition live at pin...
  23. So it has had the emissions recall done then......

    So it has had the emissions recall done then... Quote the disinterested dealer TPI 2043053/1 relating to "various complaints about engine after software update (Campaign 23R7)" and watch them squirm...
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    And this is going to get worse with increased...

    And this is going to get worse with increased automation.... in the event a driving aid causes an accident, who gets the blame? Would anyone believe you without a driving data recorder? Which is...
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    It would not be the first time I have seen that...

    It would not be the first time I have seen that and I expect, not the last.
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