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      The 2.5 is a tricky engine to work on. If you...

      The 2.5 is a tricky engine to work on.

      If you haven't bought it yet.....walk away!

      See my long owner's thread here
      http://www.4x4community.co.za/forum/showthread.php?t=132931
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      What ATF are you using?

      What ATF are you using?
    3. Not a single time has another shop worked on my...

      Not a single time has another shop worked on my car that they didnt cause extra damage that I ended up fixing.

      Every single time someone else works on my car it creates more crap!


      Sent from...
    4. I have a touareg that share the same...

      I have a touareg that share the same underpinnings as the cayenne.

      Once you have driven one, the looks is not that important anymore.


      Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    5. if you lower the car this way then there must be...

      if you lower the car this way then there must be less pressure in the bags to allow the car to sit lower. That should equate to a softer ride if I'm not mistaken?

      Could you guys give some feedback...
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      VCDS scan for errors and check injector...

      VCDS scan for errors and check injector deviances.

      505.01 or 506.01 spec oil for non DPF
      507.00 for DPF model

      check suspension bushes, electrics, air suspension and carden shaft bearing...
    7. Clean Diesel Engine oil - Shell Helix HX7-AV

      Car in question : 2005 Touareg R5 TDi


      serviced the car on 31 March 2014.


      I went through the whole effort of taking the tappet cover off and sacrificing a liter of clean oil to flush all the...
    8. why has this thread gone dead?

      why has this thread gone dead?
    9. Touareg R5 Cold start throttle body mechanism

      cold start throttle body video



      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PKjYSZf_oE
    10. Touareg R5 Turbo Pics - Garrett GT2056v

      Some pics of the old turbo - You can clearly see the damage where the broken ring made it's way past the exhaust kompressor and VGT vanes.

      From engine swap thread here -...
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      http://www.fuelly.com/car/volkswagen/touareg

      http://www.fuelly.com/car/volkswagen/touareg
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      +1 :banghead:

      +1

      :banghead:
    13. http://www.clubtouareg.com/forums/f73/tpms-disable...

      http://www.clubtouareg.com/forums/f73/tpms-disable-with-vagcom-diy-touareg-78757.html
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      what engine? what suspension?

      what engine?

      what suspension?
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      it is just as reliable as any other VW. The...

      it is just as reliable as any other VW. The problem is that when something fails it's expensive as aftermarket parts are scarce.

      Get a good warranty if you can or be prepared to do lots of DIY or...
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      Touareg Breather locations

      https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-GywdXBnCtVo/UTDACYHV5CI/AAAAAAAABQM/Pkt9K_S5ndo/s800/touareg%2520R5%2520transfer%2520case%2520breather.jpg
      ...
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      Best LOOKING engine

      Bump. Old thread that could be revived as there are some nice new engines out there


      Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk because forumrunner keeps crashing on ios 6
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      use 505.01 or 506.01 oil with 10'000km oil change...

      use 505.01 or 506.01 oil with 10'000km oil change intervals.

      Do not use 507.00!
    19. Touareg R5 engine swap : NOT out the bottom - DIY

      Hi

      I didn't document the whole process here but thought I'd share it here. Nice in a way because now there is no waiting period. You can follow the story start to finish in one go.

      Original...
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      whatever you buy, make sure you get a decent...

      whatever you buy, make sure you get a decent warranty that will cover a replacement engine and do a compression test before you buy.

      Also read up on the oil specs for the V10 engine. 506.01 spec...
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