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      2005 Golf TDI BEW - main knock - rebuild

      My 2005 Golf BEW shows main bearing knock (from the sound) after oil starvation when turbo failed. Has 180k. As an alternative to buying a used engine, I consider having it rebuild. What parts should...
    2. Wow. I guess I will throw N249 out then (instead...

      Wow. I guess I will throw N249 out then (instead of fixing several broken check valves and hard line connection to vac tank).
      Its currently tuned out anyways.
      Was just hesitating since 2.7T (blown...
    3. N249 delete - pro and cons - data, experience

      While I agree with SAI (no good for nothing), there IS supposed to be a benefit of the N249.

      Has anyone found data (or comparative experience) running with our without the N249?
      From memory:
      The...
    4. Door lock repair kit

      I stock this kit for the Golf/Jetta 3:
      www.regulatorfix.com
      or
      info@regulatorfix.om

      http://i1096.photobucket.com/albums/g323/regulatorfix/Lock%20Repair%20Kits/Golf3Jetta3lock_zps9bf25b91.jpg
    5. 2005 Golf TDI - no radio reception - code 00856 antenna open circuit

      No reception AM, ONE station FM.

      Code:
      00856 - Radio Antenna
      36-00 - Open Circuit

      I have better reception just sticking a wire into the antenna port.

      What is the likely...
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      Draft wants $300 for 4. Wow.

      Draft wants $300 for 4. Wow.
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      Looks like plenty of adapters available, but all...

      Looks like plenty of adapters available, but all are at least 25mm thick. I don't think my existing wheels have large enough positive offset to allow 25 adapters.
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      5x112 wheels on Golf IV?

      Any practical way (adapter) to use 5x112 (have tons of those) on 2005 Golf IV TDI?
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      Asking $3,200

      Asking $3,200
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      2003 Passat 4Motion 2.8 auto

      Intending to inspect and potentially buy above car tonight. 123k miles.
      I am familiar with the B5 Passat (currently have 98 and 99, had 2001; worked on 2.8 V6 manual), but all are FWD and manual....
    11. B5 1.8T - lowered - shredding inside of tires at alarming rate

      Car is lowered. Put new Falken Ziex on 18 months ago (225/40x18). Probably 15k on them. Blew (tread separated) rear right yesterday. Turns out inside 2" heavily worn, ditto other tires.

      To avoid...
    12. i don't recall anymore, but I did the same thing....

      i don't recall anymore, but I did the same thing. Inside is a darn "washer lock" that fell down. Bitch to seat that right again, since 'runs' inside a U shaped notch on the lock to pull it in. I...
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      Must be a very narrow zip tie to fit into the...

      Must be a very narrow zip tie to fit into the slot/groove, which is only 2mm wide (or so, the wire diameter of the clip).

      Maybe I try another solution I have used in the past (plastic "C" clips...
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      I don't see how a zip tie would secure the...

      I don't see how a zip tie would secure the plastic connector on the metal pipe?
      You would need to create an axial force to keep 'pulling' it onto the pipe (unlike with rubber hoses, where you can in...
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      2.7T heater and coolant hose "C" clips

      I need the open metal "C" clips for the heater and coolant hoses for the 2.7T:

      - rear of engine to heater core hoses (2 smaller ones)
      - front of engine to radiator (2 larger ones).

      Mine are...
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      Have engine (previous owner, AEB) with Mahle...

      Have engine (previous owner, AEB) with Mahle pistons. Want to put new rings on. Can someone chime in?
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      Can someone post good photos of the front/back of...

      Can someone post good photos of the front/back of the clip? I will try if I can add it to my stock.
      www.RegulatorFix.com
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      12V or 24V heads

      Any thoughts on 12V vs. 24V heads?
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      Stock ECU flashed?

      Why ECU removal? Sent in for flash?
      How is boost control done? External wastegate?
      Who did the ECU conversion/tune from NA to boosted?
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      OP not a single reply. Presumed dead thread.

      OP not a single reply.
      Presumed dead thread.
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