Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Search:

    Type: Posts; User: Mr.loops

    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

    Search: Search took 0.73 seconds.

    1. There is a small amount of "wiggle room" on where...

      There is a small amount of "wiggle room" on where you can set the depth of the 020 drive flanges. Perhaps you initially pressed them in too deep on your rebuild. See if you can pull them out a...
    2. Replies
      3
      Views
      174

      Junkyard, http://www.zelek.com/, or Broke

      Junkyard, http://www.zelek.com/, or Broke
    3. Replies
      5
      Views
      247

      17mm Allen Sent from my iPhone using...

      17mm Allen



      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    4. The stock shift forks on these boxes have been...

      The stock shift forks on these boxes have been known to be the weak spot and fail. If you want to save a little dough why not just reinforce them. There are a few DIY's out there on how to do this...
    5. Ah, you are gonna love this:...

      Ah, you are gonna love this: http://www.brokevw.com/
    6. Replies
      2
      Views
      252

      That hose goes from the intake to your...

      That hose goes from the intake to your temperature regulator valve on your air box.
      ( needed for really cold starts- helps the engine get up to operating temp quicker)

      Plug both ends and you'll...
    7. Replies
      1
      Views
      209

      I would unhook the gear selector cables from the...

      I would unhook the gear selector cables from the levers and with the car off, select reverse. Start the car and release the clutch pedal. If reverse now engages, then you know its not a internal...
    8. If you don't want to go through a vw dealer, then...

      If you don't want to go through a vw dealer, then I would check these guy's out: http://www.zelek.com/vw02J_hard_parts.htm
    9. Replies
      9
      Views
      649

      It sure can, and its much simpler too :) Not a...

      It sure can, and its much simpler too :)

      Not a video but the link has some great illustrations for 5th gear removal
      ...
    10. The differential, 2 output shafts, drive shaft,...

      The differential, 2 output shafts, drive shaft, reverse shaft and shift rods are removed all at once (need two people). I think you are hung up because the selector tower is still attached and is...
    11. Replies
      9
      Views
      649

      Popping out of 5th gear is a good indication that...

      Popping out of 5th gear is a good indication that you ran your transmission low on oil. As a result, 5th gear is the first to pay the price. I have a feeling you have melted your 5th gear needle...
    12. Replies
      14
      Views
      885

      Can you post some compression test numbers? If...

      Can you post some compression test numbers? If everything is to spec, I would then recheck your timing.
    13. Thread: 020 choices

      by Mr.loops
      Replies
      1
      Views
      248

      Lots of choices out there. Pick on that is...

      Lots of choices out there. Pick on that is applicable to your build: http://www.zelek.com/diagram_charts/diagramlist.htm
    14. Replies
      1
      Views
      261

      Pooping out of 5th gear is a telltale sign your...

      Pooping out of 5th gear is a telltale sign your low on transmission oil. Low oil = high temperatures which leads to damage gears and bearings. Drain the old oil ( check for debris) and refill it...
    15. The 02J boxes, as you have already pointed out,...

      The 02J boxes, as you have already pointed out, came with two different shift towers. It seems VW changed to the "notched" style in 2003 (the one pictured on the right). A lot of Vortexer's are...
    16. Replies
      59
      Views
      3,099

      That's one of your old valve stem seals. ...

      That's one of your old valve stem seals.




      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    17. Replies
      4
      Views
      336

      You got it :) Sent from my iPhone using...

      You got it :)


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    18. Replies
      4
      Views
      336

      The firing order is 1-3-4-2 With the cap...

      The firing order is 1-3-4-2

      With the cap locked onto the distributor, insert the #1 spark plug wire into the terminal that is closest to the one o'clock position. Going clockwise on the cap, the...
    19. Replies
      2
      Views
      300

      How's your coolant level? Sent from my...

      How's your coolant level?


      Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    20. Absolutely. They look scary to do, but if you...

      Absolutely. They look scary to do, but if you take your time and keep everything organized you'll be fine

      Check out Broke's site to see what you are getting into: http://www.brokevw.com/
      He...
    Results 1 to 20 of 250
    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4