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      It's obvious a mistake by the supplier in their...

      It's obvious a mistake by the supplier in their listing for the Eurovan.
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      The later VW engines have this refinement [my mk5...

      The later VW engines have this refinement [my mk5 Golf & Tiguan] After removing the screw on cap, the oil filter is lifted enough to allow the oil in the housing to return to the sump [via the spigot...
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      Are these fairly loose figures that you are...

      Are these fairly loose figures that you are quoting? The trans. only holds 5.35 litres on an initial filling from dry. I was only able to drain 3.75 litres approx. when I owned an auto. You have...
    4. Maybe this is the first thing to fix. My wife & I...

      Maybe this is the first thing to fix. My wife & I had starting difficulties[different to yours] with a VW Polo that we used to own. Vag Com showed one of the codes to be immobilizer.
      It turned out...
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      http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&...

      http://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CEUQFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.vw-bus-t4.de%2Fgetfile.php%3Fgetfile%3DVorderachse_Federung.pdf%26d%3Dsh&ei=-W6eVOGaLtfo8AXkp4GICA&...
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      If you owned a 2.5TDI you would need one of...

      If you owned a 2.5TDI you would need one of these. It holds the harmonic balancer while undoing & tightening the stretch screw in the end of the crank. This is very tight & 160Nm + 180 degrees....
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      I like to see what the VW tool looks like. Some...

      I like to see what the VW tool looks like. Some tools are made to make the job faster in the larger dealership but not absolutely necessary. In the past I have made tools by analysing the functional...
    8. Thread: 2013 T5 Kombi

      by jets
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      Also the Brickyard in the UK. ...

      Also the Brickyard in the UK.

      http://www.brick-yard.co.uk/forum/t5-section_forums_cat12.html

      And in Australia.

      http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f136/
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      Here's a write up I did many years ago on my...

      Here's a write up I did many years ago on my first T4.

      http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/forums/f136/drive-shaft-removal-procedure-t4-cv-joint-servicing-13841.html
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      I am interested to know why you say that. The...

      I am interested to know why you say that. The Bentley shows a torque of 80Nm. Normally where a stretch bolt is used the tightening is specified with a certain torque & then an angle to be turned....
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      Also the screws connecting the shaft to the drive...

      Also the screws connecting the shaft to the drive flange. There are many reports of these loosening in the UK on the T4 Forum.
      Here it is. http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=274802
      The...
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      I was chatting to a Transporter owner the other...

      I was chatting to a Transporter owner the other day, was attracted by the very shiny red paintwork that looked near new. According to the owner it was original paint & an closer examination, I...
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      I love that picture. I have a couple of...

      I love that picture. I have a couple of grandchildren & can really relate to the story behind the picture.
    14. Thread: Vcds

      by jets
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      X2. I purchased the HEX+CAN version for my own...

      X2.
      I purchased the HEX+CAN version for my own needs & received a full credit for the previous program that I had purchased from them [US$99] years before. I was using the old program with the EBAY...
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      Yes, you are correct. I can't say that it will...

      Yes, you are correct. I can't say that it will fit your '93 exactly but it looks the same as my'01. There are two resistant points on mine, one when nearly wide open & another around half way.
      Yours...
    16. I am also a DIY nutter & I believe in the best...

      I am also a DIY nutter & I believe in the best for my van. I purchased a Polo that had the green coolant & there is no way of determining the quality so I changed it. I would change yours to the...
    17. Thread: Stuck in Park

      by jets
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      I agree, probably brake light switch. This...

      I agree, probably brake light switch. This happened to my previous van while on holidays. Pumping the brake pedal when stuck would release the park. Also get any stored codes read.
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      ElsaWin 4.1 on Ebay UK is the go. You will need...

      ElsaWin 4.1 on Ebay UK is the go. You will need Windows operating system, up to & including 8. Some say a little hard to install, that I would agree with, so I took it to my friend who's an expert....
    19. Sorry, I gave you the adjustment setting for the...

      Sorry, I gave you the adjustment setting for the PS belt in the other thread but not how to do it. Referring to the Bentley again it looks like the early diesel has shims under the pulley on the PS...
    20. Why have you reposted? Your original post is...

      Why have you reposted? Your original post is still going. If you need more help, ask a specific question.
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