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      The big thing is if you DIY you then know how...

      The big thing is if you DIY you then know how things work & if you have a hiccup away from home you have a better chance of getting things going again & not having depend on someone who is not...
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      I do the same as you but for a bit longer ~45...

      I do the same as you but for a bit longer ~45 years starting with the air cooled cars & Porsche 356 & 911. It's amazing when I read the old manuals how the author suggests going to VW because a...
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      I am one of those members that have read this...

      I am one of those members that have read this thread but purely for academic interest. On a trip I would get around 35 MPG [that's imperial gallons]
      My van is a 2.5TDI with Syncro in a full camper...
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      T4[Eurovan] Buyers Guide

      Found this on the VW Heritage site, could be of interest to some on here.

      https://www.vwheritage.com/blog/2013/12/05/t4-buying-guide/
    5. We don't need swear words here, just stay with...

      We don't need swear words here, just stay with English.
    6. Thread: 2016 vw t6

      by jets
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      Here's some more info. ...

      Here's some more info.

      http://www.vwwatercooled.com.au/2015/04/generation-six-world-premiere-of-the-new-t-series/
    7. Totally agree. I use a product called Brake...

      Totally agree. I use a product called Brake Cylinder Assembly Lubricant that I purchased some time ago from a Co. that specializes
      in resleeving wheel cylinders. I also have a tube of rubber grease...
    8. Unless it has been repainted, I would think,...

      Unless it has been repainted, I would think, being a solid colour it wouldn't have a clear coat. My '01 is red & no clear coat except where I had the tailgate repainted [chose to have clear coat]...
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      Nice van, thanks for sharing. I would love to see...

      Nice van, thanks for sharing. I would love to see more pics. of the interior please. BTW, what is the overall length?
    10. I don't have the gas engine but the TDI that does...

      I don't have the gas engine but the TDI that does not use any sealer. The Bentley under the 2.4 diesel [C17-6] calls for 460Nm up to 01.95.
      On the later engines, after 02.95 [C17-3] they use a...
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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...
    14. 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...
    18. Thread: 2013 T5 Kombi

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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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