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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-25-2017, 02:45 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Just completed a engine swap from a 2012 tiguan...

Just completed a engine swap from a 2012 tiguan into my 2011 GTI. This is Australia so engines here are CCZ. No issues in swapping the motor apart from a faulty oil pressure sensor. This is a Tig...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 08-03-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Engine Swapped, possible faulty ECU now?

Hi Guys,

So over the last month I have had to replace my 2011 GTI long motor due to a failed thrust bearing resulting in 4-5mm crank end float. This failure happened at 100,000km and the last 12...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-31-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 127,039
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Yes I did mean Thrust bearing. As in the one...

Yes I did mean Thrust bearing. As in the one holding your crankshaft in place. Essentially one of the thrust washers fell out into the sump and resulted in 3-4mm end float on the crank.

As...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-25-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 127,039
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
I have had the stage 2 kit in my GTI on APR stage...

I have had the stage 2 kit in my GTI on APR stage 2 for the last 12 months. Initially, the pedal feels significantly more stiff then stock. Probably 50% harder. Engagement is great and have been...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-21-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
The one in the earlier (pre mid 2012(?) tsi...

The one in the earlier (pre mid 2012(?) tsi motors) tensioners were prone to failing. VW revised the design and since then been installing the updated tensioner in their tsi motors. You need the...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-20-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Check your timing chain tensioner anyway. There...

Check your timing chain tensioner anyway. There is an inspection cover you can easily check it. Read here:

http://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=47128
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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-20-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
+1 on the ebay catless pipe. been running one on...

+1 on the ebay catless pipe. been running one on stage 2 APR tune for over a year now.

Even purchasing one of these pipes plus a high-flow 200cel cat and getting an exhaust shop to weld it up is...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-20-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Generally if your master Cylinder is faulty and...

Generally if your master Cylinder is faulty and not producing pressure to the slave then you would struggle to release the clutch, not the other way around. If it gets so bad to the point that your...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-18-2017, 06:34 PM
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Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Have any of you guys seen thrust bearings fail on...

Have any of you guys seen thrust bearings fail on TSI motor? I figure all of you guys are running upgraded pressure plates in order to hold torque of the bigger turbos. I had my bottom end fail on me...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-16-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Looks like I can source a Tiguan 147 motor and...

Looks like I can source a Tiguan 147 motor and turbo. CCZ engine, same motor as the golf GTI if I'm not mistaken everything should bolt up? Can anyone confirm this for me?
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-16-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Does the DSG and 6MT mate up in the same way to...

Does the DSG and 6MT mate up in the same way to the block? As in, am I able to source a motor from a DSG car and fit it to my 6MT chassis/transmission or are there some differences that wont let it...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-14-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Thanks for your input guys. Yes seems like I got...

Thanks for your input guys. Yes seems like I got very unlucky with this motor having the thrust bearing fail. 2.0t unfortunately here in Australia I'm struggling to find even a long block for under...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-13-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Update, Crank had around 4mm of end float....

Update,

Crank had around 4mm of end float. Main bearings shot and metal everywhere in the bottom end. Game over for this motor. My options are:

1. Replace with second hand short block to go...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-11-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Okay Looks like it's a crankshaft thrust washer....

Okay Looks like it's a crankshaft thrust washer. Turns out I might be looking at a crank walk issue... The clutch is a BFI stage 2 SMF with about 15,000km on it. These have the 2500lb pressure plate...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 07-11-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 834
Posted By adam.mk6.gti
Metal chunk in Timing chain/cover

Hi Guys,

Over the last month or so I have been experiencing issues with my 2011 GTI. I had the car stall on me with clutch engaged when I pulled up to a set of lights. Clutch engaged, car...
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