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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-17-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Carlosfandango
Bye bye GTi, Hello GTi..

Thanks, Yeah Iíd read about the Mk7 rear main when I replaced the one on the mk6, the revised part is used on both cars but the difference now is that I have a VW warranty for at least the next two...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-16-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Carlosfandango
Iím very pleased I went with the 2door, really...

Iím very pleased I went with the 2door, really like it, a much more refined car than the mk6,

Evolution!
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180916/875ee1491c2dec9a074f23bbe7964ad3.jpg...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-15-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Carlosfandango
Thanks, it was a good car but was just too...

Thanks, it was a good car but was just too mechanical unreliable, if the rear main hadnít started leaking again I would have kept it, the Mk7 is very nice though, I wouldnít go back!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-14-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
Better to reuse the old one than cross thread it,...

Better to reuse the old one than cross thread it, have a close look at the end of the new bolt, itís probably got a ding from being dropped, a small file would be enough to re-dress the thread.

...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
In my case I couldnít really be sure it was bad,...

In my case I couldnít really be sure it was bad, no codes, and the dip stick test wasnít obvious! Once the rear main popped again! (12 months after the first was fitted) I knew!!

The PCV doesnít...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
PCV: OEM or Genuine VW?

I paid £79 GBP from a VW dealership ($103 USD).

Parts must be cheaper here I guess, maybe being closer to the manufacturer?!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
Iíve had 4 PCVís in two years, never any codes...

Iíve had 4 PCVís in two years, never any codes always seemed to pass the tests!!! latest one fitted a few days ago, but the rear main is leaking now for the second time!!! Because of the CONSTANT...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
PCV: OEM or Genuine VW?

VW, the other ones Available are not great quality (mostly Chinese).


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
Genuine (made by VW) available from the dealer. ...

Genuine (made by VW) available from the dealer.

OEM copy parts made to spec.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
Although the PCV can fail in many different ways,...

Although the PCV can fail in many different ways, the best test is to pull the dip stick or open the oil filler cap while the engine is idling, if it starts running rough and almost stalling the PCV...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 602
Posted By Carlosfandango
PCV: OEM or Genuine VW?

OEM simply donít work properly! Others will say get a catch can, but if your stock stick with a genuine PCV and youíll be fine.

AH is the newest revision.

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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-13-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
I had the same thing when I replaced mine, it was...

I had the same thing when I replaced mine, it was surprising how far the engine had dropped on the old mounts and canít have been good for the exhaust, the car felt better in every way with the new...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
My new bolts were bought at the dealership and...

My new bolts were bought at the dealership and are the same size.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
Motor mount bolts

Just found my old bolts and they are 18mm!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
Just found this, thought it may be of help! ...

Just found this, thought it may be of help!
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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
I canít find my old bolts (just had a quick look)...

I canít find my old bolts (just had a quick look) but arenít they 18mm??


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 684
Posted By Carlosfandango
I changed my mounts a couple of months back, and...

I changed my mounts a couple of months back, and although the bolts were pretty tight (as youíd expect) they came out easy with a breaker bar, what socket are you using? The only reason they would...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-12-2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,173
Posted By Carlosfandango
With that amount of stretch I would be inclined...

With that amount of stretch I would be inclined not to drive the car any further until fixed, could be very expensive otherwise!


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-09-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Carlosfandango
Bye bye GTi, Hello GTi..

Thanks guys, Iíll definitely be checking back here now and then, probably more so than not for a while, and will still contribute if I have anything to say that could be of help.


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-09-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Carlosfandango
Thanks, it actually looks nicer in person as the...

Thanks, it actually looks nicer in person as the picture is a screenshot from the dealer website, Iíve just registered on Mk7.com and truly hope I donít need as much assistance as Iíve needed here!...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-09-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 835
Posted By Carlosfandango
Bye bye GTi, Hello GTi..

After numerous problems and vast expense Iím sadly trading in the Mk6,

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After only 12 months the rear main seal has...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 09-09-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By Carlosfandango
Itís not that simple! part number doesnít...

Itís not that simple! part number doesnít actually play a part in it (although 087 is a good bet that itíll have the pins), you need to physically check the CECM to see if it has the led control...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 09-08-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By Carlosfandango
Wont Start

Does it make a click or clunk upon turning the key?? Could be the starter! My starter went bad a while back and did what you describe.


Also VWís do some funky shit when the battery is...
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