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    Random no start issue

    OEM Valeo starter No access the scope though
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    Random no start issue

    Hello all been a while since I posted. Been playing with my Tiguan TDI conversions lately. However my son still has a 2005 Passat TDI wagon in the family. It's a 5 speed manual, deleted and tuned. He has put 30k trouble free miles on it since the conversion. That is until the past 3 months...
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    hints for B5.5 TDI manual 5sp clutch job

    Easier to pull it all. Gives you a chance to inspect the engine too.
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    FS: 2013 Jetta TDI Sport Wagon part out, Greenville, SC

    Hey thanks for asking but I sold the car. Will edit my post
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    I'm baaack!

    Yeah I was just looking on Autotempest and there are a few here and there. More than I want to pay since they are running. I have moved on to the Tiguan and putting TDI's in them. The sedan/wagon thing is too low for me, haha. Just looking for a a project to put the BHW in. Have a complete 6...
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    I'm baaack!

    Hey QuickTD, does the B7 intercooler use the same fittings as the Passat BHW. This is very interesting. My son has a B7 TFSI that supposedly has been rebuilt. When (not if) it takes a dump, may talk him into converting it with the Passat I just picked up with a bad transmission. Did they...
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    D3 A8 TDI Swap - First Start!

    Reach out to Jetta 97 (marin). He has helped me a lot getting odd codes cleared. He has switched up the RPM face to match the TDI and used one of the icons for the GP for my Tiguan conversion
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    Odd request - brake pedal height

    It's adjustable. Just run the threaded bolt in some
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    TDI Blown Turbo

    Reach out to Aaron at Cascade German. If he doesn't have the turbo, he sometimes can pull a rabbit out of his hat and get one.
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    2013 oil leak

    Hello all, have a 2013 Passat TDI with 160k miles. recently developed a decent oil leak on the firewall side. Cannot determine where it is coming from. Underside of turbo is clean. Any pointers would be appreciated
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    Tiguan 4Motion Common Rail TDI Swap

    Last time I talked to him was a couple of years ago. Since then I have done a CJAA/6 speed manual and now have a CJAA/DSG. Have a 6 speed 4 motion and clutch waiting to replace the DSG. Trying to find a buyer for the FWD DSG first. Has a Malone tune on it.
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    2.0 TDI 4 Motion Tiguan

    Original auto in the gasser Tiguan is not a DSG and I didn't want to get into making the ECU talk with the TCU of the original Tiguan transmission
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    2.0 TDI 4 Motion Tiguan

    The current CJAA and DSG came from a 2011 Jetta FWD, so yes it works in the Tiguan
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    2.0 TDI 4 Motion Tiguan

    Currently running a CJAA and FWD DSG in my 2012 Tiguan. Have a 6 speed manual TDI gearbox from a Euro Tiguan, just haven't had time to install it.