I recently started getting a loud exhaust leak noise. While searching for the leak I found some soot on the vnt actuator and oil seeping out of the intake piping. See pics below. The exhaust leak turned out to be a bad injector seal. That is fixed now.
Should I be concerned? Car has 232k...
Guys and girls,
My car has the egr tuned out but the egr is still there. I am looking to remove the egr, cooler, and the associated lines. All while I clean up the intake.
Can I make my own "delete kit"? It looks like it is just a hose and some plates to block off?
Any words of wisdom before...
looking for some help.
I noticed my car is a little lower on power but contributed it to the cold and illinois diesel. However i also noticed recently that if i am in a lower rpm (say around 2k) and floor it, there is some sputtering. Almost like an exhaust leak.
Im planning on pulling the...
I noticed my front axle nuts getting rusty after i swapped my wheels out for my winter set that leave it exposed. Most of you know the rear wheels are sealed with a cap, however this does not fit the front. At the parts store today i was able to come up with a $2 solution!
I ended up with...
I replaced my factory mast on my 01 golf the other day and now i get far less signal than before. My factory unit was missing a seal and rusting so a threw it out :mad:.
The new "bora" unit came in and was a nice looking unit, looked just like factory.
I live out in the sticks so...
Ladies and gents,
I have a set of OEM roof bars for a VW new beetle. They are in good shape no major scratches or dents. All the hardware is included. Price is $150 obo. Can be picked up in northern IL area or ill ship them at the buyers expense.
Paypal or Cash monies in hand.
Im looking for roof rack bars that are lower than the oem set of bars for a mk4 golf 4-door. I am trying to attach a basket to my roof so a basket that directly attaches to the car without the bars is also an option. please help!
Hey guys i just picked up a roof rack set for my golf tonight. It was on CL and a deal i couldnt pass up. However the roof rack was for a VW new beetle (01). I am hoping i can just purchase the feet to put on my 01 golf 5 door.
I was told the rack was thule but it appears to be OEM. There are...
Im looking at pulling my intake off and cleaning it before it gets too cold here. While i have it off is it worth deleting the EGR/shutter valve/EGR cooler?
My car already has it tuned out but hasnt been removed yet. I want to keep my intake clean and reduce some of the vacuum tubing.
Hello all, I recently picked up my 01 TDI off a member here. The transaction was anything less than easy on my end and the seller was more than helpful.
I drove the car back from Ohio to Chicago. Took about 5 hours and managed 49 mpg.
Got the car home and started figuring out what i wanted to...
I was on groupon today and purchased a Acer C7 chrome book when shortly after i realized that i cannot use Vagcom with it (im new cut me a break).
However i saw online that you can run the chromebook with Ubuntu which will allow it to run a modified windows operating system. Will this work with...