My daughter's looking at a 2007 Rabbit with a 2.5 5 cylinder.
I haven't paid any attention to the gas engines over the years. This thing any good? I've found some comments about the timing chain being less than terrific.
Did some searching but get mostly personal opinions. I'm looking for...
Shoot, I forgot to put the location in the title. It's in Sunland, CA 91040.
Daily driver until I retired in '16. Was putting a 300 mi round trip weekly and about 15 per day on it.
Has nearly 400k and shows it. Grey interior, blue paint. Right front fender, hood and bumper damaged by minor...
Just did the timing belt on the '2. Took some extra time to take some pics that might answer how far off the cam can be before contact.
The first two are with the crank at TDC. Moved the cam forward and backward until contact.
Then with the cam locked I moved the crank forward and back...
On my daily bike ride I pass this spot where some castor bean plants grow like weeds. They are unirrigated, right on the edge of the road at the top of a slope so water doesn't head their way except maybe from the other side of the road which isn't exactly watered well.
They get hacked down and...
The '98 Jetta with 350k is being retired. It's been replaced with a '16 TSI (a few months before they started selling the fixed TDI's :mad:) and is taking up space and insurance money.
Body has some deer damage to the right front and needs paint, interior is pretty worn, seat bolsters sagging...
So I broke down and bought a '16 1.4 manual. Had to drive from LA to San Diego to get it. Manuals are hard to find here.
Can someone point me to a Forum for the new gas VW's that's of the same caliber as this one?
'02 Auto with 170k.
Cleaned the manifold and intake ports and replaced the vacuum hoses. Car was fine for a few days then starts making a screech when accelerating.
I had checked the TC shaft while I was in there and it didn't seem to have undue play.
No exhaust leaks like last time it was...
'02 Jetta auto with 170k miles. Suddenly started making a pretty high pitched screeching. Almost like a fan belt.
Only happens with engine under moderate to heavy load and somewhat engine speed dependent. It comes on about 1800 rpm.
At steady speed no noise. Accelerate it comes back.
At 270k on my '98 the #3 exhaust lifter failed. Replaced cam and lifters with quality parts.
Now at 305K the #2 intake lifter has a groove parallel to the cam indicating it stopped rotating. Shows marking that it had been rotating for some amount of time. Any ideas on why it stopped? It turns...
Sorry about the undescriptive title. Once it's in limp mode will MAP specified and actual match up?
Had a loss of power on the road in the '98. For some reason limp mode didn't even occur to me. Was playing music off my computer so I started up VCDS and was looking at some parameters.
Buying new headlights for the '02. There seems to be one version for up to VIN 2108642, another for above.
I assume that's the last seven numbers of the VIN. Mine only has six so it would be less than that number but I thought the VIN's were all the same number of characters.
ID Parts' No Name Cam Followers
Anyone have any experience on the No-Name followers ID Parts sells for the AHU.
They sell INA followers for $75 and an "OE Supplier" cam for about the same and a kit with gasket for $150. The kits come with the unbranded followers and a Hudson cam. Neither have...