I figured that it was probably long overdue for me to put up some pictures of my Golf.
a turn of events has expedited my plans to fit a larger turbo and pursue greater power.
a 2000 golf GL TDI
complete with manual everything, crank windows, no sunroof, 2 doors etc
also bone stock...
anyone running these? or anything similar?
does anyone have any opinions on this, whether their is any advantage or whether there would be much noticeable "improvement" in pedal feel (not that the pedal is so bad to begin)
or if there are any better sources/sources that support TDIclub...
As i was pulling out of my neighborhood just a few days ago, my turbo exploded. it was an unmistakable noise. not so loud, distinctive POOF that sounded like it came from under the car/ behind the car. then no power, and black smoke in the rearview. as my car has over 200k and ive been tuned and...
so i experienced limp mode for the first time ever.
restarted the car and attempted to induce it because i wasnt actually sure that it was limp mode, as ive never experienced it before. the second time it limped on me it even threw a MIL.
plugged in my VCDS-light and it was, i forget exactly...
the back story
got tuned in mid summer by Ben Brindle, a dealer of Malone Tuning. excellent experience
he hooked up vcds as required and while he was in there he made a small adaptation change to IQ and noted the timing was about perfect. so all was well
car moves like a bullet.
hey guys first off thanks for all the help in the past.
hopefully you can help me again this time
just recently i noticed a squeak or "chirp" after shifting into second gear. i can only hear it with my windows down. while passengers, and other outside the car do not seem to hear it when i ask...
was on vortex a little bit ago and i clicked a link that somehow or another led me to
ive seen plenty of info in vortex regarding this site, but found almost nothing with tdiclub search
they have a diesel tuning section
and they carry .205, and .216 nozzles as well as
Met up with Ben from malone tuning in atlanta today
truly a stand up performance
mechanical timing tweak
409 miles 8.81gal = 46.5 mpg (some AC some not)
204 miles 4.1gal = 49.5 mpg (all AC)
i know thats not a very great range to compare but its promising...
looking at ordering a sachs vr6 clutch kit, with SMF
i also want to change the rear main seal while the car is down
for those who have done this
do i order
oem rear main seal
vr6 rear main seal
i suspect i use the OEM tdi seal, but i was talking to a buddy who said if im...
so im considering getting malone tuning 1.5 which is supposed to be a clutch saver type tune
anyone have any opinions on 1 vs 1.5 vs 2
and if i was to get 1.5 now, then upgrade the clutch sometime afterwerds would getting an upgrade be prorated?
or if plannin a clutch soon anyways would i be...
im rather new here so if this thread is in the wrong department, please relocate me.
i drive a 2000 tdi golf. with an ALH, and obviously a 5sp manual
it has around 200k miles
the original owner had the clutch replaced at around 80k miles
it was replaced by the dealership.
no telling what they...