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  1. Oil and Lubrication
    I've got a VW 2002 Golf TDI. I've been using 5W-40 Pentosin Synthetic in it for years. I recently discovered a stash of 5W-30 VW 504 00 / 507 00 I bought a forgot about when we traded back our 2013 TDI Sportwagon. I've heard that the newer 5W-30 are ok to use my car, and maybe even better to...
  2. Golf I & Jetta I
    I have a 1981 1.6L rabbit that will crank but it won’t start. I am relatively new to working on diesels so this one has been a constant learning experience for me. There are a couple of things to note when trying to start. Firstly, when I try to start it, the fusible link located on the...
  3. Golf I & Jetta I
    So today I bought a 1981 rabbit with the 1.6 diesel in it, the guy I bought it from had a rigged wire leading from the battery to the first glow plug, I got under the dash into the fuse box and located the relay, there are two wires that are disconnected from the socket (pictures shown) a...
  4. Golf II & Jetta II
    Hello all, The glow plug light on the dash of my 1989 1.6 NA Diesel MK2 recently went out. At first I thought it was a faulty bulb, but I noticed the car having significant trouble cold starting in slightly colder weather. I planned on following Vince Waldon's troubleshooting guide (HOW-TO...
  5. Golf II/Jetta II Cars
    Testing the waters on my MK2 Golf Diesel. clean title, sitting on fully adjustable coil overs. Brand new Glow plugs, generator, belt, head gasket. Sitting on 16" whistlers but have the 14" OEM's with new tires on them as well. This has been one of my favorite VW's to own. Looking to get back...
    $7,000 USD
  6. TDI and Diesel Forum
    I recently bought a full delete kit for my 2014 Touareg TDI and got the tune through rawtek since it was similar in price to the tune I wanted directly from malone off their new tunezilla. Only to find out after the fact that if you want any add-ons like dynamic idle, CP3 Pump etc. you have to...
  7. Golf II & Jetta II
    Hello all, I was stupid and let my 1989 1.6 NA Diesel Jetta run dry on fuel. It obviously wouldn't crank, but it had also been taking longer and longer to start over the past few days. Fueled it up and the engine fired up after a few tries (but with a gnarly noise, and heaps of white smoke...
  8. TDI and Diesel Forum
    I’m currently changing the motor mounts on a 1981 Rabbit Diesel… is there anyone local to Tuscon, Az with know how on the passenger side mount. I’m tired of fighting it alone
  9. TDI and Diesel Forum
    Hello, I recently bought a project jetta and it has some trouble codes and issues. The trouble codes are P0234 which is a turbocharger overboost code, p0673 which is a glow plug circuit 3 code, p0216 which is a injector timing control code, and P0401 EGR flow insufficient detected code. The car...
  10. Golf I & Jetta I
    Hi all, This is my first post on here so please let me know if I'm doing anything wrong. I recently got a 1984 VW rabbit 1.6 diesel with about 130k miles. I love it, it runs and drives and starts every time. But I did run into a major issue, something has gone wrong with the electrical...
  11. Golf V & Jetta V
    Hello everyone I have VW Touran 2.0 Diesel 2003 year. It starts jerking when i push gas pedal acceleration between 1700 to 2100. But the car only jerks when is warmed up in 90° , when i drive it when its cold it drives perfect. No check motor light is on.
  12. Golf II & Jetta II
    I bought a 1986 MK2 diesel project car a few days back, and got it running today! I took it out on a test drive and when I stopped it, the engine quit out on me and I couldn't get it to start. I realize now, that this was because the power wire connected to the fuel pump assembly had come off...
  13. Golf III/Jetta III Cars
    Dont want to get rid of it but I am in need of something larger for the family that can tow. Price is $12,000 or Willing to trade for a newer euro SUV with a towing capability. Ie. Porsche cayenne, audi q7, Volkswagen touareg, BMW x5, ect ect Purchased from original owner in stokes on Trent...
  14. Golf V & Jetta V
    Looking to sell my mk5 Jetta Tdi. Heavy hail damage (titleist edition) 6 speed manual and only 360,000 miles on her. Drives like a new car. Very well taken care of. Would there be any interest in this car?
  15. TDI and Diesel Forum
    I have a 1985 vw jetta and currently am having issues with getting the glow plugs to work. If anyone has a digital copy of the repair manual that would be a huge help.
  16. TDI and Diesel Forum
    so their is one wire that goes to the injector pump and two spots where wires is used to be. one goes into the glow plugs and the other goes onto the back of the head. do y’all know what i need to do to get these wired back up. also as the engine is gonna be used without a trans is the best way...
  17. TDI and Diesel Forum
    I recently bought a what is believed to be 1982 16D engine. there is a coolant line coming from the back of the engine head, i’ve heard that is for a heater, if the engine is going to be used on a generator and that isn’t gonna be hooked up to a heater is it OK to cap that line? there is also...
  18. New Member Forum
    Recently acquired an AAZ swapped mk1 Diesel Caddy here in the Puget Sound area. I've wanted one of these for almost a decade now and was finally able to find one when I had the free cash.
  19. The Volkswagen Lounge
    I read some really old posts about this and was wondering if anyone figured out their problem. I have a 2014 VW TDL, Diesel Standard transmission, about 80,000 miles. When I let off the gas starting in about 2nd gear and from that point forward I hear a noise under the car. I can't explain...
  20. TDI and Diesel Forum
    So on my '83 Jetta 1.6td to 1.9mTDI conversion does distance from intercooler make for much slower turbo response? i.e. mounting a large air-to-air intercooler in front of the radiator and connecting the turbo to the intake manifold via about 4-5 feet of 2.5" tubing result in less power vs. an...
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