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by Gazwould
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Thermostat sticking?
Replies: 26
Views: 410

Re: Thermostat sticking?

How many new thermostats ?
by Gazwould
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Thermostat sticking?
Replies: 26
Views: 410

Re: Thermostat sticking?

Best doing a couple of 1.5mm slip in blanks .

The egr only increases smoke and other consciences to just one positive .
by Gazwould
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: B7 PASSAT -2011 on..
Topic: Engine oil
Replies: 2
Views: 156

Re: Engine oil

Things aren't a grade as such anymore but a manufacturer spec
VW 507.00
by Gazwould
Mon Dec 09, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Thermostat sticking?
Replies: 26
Views: 410

Re: Thermostat sticking?

Is there enough engine top cover for a full egr delete on the afn ?

And out of interest what's the smoke coefficient plate value ?
by Gazwould
Sun Dec 08, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Thermostat sticking?
Replies: 26
Views: 410

Re: Thermostat sticking?

What's the egr situation ?
by Gazwould
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Bilstein B4
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: Bilstein B4

I've got and recommend the same set up .

What is sometimes incorrectly done is to select the standard suspension B4 to go with Eibach Pro , it should be 'Sport' the B4 front is both but rear seperate .
by Gazwould
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: B7 PASSAT -2011 on..
Topic: Alloys
Replies: 8
Views: 477

Re: Alloys

245/40 /18 is a nice tyre size .
by Gazwould
Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: B7 PASSAT -2011 on..
Topic: Alloys
Replies: 8
Views: 477

Re: Alloys

What's the 18" tyre size and your wheel width ?
by Gazwould
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Removing interior door handle covers?
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Removing interior door handle covers?

There's a recess at the bottom .
by Gazwould
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: DPF help please.
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: DPF help please.

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by Gazwould
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Tandem pump loose vac side
Replies: 31
Views: 937

Re: Tandem pump loose vac side

Swapped the FTS with the one from the green gift.

Same 269416 part number as one would expect.

So far so good , no fault fault found , only a quick town journey .

Just the absence of the loud 'slosh' lift pump noise mystery .

What symptom would it cause ?
by Gazwould
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Tandem pump loose vac side
Replies: 31
Views: 937

Re: Tandem pump loose vac side

A scrap car with AWX .
by Gazwould
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Tandem pump loose vac side
Replies: 31
Views: 937

Re: Tandem pump loose vac side

Haven't driven it till today , botched the tandem pump vac leak with sealant , it ain't pretty but then it's hidden . And there's always the green gift to fall back on . Driving with the vac leak gave some occasional poor low rpm boost and 2nd press of brake a hard pedal with poor effort . You could...
by Gazwould
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Chatter on start up
Replies: 11
Views: 250

Re: Chatter on start up

Replacement loom , if not cured could be a worn camlobe & tappet .
by Gazwould
Mon Nov 25, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Chatter on start up
Replies: 11
Views: 250

Re: Chatter on start up

DMF ?
by Gazwould
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Eibach pro kit
Replies: 16
Views: 1338

Re: Eibach pro kit

Take the writing off with cellulose thinners but mark at top of spring their orientation and you have replacement Suplex springs :wink:
by Gazwould
Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Eibach pro kit
Replies: 16
Views: 1338

Re: Eibach pro kit

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by Gazwould
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: ugh - something went bang (clutch/gearbox)
Replies: 13
Views: 298

Re: ugh - something went bang (clutch/gearbox)

It's a BKC , not immune though .
by Gazwould
Mon Nov 18, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: MOT result and emissions level.
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: MOT result and emissions level.

Egr disable
Mr Muscle
2 Stroke
2-EHN
Air filter
No boost leaks


If all else fails , fuse 31 and no need to prior Italian tune either :wink:
by Gazwould
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 5 speed box
Replies: 13
Views: 446

Re: 5 speed box

Ew , 75W-90 , that's thick when cold .

What actual oil ?

All MTF has EP additives with sulphur , it's just the levels of sulphur..
by Gazwould
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 5 speed box
Replies: 13
Views: 446

Re: 5 speed box

What oil Bren ?
by Gazwould
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Egr delete kit and vacuum simplification
Replies: 12
Views: 378

Re: Egr delete kit and vacuum simplification

My egr disable .




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