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by dopeman1979
Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: R36
Topic: Hello from Australia!
Replies: 6
Views: 699

Re: Hello from Australia!

sick
by dopeman1979
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi
Replies: 19
Views: 816

Re: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi

there are quite a few out there, why b6? whats your budget?
by dopeman1979
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi
Replies: 19
Views: 816

Re: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi

my on is
by dopeman1979
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: Tyre Width
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Re: Tyre Width

235, or 245 is max. even with 245 u gonna feel it in the steering. wouldnt go wider than 235 on b6
by dopeman1979
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi
Replies: 19
Views: 816

Re: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi

and someone said here, if you go for a higher mileage chances are the issues have been dealt with as they do come...
by dopeman1979
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi
Replies: 19
Views: 816

Re: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi

tbh by driving them, now that i have owned this for 3years i would know what to look out for. my one had all the common b6 issues, i can write a list... dpf light was on when i bought it, had to remove it and remap it, oil pump gone, had too do it with brand new turbo, in tank fuel pump gone, had to...
by dopeman1979
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi
Replies: 19
Views: 816

Re: Passat 170ps 2.0 tdi

https://www.ebay.com/itm/263542567145?s ... 1555.l2649
my one is for sale, had all the work done.
by dopeman1979
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: looking at a B6 tomorrow
Replies: 10
Views: 438

Re: looking at a B6 tomorrow

rust on the boot just above the number plate, on doors at the bottom, engine wise service history, oil pump issue even if common rail engine some engine codes still have the issue, snapped rear coil spring, clanking steering rack over small bumps at low speed, tyre wear if its equal. if dsg gearbox ...
by dopeman1979
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: camshaft timing (torsion value)
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: camshaft timing (torsion value)

glad to hear this, took me a while to find someone who knows what he is doing
by dopeman1979
Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: camshaft timing (torsion value)
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: camshaft timing (torsion value)

new cambelt and torsion value adjusted. car stopped smoking and smelling like a 30years old bus.
by dopeman1979
Thu Dec 28, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: BKP Cold enigne starting problem
Replies: 26
Views: 1572

Re: BKP Cold enigne starting problem

i had the same thing, first i changed tandem pump as i thought i am loosing prime overnight, after i changed the battery as i thought that might cure the overnight bad start.... than finally ive changed the starter motor and now its fine
by dopeman1979
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: B6 dsg buying advice
Replies: 7
Views: 547

Re: B6 dsg buying advice

i wasnt a big fan of autoboxes till the DSG. its a really good one. mine did 140k so far with 40k oil change and adaptation. works perfectly
by dopeman1979
Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: b7 interior in a b6
Replies: 15
Views: 950

Re: b7 interior in a b6

it must be me than... i got the original folding seats in my estate and donor was a normal fix saloon. i couldnt fit the bench into my estate and left the original which is cloth. my original one is the 2part and the one from the saloon is 1. but i am talking about the rear bench only. rest was fine
by dopeman1979
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: b7 interior in a b6
Replies: 15
Views: 950

Re: b7 interior in a b6

not the rear bench, i still got the original seat bench from a saloon, if ull fit it i will take out the original one and eat it....
by dopeman1979
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: b7 interior in a b6
Replies: 15
Views: 950

Re: b7 interior in a b6

saloon to saloon and estate to estate, otherwise rear seat base wont fit... airbag plugs slightly different but easy fix, youll see.
by dopeman1979
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Anyone seen Chris aka adamss24???
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Anyone seen Chris aka adamss24???

sort of... he is not always there but if u ask the right questions they will point u in the right direction... they are all friends and they do mobile work around the area also
by dopeman1979
Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Anyone seen Chris aka adamss24???
Replies: 37
Views: 3901

Re: Anyone seen Chris aka adamss24???

i know him and you can go and talk to him here...
hope u recover your 500£
he now goes by the name Ovidiu or Chris for those who know him better. he is a good mechanic but if he done this to you i hope he gets what he deserves
Greenham Motors
53 Colney Hatch Ln, London N10 1LR
by dopeman1979
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: BKP Cold enigne starting problem
Replies: 26
Views: 1572

Re: BKP Cold enigne starting problem

yep
by dopeman1979
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: BKP Cold enigne starting problem
Replies: 26
Views: 1572

Re: BKP Cold enigne starting problem

tandem pump
by dopeman1979
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: camshaft timing (torsion value)
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: camshaft timing (torsion value)

thats a good write up. thanks car is a 170hp pd BMR engine, mileage is now 141k cambelt was changed at 96k bits done so far, injector seals changed and dpf removed egr blanked and mapped out, turbo rebuilt, oil pump changed etc. car does drive alright is just the unburnt fuel smell is killing. ignor...
by dopeman1979
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: camshaft timing (torsion value)
Replies: 9
Views: 691

Re: camshaft timing (torsion value)

thats exactly what i thought so it will be a new belt kit. can anyone recommend somebody to trust in north west London or area?
by dopeman1979
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: B6/CC PASSATS
Topic: camshaft timing (torsion value)
Replies: 9
Views: 691

camshaft timing (torsion value)

so, in short, as my exhaust smells of unburnt fuel i hoocked my VCDS and had a look at the camshaft timing. as for my engine the recommended value is -1.5 -2.5 and reading is showing 4% i took the cover of to adjust it. my problem as u can see on the pics is that the bolt are not sitting in the midd...
by dopeman1979
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Looking for a good VAG mechanic
Replies: 6
Views: 1278

Re: Looking for a good VAG mechanic

nw9, is a garage i always use and a mechanic i highly recommend. let me know if u need it. price is good and gets better if i put a word