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    Difficulty engaging reverse 1.8t bex

    Right guys, i need some help.. occasionally i cannot engage reverse at all.. i have to wait for everything to warm up before it plays ball.. this has been happeneing on and off for about 2 years.. frustrating.. anyhow, i took it too a friend today who recomended a new clutch and dmf.. Been doing...
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    1.8t help please...

    Thanks quattrocalum, me too.. just keeping a close eye on the levels.. :-)
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    1.8t help please...

    Hi quattro callum, Head gasket fine apparently.. my mechanic friend couldnt find anything wrong, he flushed everything through and put it down to a blockage somewhere in the system? Im still not sure but the car has been fine since.. fingers crossed..
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    1.8t help please...

    Thanks quattrocalum. That is the answer i was hoping for.. essentially theyre all the same Just different turbos and maps id imagine.. just wanted to confirm it..
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    1.8t help please...

    Hi folks, It appears my head gasket has gone on my bex 1.8t, i had a similar incident a couple months ago and thought it was the oil cooler, i changed it, flushed the coolant and its been fine until this morning.. a friend is gonna strip it down for me so at the moment i dont know if the head...
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    head units

    Just read ur stereo problem post. I had a very similar problem with my concert, it stopped working all of a sudden, nothing for about 3-4 days then out of the blue it worked again. I had this problem for a couple months. 3rd time it happened i noticed everything was getting a little lazy on the...
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    head units

    I saw these a while back, they look good, however just do a little searching on google for xtrons.. it was enough to put me off. I've had no experience with them personally but with the problems other folk have had id stear clear..
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    Greeny's New Motor

    I whipped one of em out earlier and measured, ordered 40mm bolts. I'm running et35 so I'm only gonna run 5mm up front and maybe 10mm out back if I can get away with it?
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    Greeny's New Motor

    Lookin good greeny, those wheels look completely different from side on to corner pic.. mint... Out of interest, what length wheel bolts are u using with the spacers?
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    1.8t oil in the coolant.... aaargh

    Top bloke.. thankyou..
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    1.8t oil in the coolant.... aaargh

    Apologies,, just spotted ur link..:-D
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    1.8t oil in the coolant.... aaargh

    Thanks quattrocalum.. any recomendations of where to get a replacement? Is there a particular oe brand to go for? Im assuming audi will rip me a new one if i purchase through them...
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    1.8t oil in the coolant.... aaargh

    Thanks vagcabby, doing a little research yesterday and most people are saying oil cooler.. theres no loss of power so hopefully its not head gasket...
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    1.8t oil in the coolant.... aaargh

    Hi folks.. Noticed a little bit of oil in the coolant tank earlier, on the way home from work, had a few big poofs of smoke and oil made its way all over my rear window. No loss of power. 8 miles later and almost home, coolant light came on, smell of oil through the vents.. got home, its dumped...
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    Greeny's New Motor

    I'm guessing u'd be a little ****** with royal mail if u had to go to Afghanistan to collect Ur led fogs.. lol They look real smart greeny..
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