was having a knock hunting session today and creaky noise comming from the drive shafts when rocking back and forth,
it seems to be comming from the shafts not the gear box
heres a vid of the sound its making,
is this normal, both sides sound the same and dosnt make any nasy noises when driving
i need to find the correct name for these wheels, the ones pictured below were stolen from my garden and i need to file a police report, without looking like a complete numpty
there 16" if it makes any difference to the name of them
im making the holy pilgrimage to the nurburgring this weekend in my 1.8T,
im currently have 18's fitted with falken 452 tyres all round, at the mo im putting 32psi in the front and 34psi in the rear
will this be ok for use on the track or is it wise to lower the pressures all round to allow for...
what are the differences in the lower front bumpers on the 8Ls
i am intending on replacing the lower front bumper on my 1.8t and re-piping the fmic to try to get around the fog lights, ill need a new lower part because mines been really hacked about and tbh is a mess
iv seen a few coppys of...
iv had no aircon since i purchased my a3 over a year ago
when i switch the aircon on (econ off) the second fan at the rad comes on, but the clutch for the compressor does not come in
i have got the plug off of the compressor and measured the voltage across it, it seems to be a constant 9 ish...
Right, iv been adding little threads all over the place about things im doing to my a3, its about time I kept it all on one place,
So here we go
This is my a3 when I bought it around a year ago
Was quite a tidy looking car, had 115k on the clock, fsh etc. at first I was really pleased with...
i keep getting this fault code pop up every time i run a scan with vagcom
17705 - Pressure Drop between Turbo and Throttle Valve (check D.V.!)
P1297 - 35-10 - - - Intermittent
iv checked the system for damaged hoses, cant find any, dv checked out fine (007p)
the car is on a std...
been asked by a coupple of people to do a write up on this, so here we go
purchased from turborevs from that wonderfull place that is ebay, for about £105 delivered!
the only ones they had in stock were the smic's for the diesel for the a3, there built the same but has a smaller diameter hole...
iv had a turbo revs decat sitting in my garage for quite a few months now, i managed to nab this one on ebay for about £45 new.
iv been putting off fitting it for mot reasons, but it passed for another year yesterday so i thought id take advantage of the year
its much better looking than what...
Iv done the pcv simplification and catch tank install which leaves me with a spare vac port on the inlet manifold, can I run a new hose from this to the dv and plug the original hose?
Just wanted to give it a try before I do the complete removal of the n249
on the way to work this morning, traveling about 50mph, i noticed that every time i accelerated the car pulled to the left and as soon as i let off it moves back to the right, it is only moderate 5th gear acceleration
it is quite a concideriable movement (as if i had turned the steering wheel...
iv had a turborevs smic that i purchased quite a few months ago that i plan on fitting tomorrow, (i know a fmic would have been a better choice for performance gains but i bought this without really doing too much research into other options :keule: )
i want to run some logs before and after...
my 1.8t has developed a rattle on pullaway and somtimes under low revs load in 2nd, sounds like the exhaust is touching the chasis somwhere. the exhaust dosnt apper to be loose and dosnt rattle at any other time
i havn't had chance to get under there to have a look, but if the dogbone bushes...
im in the process of getting my car ready for a stage 2 remap and on the list is to modify and improve the air inlets to the airbox,
so far i have smoothed the inside of the box, but now im trying to ger some cold air feed ducting to the dirty side of the filter box, but cant seem to find any...
i was changing my bosch dv for a forge unit today and noticed some oil in the dv and associated pipework, and some oil in the pipework from the I/C to the inlet manifold
i can only assume this is a bad thing, but the car still drives fine and does not smoke
could this be the start of a...