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  1. gtiboy

    2.5 TDI: Fuel Injection Pump - Replacement? Reconditioned Unit?... Cut my losses!?

    £500 is rich money for a seond hand pump whe Diesel bob can recon your pump and fully guarantee it for Approx £600 ish for that he also replaces the ecu for the unit . this then gives you the the peace of mind that the pump is correct and true to the tolerances it should be within. When i had...
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    Travelled 3 hours to look a 2.5Tdi Q B6 and.....

    Feel for ya pal ! Once went to Bournmouth from leeds to look at a MK1 golf gti Campaign model . Asked him the obvious questions on the phone and also last 5 digits off the vin and it all sounded great . Spent the best part of 5-6 hrs getting there and the car was a **** ! Wrong vin number digits...
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    plenum grommets and air leak from same area?

    One should be sufficient but two would be ideal ? Also the big trunking at the front does hold the cables and just unclips you have to be a little assertive with it but it simply unclips towards you (if i remember correctly ) also drying the carpets the easy bit however drying the insulation...
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    plenum grommets and air leak from same area?

    Take the battery/tray out and just pull the grommets out (on under the master cylinder too), I am sure there was a conspiracy at audi once upon a time as regards to these grommets . The damage and hassle they have caused is un-believable.
  5. gtiboy

    2.5 TDI Turbo Question

    Adamms is your man . Well worth the long drive to go see him
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    2.5 TDI Turbo Question

    3 bolts on the heat shield 3 bolts on the hot side attaching it to the pre cat. Jubilee clip on the air side (if i Rember correctly ) 4 bolts attaching iot at the base be carefull as you dont want to round them of as i did with one ( causing no end of problems ) I did my own when it went and...
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    a4 2.5tdi very bad starting missfire/stutter 1800rpm?

    I have travelled down from leeds this saturday and can thoroughly recommend him he's fair and thorough. I have used him a few times and also asked for his avice before buying a 2.5 tdi quattro. This guy knows them inside out . Also great wealth of knowledge if you need to pick his brains too Thanks
  8. gtiboy

    Is a dreaded plenum chamber blockage the cause of my problem?

    I had this on my c5 a6 about a year ago and had the gearbox ecu (pasenger footwell )and also the pleanum chamber flooded BAD times but managed to dry them out with rice in the end having to open the gearbox ecu and cover with RICE it worked a treat took a few days in the living room though. I...
  9. gtiboy

    5w 40 fully synthetic Oil spec

    I always use the QUANTUM 5W-40<br>part number from TPS &nbsp;nationwide <br>&nbsp;ZGB 115 QLB 00 521 (thats for the 5 litre) its about £20-£25 per 5 litre bottle .The 5 litre will be enough for an oil change .<br>or castrol edge its the same just rebranded&nbsp;<br><br>
  10. gtiboy

    5w 40 fully synthetic Oil spec

    I always use the QUANTUM 5W-40 part number from TPS nationwide ZGB 115 QLB 00 521 (thats for the 5 litre) its about £20-£25 per 5 litre bottle .The 5 litre will be enough for an oil change . or castrol edge its the same just rebranded
  11. gtiboy

    2.5 TDI: Fuel Injection Pump - Replacement? Reconditioned Unit?... Cut my losses!?

    For peace of mind and doing the job right first time Chris (adams24) is your man . Ill third that !
  12. gtiboy

    2.5 TDI: Fuel Injection Pump - Replacement? Reconditioned Unit?... Cut my losses!?

    I have just got over this scenario and had the pump refurbised by Diesel bob total cost to refurbish the pump 645 inclusive of vat . I phoned loads of people and got told all sorts of rubbish , Ended up dealing with diesel bob and for that amount you get the a brand new pump ecu fitted. He...
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