so this is my ongoing project of sorts which is also my daily .. a 2.0tdi passat estate with the cr140 engine
tints all round, including tail lights
19" audi alloys
40mm vogtland lowering springs
egr & dpf delete with remap
new stainless exhaust system from...
so .. when i got my 1.9 TDI B7 at the start of the year it wouldnt get up to temperature, so in march (i think) i replaced the thermostat and all was good, it would get up to 90 after 5 / 10 minutes and stay there no matter what ..
however, yesterday i was stuck in a carpark for 1 hour and 15...
well, i need to do my front lower control arms and i know i need a ball joint splitter.. are the cheap £5-£10 crowbar type ones any good?
also, would just some normal drive onto ramps be enough room to be able to get under to torque down the bolts down under load? .. ill obviously do the major...
are these any good ?
eurocarparts have starline ones for a bit cheaper but ive never heard of that brand
now im aware all suspension related bushes, should be tightened up with the suspension under load ..
I'm replacing my front ARB bushes, but I dont have any ramps, only have axle stands and jacks, would having the car on stands, and jacking up under the wheel (one side at a time) to load the...
so after some research .. im going to go down the route of the cheaper version of a big brake kit;
which is .. mk1 TT caliper carriers & 312mm discs
my questions are.. I've read my standard calipers are fine to use, is this true?
also, the TT carriers im looking at come with calipers .. would...
whats the proper name for the bush that goes in between at the bottom of the front shock leg , or would a new arm be needed?
the one in this photo.. (photos not mine just off google, may not be exactly the same setup, its just to show the one i mean)
so ive got an intermittent strange noise, comes and goes without warning
it started after going over some gravelly path at High Force the other week, but went within half a mile, and didnt return.. until at the weekend when going into the lakes to climb scafell pike, and its been on and off...
Is there an actual blue interior for the a4 b7? (plastics i am referring too)
the reason i ask, is because i have the horrible beige one, so im going to start buying over time the nicer black plastics .. however, ive seen a lot advertised as blue? is there an actual difference or is this people...
wondering if the back boxes you see on the likes of ebay would work on my 1.9 tdi? now i definitely dont want it to sound like a corsa or saxo with a ridiculous sound people usually fit them for.. do they just boom like that on little petrol engines or will it also be like that on a tdi?
not sure if this has been asked before, but I cant find it with a search ..
would the boot lid from an s line saloon, fit the SE saloon? Just asking because I think the oem lip on the sline boot is nicer than getting a boot lip spoiler for the SE, and would prefer to do that if I could