some better photos below .. I know it's nothing special, but it's slowly getting there, and will look better when I get the R36 spoiler fitted on monday, and as a result of the 4th photo in this set, tint the centre brake light haha
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...
hm, i thought if it was the temp sensor i would get erratic readings not just taking far far too long to get up to temperature ..
the reason i thought stat, is because that 100% fixed my issue when i got the car
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)