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  1. ErWin is evil to get working

    ErWin is evil to get working
  2. Thread: Octavia RS DSG

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    You will grow to love the DSG unit used with the...

    You will grow to love the DSG unit used with the larger engines, they are nearly bullet proof and can take huge power increases and be modified themselves if required. There are manual and auto...
  3. Thread: Tips n Tricks

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    Hopefully you will get an owners handbook but...

    Hopefully you will get an owners handbook but obviously not all shown will be fitted.
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    It could be that the system over pressurized and...

    It could be that the system over pressurized and shut itself down, this could be due to not enough air coming in through the front of the car so firstly, check to see if the cooling fans both come on...
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    If you fit LED bulbs (even so called CAN safe...

    If you fit LED bulbs (even so called CAN safe types) you should alter the coding of the central electrics system to turn off the bulb monitoring function, even then they can cause problems.
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    Not it won't and IF it does in the future, the...

    Not it won't and IF it does in the future, the modification can still be done.
  7. Thread: Rust

    by Crasher
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    It even happens on the top of the range Audi A8...

    It even happens on the top of the range Audi A8 unless you specify the carbon discs. I have found that Pagid replacement discs are better but what I do with mine is paint the bells with zinc...
  8. Thread: Rust

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    It is normal, ALL cast iron discs do this as all...

    It is normal, ALL cast iron discs do this as all they are coated with a metal spray called Dacromet or Geomet D in some cases which is removed by the pads on the swept area and left on elsewhere,...
  9. Thread: fan problems

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    What do you mean by ECU, there are a number of...

    What do you mean by ECU, there are a number of them? Can yo private message me your reg number so I can look at what the car was built with and advise?
  10. Thread: fan problems

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    Has the radiator fan control unit been checked...

    Has the radiator fan control unit been checked for water damage to the wiring?
  11. Thread: timing belt

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    Every five years after 2009, it is NOT a VAG...

    Every five years after 2009, it is NOT a VAG Germany recommendation however, this is something the UK importers decided on. I am not sure I agree with it but we have to stick to it because if we...
  12. I believe Chris Evans has just bought exactly the...

    I believe Chris Evans has just bought exactly the same car.
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    I put 18's on my Mk1 and they look SO much better...

    I put 18's on my Mk1 and they look SO much better BUT they make the rear brakes look small.
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    Spot on purchase. The perceived build quality of...

    Spot on purchase. The perceived build quality of current Skoda's is very high.
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    When moving up in diameter, the tyre MUST be of a...

    When moving up in diameter, the tyre MUST be of a lower profile than previously used. For example the wheels on your car will be 7x17 ET54 with 225/45 R17 91 V/W tyres and when moving up to 18's the...
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    I moved your post to a better place for you. I...

    I moved your post to a better place for you.

    I have had this a lot with the 02J box used in the VRS and many other cars and it has always been a welded up first gear assembly which means a...
  17. Thread: Hi

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    Hello and welcome

    Hello and welcome
  18. Thread: Under Powered

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    The 75 is a down tuned 100, PM me your reg number...

    The 75 is a down tuned 100, PM me your reg number and I will check it.
  19. Straight forward but not easy, it takes about...

    Straight forward but not easy, it takes about five hours when you have done a good few, the job usually comes out at around Ł900 ish for a rebuild of the original unit all done including an...
  20. You need to start with a fault code read. This...

    You need to start with a fault code read. This will probaly show an over-boost error which is usually down to a clogged up turbo.
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    That's the way I do it, pressure OK, no fault...

    That's the way I do it, pressure OK, no fault codes, no cold air, new compressor.
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    Presumably for the rear? These are Ł85.50 and I...

    Presumably for the rear? These are Ł85.50 and I can't find anyone who lists it aftermarket.
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    Either to be honest. I don't like the Longlife...

    Either to be honest. I don't like the Longlife intervals so I say change it every 9300/365 days anyway so the 5w/40 Quantum Platinum from dealers or TPS is fine BUT having said that we are now...
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    Probably the usual sticking relay in the central...

    Probably the usual sticking relay in the central convenience unit under the dash next to the steering column. By having it reprogramed so that it does not flash the indicators when locking the car...
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    You could do with a fault code read, the HVAC...

    You could do with a fault code read, the HVAC system closes the recirculation flap in reverse so making the motor louder but you could just have a worn motor, easyish to change.
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