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    Sticky: OK been a while but I've still had no luck...

    OK been a while but I've still had no luck getting it to actually go.

    The mechanics Taiwan "HCB-B1419" tool set ( $1k ) definitely puts the cam several degrees more advanced ( clockwide ) compared...
  2. Afraid I can't help, have not had the same...

    Afraid I can't help, have not had the same situation, thus no experience to assist sorry!!

    PS fluid is the dear stuff, more like $50 from memory.....check the t5 info thread, it's a special spec (...
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    Sticky: I'm bringing in the local VAG mobile mechanic, we...

    I'm bringing in the local VAG mobile mechanic, we had a long chat, he said he has had drama with the cheaper timing tools and wants to put his genuine set on the car, reckons they are so super...
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    Yep would have been me, I'm an orthopaedic rep...

    Yep would have been me, I'm an orthopaedic rep and Buderim is one of my haunts. Thanks, I get a lot of comments, mostly " what is it ".
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    Sticky: Well she's showing signs of life, won't keep...

    Well she's showing signs of life, won't keep running as yet, it's absolutely pumping out the soot from months and months of old diesel cranking and endlessly being pulled apart.....just waiting for...
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    Sticky: OK, caught up with family over Easter, my Dad and...

    OK, caught up with family over Easter, my Dad and Brother are good mechanics, and we nutted out the possibilities. Long story short today I am convinced timing is spot on, cam is correct, and there...
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    Sticky: Still fighting. Took the motor right down to the...

    Still fighting. Took the motor right down to the near bare head, and rebuilt, checking and rechecking every step. Still honestly can't work out which crank rotation is the right one, but am narrowing...
  8. Thread: Timing Belt

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    Wish my Transporter had a timing belt......

    Wish my Transporter had a timing belt......
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    Sticky: I have edited a number of former posts across...

    I have edited a number of former posts across page 4 and 5 as I've figured a few things out with the timing tools and got rid of some posts where I was going around in circles.

    So I have spent the...
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    Sticky: Well the new lifter pump is in, dropping the tank...

    Well the new lifter pump is in, dropping the tank wasn't that hard at all. Didn't even jack the car up, just pivoted the dropped tank. Sure am glad I got the cap ring tool to get the outer ring off,...
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    The GTI seat rail sits further back than the...

    The GTI seat rail sits further back than the Yeti, so you will have some rail overhang out the back and the seat will sit quite forward on the rails. If you have shorter legs or you like being up...
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    Sticky: Fair point, OK you sold me, I'll add the extra...

    Fair point, OK you sold me, I'll add the extra fuel line and cap it off...and as for glow plugs, I've only ever seen metallic plugs in the three VAG's I've pulled apart...
  13. My T5 BPC was M12 x 1.75 12 point - so triple...

    My T5 BPC was M12 x 1.75 12 point - so triple square.....I used Elring.
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    Sticky: Good idea, easy enough to do, but not a lot of...

    Good idea, easy enough to do, but not a lot of call for heaters here in QLD. Air conditioner more like it!!

    I took out metallic and put back in metallic. Ceramic sounds too breakable!
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    Sticky: Welcome. If I could have found a comprehensive...

    Welcome. If I could have found a comprehensive set of answers on the 2.5 engine 4 months ago, I'd have saved a ton of time and money, and be driving the van by now instead of still butting heads with...
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    Sticky: Lifter pump out of the tank isn't registering any...

    Lifter pump out of the tank isn't registering any pressure, and has a flow, but very, very poor one. I also note the clip on connectors on top of the fuel filter are leaking a bit, so that will both...
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    Sticky: With regard fuel priming it seems the transfer...

    With regard fuel priming it seems the transfer "lifter" pump out of the fuel tank should run about 7psi, but the built in filter can get clogged over time and the flow can be down, was one of the...
  18. Unsure why any engine mount was involved in a...

    Unsure why any engine mount was involved in a waterpump job, they are not in the way, it's just awkward being over the back of the engine. Sounds like this mechanic has undone the mounts, and with...
  19. Thread: Weeman's T4

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    Nice work, very clever re-purpose of the old...

    Nice work, very clever re-purpose of the old sheet metal, colour matched too! Might have to look into those XTM slider bases, need a few in my build and not sure I can be arsed building them out of...
  20. Yeah you gotta love the random mix of triple...

    Yeah you gotta love the random mix of triple square, torx and hex on this engine. All the bolts are full of crap by now, and it's often a lucky dip as to what it might be on the back of the engine by...
  21. It can't matter, the forever spinning pump...

    It can't matter, the forever spinning pump doesn't care what the cam or crank is doing, but I did the step anyway....too much voodoo curse in this engine already......
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    In depth of the CFCA problem..... Is this the...

    In depth of the CFCA problem.....

    Is this the worst 2.0 TDI engine VW ever built? - YouTube
  23. Thread: Timing Belt

    by Greg Roles
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    I've run a Gates Sparesbox kit in the Yeti for...

    I've run a Gates Sparesbox kit in the Yeti for 77thou kms now, so it's been fine, but I'd be doing the waterpump for piece of mind, and you are right there.....
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    Sticky: EDIT: I've edited these posts as I have spent a...

    EDIT: I've edited these posts as I have spent a fortnight going around in circles, and it does seem to be down to cam timing and the issues I have with the China cam locking tool as outlined above. ...
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    Sticky: OK I'm back into it this arvo, and have found the...

    OK I'm back into it this arvo, and have found the problem with the cheaper Ebay timing tools. Here is a pic of the two tools in question, simpler to show them than to talk codes, which are shown in...
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