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  1. Thread: Misfires

    by Lucas_R
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    Fingers crossed mate - sounds like you have had a...

    Fingers crossed mate - sounds like you have had a hard time chasing this issue and spent a lot of time and money.
  2. Thread: Mk6 Golf R

    by Lucas_R
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    Try these places: - A1 Autohaus in Ryde -...

    Try these places:

    - A1 Autohaus in Ryde
    - Northside Autohaus in Brookvale
    - Exoticars in Parramatta
    - BWA Auto in Seven Hills


    Not sure if they do the walnut blasting (as only some places...
  3. Thread: Mk6 Golf R

    by Lucas_R
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    What city are you in?

    What city are you in?
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    Everyone has different ideas of what they think...

    Everyone has different ideas of what they think in regards to how powerful a car needs to be - but in my opinion, the 1.4L engine is great in the smaller and lighter cars like the Audi A1, VW Polo...
  5. Thread: Mk6 Golf R

    by Lucas_R
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    Yep walnut shell blasting is the most commonly...

    Yep walnut shell blasting is the most commonly used method. Its very effective.
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    The oil consumption was reduced when I changed...

    The oil consumption was reduced when I changed from a 5w-30 to a 5w-40 but it still consumed oil. The 5w-40 is slightly thicker when hot.
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    Castrol edge 5w30 LL or A3/A4 for mk6 gti

    Why would you be using a specific diesel engine oil in a Mk6 GTI?

    That Castrol oil is not the correct spec for a modern VW engine, in addition to being a diesel specific oil. I would be draining...
  8. Thread: Mk6 Golf R

    by Lucas_R
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    Welcome mate. I used to have a Mk6 R - great cars...

    Welcome mate. I used to have a Mk6 R - great cars and very reliable if looked after.
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    NSW Welcome Chiller. Put a post in the Amarok section...

    Welcome Chiller. Put a post in the Amarok section and hopefully someone can help you out.
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    Playing with an Audi SQ5 TDI

    I cleaned out the inlet again a few weeks ago. Its been about 32,000km since I first cleaned it and about 30,000km since I fitted a catch can. Car is currently on 67,000km.

    As you can see, far...
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    Hi. Western Filters in Sydney is where I ordered...

    Hi. Western Filters in Sydney is where I ordered my 90 degree fittings and rubber hose from. I purchased the catch can elsewhere though.

    Rubber Hose: Oil Resistant Hose (Low Pressure) for ProVent...
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    I would avoid any which use a oiled foam filter,...

    I would avoid any which use a oiled foam filter, as they are messy, annoying to clean, and the foam breaks apart after a few years and you need to fork out for a new expensive filter.

    The...
  13. Thread: Car Price

    by Lucas_R
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    Covid tax. Make the most of it while you can. Any...

    Covid tax. Make the most of it while you can. Any 2nd hand car that is in any way desirable or performance oriented has inflated prices at the moment.
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    Probably a throttle controller.

    Probably a throttle controller.
  15. Sticky Interior Door Handles on Mk6 and similar age Golfs

    New a/c compressor is $445. Probably around that cost again for install and regas.

    Mahle Behr A/C Compressor ACP 6 000S | Run Auto Parts
  16. They are the best (or one of the best) in the...

    They are the best (or one of the best) in the business for VW tuning in Melbourne. Give them a call and have a chat.

    If you want to return to stock, then it would require a visit back to them to...
  17. Underground Performance in Melbourne. You will...

    Underground Performance in Melbourne. You will generally get slightly improved economy (0.5-1.0L per 100km) as the extra power and torque means the engine does not have to work as hard to pull the...
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    The 2.0FSI engine uses a timing belt for keeping...

    The 2.0FSI engine uses a timing belt for keeping the crankshaft and exhaust camshaft in time. It then (on the passenger side of the engine behind the high pressure fuel pump) uses a chain to keep the...
  19. Here is a guide on removing the door trims. I...

    Here is a guide on removing the door trims.

    I removed mine on my Mk6 to upgrade the speakers, the trim removal itself is very similar to most other cars, but the little clips VW use are basically...
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    Your steering wheel still looks to be in very...

    Your steering wheel still looks to be in very good condition. The discoloration is only minor. Definitely worth trying a leather repair kit first considering the small cost.

    If you decide you...
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    BUSINESS What kind of auto business are you running? Car...

    What kind of auto business are you running? Car parts, stereos, modifications etc?

    If its car parts, as a regular buyer of online car parts by far the most important aspect for me is a good filter...
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    Link to instructions: Steering Wheel DIY |...

    Link to instructions: Steering Wheel DIY | Leatherique Restoration Products

    Link to steering wheel kit to buy: LEATHERIQUE LTD
    - Detail

    Hopefully these are of some help, although you may...
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    Looks like the black dye on the leather is...

    Looks like the black dye on the leather is wearing off. Some beauty products (in particular hand sanitiser which has been a big deal the past 12 months or so with covid) can wear it off prematurely,...
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    You can hear its a petrol engine (TSI).

    You can hear its a petrol engine (TSI).
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    The sound at 3-4 seconds is normal (as in my Golf...

    The sound at 3-4 seconds is normal (as in my Golf with EA888 2.0 T engine does the same thing on a cold start, and I have heard others do it - its just the sound of the timing chain until some oil...
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