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    While it may be attractive in its retro look I...

    While it may be attractive in its retro look I cant help but think it will be like the Beetle reincarante , takes off and suddenly becomes unattractive long term .
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    Would you pay the price ?

    Pricing in the Uk with what we could expect in the future here in Australia , I think I will stick with diesel power until they stop production {hmm maybe buy one prior to production shutdown and...
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    Update time , I ended up paying my local VW...

    Update time , I ended up paying my local VW specialist to do the job . Ok it was expensive as they had to remove Aircon pump and then the whole front engine mount had to be removed just to get a...
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    Thats why I used a straight ended metal tool ,...

    Thats why I used a straight ended metal tool , glad to see you got it out . Just about any standard DIN unit will fit into the opening , unless you want to pay a ridiculous VW parts price . I just...
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    If your desperate I'm only up at Cornubia near...

    If your desperate I'm only up at Cornubia near the Loganholme Hyperdome , I would be glad to help if your stuck. I have made plenty of tools for various jobs over the years , you should see the one I...
  6. Thread: Weeman's T4

    by Sunny43.5
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    Welcome to my world , I was a motor trimmer for...

    Welcome to my world , I was a motor trimmer for 50 years plus and seats were my life ! Now I could have offered this bit of advice the whole seat cushion assembly just unclips from the base frame ....
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    From memory you need something around the same...

    From memory you need something around the same width without the taper , we had one for our 4 t4,S back then it needs to go in a fair bit and then you need to pull the unit out as even if the tabs...
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    Serpentine tensioner .

    Has anyone changed the serpentine belt tensioner on a 2012 T5.1 2.0 turbo , mine is rattling and I thought it was just the bearing in the pulley but sadly not .It seems that the actual spring that...
  9. Whilst it is a job you can do yourself there are...

    Whilst it is a job you can do yourself there are some very strict guidelines that need to be followed , I used to hold a Qld Transport office Approval Certificate for lots of different modifications...
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    S*****t happens .

    S*****t happens .
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    If Im not mistaken most of the tail light wires...

    If Im not mistaken most of the tail light wires run through the roof on the passengers side .
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    Ok update , new alternator arrived and fitted...

    Ok update , new alternator arrived and fitted works perfectly again . Sadly it will take longer for the cuts and bruises to heal than the time the job actually took to do . Talk about awkward to get...
  13. Welcome to the Forum , the T4 was a favourite of...

    Welcome to the Forum , the T4 was a favourite of ours during the early 2000,s we owned 3 of them at different times , I had the 2.5 petrol model and I think it was a five speed not sure about the 2.0...
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    Ok update battery is near new so no issues there...

    Ok update battery is near new so no issues there , but I tried the old tried and true method of removing the battery terminal with engine running . Normally the alternator will keep the car running...
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    No single battery only , like I said it sits for...

    No single battery only , like I said it sits for prolonged periods of time so radio memory and other small electronic things could be the drain or the battery is getting old and doesn't hold charge .
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    Alternator failure ?

    Hi all my 2005 T5 petrol 2.o litre van is nowadays just staying home more often , the battery goes flat after a prolonged period of time and I,v had to jump start it a few times . I also stick the...
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    Not wanting to ring any alarm bells but from my...

    Not wanting to ring any alarm bells but from my experience with car interiors etc a car being submerged [depending on how far ] it may over the next 12 months or so start to show other issues . I...
  18. I,m not sure what its for but from online photos...

    I,m not sure what its for but from online photos it only seems to be fitted to RH Drive models , I would suggest if your looking to install a cigarette lighter socket you would be better to fit it...
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    That makes sense because when I changed mine the...

    That makes sense because when I changed mine the old ones were dry and rusty looking , when refitting new ones good lube was used . Plus the old ones were badly worn so close to stripping themselves...
  20. Thread: Part Numbers

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    I use a company website called Parts Navigator...

    I use a company website called Parts Navigator https://partsnavigator.com.au/ its great for lots of different makes . All you need is the cars VIN number and if its in their catalog you can get the...
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    How about CV joint , mine made similar unusual...

    How about CV joint , mine made similar unusual sounds and when jacked up in gear you could hear which side it was . New joints fitted and the noise went away , when your in those higher gears there...
  22. As rebuild said door lock problems can be the...

    As rebuild said door lock problems can be the connectors under the drivers seat , if you slide it right forwards there is a block of connectors and if you unplug them you may find corrosion . We...
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    Ours comes on from time to time , has been doing...

    Ours comes on from time to time , has been doing it off and on for a couple of years and at no time has it caused any problem with driving . I have always said if the EGR and in conjunction with the...
  24. All our T4,s had the pre fitted mounting points...

    All our T4,s had the pre fitted mounting points for roof racks standard , they are in the roof recess on each side running longitudinally from front to rear.
  25. Thread: Timing Belt

    by Sunny43.5
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    it wasn't that costly less than a hundred bucks...

    it wasn't that costly less than a hundred bucks from memory not sure of its composition but I would imagine its hopefully metal and yes Genuine VW .
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