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    Just thought I'd update this with what it cost to...

    Just thought I'd update this with what it cost to fix:

    $470 AC Compressor (Hella)
    $550 Labour + regas
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    Exciting stuff!! Looking forward to hearing about...

    Exciting stuff!! Looking forward to hearing about how it goes.
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    From what I understand, no it won't, there is...

    From what I understand, no it won't, there is just too much to remove and the deposits are too stubborn. The only options are chemical soak + scrub or media blasting which both require the manifold...
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    Excellent video, explains why if you turn it off...

    Excellent video, explains why if you turn it off and on again the problem goes away, because the engine must switch from stratified to homogeneous mode. I was having a look at BVY in the wreckers,...
  5. That seems like a pretty reasonable deal, if the...

    That seems like a pretty reasonable deal, if the price for the actual radio is alright. Here is the steering wheel adapter I got for the 330, only required if you have the 8 button steering wheel....
  6. I have the RCD330 which is very similar to the...

    I have the RCD330 which is very similar to the RCD340 and it is excellent. Depending on the year of your car, you may not need a CANBUS gateway or steering wheel control adapter. Since mine is 2006,...
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    As I was taking my door apart again today, I was...

    As I was taking my door apart again today, I was wondering what years are people's cars who are having the issue? Given it seems to be a manufacturing defect with the motors, could it be possible...
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    No problem, happy to help out! That's very...

    No problem, happy to help out! That's very annoying about the pliers not workings, those clips really are a pain! Would you mind sharing the link to the pliers you bought so we can know which ones to...
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    Interesting you say this, just had my car at the...

    Interesting you say this, just had my car at the mechanic to get the air conditioning sorted. I'm guessing they did a diagnostic scan, now my rear right will not lock!
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    No problem, I haven't bought one, as far as I can...

    No problem, I haven't bought one, as far as I can tell the PCV system is operating normally on my car (could be wrong about that though). Have never tried to pry off the plastic cap either to have a...
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    The PCV is integrated into the valve cover. See...

    The PCV is integrated into the valve cover. See here for a diagram.
    Membrane for valve cover VAG 06F103469D 2.0 FSI - Vanos BMW Repair kits for cars
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    Pretty sure that piece of rubber is the gasket I...

    Pretty sure that piece of rubber is the gasket I was talking about that holds the dipstick tube. It sits up the top of the dipstick tube and should locate into the gap in the manifold where the tube...
  13. Thread: Roof lining

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    Also worth noting if you do it yourself is to...

    Also worth noting if you do it yourself is to take care of the grab handle mounting points, they deform when the screw is tightened, and so either need to be bent back into shape or replaced. I just...
  14. Thread: Roof lining

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    Sorry if it wasn't clear this is what I did. I...

    Sorry if it wasn't clear this is what I did. I only had megatrim actually retrim the lining i.e. remove old fabric and glue new fabric in place.
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    Out of curiosity, decided to have a look around,...

    Out of curiosity, decided to have a look around, Runautoparts.com.au has the hoses under Engine Management, one is $48 the other is $18, not sure which one went bad but still a good saving either...
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    I don't sorry, bought mine straight from the...

    I don't sorry, bought mine straight from the dealer as I was midway through the job when it happened and no longer have the receipt, from memory the hose was around $70(!) and the tube might have...
  17. Thread: Roof lining

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    I had my Jetta's rooflining retrimmed here Mega...

    I had my Jetta's rooflining retrimmed here Mega Trim | Motor Trimming I don't have the receipt anymore, but from memory it was $200 or so, and I removed it myself to reduce the cost. I think it would...
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    Supernova Projectors

    Hi everyone,

    Have been looking at these projectors for a while now, and noticed they are now available for preorder again. Has anyone got a set and could provide some feedback on them? VW Golf Mk5...
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    Just went out and checked mine, it seems to be a...

    Just went out and checked mine, it seems to be a different kind. To me it would seem like yours should work in the same way, the centre circle with the U shaped rubber part will pull through the hole...
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    That is just a rubber grommet, its quite hard to...

    That is just a rubber grommet, its quite hard to remove if it hasn't been done before. You just pull the airbox off, prying with a screwdriver may help. The grommet will remain in place.
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    You can undo them with normal pliers, you just...

    You can undo them with normal pliers, you just have to squeeze them together a bit and kind of twist. They are very springy though and will shoot off when undone. Apparently the special pliers can be...
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    No problem, which clamps are you referring to,...

    No problem, which clamps are you referring to, the Clic ones?
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    Yep I've just been having a look on eBay and it...

    Yep I've just been having a look on eBay and it seems you can get them for as low as $20, so would definitely be worth it. Also, since the dipstick tube is attached to the manifold, when I pulled the...
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    Not sure what happened to my post. It was: ...

    Not sure what happened to my post. It was:

    Removing and reinstalling the intake manifold is not too bad at all. The main problem is the hose clamps that hold the rubber pipes that go to each...
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    VIC FS: Connects2 RCD300/500 Kit + Accessories

    Hi all,
    Selling my Connects2 kit for the RCD300/500 since upgrading to the RCD330, all working, will include a whole range of different accessories I tried experimenting with. I found the panel...
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