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  1. Wasn’t sure whether to start a new thread or...

    Wasn’t sure whether to start a new thread or reply to this but this is pretty relevant I feel so I’ll keep going…

    06 Mk5 2.0tdi 6sp manual. Just bought it with 179k km. 5th gear growls when engine...
  2. For sure, I had a lot of expensive scenarios...

    For sure, I had a lot of expensive scenarios running through my head! Not a bad idea giving it a clean every second service or something.

    Although, on the subject. I did find a crack in the resin....
  3. Sorted - it was the MAF sensor. Gave it a clean...

    Sorted - it was the MAF sensor. Gave it a clean and all good
  4. BKD down on power after timing belt change

    Just fine the timing belt in my 2007 2.0tdi on Sunday. It’s now down on power a bit - feels like the turbo doesn’t spoil properly till about 2700rpm, although it goes hard then. Pretty gutless up to...
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    interesting, that’s vaguely annoying - I’m used...

    interesting, that’s vaguely annoying - I’m used to 3-4 sets of pads to a disc with landcruisers. Roughly how many km do they normally last? Not so worried about brake dust we live at the end of a...
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    Thanks. My new to me mk5 is on 22.4 and 8.2 and...

    Thanks. My new to me mk5 is on 22.4 and 8.2 and up for pads ����
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    Brake disc rotor limits

    Can anyone tell me the rotor limits for a 2007 2.0 Tdi 103kw? I think front is 22mm but what’s the back?
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    I’ve hardly any experience with Ryco - I’ve been...

    I’ve hardly any experience with Ryco - I’ve been using Donaldson pretty exclusively apart from Cat and a some random OEM stuff, never had any issues they’re all top. But no Donaldson for VWs... Don’t...
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    Alright I’m sufficiently offput - going to return...

    Alright I’m sufficiently offput - going to return the repco today. My wife is now going to Bathurst tomorrow so will pick up a filter from VW, turns out it’s $10 cheaper than Repco trade, wtf...
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    It’s not that they’re cheaper - just easier to...

    It’s not that they’re cheaper - just easier to get. I wanted to service this weekend and repco were the only one that stocked a filter to fit in town. Otherwise it’s a 140km round trip just for a...
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    Repco/Ryco oil filters

    Anyone had/heard of problems with these oil filters? Just got a Repco one for my BKD and have just been told they can have issues collapsing and I should stick with OEM or Mann...
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    So just trying to find manuals on Erwin to suit...

    So just trying to find manuals on Erwin to suit my Golf, but can’t find them engine code. It’s a 2007 mk5 2.0 Tdi manual. I have a BKD engine I’m fairly sure? And the model is a 1K, maybe even 1K1?...
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    thats pretty good. How many Gb for a Golf one do...

    thats pretty good. How many Gb for a Golf one do you know?
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    So 11 years on, is there still no downloadable...

    So 11 years on, is there still no downloadable factory service manual? Specifically for mk5 2.0tdi manual?
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    G’day from Cowra, BKD Coming my way

    Just a quick one to say hi. Looks like this forum is the authority on VWs in Australia...

    I’m just buying my first vw - a 2.0 Tdi mk5 golf. Hoping to squeeze a bit more power out of it eventually...
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