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  Topic: Ever so close
Gary UK

Replies: 15
Views: 9059

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2004 11:27 am   Subject: Ever so close
You’re a lucky man Matt, if that had happened to me I'd have a assorted assemblage of components and swarf.

Good Luck!!
  Topic: 33 16v for sale but engine needs attention!!
Gary UK

Replies: 8
Views: 4988

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2004 11:22 am   Subject: Engine
Chris

Where are you in the UK and how much do you want for it(what condition mileage etc......)
  Topic: Got myself a 33!
Gary UK

Replies: 6
Views: 3378

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 6:25 pm   Subject: Got myself a 33!
Congratulations you have a fun, fairly nippy and very agile car in your possession, ENJOY!!

33's with knackered suspension handle better than most cars do anyway but here are a couple of checks y ...
  Topic: fit oil cooler
Gary UK

Replies: 5
Views: 2831

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 12:30 am   Subject: fit oil cooler
From memory the old golf GTI Mk I & II oil cooler pick-up from oil filter, pipework and cooler element would be ideal for the 33 and would bolt straight on with very little alterations. And as th ...
  Topic: WASHING THE ENGINE
Gary UK

Replies: 4
Views: 3054

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2003 8:45 pm   Subject: WASHING THE ENGINE
Getting home with the ECU in 'limp home mode' is not worth a clean engine you have been lucky but it will not always be this way.
  Topic: WASHING THE ENGINE
Gary UK

Replies: 4
Views: 3054

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2003 3:43 pm   Subject: WASHING THE ENGINE
DON'T USE A SPRAY WASHER on the engine covering the ECU or not

The consequences could be rather expensive.
  Topic: installation instruction for 57i kit
Gary UK

Replies: 7
Views: 4190

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2003 1:40 am   Subject: installation instruction for 57i kit
would it not be better to get some correct diameter tube and locate the filter in the wheel arch??
  Topic: winter off road storage
Gary UK

Replies: 4
Views: 2499

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Sep 10, 2003 5:23 pm   Subject: winter off road storage
Where is it being stored??

Garage? Heated?? Damp?? etc.
  Topic: Big End Bearing Shells
Gary UK

Replies: 16
Views: 6735

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Mon Sep 08, 2003 3:33 pm   Subject: Big End Bearing Shells
Sounds like it has run out of oil in the past then.
  Topic: Big End Bearing Shells
Gary UK

Replies: 16
Views: 6735

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2003 8:32 pm   Subject: Big End Bearing Shells
They seem very scored (all of them).
  Topic: Bumper removal...argggh...
Gary UK

Replies: 2
Views: 2087

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2003 3:46 pm   Subject: Bumper removal...argggh...
I have had to cut them out in the past with a stanley knife as the bolts have sheared. As long as you only put a single cut into the bumper you can put a new bolt in and nip it up tight.

If they ...
  Topic: strange noice
Gary UK

Replies: 24
Views: 8269

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2003 11:34 am   Subject: strange noice
Broken piston ring by the sounds of it, is it a ticking noise
  Topic: strange noice
Gary UK

Replies: 24
Views: 8269

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Wed Sep 03, 2003 8:34 am   Subject: strange noice
Sounds like it's most likely a noisy injector as the noise stops when you disconnect it. Failing that a broken piston ring or maybe a small/big end bearing. Take the sump off and check for movement ...
  Topic: Tachometer not working
Gary UK

Replies: 7
Views: 4106

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2003 10:56 pm   Subject: Tachometer not working
No, taking the speedo console off on the 33 is easy, just a couple of screws.
  Topic: 33 REAR Wheel Camber
Gary UK

Replies: 3
Views: 2361

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2003 1:43 am   Subject: 33 REAR Wheel Camber
Measure the wheel base on both sides they should be identical. \If not the car has been crashed and not jigged and the car may be crabbing, this would lead to uneven tyre wear. (Ever the optimist). ...
  Topic: strange noice
Gary UK

Replies: 24
Views: 8269

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2003 1:16 am   Subject: strange noice
Just wondered if you were getting combustion gasses blown into the engine as this can give you that sound or a damaged/sticking inlet valve blowing into the manifold, (I hope not)
  Topic: strange noice
Gary UK

Replies: 24
Views: 8269

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2003 6:44 pm   Subject: strange noice
Take the oil filler cap off and look for an excessive amount of pressure (air/combustion gasses) coming out.
  Topic: Knocking noise after cambelt change
Gary UK

Replies: 19
Views: 8492

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2003 11:22 am   Subject: Knocking noise after cambelt change
13 I-ties impressive, if you were a superstitious man you would have to buy another one.

The air must be short of oxygen round your end then, all that steel happily oxidising Exclamation
  Topic: few questions
Gary UK

Replies: 20
Views: 8069

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2003 11:12 am   Subject: few questions
Just a thought, didn't the 33 Diesel use an Audi block?? If so would a 2.2 Audi 5 cylinder unit not drop in if you got a 33 diesel gearbox??
  Topic: Fancy being traced
Gary UK

Replies: 7
Views: 4308

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2003 11:07 am   Subject: Fancy being traced
Keith is right they always (politicians) put the worst case scenario forward then water it down and pass that as law. When in the first place the watered down version was what they really wanted to d ...
  Topic: Knocking noise after cambelt change
Gary UK

Replies: 19
Views: 8492

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2003 1:35 am   Subject: Knocking noise after cambelt change
What Les is going to write Pride and Prejudice Shocked , on you go mate but unfortunately Rolling Eyes Ms. Austen beat you to it 190 years ago. What about working on a short novel I have had some ideas f ...
  Topic: Will squadra chips run on basic unleaded?
Gary UK

Replies: 10
Views: 4302

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2003 8:20 pm   Subject: Will squadra chips run on basic unleaded?
My Audi 80 V6 had a knock sensor (only posted this to annoy Kieth Wink )
  Topic: strange noice
Gary UK

Replies: 24
Views: 8269

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2003 11:42 pm   Subject: strange noice
do you have alot of back pressure in the negine??
  Topic: Will squadra chips run on basic unleaded?
Gary UK

Replies: 10
Views: 4302

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2003 11:39 pm   Subject: Will squadra chips run on basic unleaded?
Yeah but me folks just got back from 6 months in Oz and me old man recons that petrol is 80cents a litre so I recon down under tune up and stick the good stuff in. I know the difference between unlea ...
  Topic: Handbrake
Gary UK

Replies: 7
Views: 3278

PostForum: Boxer Workshop   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2003 12:10 am   Subject: Handbrake
The Alfa Arna is Kieth's form of punishment for being a newbie to the forum Wink Laughing Your Sud/Sprint/Arna/33 derivative will change with the number of posts you post on the forum. You are not ...
 
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