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by big red bus
13 Sep 2013, 17:14
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Sorry Non V Dub......Renault
Replies: 12
Views: 1565

Re: Sorry Non V Dub......Renault

you dont say what engine or what year. have plenty of strange happening with anything french or italian
by big red bus
18 Jul 2013, 17:13
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: Anyone in Coventry?
Replies: 4
Views: 1549

Re: Anyone in Coventry?

whats your problem matey.
by big red bus
15 May 2013, 11:24
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: VAG inline 4 petrol engines
Replies: 10
Views: 3254

Re: VAG inline 4 petrol engines

fuel pump. wiring to pump fuel tanks are different. 2.1 has biilt in swirl pots. its all easy to fir though. or run on dg carb thats nice and easy
by big red bus
14 May 2013, 23:20
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: VAG inline 4 petrol engines
Replies: 10
Views: 3254

Re: VAG inline 4 petrol engines

you cannot use golf gearbox. any inline petrol engine you will need all the diesel stuff. mount bars sump etc. these parts are not cheap aand getting harder to find.
by big red bus
14 May 2013, 23:15
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: Desperate help needed with my VW Polo!
Replies: 2
Views: 938

Re: Desperate help needed with my VW Polo!

sound like the belts not running in line. correct belt? correct tensoner? water pump pulley not excessive play ? belt routed right
by big red bus
14 May 2013, 23:10
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: rear seams cracking
Replies: 9
Views: 1808

Re: rear seams cracking

does look like he has done them right. its a caravelle so all factory windows. i have put a westy roof on and roof frame inside using all gen bits from a early donor van that had this roof on. it but has been on for 5 years and was causing no problems before repaint 2 years ago. so understand what y...
by big red bus
12 May 2013, 16:30
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Backfiring on overrun
Replies: 5
Views: 1619

Re: Backfiring on overrun

exhaust blowing
by big red bus
12 May 2013, 13:16
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: rear seams cracking
Replies: 9
Views: 1808

Re: rear seams cracking

had no panels replaced.
by big red bus
11 May 2013, 22:34
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: help!!! now seriously losing the will to live!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1845

Re: help!!! now seriously losing the will to live!!

the boot doesnt hold the shaft clear. had same prob. removed shaft. grease both joints and fit shaft opposite way to which it came off. noise gone and had no probs since.
by big red bus
11 May 2013, 20:31
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: rear seams cracking
Replies: 9
Views: 1808

rear seams cracking

having big problems with the rear seams cracking. have had major paint 2 years ago and has been back to same shop twice for the o/s seams cracking. they have been repaired twice and each time they are fine for a couple of months yhen start to split right in the seam whee the panels join. previously ...
by big red bus
07 May 2013, 21:45
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: Priming Turbo
Replies: 3
Views: 941

Re: Priming Turbo

oil can pump in through oil feed pipe hole with pipe disconnected.
by big red bus
05 May 2013, 21:04
Forum: Bodywork, Seats & Glass
Topic: Filling minor imperfections/mis-match in paint work
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: Filling minor imperfections/mis-match in paint work

would cross high build off the list for that much coverage. from exp you will need to open the filler.
by big red bus
29 Mar 2013, 21:54
Forum: T25 Alternative Engine Forum
Topic: Adapter plate for golf to autobox?
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Re: Adapter plate for golf to autobox?

search out rowlesy on the yard. he had golf engine on autobox in his doka. see what he used. has a good build thread in bus park.
by big red bus
16 Mar 2013, 16:24
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Will a 2.1 MV engine work on a 2.1 dj engine loom ecu
Replies: 5
Views: 1078

Re: Will a 2.1 MV engine work on a 2.1 dj engine loom ecu

i had a van that orig came with an 2.1ss code engine and the prev owner had half fitted a 2.1 dj. i finished of the engine install but it wouldnt run. it was onafter failing to sttart that i realized they were different. got a dj loom dizzy ecu and idle stab box and it fired first time. mv has a lam...
by big red bus
21 Dec 2012, 21:07
Forum: Mechanical
Topic: Automatic - lack of downshifting ability.
Replies: 8
Views: 1069

Re: Automatic - lack of downshifting ability.

so can you select the gears with the lever and the box wont select them or the levr wont select he bgears