Jump to content

dirk1978

Members
  • Content Count

    139
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    6

dirk1978 last won the day on August 29

dirk1978 had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

18 Good

Previous Fields

  • My Car Diary
    https://forums.clublupo.co.uk/index.php?/topic/100555-dirk1978s-02-blue-lupo-gti/
  • Currently Driving
    Raven Blue Lupo GTI

Recent Profile Visitors

1,421 profile views
  1. I fitted the £22 eBay one (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-VW-LUPO-SEAT-AROSA-PASSENGER-LEFT-ELECTRIC-WINDOW-REGULATOR-REG-98-05/193484677001?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649) yesterday and it's actually really good. I took my time aligning it all and it's perfect again.
  2. Does anyone know the right ones to get from eBay or anywhere else for the top and bottom door cards? I think they're slightly different between the 2. A few of mine have broken over the years and after the recent regular replacement so I'd like to renew them. These look about right? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10x-VW-Plastic-Interior-Trim-Clips-for-Door-Card-Mouldings-Panels-Boot-Linings/370854522503?_trkparms=aid%3D1110012%26algo%3DSPLICE.SOIPOST%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D228096%26meid%3Db32255b61a6543a086844f46529c0203%26pid%3D100008%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D12%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D371212021093%26itm%3D370854522503%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D0%26pg%3D2047675%26algv%3DPromotedSellersOtherItemsV2WithMLR&_trksid=p2047675.c100008.m2219 I tried silicone sealant on the weather seal last time but it didn't stick. The black sticky stuff seems to never go off and stays tacky so I could do with some of that but no idea what it is.
  3. Does anyone know the right ones to get from eBay or anywhere else for the top and bottom door cards? I think they're slightly different between the 2. A few of mine have broken over the years and after the recent regular replacement so I'd like to renew them. These look about right? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/10x-VW-Plastic-Interior-Trim-Clips-for-Door-Card-Mouldings-Panels-Boot-Linings/370854522503?_trkparms=aid%3D1110012%26algo%3DSPLICE.SOIPOST%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D228096%26meid%3Db32255b61a6543a086844f46529c0203%26pid%3D100008%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D12%26mehot%3Dpp%26sd%3D371212021093%26itm%3D370854522503%26pmt%3D1%26noa%3D0%26pg%3D2047675%26algv%3DPromotedSellersOtherItemsV2WithMLR&_trksid=p2047675.c100008.m2219 I tried silicone sealant on the weather seal last time but it didn't stick. The black sticky stuff seems to never go off and stays tacky so I could do with some of that but no idea what it is.
  4. I keep wondering this but this driveway is slightly sloped so when the handbrake is on the rear lifts slightly and when on level ground the rear arches still look higher than the front but the sills look parallel. One thing I don't want is any reverse rake and at the moment the handling feels absolutely perfect so even if it is slightly raked I'm happier that way. I dunno, I might take 10mm off the back and see what happens.
  5. The coilovers said they would drop a bit after settling. Seems they have settled at this height. I'm happy with this considering this was the first attempt at setting the height and I haven't touched it since.
  6. This is how it's currently being held up until the regulator turns up tomorrow Those GoPro suction mounts are immovable once on so it's the main insurance against the masking tape failing.
  7. I assume it's not meant to look like this then? Interestingly it does seem to be OEM
  8. It's the passenger one. ECP with the discount is £49. It says "Replaces Regulator Provided With Original Motor With Electronic Box" and "without comfort function" https://www.eurocarparts.com/p/aftermarket-window-regulator-492443751 does that mean I have to swap the motor over, or is it a solid state type direct drive rather than worm gear? And is the comfort function where you can do one press opening and closing? I'll ring VW tomorrow for a price for OEM. I go on holiday at the end of next week and I don't want to leave it with a window taped shut while I'm away 😕 Thanks for help all
  9. Right learning all the time, this mechanism is apparently the electric window regulator I assume because it regulates the opening and closing of the window rather than being an electronic regulator which is what I assumed other people were talking about. This one seems too cheap but it does say with motor for cars with electric windows. But the photo doesn't look quite right? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/193484677001 Then on other places they're more expensive which would feel a bit more reassuring. Then again some of these places just overprice certain items. https://www.mister-auto.co.uk/front-window-regulator/bolk/09461400/ Has anyone bought one recently?
  10. Just went out in the car and tried to wind the electric window down but heard a bit of a straining noise then it fell down and wouldn't go back up. Got the door stripped down and taken the mech out and I'm pretty sure that blue roller has snapped a bit off and the cable should wind around it. Any ideas where I can get either a repair kit or a replacement part? Should the cable that normally goes around it look like that or has it also been damaged?
  11. Yes 😳 I honestly didn't think anyone would have any need for them.
  12. Even the original spring isn't under that much tension. I've just thrown my old ones away so can't measure but I'd imagine that it wouldn't really be a problem that it can move around now as long as it sits OK when it comes under load.
  13. Not sure where you get the tightening sequence from these days. It always used to be Haynes manuals? New bolts should have the settings maybe. Although not sure it matters on a 1L engine. You can probably reuse the old bolts and tighten in stages from the inside out in a clockwise motion until about 50 lb ft. Obviously being careful and stopping instantly if it starts feeling a bit wrong e.g. not getting tighter.
  14. Any feedback welcomed. What would you like to see in the next one?
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.