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James_VW last won the day on June 8 2017

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  1. I finally have a clutch again! Managed to source a spring locally. Got the 3371 tool but is far to big lol, luckily got it for not too much. So had to try the zip tie trick again. 2 zip ties nice and tight around the spring and twisted tight with pliers. Then i still had to compress it a little to get into place. Once in place used a set of small side cutters and stanley knife to cut the zip ties.
  2. Thought so, confirmed looking at ETKA. At least there is some chance of getting one... The only thing I am now finding with the GTI's is literally everything is obsolete from VW! Nope, tried the zip tie trick but slipped. Found the spring and 1 plastic half (which is cracked) and the other is somewhere in the garage never to be found... lol Might look at getting the special vw tool (3317) to help get it back in. The reason it is out is because I had to weld up the pedal, common vw fault apparantly
  3. Im after a clutch return spring part number 6N2 721 403 I believe they are the same on Lupo GTI Lupo TDI Arosa TDI Polo 6n2 TDI Anyone got one of these or breaking any of the models above?
  4. Bump... As suggested the part number for the sump is 032 103 601 QA but it is now obsolete. Having checked ebay 1 has sold previously but with a different part number: 032 103 603 M (wish I had got that!) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VW-lupo-2002-GTI-Alloy-Sump/193651411418?hash=item2d168609da:g:2wsAAOSwDIZfVOvO Having had a quick check on mine it is also 032 103 603 M. I have phoned VW and they say they have no history of this part number and unable to find any results! So I think the only option is to try and find an alternative. As @LR5V says there are some on smaller engine models that look identical and are much more plentiful. Has anybody had success with a different part number?
  5. This one: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRAKE-PIPE-FLARING-TOOL-4-75mm-DIN-BUBBLE-ON-CAR-FLARE-BY-TRIDENT-T413705-/183109692784?_trksid=p2349624.m46890.l49292 Push pipe into the tool. Just about nip it up. Use one side to set the pipe to the correct depth. Tighten the bolts. Little bit of grease and then flare it with the other end. I also used a little sandpaper to clean up the edges before flaring. Good tool, easy to use, can't go wrong. I'm guessing the brake lines are the first thing VW put into the shell. Nightmare trying to get the correct bends and positions. This was on a polo 6n2 TDI so had all the turbo and pipe work in the way.
  6. I think I win, I had life within mine.
  7. I had a similar issue before where my LCD time and mileage failed. The issue was water damage to the instrument cluster pcb. I would suggest to plug in an OBD2 and check for any issues. Try a different cluster if you have access to one. I don't believe the cluster is mapped to the ECU so wont cause any issues with starting etc, but worth double checking. Pull apart the cluster and check for any water damage.
  8. Had the same issue on my GTI, also the exact same one which corroded as yours. I replaced the coil pack with an aftermarket one about £16. Been on over 12 months now with no issues. I also replaced the leads with the ones by mr-leads on eBay. Again, no issues at all.
  9. Thanks very much for the help. Did the job at the weekend in the great English weather. As you said, was a bubble flare which required just a single flare (one action) I ordered the tool which allows you to do the brake lines whilst still on the car, mainly because of how well it has been reviewed and its simplicity. No leaks or loss of fluid so far, will keep a check on it over the week.
  10. I need to replace the hard lines from the ABS pump to each front brake calipers. I believe the pipe is 3/16 but unsure what type of brake flare I need? Most online suggest double flare but have seen some mention bubble flare Can the flares be interchanged? Are the fittings M10x1.0 but aslo may be a m12x1.0?
  11. Now sold. Sorry not for sale
  12. Price reduced to £2000 I have been driving the car more recently and the clutch issue has pretty much resolved it's self. I'm guessing it was because it has stood for a while and needing bedding back in. Not entirely sure but it no longer concerns me. Anyway, please no more dreamers asking to swap for a Corsa b 😂
  13. £2250 Lupo GTi Moon silver - earlier of the silvers not to be confused with reflex silver 5 speed gearbox 12 months MOT 136k mileage 1 key 17 owners Full log book Plenty of reciepts Inc genuine VW parts HPI clear Inc proof I have owned the car for around 5 years and in this time I have made it road worthy. The engine is smooth, doesn't burn oil or coolant and pulls well. Gearbox is smooth and goes into every gear without any crunches, whining or grinding. Full cambelt and waterpump 1k miles ago (may 2020) Brand new genuine VW thermostat housing Full service (oil, coolant, air filter, pollen filter, fuel filter, spark plugs) Rebuilt front calipers and carriers (seals and paint) New Wishbones New Track rod ends New Front wheel hubs and bearings Hub knuckles shot blasted and painted Driveshafts cleaned and repacked New Arb droplinks Lowered on H&N springs Replaced all 4 Abs sensors All window switches work as should Pop out rear windows New handbrake cables Check straps repaired (no clunking) Aluminium doors, wings and bonnet Seat bolsters have been repaired with new cloth so no holes or tears Rear quarter panels in very good condition Please bare in mind the car is now 20 years old and does require some work to maintain the car. Some rust spots on the tailgate and on the roof gutters. There are a couple small dents and paint could be refreshed in places. I have taken off the original Bathurst alloys and replaced with the Cambridge edition. There's is a small amount of shaking on moving from 1st gear so might need a clutch in the future but is currently not a hindrance. Starter motor sometimes squeals on turn over which is a common problem but has no ill effect starting. A previous owner has drilled 2 (6mm) holes on the inside of the doors presuming for tweeters. I have filled these with blanking plugs. A bit of spray paint and they would be a lot less noticeable. The wheels could do with an alignment. I just never got round to it after changing the suspension components. The reason for sale is that I have 2 other Lupo GTIs and don't have the space or the time for a third. They are fast becoming a future classic with prices and availability relfecting this. Brilliant car that handles great. One of the cheapest GTIs currently on the market. Car is located in Sheffield 5 minutes from J35. Any questions please don't hesitate to ask. I have been as honest as possible so that we don't waste my time or yours. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1JUutmTACZexSfgvNqP4zTaubjtMh3njg?usp=sharing
  14. Now fixed (hopefully) Found a old alternator and swapped over the regulators. 0.02amps now 13.8v charge 13.5v under load Will charge the battery overnight and watch over the next week or two
  15. I'll going to order an alternator regulator and hope that resolves it. The internet says that it's a diode which is faulty and is allowing current back through the alternator. I have crossed reference with a good GTi and once the alternator was isolated the amps matched. Because the alternator was sufficient in providing enough charge I hadn't had thought it would be at fault.
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