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  1. Sausage

    GTI Upgrades

    Are you saying someone messed with it on the driveway?
  2. The airbag removal bit or the steering wheel itself? Remove column plastics. Short flat head screwdriver, you probably have to turn the wheel to get it in the holes and with the flat bit angled in line with the round spring thing, you are hooking the spring inwards not outwards. Plenty of vids out there. Disconnect battery for a bit before as well, just in case.... Steering wheel should come off easy enough.
  3. Sausage

    Lupo tdi vs 1.0 common faults

    Na, they fine, just dont try and force it and let it warm up a bit then it is perfectly fine, it is just sychro ring. Mind you i still havent checked oil level in the box 😁 the ****ed box on the red tdi was just the 2 syncho rings when i stripped it down, they are pretty strong box otherwise.
  4. Sausage

    SDi Daily fantasia

    Very nice indeed, watch the torque curve closely as those gearboxes are weak at the best of times.
  5. Sausage

    Lupo tdi vs 1.0 common faults

    3rd gear synchro seems like a common problem (cant get 3rd gear at all on a cold day for a few minutes until the gearbox warms up on mine). no crunching just cant select it. Pedal box is different as hydraulic clutch, gearbox is pretty bombproof compared to the weak 085 on 1.0 and 1.4 petrol models. £30 tax is fantastic as is the easy cheap diy remap options for an easy 100+ HP. 3 pot have a chain driven balance shaft that also drives oil pump, the AMF seems quite robust here with many lasting beyond the life of the car 200k+ but listen for obvious noises from that area. I love my tatty TDI, they are fantastic little cars.
  6. Sausage

    Lupo GTI 1.8T - Forged engine, 290bhp

    Back on ebay again today for 6k, pretty sure it "sold" with no reserve before xmas for about 4.5k. 🙄
  7. Sausage

    Ahw engine changes with AUB

    I would just for the giggle factor.
  8. Yes Rich is right check timing and belt tension, it might have jumped a tooth.
  9. The readings seem a bit on the low side, but if all the readings are similar (within about 10%) it is probably ok as there will be some variation in reading using different testers etc, but when I did comp test on a 1.0 they were 150 - 160 psi, again that could be down to the testers reading different or the method of doing the comp test, I did 10 seconds cranking with open throttle with all spark plugs removed. You might want to redo the comp test and then also do a leak down test as well where cylinder is pressurised and then see how long it holds it. It will just save you some hassle knowing the compression is ok before proceeding.
  10. Black and dry is it running rich. Could be be too much fuel or not enough air, make sure air filter is clean or new for starters. Could be from faulty temp sensor so it runs a rich map thinking engine is cold. Get fault codes read.
  11. Sausage

    Lupo gti with 244k

    That one has been on ebay several times recently, will probably be back on there soon by the looks of it.
  12. Sausage

    Hardwired Dashcam

    Apologies for the thread hijack but thinking of getting dash cams as seen to much shitty driving lately and these seem the way to go. Any recommendations?
  13. Sausage

    2002 Lupo 1.0 Not Starting

    Fuse 3 on the battery fuse block?
  14. Sausage

    2002 Lupo 1.0 Not Starting

    All 4 injectors not working so look for fuses, connector / loom issues that might cause that.
  15. Sausage

    Lupo gti running rough when hot

    Cars dont like sitting out in the weather, so look for live readings on temp etc in vcds as well to confirm signal.
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