Jump to content


  • Posts

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Posts posted by hooker1uk

  1. I'll take photos tomorrow morning seats would benefit of a good clean(like it when I got it) door cards are shite but the speakers and tweeters were upgraded before I got it. (Handle is missing drivers side) like you said would make a good fixer upper if you have the time to do it. 

  2. it's drivable but will struggle and stall on slight hills. beforehand she was nippy as hell. 

    photos, the paint is crap on the body but and has rust on the roof (been treated and primed was meant to get fixed but the company who was going to do it never got back to me



  3. if you can pick her up 2 miles from j11A of m1 and hand me £100 she's yours! 

    Time to say goodbye to my 2000 vw lupo. It needs the engine looking at as it seems there is no compression on 3, (removing the ht lead results in no spluttering  or no misfire. could be an easy fix but I needed a car for work so she's up for sale. 
    paint is also bad too but solid.

    also has a full tank of fuel too. 

    also has a just under a years mot left

    new parts fitted: 
    coil pack
    crank sensor
    new spark plugs 
    crank case re-sealed same time the coil pack and spark was sorted
    HT Leads from MR retro leads
    front tyre on driver side
    complete exhaust replaced about 6-8 weeks back
    service, cambelt and water pump done in may 21
    new discs and pads oct 2020
    major service, brake lines and more repaired november 2020

    need it gone ASAP as the insurance runs out at midnight but she's still taxed otherwise it'll be off to the scrapyard

  4. It had some gunk in it. When the mechanic put his thumb in and removed it oily gunk spat out. But it seems to be ok 

    When you remove lead 3 it doesn't change how it runs but the rest cause it to splutter and die


    I'm sorry I'm a novice with a lot of this to tell the truth. A  trusted  friend who runs a garage said it could be the valve spring  has failed. I'm totally confused. 

  5. The coil and leads were shot so both replaced, is the image attached the sensor you mean? as i gave that a good cleanup. as for the temp sensor where is that on this engine (yeah i know dumb question but still a novice) 

    i have access to a 1.4 polo with the same type of engine at the local scrap yard so thinking of cycling there and trying spare bits until i get paid and replace with new 

    Unless theres anyone in the luton/houghton regis area that has one I don't have access to scan tools at moment (bar in sussex but i doubt she'd like the drive down the m25) 



  6. evening all. 

    Last saturday my little red turd (1.0 mpi - think ANC) decided to start lose power, making a clacking sound on acceleration 
    Found a garage and one of the mechanics is also a lupo owner - they said OBD shows misfires on 2 and 4. £200 later I've got a new set of spark plugs (the prior were just under a year old and NGK VW OEM's) and a new coil pack, it didn't fiix the problem. they suggested new leads, replaced them with some from mr retro leads. they improved it but it lost power again and the clacking come back. which leads me to the last hour. cleaned the sensor on the rocker cover (was covered in oil and crap) and cleaned the throttle body as best as possible.

    something told me to check the injectors - they look like the original ones and have signs of damage on the bottom of them, Could they be the root cause of the problem?

    If they are would it be worth trying some from the local scrappy -(polo with the same engine sat there at moment) or biting the bullet and go new (again budget is tight as funge right now so trying to be careful) 

    any advice would be appreciated thanks all! 

    It'll save the red turd from becoming a scrappypiece (with a ton of new parts on it ) 

  7. Hi all. 

    I've had this badboy for about 3 months but not had time to join. 
    Yeah the paints completely shaggerknackered and a few rust spots on the roof and she needs few bits and bobs replaced underneath but she keeps going and going. 

    Thanks for having me


  • Create New...

Important Information

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