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  1. Decisions Decision Decisions

    Volkswagen Tiguan Forum
    Hi all I'm from Essex in the UK and currently own two Subaru Impreza's a UK model running 280bhp and a import I played about with engine running gear and turbo this is running 420bhp and 430 torque. I don't own a Tiguan yet but might be ordering a new one this weekend. The hard part is I can't...
  2. 2017 Engine Splash Pan

    VW Tiguan Technical
    Hi everyone, new to the forum from Newnan, GA USA. We have a 2017 Tiguan Limited 2.0 TSI that's due for an oil change. I need to know how to detach the plastic belly pan(splash pan?) under the engine to access the oil pan drain plug? I see the 2 T45 bolts and removed the 9 or so T20 screws...
  3. I am New - Thomas from Glasgow

    Golf New To The Forum / Frequently Asked Questions
    Hey Guys, I am new to this forum, I am a car enthusiast with a masters in engineering. I have a YouTube channel called 'carsofglasgow' where I made car videos and videos on car meets. There are a few VW video's on there. My mum has owned a mark 4 indigo blue golf tdi and a mark 5 reflex silver...
  4. Thick white/grey smoke comming from exhaust.

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Heres the story, woke up drove to work, engine running like it always has. get 1 mile to the parking lot at work and my truck looses almost all its power, and i have to gimp it to the parkinglot. Get off of work look at coolant and oil levels. >fine. Look at fuel level, 2 lines away from being...
  5. tow bar wiring

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    can anyone please help with the wires from the relay yellow black red etc to the cars rear light units . It appears each tail stop/tail have there own wires on each side at the light unit , LH black/red , black/white , black/grey , RH Yellow/grey , black/purple , black/green , whereas the relay...
  6. 2017 Carry Over Color

    Passat B7 Forums
    My VW dealer just orders V6 Passats in 2017 color, titanium beige. I never gave it any thought until a test drive. It looks sweet with tinted windows and the chrome. Also coordinates with the cornsilk leather perfect, about 6 shades lighter. I also dig the lighter wood accents, not shiny like...
  7. temp sensors mk5 BCA

    Golf MK5 / 2003-2009
    Hi as i dont know if my sensors have been swapped with the wrong ones in the past , and as every spares shop give me screw in sensors 4 pin or as i believe 2 pin grey the correct type , Are the water temp and fan temp sensors both the same , Also the Haynes manual is not very clear but it shows...
  8. 1983 Rabbit Pickup LX value

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    I have an opportunity to buy a 1983 VW Rabbit pickup with LX package. It is in fair shape for 180,000 miles. The body is straight with the only rust I saw being at the back glass. It's only one spot but it has eaten through and made a hole right beside the glass- strange... The owner told me...
  9. Driving In Europe with UK reg car (Changing the light direction )

    R32 Owners Club
    Hi everyone , needing some help with my headlights. I was told that there was a grey Allen key that would change the direction of the headlight beam when driving in Europe ? However the 2 that are under the bonnet does do anything for direction ? Any suggestions please thanks in advance ??
  10. 2017 Beetle - Pale Grey ??!!!

    Beetle Owners Club
    Received my new 1.2 Beetle Design on a trailer yesterday - bought through an agent . Because it was so new , [ I know ! ] I was not able to see a paint chart , so decided upon 'White Silver ' assuming it to be a lighter version of Reflex Silver . WRONG - it's a light grey / duck egg with...
  11. 8v GTI Failed MOT - scrap?

    GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    Guys, looking for some advice. My standard grey MK2 8v 5 door 160k miles has failed its MOT with some welding required to various seat belt anchorages. The MOT expires shortly and I am finally throwing in the towel. I used to have access to an underground carpark, but for the last 4 years the...
  12. Passat trouble! 1.8t Smoke ?Turbo?

    Passat Owners Club
    I normally work on my rabbit but picked up this project to get more into turbos. its a 2001 and blows a ton of smoke more as it warms up its grey sometimes white or even small amounts of blue(does not smell sweet ever).my coolant looks good well besides someone mixing the red and green in there...
  13. Color for polo

    Polo Owners Club
    Which color is best suited for polo..carbon steel grey or copper Sent from my XT1033 using Tapatalk
  14. How huch does your diesel smoke?

    1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    The cars running well since all the recent work (rebuilt I.P. and injectors) but I still feel like it smokes just a little too much. This is my first diesel so I have no point of reference... I smokes lightly at idle If I go much beyond the point of the shift light I can see light grey smoke in...
  15. '67 Beetle insurance for 17 year-old??

    Air-cooled / FAQs
    Hey Chaps n Chapesses, New to this forum but old to air-cooled dubs.. Just got hold of a '67 Beetle, ideal first car (or so I thought) for my 17 year old lad. He's through his theory with a test date on the way, does anyone have recommendations for insurance deals to get him on the road? I am...
  16. Totaled my TDI Sportwagen - What to buy now?

    TDI / Diesel Owners Club
    totaled my 2012 black automatic tdi jetta sportwagen w pano roof. in the market for another vw (brand loyaty), but would like the advice from other vw enthusiasts out there. here are my options ... private sale - 2006 audi a3 (description below) Sport Package -Leather -104,400ish miles...
  17. The Guesstimation of JB-WELD mix is over.

    MK1 Rabbit Mods / DIYs
    I have always wondered if the mix of JB-Weld is 50/50 or as close as I could get it. Well I have the answer. My daughter the Coffee Elitist (Snob, who is a Barista and competes, but her idea of coffee and mine are totally different.) uses a digital scale to measure her beans, and water to get a...
  18. Just picked up my 6th VW

    Jetta / Bora MK4 / 1999-2004
    The other 5 are gone. This one is a 2000 vr6 with automatic. I actually got it for my daughter to commute back and forth from high school. Previous VW's I've had were: 2003 grey Passat 1.8T (replaced the engine) 2003 black Passat v6/auto (replaced the transmission) 2004 black Jetta 1.8T/auto...
  19. problem with 9w7 M bluetooth module

    Passat Owners Club
    Dear members, i recently installed a newly bought 9w7 (7p6035730 M) to my RCD510 Bosch(5K0035190) with 26pin RVC capable . I retrofitted the bluetooth module in my passat 1.4TSI 2010 which wasn't factory installed by bluetooth. I then coded the system with Genuine Ross-Tech Hex+Can cable...
  20. Looking for low mileage golf r32 dsg

    General Volkswagen Discussion
    Hi Looking for a very low mileage R32 DSG, anyone help ? preferably blue, silver or steel grey