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  1. VW CC Technical Forum
    My 2012 CC started making a "groaning" noise when Im turning the wheel to park. Not when moving so I don't believe it a CV joint. Could this be the upper strut mount bushing?
  2. EOS Technical Forum
    I am the one owner of a 2007 Eos that just now started to have leak issues at the window to windshield pillar joint. I have re-lubricated all seals/gaskets, but notice that when I put the top back up that the joint between the window pillar and windshield is not seating tightly; in fact, there...
  3. Jetta / Bora MK3 / 1992-1998
    I need to replace an inner CV boot or the short shaft on a 96 Automatic Jetta. I've done them many times on a standard transmission with no problem. Can't remove the short shaft because the joint is too big for the hole. Looks like I need to drop the transmission to make room. Any suggestions?
  4. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Hello all- I am looking for info on how to install the inner boot on the driver side axel. It came off and is still in good shape and I am wondering how to re-install it. Thanks for any info
  5. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Volkswagen originally provides equal weight drive shafts for the MK1 vehicles with manual transmissions (about 10# each). The longer passenger shaft is hollowed out so the weights will be equal on both sides. Some of the "bargain" axle assemblies have solid shafts on the passenger side. While...
  6. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    Can a bad inner CV joint be replaced with a good used one from another shaft? I had tranny fluid leak from the differential seal and thin out the grease on the one that went bad. When I took the bad cv joint off the axle I want to use with a different proven, used inner CV joint, the was a...
  7. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    What is best for removing grease from an CV joint. I've used kerosene and feel there might be something better. Turpentine?
  8. Golf Owners Club
    Hi just joined, and just got my first ever golf cabriolet and its not in to bad of condition but needs bodywork doing and a good tidy up, but due to joint stiffness is there any good cheap body repairers that can sort this out many thanks malcolm
  9. Passat B5 Forums
    Hey guys, Thanks for looking at my thread. Do the two bushings on each front lower suspension arm last substantially longer than the ball joint at the end of each arm? The reason I ask is that upgraded bushings are available for sale individually and the ball joint is not, my Haynes manual...
  10. Passat Owners Club
    I have just had to replace both sets of tail lights in our 2009 Passat because about a third of the both the brake and indicator LEDs stopped working. I am shocked by this as they are pretty damn expensive and LEDs are supposed to be long lasting. Both sides had failed so it was a big bill. I...
  11. Jetta / Bora MK5 / 2005–2010
    Hi Guys, I need some advice on a persistent metallic clunk when i reverse and turn or go slowly over a bump on my lowered Jetta 5 car sits on maxtrax coilies with a 19" edition 35 rim. I have so far replaced the strut mount and bearing with OEM specs part from VW N$1800 :cry: cause that's what...
  12. Polo Owners Club
    Hi, im new to this site and looking for some advice. My daughter has owned 2 9n 1.2 polos and now ive bought her a 1.9tdi 130bhp and need an osf hub assembly with caliper and cv joint, osf leg with spring and an intercooler. Im really struggling to find a hub. Does anybody know of where i can...
  13. Air-cooled Owners Club
    well got my first beetle, 1967, but has a later ball joint front end, so my question / request is for some one around Birmingham (UK) who can press new ball joints in the arms thanks in advance
  14. General VW AirCooled Tech
    Upon closer inspection of the adjustable front axle on my son's 67 Beetle, not at all happy with the discovery of an extended steering column - someone has welded an extension to the steering box - wouldn't trust it... What are my options? New 'Box + column? Is there an extended UJ conversion...
  15. Beetle Owners Club
    Hello, Building a dune buggy with my son and need a complete VW Ball-Joint front end with steering box. If you have a parts car or thoughts on where I could look, I sure would appreciate it! Thank you!!
  16. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    wheres the dope write up on how to replace brake pads/calipers? cant figure out which pad is inboard and which is outboard, both have chamfers, neither have arrows. also, which anti rattle clip goes where? , how? side note: any secret technique for getting the new ball joint back into the...
  17. 1975 - 1984 VW Rabbit General Forum
    im pressing my new wheel bearings into the knuckle, my bearing looks to be symmetrical other than some lettering on the face of the inner race. when the write ups talk about them being directional, i cant see it. both ends of my wheel bearings have identically rounded inner races, and slightly...
  18. Golf MK6 / 2009 -2014
    Has anyone had an issue with the rear window washer leaking into the rear hatch. It drips above the 12V outlet where the headliner and side carpet meet. The small storage recess below the leak is filled with the blue washer fluid. I removed some of the panels and could see a joint in the...
  19. MK1 Rabbit Suspension
    While changing my lower control arm today, I got a nasty surprise. The Sway bar strap that holds it to the Control arm was broken, allowing the thing to hit the CV. Well I ordered the strap, but the car would be out of commission until it arrives on Friday. But after a few minutes of Fussing...
  20. RABBIT OWNERS CLUB
    Hello All,. So my dealer wants $300 each CV joint. I look under the car and inspected the joints, visually they look fine, boots look great and no leaks. question is should these be replaced regardless due too millage? 2007 Bunny, 120k, 2.5 w/auto
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