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  1. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Engine start, gauge shows 11.5v. Rev eng past 2.5k, 13.5v. Rebuilt alt (yr ?) , new volt regulator yesterday. Something kicks in at 3000rpm(voltage relay ?). Really big hammer soon!
  2. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Been contemplating an engine conversion for my 85 Golf Diesel. After repeatedly seeing the black soot spewing out of the tailpipe, I'm giving serious thought to converting to a lesser polluting gas engine or going full electric. Any thoughts on this are most appreciated!
  3. GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    HI Everyone, I have a 16V and would like to get the engine cleaned up of all the grease and gunk. I have been toying with the idea of getting it steam cleaned for ages but always been put off by stories of the electrics getting messed up. However i guess some people must do it in order to get...
  4. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    I am the original owner of a 1986 Golf Diesel and it is my daily driver. The key to my ignition became difficult to start the engine. I had to bear down hard on the key to start the starter. Battery went dead so I replaced it and jumped the starter wires and the starter turned freely. Small...
  5. GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    Hello VWOC. I have a red and black Golf GTI daily driver in north Texas. The TPS switch plastic housing has cracked and it had a erratic signal.It also somewhat disintegrated around the opening for the TB shaft . I tried a new TPS from a same year Cabriolet 1.8 (because it was available) and at...
  6. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Just curious about clutch life all of you are getting. I just replaced my original mk2 clutch two days ago as the pushrod finally pushed through the clutch plate. This is 100km shy of 400,000 km. I guess that now I have replaced the clutch I shod get at least 300,000 more on the car. Well if...
  7. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    hmm . . . I posted this a couple of days ago, but it seems to have vanished. I am looking for the metal trim that is embedded in the rubber that goes around the passenger door window of a 1985 two-door golf. No luck with ECS Tuning or Orchid Euro. Does anybody have any brilliant ideas?
  8. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Hello everyone, I have a fantastic example of this car for sale. It has come over from the Netherlands (so left hand drive) and had just one owner before me. It was garaged for 31 years before the couple upgraded. Everything on this car works and it's such a nice experience to drive it. I do...
  9. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Hi I have a 1985 VW golf diesel where the water pump belt broke and it overheated and was gushing coolant out the front of the block. there is no white smoke so the head didn't warp , any idea what exactly gave way with the overheating?
  10. GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    Hey Guys, I have 92 Mk2 GTi the front bumper was pulled off when backing out a steep grade driveway. I think I'll be able to repair the two front tabs that was broken off. I need the brackets (part #165 807 193 B) these mount to the front fender and slide into another bracket that's mounted...
  11. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    `84 Golf II Yesteday I replaced the shocks struts, coils and strut bearings on my car. When the front end is jacked up I noticed some play in the front suspension. With the hood open, if I grab the wheel and lift straight up I can see the top of the strut top mount plate move up, and when I let...
  12. Golf MK2 / 1983-1992
    Hi I'm lucky owner of MK2 and I am wondering what does it mean Golf_S. I am looking for answer and I can't find it. It's not Syncro.
  13. GTI MK2 / 1985-1992
    I want all my content removed!
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