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  1. 46A7C326-8A80-4160-B7E5-33F6DC7DD4DD_1_201_a.jpeg
    3 points
  2. Hello, I have just purchased my first VR6 which I’m very excited about. The car doesn’t have loads of history it’s been sat for 6 years and needs the usual welding jobs done. Engine now starts and runs only issue I found is it idles high at around 1000-1100 RPM. Also I having started it and leaving to run there are a few funny noises which I will try and get a video to show that If anyone can help with be much appreciated. There’s is a few other little issues that shouldn’t be hard to get sorted. Look forward to what will most probably an expensive journey [emoji23] but I can’t wish for it! T
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  3. Well, after such a long break from owning a VR6 (L942EPL - still out there somewhere!), and a succession of Mk2's, 3's and 4's I'm back with one! An early 3 door 1994 car that I'd known about for a while, I'm just going through recommissioning it and detailing it too, it's now road legal for the first time in just over 5 years. Still plenty to do, although this one hasn't got any trace of rot at all, and only 62k from new!
    3 points
  4. Harry-vr6

    MY GOLF VR6 PROJECT

    Picked up a bit of a shed not so long ago which I plan on restoring, its a 3 door mystic blue vr6 with about 109k on the clock. Needs a fair bit of work. both sills need repairing (rust/corrosion) jacking points (rust/corrosion) Hole in the floor, done by previous owner but a poor job as you can see so will be doing this again Possibly a full respray as its had a poor paint job Few bits under the bonnet need attention Heater control only works on 3/4 (ANY TIPS WELCOME) Driver side electric window doesn't work (ANY TIPS WELCOME) Central locking system doesn't work (ANY TIPS WEL
    2 points
  5. Madpuggers

    Newbie here

    Alright all. Hopefully this group can provide much needed help during my soon venture. Story is as followed. Been an Audi nut for a few gens don't hate. Mainly the old scene from 80 sedan, Quattro 90 Sedan Quattro, URS4 avant, S2 coupe RS2 and currently S4 B5 Avant. Love the inline 5 and V6 tt. But now with 3 kids and one moaning missus due to how cramp riding in an avant has become time to part ways and join the MPV crew. Where this all ties up is I found a Sharan VR6, suddenly the pending doom of joining those whom has their fun and end up in boring cars, I can move the squad p
    2 points
  6. This is my VR6 Supercharged
    2 points
  7. Been finding some Puddles on the front passenger and driver side. I Know the seals On the doors are shot including windows, which will be replaced soon but water was entering from behind the fuse box and also On the passenger side where the rubber bung is behind the heater blower. After investigating further i found that the live (red) wire for the amp was fed through this rubber bung at the top therefore water was pouring in. I removed the wire and pushed it through the bung which then sealed properly. I applied some silicone around it to make sure. Hopefully this is now resolved. As for the
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  8. Getting there slowly!
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  9. So after one hour three minutes on hold I finally got speaking to a real live person on PayPal and they agreed that my claim for the steering wheel was valid and I received the refund [emoji857]
    2 points
  10. fleety

    Starting issue

    So corrado vr6 was turning over but wouldn't start so I changed the fuel filter and then changed the crack shaft sensor still wouldn't start I was also having problems with the abs light staying on and brakes not pumping correctly So after more online searching I heard mention of the ignition switch and as it happens I had bought one ages before so decided to fit. It took me a good 2 hours as for most part I didn't realise you can actually see the screw holding switch in place if you look down the LHS of steering column when covers are removed, so fitted new switch and the dash lit up like a C
    2 points
  11. Sorry unsure how I just posted the picture.
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  12. Good afternoon, I have been looking for a VR6 engine to fit in a kit car that my son and I are building. Right from the start we have been thinking Audi TT 3.2. However, after much reading and also the quiet realisation we probably can't afford the Audi unit....my thoughts are turning towards one of the earlier engines. There seems to be a lot of affection for them (hence this O C) not to mention tuning advice and aftermarket mods. What I need is a quick crash course in VR6 if anyone has a few minutes. The draw of the 3.2 is the 250 BHP. How close can the other engine
    1 point
  13. All of a sudden the Golf appears like a bat of of HELL !!! Caterham (Not standard cannot keep up !) Thought you all might like this........ Enjoy !
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  14. wessel429

    Vr6 turbo

    1 point
  15. vr6freak

    MY GOLF VR6 PROJECT

    Any updates?
    1 point
  16. Harry-vr6

    MY GOLF VR6 PROJECT

    It cost me just shy of £1000, i had the inner and outer sills done, jacking points (reinforced) all the arches where ever there was rust, floor panel as it was patched up previously by a cartoon character lol.. also the drain holes i got rid of. Still a long list of things to do before i send it for a full paint job. The Weather and "covid" doesn't help. Hopefully will start making time during the day to do the odd few jobs. If it was sat on my drive i would most likely crack on but now that the welding has been done i have dried stored it.
    1 point
  17. Harry-vr6

    MY GOLF VR6 PROJECT

    Got the car back, lots of work done to it, so far its solid now no rust issues. Its dry stored now so At least its out the poor weather. I don't even have it in me to start work on it lol but i guess i will need to start on it. I think i will start by getting the new heater blower and new resistor in hopefully this will fix the heater blower issue i have (works on full only at the moment) then i guess its on to cleaning and degreasing the inside and start on some rust prevention paint.
    1 point
  18. Just been looking through the parts diagrams for a New Year's keeping busy task lol, there's the usual radiator 3 pin temp switch that is usually the hoses side of the rad just below the top hose, there's another oddity - looks like a fan series resistor is fitted for the various fan speeds like a heater fan resistor - so I guess if that goes faulty then the fan would only work in max mode (like the upper temp 105 deg switch being tripped). Items are 6: Fan Switch 1H0 959 481B for the 3 pin, there's a 2 pin listed as well 06A 919 501 A. The series resistor 2 is 7M0959506A and is only used on S
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  19. Merry Christmas and a happy new year
    1 point
  20. After having my grey VR apart to do the crack pipe after changing the oil cooler that was putting oil into the coolant, I ended up changing all the housings onto the head because I was just chasing new leaks - in the end the thermostat elbow, sensor housing and crack pipe elbow and all o-ring seals - there were fine little cracks that were allowing coolant to get past the head o-ring 2 - and also the new crack pipe top o-ring into 19 had a little cut in it when donkey here assembled it all up. Those plastics warp and are generally not so good if original. The head o-ring 2 in the pic will run
    1 point
  21. Hey mate. logic thing is that it’s crack pipe. Or the hoses are not fully tightened up. Check thermostat housing as they generally warp and never seal back properly. If you put some coolant in it should dry pink and may help you identify where it’s coming from easier ?
    1 point
  22. Harry-vr6

    MY GOLF VR6 PROJECT

    Well car is still with the welder, he has done his back in so has set me back. In the mean time im searching for some bits and bobs i need. Will update when i get the car back
    1 point
  23. Vurocious

    VR6 read badge

    Hi, Looking for OEM VR6 rear badge in South Africa please message me [emoji1360]
    1 point
  24. VR6Pete

    Oil cooler hoses

    No worries, the part numbers are TB0580 and TB0581 if you ever changed your mind and only came to around £24 when I got them back then. Just get some rolled / rounded edge jubilee clips unless you have a brand new spring clips as they never go back on properly and more than likely will leak. If you've had crack pipe off etc… then first fill your engine with just water and check for leaks before putting coolant in - all too often you see leaks where the block has not been cleaned up properly Cheers. P
    1 point
  25. coldguinnessman

    Oil cooler hoses

    Thanks. I have replaced most of the hoses with silicone but couldn't find these so already ordered some new std. hoses. Did you secure them with spring clips or jubilee type clips?
    1 point
  26. VR6Pete

    Oil cooler hoses

    If you can, replace them with silicon hoses. I got mine from merlin motorsport (samco ones)
    1 point
  27. Hi, This is a photo from my 1995 VR6 before I touched it - hope it helps.
    1 point
  28. Vurocious

    VR6 read badge

    Ordered and received
    1 point
  29. Hello All, Hope all are well and healthy !!! I have an MK3 2-door Golf VR6 and I would love to install an original keyless entry system. I have read somewhere there are some parts that need to be replaced for this to be done. Can anyone shine some light on this? Many many thanks. Saludos, Korsou
    1 point
  30. VR6Pete

    Are you a lurker?

    Are you a long time reader, or what is known as a lurker? Why not say hello, introduce yourself and perhaps post some photos of your car? We don't bite, and are a friendly bunch as you probably already know. Engage and be part of a great community, you don't have to sit there just reading and not saying anything If you have any questions etc... then just ask
    1 point
  31. Testing from tapatalk
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  32. Hey guys We have now migrate to AWS and have upgraded our forum software! Still plenty of work to do and some features are not yet working / updated but we are making progress!
    1 point
  33. Thats fine Pete up for anything that helps keep this place going [emoji4].. will crank something out in a week or so to get things moving. I have some ideas
    1 point
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    1 point
  35. Philly-R6

    Radiator fan problem

    It does sound like one of your temperature sensors is "iffy". There is a comprehensive post regarding the cooling system over on the-corrado.net: https://the-corrado.net/topic/38215-the-definitive-vr6-cooling-guide/ The post explains what the various sensors do and how to identify them (it makes reference to early and late VRs - yours would be late).
    1 point
  36. Brandon Montgomery

    12V AAA Head

    Chasing a head for my MK3 so I can run a secondary back up. Let me know what you have and what sort of price your looking for. I am located in australia
    1 point
  37. So at my second attempt at buying a Corrado VR6, the first being when I was living in Florida 15 years ago. The I saw this one on Fleabay, phoned the owner and had a good chat with him about the car and today went up to see it and go for a test drive. No pics yet but those taken from the add. The interior is good - it even has the original tape deck! Externally the metalwork is in good condition for a 26 year old car with no rust. The bumpers are showing their age though, and will need some TLC down the line. There are 5 Porsche D90 wheels with tyres that have only done 400 miles. Mecha
    1 point
  38. Brannonc4

    Turbo time

    Quick update on the car, the r32 gearbox w/ quiafe is going in end of this month then the turbo early July looking at s300 borgwarner. Will try and get a video once it’s going [emoji1360]
    1 point
  39. Awesome news [emoji1303]
    1 point
  40. fleety

    Starting issue

    Vw corrado vr6 Yr 1995 has suddenly got a starting problem so I've had to turn the key 8-10 times and the starter is turning over fine but won't start then boom she fires up and drives fine. Maybe a fuel issue but the pump must be working if car keeps going after start up, Any thoughts??
    1 point
  41. Dogma

    Heater Matrix Bypass

    The pipes you are looking for come out of the bulkhead right next to each other. Cant see very well but I think you have them in the second picture.
    1 point
  42. Under bonnet detailing.
    1 point
  43. Don’t you just love them! [emoji7] I would of posted a fresh one, but not seen the car since October. [emoji3064]
    1 point
  44. #Santorinie36

    Vento VR6

    My Vento after a light restoration.
    1 point
  45. marco_air32

    Are you a lurker?

    Hello everyone, I am Marco from Austria[emoji1038] I own a bagged Mk5 R32. Anyway, I love the VR engine and that‘s the reason why I signed in Thanks for being a part[emoji3577]
    1 point
  46. daveyboy

    Are you a lurker?

    Hi my names Dave and I'm a pervert........... Oh shit wrong site lol Sent from my LT26i using Tapatalk
    1 point
  47. Crank trigger wheel is 60-2 and MS should support all the stock sensors except MAF (and knock), so you'll need a map sensor instead, although as ITBs have no plenum, mapping them can be tricky. You might end up using throttle position only as the load measurement. I've run a DTA S80 on 12 and 24V VR6s with great success so you should be fine with the squirt.
    1 point
  48. FishWick

    DIY turbo guide

    Cheers mate. It's not bad for someone who welds and wires up food preperation machinery for a living :-) This and my previous pipe were the only times he's ever welded exhausts. He should do that for a living instead! LOL, yours will be fine, although if you're using MIG, you'll never get the welds as tight as that, but do you know what seperates a good weld from a bad weld? An angle grinder ;-) Yeah the red block is an SX fuel regulator. The wire and sensor on it are for my in dash fuel pressure display.
    1 point
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