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  1. got some done over xmas. [URL=http://s285.photobucket.com/user/64-67luke/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_124608.jpg.html][IMG]http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll55/64-67luke/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_124608.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s285.photobucket.com/user/64-67luke/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_145716.jpg.html][IMG]http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll55/64-67luke/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_145716.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s285.photobucket.com/user/64-67luke/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_185530.jpg.html][IMG]http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll55/64-67luke/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_185530.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s285.photobucket.com/user/64-67luke/media/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_155749.jpg.html][IMG]http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll55/64-67luke/Mobile%20Uploads/20161227_155749.jpg[/IMG][/URL] [URL=http://s285.photobucket.com/user/64-67luke/media/20161231_171021.jpg.html][IMG]http://i285.photobucket.com/albums/ll55/64-67luke/20161231_171021.jpg[/IMG][/URL] Then snapped a rear shock bolt, rear axle bush bolts are fubar, and its had brake pipes before, made in copper, they are twisting up and not coming undone, and the ferrules on the flexis are rotten, so much more fun to be had yet!
  2. Hi Guys And Girls... My Mk3 VR is getting a bit long in the tooth, 137k miles, and coming up for 20 years old, It has been played with in the past ( not buy me) and goes really well, put out 200bhp and 210lbft on the dyno a couple of years ago. Its been chipped (i assume) decat and a k&n airfilter with an aftermarket back box. And lowered on what look like std shocks (very rusty) with eibach springs, looks like 40-60mm, not slammed but not high rise like a std vr6. Now as time has gone on, its a very crashy ride, and the front can feel very boaty on slow bumps, also when braking fairly hard it doesnt want to pull up dead straight all the time, and can feel a little squirmy at the rear. Tyres are good, abs works, pulls well sounds great, corners and braking... not so much! So My Plans are this..... I want it to handle nice, i dont mind a firm ride but not too harsh and crashy, wouldnt mind doing the odd trackday in it, but keeping a/c full interior etc. So i have bought...... Strut Brace (for front top mounts) 4 New Shocks (these are Bilstein gas ones) New top mounts and bearings Rear shock mounts Poly rear axle bushes Braided Brake hoses (so full fluid change) 312mm Discs and carriers for the front New ball joints bushes and arb drop links (r32 style rear wishbone bushes) Steering arms and ends Camber Bolts for front shocks Full alignment once all fitted. Have i missed anything? Any recommendations on other things to do or that may help? Cheers Luke
  3. Crank sensor changed last week. Have done a few trips out in it, so far so good. No cut outs or non starts yet! Fingers crossed! Cheers guys Luke
  4. There has been no other problems with car, so im hoping the crank sensor will fix it, got one from gsf with a 40% off discount code so £30 all in. gonna check the ecu plug and engine loom multi plug as well, hope the weather holds for the weekend! cheers luke
  5. Having some problems with my vr over the past few months, Started by once not starting, just cranking over, never done that in the 3 years i've had it, always started 1st turn of the key. Then it started no problem, A few weeks later, started 1st time moved off the drive and parked up, switched off, went inside for a bit came back out then nothing, just cranking and cranking, ( cant hear fuel pump running). Left it for a few hours then started 1st try again! Once running no problems, full power, no mis fires etc. Now last week on my way to work i was stuck in traffic and it cut out when idling in a row of cars, bumped it up the curb and left it, went back to collect it a few hours later and started 1st time! Strange!! So came home time, almost got home, cut out at a set of lights, bugger! Probed the +ve wire at the fuel pump while the mrs turned it over and it coughed into life, So i thought fuel pump relay, checked it and it seams fine, Left it running today till it cut out, took out fuel pump relay and put a live straight on the pump ( can hear it) now tried turning it over, NOTHING! Only fault code is G28 Crank position sensor, but only when it hasnt started, when it runs all codes clear fine. So any ideas guys? Either Crank Sensor, Or ECU playing up?? Am i correct in saying that OBD2 has no ecu relay? Cheers Luke
  6. Golf vr6 original RRP?

    werent they somewhere around 14k - 17k ish when new?
  7. Post your rolling road results here!!

    here is my mk3 vr6. decat, k & n filter, remap, remus backbox, 133k on clock
  8. club gti london dyno day

    i had to go before the vr6t was run up, shame. yeah i guess mine must have a chip / or mapped at some point in its life! when eddie has finished the write up will be nice to see what i missed! cheers luke
  9. club gti london dyno day

    i was at garage streamline in wandsworth with a fair few members on sunday. just waiting for my graph so i can post it up. but i was very impressed with my vr's output. i know it has a de cat, a k&n cone filter and a aftermarket back box. anything else i cant be sure of, but when i bought it i believe it was standard. it pulled 200.8bhp and arround 205-210lbft of torque! makes me think of a chip or remap of sorts. std power quoted at 174bhp i believe?!? anyone else have surprises like that? cheers luke
  10. ive got a mk2 golf 1.6td, 4years ncb, a 1965 vw beetle, and the vr6, had a mk3 capri 2.0s with a few engine mods before the vr but again on classic so no ncb, same with the beetle. Does this help?
  11. Hi there, my insurance is due soon on my vr6, im 30 an have had the car 1 year, prev insurance was £360, fully comp 1500miles, classic policy so although 1 year claim free , no ncd built up. Does this affect me getting a good deal with yourselves? Car is lowered and has a k&n air filter. thanks luke
  12. My OBD2 Mk3 VR6

    like the look of those wheels! cant wait to see them fitted. what are wobble bolts then? also, if the engine has still got the spacer plate fitted but no super charger, do you know what compression ratio your running? if its lower than standard you will be low on power, maybe the cams etc bring it back up a bit?!? either get rid of the plate for more n/a power or get a charger and make lots more!! looks nice though!
  13. My New Mk3 VR6

    Thanks! They are all very different.
  14. My New Mk3 VR6

    had the mk2 for 3 years now.... also i have this in the garage..... had it for about 14 years now! vw all the way!