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  1. Thread: EV Thread

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    From what I've seen on the news... that's TOTALLY...

    From what I've seen on the news... that's TOTALLY how it works in real life :p It was looking for a freeway barrier to plow into, but couldn't find one :D
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    We have Wurth heat shrink like that ;-) Use it as...

    We have Wurth heat shrink like that ;-) Use it as work for all sorsts of silly things! The standard Wurth stuff shrinks pretty good too, but not quite like the thick walled glue stuff.
  3. I know BMW has been doing them here in NZ - quite...

    I know BMW has been doing them here in NZ - quite a number have been done; E46 and E39 plus others.

    Not sure on VW here - mine aren't affected and I don't reremember seeing it mentioned - the ABS...
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    Your VCDS software version is from 2017. Not even...

    Your VCDS software version is from 2017. Not even close to the latest revision. Is this really a genuine cable? You can update to the latest software if it is. Current Version

    There are quite a...
  5. Thread: Polybushes

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    They are the same as MK5 1K Golf and 1T Touran. ...

    They are the same as MK5 1K Golf and 1T Touran.

    I've used Powerflex a lot and have had no issues myself.

    If you want to really tighten up the front, go nuts: get the Anti-lift kit, which gives...
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    Address 03: ABS Brakes (J104) Labels:...

    Address 03: ABS Brakes (J104) Labels: 5Q0-907-379-IPB-V1.clb
    Part No SW: 5Q0 614 517 DT HW: 5Q0 614 517 BP
    Component: ESC H35 0108
    Revision: 00000000 Serial...
  7. At least get the battery up to fully charged...

    At least get the battery up to fully charged first. It might be OK.

    Somebody else will know, but I think there will be specific charge point, so the battery management knows what has been fed into...
  8. Make sure you have a decent charger on, (and...

    Make sure you have a decent charger on, (and possibly look at replacing the battery) - there are several codes flagging the voltage as being under 12V, which is VERY flat.
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    I think the early and late cars were different:...

    I think the early and late cars were different: One using 2 motors, the other using 1 motor. The Golf has a similar change, I just can't recall the dates or which way around it was.
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    I admire your commitment and enthusiasm....

    I admire your commitment and enthusiasm. Unfortunate that it wasn't as straight forward as some swaps are :cry:

    Maybe you should just fit a manual box and be done with it :thumbs: :D
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    I know what you mean, Uwe! Weirdly: The...

    I know what you mean, Uwe!

    Weirdly:

    The original tow bar is rated for 1650 KG (3600 lbs), with the 75KG (165 lbs) tongue load. I'll stick to that!
    Legally, here in NZ, I have to keep the total...
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    I updated the R32ran towbar from a fixed unit, to...

    I updated the R32ran towbar from a fixed unit, to a 2" receiver that my best mate welded up for me (He's a real welder!).

    https://i.imgur.com/y9NxjVk.jpg

    So I can fit the tongue for towing, but...
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    Not judging or anything, I just find this...

    Not judging or anything, I just find this amusing:

    https://i.imgur.com/HzRM5Kc.jpg

    I get people moving from smoking to Vaping.

    I don't get people just taking up vaping for fun... But then I...
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    The compressor valves crap out pretty often too....

    The compressor valves crap out pretty often too.

    If you're going to evac and refill, I'd order the valve (I got mine from RKX Tech) and take off the undertray before going in. Changing the valve...
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    1:14 (and others)... that Mustang waiting to plow...

    1:14 (and others)... that Mustang waiting to plow the stone wall out :D

    Also: I think your 8YO takes better pics than I do!
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    Related, but different platform: I had a...

    Related, but different platform:

    I had a mechanical fault in my MK5 Golf based Touran ABS.

    They have a "Block" number engraved into the alloy block, denoting the type it is. I too swapped a 4WD...
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    Jumping in on the bandwagon... We had some...

    Jumping in on the bandwagon...

    We had some interesting weather here in NZ last night. The rain came and went, but wasn't overly heavy for long.

    The scary part was the lightning and thunder -...
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    That pipe is full of engine coolant, thats the...

    That pipe is full of engine coolant, thats the heater matrix, so it will be hot all right.

    You could have an actuator fault, but you may find you AC isn't working - either the gas has escaped, is...
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    You need to check a diagram, but the other wire...

    You need to check a diagram, but the other wire is probably a brake signal - a backup for the haldex, if it doesn't receive the brake signal over CAN.

    If you have no comms, you could have a power...
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    I would get the 03 ABS operating correctly,...

    I would get the 03 ABS operating correctly, before bothering with the engine coding.
  21. It's like Lego... but with a few bits of meccano...

    It's like Lego... but with a few bits of meccano scattered in there.

    And then the platform changes...

    and it's like all different coloured poo.
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    Post the scan with the codes showing. If...

    Post the scan with the codes showing.

    If moving wires gives you codes... there's something going on! If the previous workshop tested the wiring, but didn't discover wiggling the wires creates many...
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    It's not unusual for Dealers to be as useful as a...

    It's not unusual for Dealers to be as useful as a chocolate teapot!


    Jack will be along soon, to ask if you have overlayed wires to rule them out as an issue. Static testing doesn't always help,...
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    The crimp terminals are 99% likely to be...

    The crimp terminals are 99% likely to be something you can buy off the shelf at your favourite nerd shop (RS, Element14/Farnell, etc)

    You'd probably be amazed at how generic and avaible the VW...
  25. On my Touran I removed the earth from T20/12 on...

    On my Touran I removed the earth from T20/12 on the gateway plug:

    https://forums.ross-tech.com/showthread.php?1649-NZ-Touran-wants-an-R32-engine&p=136615&viewfull=1#post136615
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