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  1. 2.4 TDI (discussion)

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello! Here are many people who modded their t4 2.4d with turbochargers and intercoolers. But what about a custom head for direct injection, efectivelly turning it into a 1.9tdi with an extra cylinder. (I know this is a dumb idea, especially since the 2.5 tdi exists, but I thought about it and...
  2. 2.4 Automatic gearbox problems

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi peeps, desperately Need advice and help! I have an automatic 1994 2.4 and it has recently developed gearbox issues. First of all it went into safe mode and wouldn't move into any gears unless I did it manually with the 1 to 3 shift, so I replaced the autobox ECU and also the wiring that goes...
  3. VW T4 Caravelle 2.4aab Diesel

    Vans For Sale
    View image in gallery Selling my vwt4 Caravelle, owned since 192k (4years) 206,800 current mileage Caravelle T4 2.4aab Diesel 92, manual Loads of history, in my ownership, new head gasket, exhaust, ball joints, cam belt changed at 192k, so majority of major jobs done. Stock / factory, plus...
  4. 1997 LWB Wooden Camper Van £9995 Grey 2.4 D Low Milage

    Vans For Sale
    Description below 1997 Volkswagen Transporter T4 Long Wheel Base. Unique handmade campervan conversion. Full campervan conversion includes: Electrical - Full split charge electrical system with 110aH sealed leisure battery. This will last around a week without driving with normal...
  5. Can anyone recommend a well priced VW mechanic, NW / Manchester region?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hello all, I'm new to T4 ownership. I've just took the plunge and bought a 1991 T4 2.4 AAB swb camper (lhd import from Germany) 163k miles on the clock. Anyway, the last owner had the timing belt done and it is quite smokey and has poor MPG (averaging 25-26mpg at 70mph cruising). Having done...
  6. 2.5 1996 Caravelle Auto slipping third to fourth

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all,any help appreciated,I have a 1996 2.5 5 cylinder auto Caravelle GL and I have only had a week and its playing up already :(.I really needed a van and the auto was the only one I could find at the time!!.I paid £1250 for it witha years MOT.It drove from London to Dorset then to...
  7. 2.4aab d, under powered, burning oil

    Engine & Gearbox
    Have a 2.4 diesel that seems down on power and burning oil. Going through 5l in about 400 miles. Had a leak on rocker over, fixed so no puddles on the drive, but still getting through oil like mad. Any ideas? Thought might be piston rings but still learning my way round the engine Thanks for...
  8. 2.4 Turbo role call...

    Engine & Gearbox
    Now theres so much info out there about this fantastic mod, please add your facts and figures below to help showcase improvements that adding a turbo to 2.4 offers. If possible please add the following (and keep the chitchat to a minimum if that's ok Rasp:) 1. Pic of engine bay 2. Kit used...
  9. Putting a 97 2.4 into a 94 T4

    Engine & Gearbox
    I am new to the world of VW's, my mechanical background is motly in old motorcycles, old MGs and old Land Rovers. I just got given a 1994 T4 with a dead 2.4d (busted timing belt when driving on the highway) and I am pretty excited about it. I picked up a solid used 2.4d from a 97. I was under...
  10. Starter motor for 1997 2.4d AAB

    Hi After a starter motor for my 1997 2.4d AAB Velle please. Give me a shout if you have a decent one for sale or know of anyone with one. Many thanks.
  11. towing with an auto

    Engine & Gearbox
    hello everyone, I have a 1993 2.4 Auto Holdsworth Villa with 78000 on the clock, had 2 new gearboxes in it's earlier life. I know about the fragility of these gearboxes, but being disabled I need one. My dilemma is can I tow a 750kg boat with this box? I'm intending to have the cooling kit...
  12. Glow plugs/ Relay/ Fuse

    Hey all, Just a quick question im sure its somewhere on the forum but i havent managed to come across it yet. Vansee is giving me abit of grief atm, shes a 2.4d r reg, glow plug light is working, batterys all fine 12v 14.5 running etc, so no worries there. AA came out today and the easy...
  13. Wanted AAB/AJA Engine or Block

    Hi all, I'm after an aab/aja engine or block asap, preferably in good nick Cheers, Ant
  14. Does anybody recognise this??

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all, I recently swapped my AJA head for an AAB head and did a few other bits aswell, belts water pump etc, and I have this washer left over!!:eek: Anybody recognise where its from??:*I: http://img23.imageshack.us/i/img0696tz.jpg/