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  1. Change 5th gear without removing box?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I am new to forums, so please forgive errors in posting. My sister has a T5 2.5 (2003) manual gearbox that is jumping out of 5th gear. I have read that it is possible to upgrade 5th gear on T4 boxes without dismantling the box, so my questions are: - Is it similarly possible to change the 5th...
  2. 0.681 ratio 5th gears wanted!

    Hi, Finally made the decision on what ratio to do the 5th gear mod with..... How had I not noticed the 0.681 cogs are now obsolete?:eek: If by some miracle anybody has a set or knows where I should look I'd be very grateful! Even Darkside are out of stock. Part numbers are: O2D 311 361 and...
  3. 5th gear bolt non standard size

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi, I'm in the midst of a tdi conversion and am also doing the 5th gear swap, whilst getting the small driven gear off (one hell of a task as it was stuck solid) the thread on the bolt that holds it got rolled so I need a new bolt before I can replace the gear. I noticed the bolt that came...
  4. bottom pulleye and gearbox

    Engine & Gearbox
    i wonder if someone can help me my bottom pulley on my t4 is making alot of noise and i dont know what it could be as it is my first t4 lwb. and also the gear box keeps kicking me out of fifth it stays in for a bit and drives then all of a sudden kicks me out please help many thanks
  5. Gearbox rattle and no fifth gear

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a 93 t4 with 222000 miles. I was driving it yesterday and I heard a little crunch and then rattling, the van now has no fifth gear and rattles in all other gears. Sounds like the gearbox to me. Any advice or previous problems?? Cheers
  6. gearbox and clutch needed 2.5TDi 102

    Engine & Gearbox
    well it was gonna happen eventually.... bought my 2.5 102 TDI, four years ago with 60k on the clock and a slightly tricky 5th gear, now its on 105k and the clutch is on the way out..:( so the question is rebuild or replace??? a recon box would be great but is it necessary? it feels like the...
  7. 5th gear crunch on change up - 2 vans

    Engine & Gearbox
    Right i dont claim to know anything about clutches, gearboxes etc, but from what i have read on here i have a few theories i would like to run by you more knowledgeable folk Scenario: 1.9D 1995 136k, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, gears change nicely, up and down, clutch feels smooth, strong and medium...
  8. 5th gear selection

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi please help I Have lost my 5th gear, this happened when driving down a duel carriage at about 60 mph not been able to select since :eek: all other gears working ok and still drivable looking at other threads it looks like it could be a linkage problem does anyone have any advise on what...
  9. Gearbox Selector Fork, 5th Gear problems...please help!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hopefully someone can help... Basically my 2.4D is running A1 apart from no drive, when in 5th. Gearbox is quiet, no crunches, noise, ect...changes into 5th whether the engine is running or not, but as I say there's no drive:( Read a lot of posts involving 5th gear upgrades, so took the...
  10. 5th gear lower revs at speed

    Engine & Gearbox
    I've read http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=34048&highlight=5th+ and I've read http://www.vwt4forum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=22159&highlight=5th+ so I understand how to make the change with spanners and pullers and stuff. What I can't get my head around is what gear sets I can fit that...