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  1. Gearbox compatibility

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi there, My V Reg 2.5 TDI has lost reverse and 5th gears; are there any any compatible gearboxes I could get from a scrapyard or will I have to search the breakers for a T4?
  2. Gearbox exploded, help!!!!!!!

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi there to everyone,I have 97 1.9 td abl t4driving along yesterday, changed gear then an all mighty bang and lost all drive, stopped looked under van to find gear oil all over the road and the near side driveshaft inner cv no longer bolted to the box as I'm thinking as it seized or jammed etc...
  3. 2.4 non turbo gearbox - will a 1.9 replace it?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi I have a 1993 caravelle 2.4 non-turbo diesel and the gearbox has gone. I'm looking for a second hand unit and there are loads of 1.9s to choose from but hardly any 2.4s. I was wondering if anyone could tell me if a 1.9 gearbox will fit my vehicle and if so what to look out for year wise or...
  4. RPM at 70mph in top?

    General T4 Chat
    Hi Sorry to start another 5th gear(ish) thread but I've just had a new gearbox in my TDI88 and it seems to be revving harder for the same road speed. I didn't make a note of what it was doing before so i'm not sure. So can i ask what others' vans are doing in rpm at 70 mph? Mine seems to need...
  5. 1.9TD Tuning Facts and Figures

    Engine & Gearbox
    Here's some 1.9TD data I've collated comparing the performance of the "economy" Caravelle gearbox with the close ratio "van" gearbox (which happens to be what I'm running)... 1.9TD Caravelle and Transporter from August 1992 to 2003 with manual transmission (to keep things "simple" I've only...
  6. Gear oil

    Engine & Gearbox
    With everyone changing their fifth gears, I thought I'd better add this... A note on gearbox oils VW state that the gearbox oil is in there for life. However, as VW transaxle life can be short, general advise from VW Forum Network seems to be that gearbox oil should be changed at every 4th...
  7. gearbox compatibility problems

    Engine & Gearbox
    Ok, i've been vanless for over a month now and its driving me absolutley crazy!!!! Can anyone in the know please enlighten me. Which gearboxes have the same chassis mounts as eachother...... I have a 1995 (N) 1.9d (1X) T4 transporter, and have been fed soooo much contrasting information i dont...
  8. 1.9d non turbo engine, gearboxes interchangeable??

    Engine & Gearbox
    I have a question you may or may not have experience with, hopefully you can help or point me in the right direction. I have a 1.9d non turbo pre facelift 1995 van (n reg) which i recently completley destroyed the thrust bearing resulting in damage to the flywheel, clutch, slave cylinder and...
  9. T4 Gearbox Inter-engine Compatability

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi everyone, I'm struggling to find a reasonably priced 2nd hand/reconditioned gearbox for my 2.5TDI 88bhp AJT engined t4 with 200,000 miles on it. Gearboxes for every other variant of t4 engine except the 2.5tdi 88bhp seem to crop up all the time on e-bay and seem to sell for reasonable...
  10. The 02D Syncro Gearbox

    Technical Articles
    The T4 Syncro's initial launch in August 1992 saw the introduction of the 02D gearbox, a development of the 02B with an additional housing for the drive to the rear wheels. Options included a range of rear differential units to make the set, depending on whether a differential lock and / or...
  11. The 02B Gearbox

    Technical Articles
    The 02B Gearbox is a beefed up 5-speed gearbox derived from the new cable operated 02A gearbox first found in the '89 Corrado, '88 Passat and Mk2 Golf G60 and grew into the 02Z gearbox found in the 4-cylinder T5 models. Gear selection in the Transporter is relayed by heavy duty rods rather...