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  1. VW T4 1.9td reconditioned engine recomendations.

    Engine & Gearbox
    Ok after a long story and finally getting the van back from France I am trying to source a good T4 1.9td (ABL) reconditioned engine. I am looking for any recomendations. I am also looking under £1000. Most of the places I have had quotes from after looking around I am finding no end of bad...
  2. Reconditioned Engine WANTED Advice please

    Engine & Gearbox
    My 1991 2.4 AAB T4 has dropped the glow plug insert, ruined the head, the block and the piston. Does anyone have, or know of a reconditioned engine for sale, preferably with guarantee but not essential. I am located in ipswich, suffolk. Only found a couple on ebay but its on the other side of...
  3. 2.5tdi ACV Can I rebuild the turbo myself?

    Engine & Gearbox
    My turbo is starting to get a bit wobbly, after all it has now done 235k and is 17 years old!! Unbelievable to think anything could last that long, hats off to whoever designed it.T: Is it possible to recondition the turbo myself? If so has anyone done it and offer any instruction and a source...
  4. Engine replacement Norfolk area?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi guys, I'm still about, long time no post!! My T4 engine is buggered. Or, I think it is. I don't know much about engines I'm afraid. It was burning loads of oil for a while, then a few months ago it decided it would turn over but not start, and it literally shook the whole van on turnover...
  5. '99 2.8 VR6 auto question and ETKA

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi Guys and galls, Can someone please tell me if I have a throttle potentiometer on my engine either on the pedal or inline or on the housing i have a throttle cable linkage (but you never know:*)? My Engine is AES Problem the gearbox is jumping like CONFUSED FROG atm harsh at times other...
  6. Replacement Turbo Wanted T5 130

    Engine & Gearbox
    Just wanted to know is it best to buy a brand new turbo or a recon turbo for my 2.5 t5 130 and where would be the best place to get it ? As my turbo is fobared: also wanted to know if you can fit a 174 turbo straight on with no, or little modifying involved ? My van has already had a full...
  7. In the wars again... The pain of turbos.

    Engine & Gearbox
    I've been through the wars with my T5, and am back at the blunt end staring at another turbo! At 105k miles I had drama's with limp mode (low boost) and as such, got my turbo reconditioned, then when it was received mal-calibrated, a replacement, apparently new ( I know I can't tell you who did...
  8. 2002 T4 2.5TDI Engine worries

    Engine & Gearbox
    Hi all new to forum so please stick with me. First off i know very little about engines so im afraid i will be vague at best. Basically my van broke down and would not start so AA came out and the mechanic said the timing belt was off and that it would have more than likely damaged my engine...
  9. Best place to buy a reconditioned turbo for a T5?

    Engine & Gearbox
    Evening all. Where's the best place to buy a reconditioned turbo for a 2004 T5 130? Cheers.
  10. fitting a new engine

    Engine & Gearbox
    hi all greetings from new zealand by t4 19 td (abl) which i brought out from the uk 11 years ago has died, hard to talk about but the cam belt came off. after a list of problems the engine is completely siezed so I need a new one,reconditioned, secondhand, and I need to import one where would...
  11. Recon engine, flashing oil light and annoying beeping!

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    Hi, We've just bought our 1st T4, diesel 1.9tdi from ebay. It has, as the advert described 'Full engine recon and replacement turbo'. We've got a few problems and wondered if anyone else had any ideas?? The van has been sluggish at starting, the oil light has been flashing and there is a loud...
  12. 1.9d 1X Engine help

    Engine & Gearbox
    My 1991 1.9 non turbo engine (1X code) has had it, does anyone know where i can get another reconditioned unit?? Does anyone know if any others fit straight into this van without extra looms etc. just wanna get my girl back on the road!! ;)
  13. Help - need a new engine

    General Technical
    Hello! Does anyone have any experience with buying a reconditioned engine? I need one for my 2.5TDI (51reg). Cam belt snapped, although I only had it replaced about 20 000miles ago. The damage is major - crank shaft, cylinder head, pistons, the lot.....:(The internet seems full of places, but a...