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smartboyo

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smartboyo last won the day on January 21 2016

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About smartboyo

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  • Drives
    Passat estate b5
  1. My old man had said he was having trouble finding gears in his mark two Rocco .When 1st had look noticed most Bush s wear badly worn so I replaced them which really help ed tighten the hole thing up. I have spent hrs trying to get them set right but still no luck haveing big problems getting 2and 4th gears the position on the gear stick in the car when in 2 or 4 is far to far back so your hand is touching passaged seat .Have managed to get gears pretty good then all sudden I lose left to right move movent on gear stick never have had this much trouble in past am I missing some thing could there be wear on the box.any idea s or thoughts are welcome or is it just case of try try try try thanks looking
  2. Heated mirrors

    Evening all hope this is in the right section.i have 2001passat and it has heated mirrors. My question is how good are yours .mine do work i test ed them there is power and they do heat up however when driving in bad weather ran,mist frost they don't really seem to do much.so is this how there are meant to be or is something up . I drive lorry's with heated mirrors and there are brill in bad weather so that's why I ask how do yours work .
  3. Always a great day out well worth taking a run down to watch
  4. Hey all my dad has decided to re build a gt2 Rocco .the car at the moment has no engine so am thinking of what I can throw in it don't wont 2ov turbo or anything to silly in it looking not to spend big money either.or wood through 2l 16v on twin carbs in .but was thinking about using 2l bottom end from mark 3 gti which I have tall block 1800 8vgti k jet head and cam from mark 2 golf Mark to dizzy with adapter ring 1800 8v carb in let manifold Weber replacement carb 1800 8v clutch Rocco box Rocco exhaust manifold down pipe or will gti mark golf manifold down pipe I no I need after market feul pump and to use penny's for the injector holes in head not sure about which Timing belt To use and may need to change pulley s . this set up should work and run well any thoughts anyone done this set up before thanks james
  5. Dubshed 2016 Feedback

    As above very well done great day out
  6. Silver 86 MK2 GTI k-jet

    Looking good glad you still have this to and fingers crossed
  7. Corrado/Golf 1.8/2.0L 16v Help

    Have 2l vavler based saint field if any help or try goggle imges
  8. Mk2 low revs and cutting out

    Pb or k jet if stall when rev s drop could be ilde control value or there a wee switch on the back of throttle house ing
  9. A Different Kind of Mk2

    Very nice health to enjoy
  10. 7 slat quad lamp mk2 grill

    That's very hi price 2nd hand ones should be picked up 20 to 50£
  11. Hey my mate is running a 1.8 8v pb engine and it is having idle problem s he had been running car with isv valve unplugged and was ticking over grand but stalling when coming down the revs so I pluged isv back in all ran well for couple weeks now it's rev ing its head off when value is pluged in have tried other values that I no work but still same problem any ideas thanks j
  12. Car won't turn off

    Hey noticed today that my 89 16v mark two golf starts fine ignition lights go out but when I gonto stop the car nothing keeps running have to stall engine and then unplug batt leed . am not running an ignition barral running after market switch flick start stop switch as its track car any thoughts on were to start fault finding thanks as always j
  13. New member/Mk2 gti 16v

    Red and 16v love it health to enjoy
  14. how rare mark two golfs

    so how rare are mark two golfs becoming? , is there still plenty out there with good shell s?i have had one up for sale for while which has good shell and plenty years left in it and nothing but time wasters or dreams lol.i all so have couple other mark twos which i do track days in and have just started to have a go at some rally cross with them , so the risk is there for me to bend them ;wood i be better hanging onto my golf which had for sale have plenty of room in barn for it . whats peoples thoughts thanks james
  15. my dad had bought new bushes for is gt2 rocco gear box linkage and finally got round to fitting them today and boy what a big difference def well worth doing so if your linkage is feeingl old and worn ,would highly recommend putting in new bushes ,
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