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  1. MK2
    Just bought my second car tonight, 1991 VW golf gti 8 valve version. Took it for a test drive the other day and it sounded and drove great, engine is super clean and the guy who owned it is a mechanic and has replaced or rebuilt pretty much everything under the hood. Drove it home on the freeway...
  2. MK2
    Hey, I have a 1990 MK2 Polo Coupe which I am refurbing and loving it. I ran into some trouble today when I realised that my head gasket is on its way out. :( The engine has 155,000 miles on the clock and I'm not sure whether the best idea would be to just change the gasket etc or maybe to get a...
  3. MK4
    Hey, So I am in Afghanistan right now, and my girl hit a pot hole hard enough to jack up the oil pan, drove it home and parked it. Now the shop a friend of a friend owns says the engine won't start and needs replaced. I grew up working on GM's and I've never done much to Jettas. My options...
  4. General Volkswagen Discussion
    I have a problem with an injector pump in my VW diesel engine, the car won't start when it's hot. As far as I know when the engine is hot the thermostat tells the engine to fire using the injection pump and not the glow plugs. Is there anyway for the engine to always start using the glow plugs...
  5. MK4
    Its been having trouble in the rain for a few months now. usually i can let it warm up and it'll run fine, but today it would barely go above 2000rpms unless i pumped the gas to keep it around 3k. needless to say, its sitting in my driveway and supposed to rain for the next 4 days. anyone have...
  6. For Sale - Parts
    I have a 96' obd2 vw golf 4dr that does not work and i am parting it out. everything on the car is for sale. i will also sell the car if anyone is interested. info: the car was electrocuted and never cranked again after wards so im not exactly sure what all works electrical wise, everything is...
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