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Re: Gordon the Golf (8v GTi 1989)

Reply #15
It worked fine but it was covered in oil and the green end cap had a hole in it, thankfully no muck had got in.  A full set of seals and gaskets have been fitted.  Also allowed me to check out the bearings which all appeared good.


Re: Gordon the Golf (8v GTi 1989)

Reply #16
Worked but a bit sloppy and covered in rust.  A new rod was needed as the rust pitted surface would chew at the new bushes.  Plated, painted and a full set of new bushes and other plastic moving parts.  Now it is nice and precise.




Re: Gordon the Golf (8v GTi 1989)

Reply #17
Great attention to detail. You are giving @Damien.wrl a run for his money in the perfection stakes!!  :))  :))
1988 8v GTI, 3 door in black.  It's a bit like me, doesn't look too bad from a distance but up close.......:D


Re: Gordon the Golf (8v GTi 1989)

Reply #19
I had a ticking noise for years, thought it was a tappet.  Turned out to be two slightly blowing exhaust manifold gaskets.

A skim, new studs and gaskets should sort it:


 


 

Re: Gordon the Golf (8v GTi 1989)

Reply #21
"I had a ticking noise" made me smile.
I used to have a whining sound but can't hear it when I drive solo.....
Sorry poor humour I know!