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Re: Test your knowledge!

Reply #405
Its the non PAS rack adjusting screw.  Neat and simple engineering adjusts the rack, locks the setting and prevents loss of gear oil.

I had no end of trouble getting this rubbish picture.  This was the best of 5 attempts.  The screw head can be seen in the centre of the closing plate.



Re: Test your knowledge!

Reply #407
Interesting, there are a number of parts in this thread that are big bumper parts that are not on earlier cars, or relate to options that became standard.

Hehe. I guess that should have been a clue for the Big Bumper/PAS crew being at a disadvantage!  :D

1991 Tornado Red BB 8v GTI Moredoor
2008 Skoda Octy Scout aka dirty diesel

Re: Test your knowledge!

Reply #408
I don’t know, I just thought it is a really cool bit of mechanical engineering. I thought it broken and nearly ran a die nut down it. Thankfully I researched it and was surprised by what I found. 

 

Re: Test your knowledge!

Reply #409
Nobody disadvantaged here, fairly certain all 1.6 and 1.8 cars have one of these:



Re: Test your knowledge!

Reply #411
Wanted to double check it as its a spare. 7Zap on my phone isn’t playing. So I think, and I may have to eat humble if I get this wrong, shift gear and this bit holds a lever in place.