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It's that time again, we're going to put together a 2017 Clubpolo calendar featuring your cars!
Post your photos along with the month you think they best suit. The 11 with the highest number of likes get the spots! with number 12 a staff pick.
I'll start the ball rolling with Eric.
September / October
so I bought a polo 6n2 (X reg with 78k miles) couple months back, it was a non runner, seller told me all it needed was a TPS (throttle position sensor)
so I took it away for near enough £500
so I trailered it home, ordered up a throttle position sensor, and carried on about fitting it, only then did I realise I needed to take the steering column off, but couldn't get the anti tamper bolts off, so ended up taking the dash off.
adventually the new tps was fitted, but to no avail. so I got a friend down with his vag com to have a look for me, he told me I had a wiring fault, couple guys on here told me it could be a faulty throttle body, or a fried ecu.
ended up going for a second hand working throttle body, but once again, to no avail.
turns out it was a ecu, and an unrepairable one at that. so after paying just over £300 just to get the thing throttling again, I was a happy chappy, next was the MOT, which was a nightmare and ended up costing over another £100 (fitted all new parts my self). Once again, happy as larry, finally on the roads!
so I gave it a small service just to last me till the end of the month when I got paid.
so, the car took me to work and back for one day, went out that evening with a mate, get a few miles down the road, and notice the car was running REALLY rough....
Took the car home, borrowed a friends compression tester as I knew the plugs and leads were fine (new), at which point I found out
CYL 1- 7BAR
CYL 2- 8BAR
CYL 3- 7 BAR
CYL 4- Nothing.
once again, gutted.
so stripped it down to find the cam follower missing, and my camshaft scored to F****!
looked at pistons there fine, no excessive play or damage.
Turns out its cheaper to just get an engine for her!
so anyway, after spending too much on the car in the first place, I now need a new engine.
so I've got a couple questions for you guys!
1- Has anyone on here got a 1.0mpi AUC engine for sale?
2- Can I leave the gearbox in when taking the engine out, or does is need to come with it?
Ever felt like you've been done over?
p-s- sorry about the long story! lol