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Hi all. I am looking for someone to rebuild my gearbox. It whines in every gear and is gradually getting louder. Sync is fine, changes heat smooth so I am guessing it’s bearings? I also have a B&B clutch that can go on at the same time. I live in Devizes Wilts, so I’m hoping for a Polo specialist within 50ish miles? Any recommendations? cheers Darren.
oldtech posted a topic in Engine, Transmission and ExhaustI've noticed in the past month or so what I thought was tappets squeaking. It's not really tappy; just a hint of 'tinkle'. It's loud enough to be obvious in the car. Then I found it would go away when the lights are turned off, and come back when switched on. It also seems more noticeable when first started cold, and can only be heard at idle or when throttle is blipped (hence me thinking it was the tappets) - cold alternator bearings? The alternator bearings do rumble. If the sound isn't the tappets, is it alternator loading down with the lights? Or can eng