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  1. Hi I’ve had a read of the FAQ and found the diagnostic page useful over the years, but now asking for some advice if anyone else has had the same. The engine has had good quality ignition parts including a genuine VW blue temp sensor about a year ago. The symptoms have been ongoing for longer than this so they aren’t stopping the car from driving but I’m keen to fix them. 1. The idle creeps up to about 1300 or so occasionally, and comes back down eventually. I think this is only when the engine is up to temperature. I’ve tried unplugging the blue temp sensor following the normal procedure of when engine is up to temp to reset ECU. 2. Two flat spots or ‘blips’ in the revs around 1700 and 2100 as the revs climb. Any suggestions welcome. I’d be really keen to know how to test all the sensors too. I’m going to do a check of the blue temp sensor with a multi meter. Does anyone know how to test the throttle position sensor and any of the other sensors? Cheers
  2. G40niko

    Polo G40 High Spec

    Time Left: 10 days and 12 hours

    • FOR SALE
    • USED

    Hi All I am Looking At Selling My High Spec Polo G40 which has been Been Fitted into A Genuine GT Shell Please read Whole ad For full Details Spec Is As Follows Powertrain -1308cc Oversize PY Engine Rebuild Carried out by Andy Boakes Who Raced the Cup Cars -Stage 1 Flowed Cylinder head By Racepower Motorsport - Flat web Crank with Cup Car Baffle Plate - Steel Headgasket & ARP Bolts - GT Inlet Manifold - De Wedged Throttle Body - Boost Return Delete - R1 Supercharger ( Which had a rebuild Recently) - Jabba Sport Induction Kit with shield - Machine Tooth Belt - PSD Tooth pulleys - PSD Specific Camshaft - PSD Custom Remap - Uprated Intercooler and Pipework Silicon Hoses - Stainless Steel 4 Branch Manifold - Jetex Exhaust System - Paddle Clutch - Larger Intercooler - Mocal Thermostatic Oil Cooler - Mocal Catch Can Chassis - Stage 3 Fully Adjustable Subframe ( Excellent Mod transforms the Car) - Polly Bushed Arms - Adjustable Coilovers - EBC Fast Road Grooed Discs & Pads - 22mm brake master cylinder - G40 Front Brakes & Rear Beam with ARB - 14” BBS Ra’s Powdercoated White - Rear Strut Brace Interior - Red Leather Corrado Front Seat with Matching Door Cards - G40 Black Headlining - Sliding Sunroof ( works and doesn’t Leak) - Raid Steering Wheel - Original G40 Clocks 160mph Bit About the Car This is a Genuine GT Shell that has been converted when an Immaculate 90k Mileage G40 got driven into by a DHL Truck , The GT Shell Had done 129k Backed up by MOT History , Shell in in good condition underneath . The Battery Box Carrier has been Cut out and Plate Welded and sealed a very common issue on the MK2F Polos Engine Work was Rebuilt and Carried out by Andy Boakes The Vehicle has had a New Cambelt Rear Brakes Cleaned & Adjusted Full Brake Fluid Changed when the uprated 22mm Master Cylinder was fitted. 4x New Tyres Hoffman 4 wheel Alignment Carried out New Battery Fitted New Fuel Tank Fitted another Common Issue on these! Lambda Sensor Changed New Radiator Fitted Recently The Car pulls Very very Well! and Puts a Smile on your Face 🙂 The Stage 3 Subframe makes Car a lot stiffer and Responsive and handle like a Go Cart! The Car Is 29 years Old So its not Immaculate but with a little work it Can Be . * I Am also Including in the Sale a Good Condition ATV Box with a LSD Fitted , Which has not been used since LSD has been fitted the Gearbox Place changed a Couple of bearings in the ATV and said the rest of the Internals are in good condition Have Receipt Of This Work Cost £1100 ! Also have the Orginal Diff Too Also Have a Whole Box Full of Spares , Alternator, Trims , Spare Toothed Pulley Headlights , Coil packs , New Supercharger Feed Pipe, trims , Grill , Washer bottle , MDF Parcel Shelf carpeted , Relays And Much more Also a Complete Original G40 Interior , SuperCharger Flange as i was going to add a 2nd Inlet Set Of Working G40 Injectors DAB Bee Sting Aerial Set of 5 Yokohama 45 profile 14” Spare Tyres Spare New machine Toothed Belt All Included in the Sale I have Receipts For Most of the Work Carried out and Original booklets I have Probably missed stuff but will update as I remember. Looking For £4500 as it is Everything Mentioned.

    £4,500.00

  3. Breaking a mk2f 1.3 genesis, it has a gt engine on bike carbs, with the gt gearbox.
  4. A couple of years ago I bought a project. Its a mk1f with a Mk2f GT engine conversion. I say conversion, but barely anything was installed (in the engine bay and to the inside of the car lol), just boxes of engine and interior parts, and a hacked loom. Anyway, I’ve mechanically completed the engine install, with cam and crank timing aligned with markers, and the rotor arm pointing at the cylinder 1 marker on the dizzy. Next thing was the wiring. It has numerous cuts and joins. I’ve used the mk2f Haynes manual and made all the connections. I can get the car to turn over but not start. I get a spark, the fuel pump primes on the key, and when I rotate the dizzy (so hall sensor seem ok). I’ve got fuel at the fuel rail, but it appears that the injectors are not firing. It ran (badly) when I sprayed carb cleaner into the throttle body. I removed a spark plug and placed a thin length of paper into the plug hole and turned the engine over and there was no fuel on the paper. I unplugged the connector to the fuel rail, and got 10.5v at the feed wire to the injectors? Anyone have any ideas why no fuel to injectors? Could it be the ECU relay (is there a way of testing them)? Could it be the ECU (again, can this be tested)? Any help appreciated. Thanks
  5. Hi everyone, I've got to travel over a to a mk2f (1992) fuel injected polo (G40 actually) and remove the fuel tank. Oviously requires more thought in advance on potential tools needed. Has anyone get any tips. I should be ok undoing the main strap. Its the fuel pipes and how to undo them nicely/cleanly so they can be refitted is what I was worried about So, yer, Any tips, or favourite tools to take would be much appreciated. I have read other threads on CP
  6. Hi all hope you all getting ok in current conditions. On mk2f GT😁 I noticed the the rear back box rubber hangers have almost perished. Only been on a year . Quality wise is there anything better on the market? Many thanks. 😁
  7. My GT converted coupe cut out when I went over a small bump in the road. I thought it was just the fuel pump that had given up as it didn't come on when the ignition was on. I have since traced that back to the ignition live wire. Ie it works when I bridge the ignition live from the wiper motor. I have now discovered that there is no spark. Could the two issues be linked or is it just a coincidence (my luck with polo's 😂)
  8. Does anyone know how much this is lowered by.
  9. I have just bought a mk2f polo breadvan but have found most of the driver side sill is shot and possibly the floor pan. I was wondering if anyone knows of somewhere to buy floor pans for the mk2f as I haven't been able to find any.
  10. The alternator is not charging the battery in my coupe S with a GT engine. When I bought the engine, the seller gave me a brand new alternator (9AR2896G). The mount will need drilled out or the mount itself slaved to suit the top bolt diameter. That's not a problem but the new alternator has a connection which should have a 3 pin plug on one side and a separate spade connector (B+) on the other. Any help with this would be much appreciated. This car is staring to do my head in!
  11. Hi, I have recently put my coupe S Gt on the road with the original coupe S gearbox. The gearbox gave up on me at the weekend, so I'm now looking for a replacement. Finding a GT 'box is not looking likely at the moment. Can anyone advise a decent box to match with GT? I would prefer something that will be a straight swap. Gearbox codes and what car they can be found in would be perfect. Cheers Boab
  12. I have found a replacement CEH 'box for my GT. While I am in about it I will replace the clutch. What else should I look at replacing, seals etc? The gearbox should be here within the next week so I am trying to get everything together before it arrives. Cheers Boab
  13. This weekends bilit - hamber clay bar and polish and wax. Took about 3h but still have black trim that need attention etc.
  14. Clayson9

    Project Breadvan GT

    Alright guys, not sure how many people check the forums these days? As opposed to facebook etc. Anyway im gonna give this a go and do a build thread ... bare with me! So i picked up this GT swapped bready a couple weeks a go now, its a pretty basic/ standard set up at the mo, only running a non gt 5 speed box. The car was originally a 1l genesis (still registered as). Engine and box swapped in by the lad i got it from. Its far from perfect and needs a fair amount of work doing. I was wanting another weekend car for drives out after i sold my 1.3 genesis a few months a go, and i couldnt resist this as a project for the price i paid. First jobs im tackling are gearbox issues, oil & coolant leaks to hopefully get it into a more driveable state in the next few weeks. Ill aim to keep this thread updated as often as i can or at least as often as i get stuff done on the car. Hopefully at least a few people can find interest in it. Any questions fire away ... all advice and comments welcome please as i go guys. Cheers Ash
  15. vdub_dan

    1.4 gt

    I'm about to build a 1.4 gt, would I benefit from fitting the gt cam in 1.4 engine?
  16. Hi in am at the stage now after engine bay and wheel arch respray on fitting the engine and front wings . I noticed before I took the wings off i had to remove the rubber type sealer that was on the body between the wing . It's the section at the top of tthe wing you bolt down . I don't want to bond the wings on just same stuff use from factory kind of flexible sealer ? Any help and advice is welcome.
  17. Shandy83

    What's the difference

    Hi people This has probably been covered on here before but what is the difference between a G40 polo and gt polo?
  18. Hi all I removed the clutch while waiting for the new kit to arrive. But like a plum I forgot to take a photo of the pressure plate so I could install the new one the same. So now I can't remember the correct way round the pressure plate is installed. So if anyone can help please ? Many thanks.
  19. Hi before I bolt up new febi water pump kit just checking I don't need any additional sealer on the face of the pump itself ? I assume we only use the rubber sealing ring that comes with the kit ? Many thanks.
  20. Hi just looking at replacement both of the coolant temperature sensors. I removed both blue and black sensors and both have stamped on them max temp 125c. Question is what's the starting temp ? Both sensors are og VW parts . Many thanks
  21. Hi my 91 GT cut out twice the other day while driving engine just cut out. I pulled over and it started back up. I drove around another 5mins and as I slowed down for traffic lights it cut out again but fired up straight away again . External fuel pump was replaced around two years ago with an eBay special. I must point out this is not a daily runner as I have another VW polo Your thoughts and advice is most welcome.
  22. craig_27

    My VW polo BlueGT

    Hi All, I’m new to the forum! So ive had my BlueGT for just over a week and I absolutely love it! Anyway i I have one little issue with it, well not so much an issue, I just need reassuring that it’s normal! Basically I'm a little concerned at how hard the ride is and that I can feel everything and every little imperfection of the road through the steering wheel? Is this normal on the Blue GT? All replies much appreciated.
  23. Hi everyone. I think my fuel pump is dead. At first I thought I'd ran out of fuel so put 2 Jerry cans in but still won't start. You here the pump prime when turn the ignition on but if disconnect the hose at the the inlet only get fuel if you suck it I don't recommend this! I know I can't get a new like for like so will need to use a universal. Any suggestions or advice would be a great help please. Thanks guys.
  24. jordoan

    Jordan's MK2F breadvan

    Hi all been wanting to do one of these for a while but only just got the chance i bought my mk2f breadvan from stockport around september 2017 & it's been an on going daily project ever since. i painted it blue with graffiti paint lowered it on an ebay lowering kit & started doing shows in 2018. after blowing the first 1l engine up i did a quick engine change to another 1l for under £100 just to keep the car on the road. comes to november 2018 time & i wanted to start a winter build. started with painting the car, the car is now melon yellow - done with montana graffiti cans. yes i painted over the windows because i liked the look of a panel van & couldn't be bothered trying to track down some actual panels. bought a GT conversion with the 5 speed short ratio box, stainless manifold and a few extra bits. i liked the idea of having brand new parts even if the old ones were fine.. driveshafts, front coilovers, top mounts, bottom arms, track rod arms/ends, ARB Blocks etc. this build isn't the best thing ever but certainly is a eye catcher & i love the thing aha. this car is built to what i like... not what other people think. if i listened to everyone else it'd be sat here with a 40/60 lowering kit on bbs hahaa STRIP - DROP - RATTLE - ROLL (a motto i like to use from a club called DUBRATZ) if anyone has any questions feel free to ask. photos may not be in order the car currently isnt finished & i'm waiting for a few parts to arrive, i've just bought a new bonnet & wings as ones on the car had dents. follow me on insta: _jordoan_
  25. Mikecoupegt

    Mk2f gt judder

    Got a judder coming from the front/ nearside front when pulling away. It feels like an engine mount but I've replaced the lower one with a golf rallye unit a while ago. Tia , Michael.
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