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Hi there, Looking for some help when it comes to timing a GTI engine. As it stands I have GTi engine which I have replace the timing belt on. Now I'm not 100% confident that the engine timing is correct after reading from other source you need specific tools. So instead of potentially damaging the engine I want to start from scratch as if I don't know what position the cams or crank is in. What I want to know is what positions the cams and crank should be in and what tools if any are required to get the timing right. Apologies if this topic already exists but I couldn't find it. Th
Hello all, thanks for being here. We have a MkII 1litre Polo breadvan that has worked fine until this problem: It starts fine, idles fine cold and warm but when you put your foot down on the accelerator the engine has a real issue in increasing the revs as demanded. It can drive, if you sort of put your foot down a bit, then relax and do it again you can get the revs up - and when you're driving at a constant speed, it's all fine - it's just when you demand a load that things go awry. It's like double-de-clutching really. We had a mechanic working on this - he changed the plugs
Hi guys, I posted earlier and got a very prompt response and it was greatly appreciated! I am getting married in little over 6 weeks time and hope to get my beloved mk2f coupe on the road again for the big day. The car has been off the road for some time and I asked my dad to charge the battery for me. I came home today to see that my dad loosened the cam and slipped the timing belt off and turned the cam by hand (for some reason). I am in a position now where my Haynes manual has disappeared and I need to know what damage has potenti