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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #105 on: September 08, 2023, 09:03:34 AM »
Removed, looks fine visually.  Teeth look fine on the flywheel and the starter.  On the bench, it extends, spins, but doesent retract.  Spin starts slowely and ramps up, maybe because I was using #10 wire...  Sounds like it has gravel inside. 

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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #106 on: September 08, 2023, 07:14:03 PM »
the gravel part doesn't sound good. no retract usually means it wants some lube. Small wire may be the issue on slow start
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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #107 on: September 11, 2023, 11:13:27 AM »
Odd, because it wouldn't extend in the car.

New one will be here today.  Lifetime replacement through FCP Euro.  I confirmed with them that this is the correct starter and there is not a different one for deisel. 

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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #108 on: September 13, 2023, 09:10:16 AM »
New Bosch installed and it sounds like a normal starting vehicle.  Now I think the last one was not right from the git-go. 


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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #109 on: September 13, 2023, 07:39:14 PM »
Has been a string of that. I still wonder if there may be something funky with the flywheel that’s killing them. No idea what that could be though
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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #110 on: September 14, 2023, 09:43:24 AM »
same

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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #111 on: September 28, 2023, 11:08:58 AM »
Mikemike are you going to be in the shop this weekend?  I'd like to hook this thing up to the scanner, pretty sure theres a wheel bearing going out and all the brake warning lights are on.  I don't want to have to fix anything but starters this winter ;D.

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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #112 on: September 29, 2023, 12:09:52 PM »
I should be around other than park cleanup saturday. Sunday available for scanning and for lifting and wheel wiggling. I'm 80% sure I have bearings in stock, front and rear. No ABS sensors or calipers stocked though.
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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #113 on: October 02, 2023, 10:05:53 AM »
Driver rear wheel bearing replaced. Thanks Mike! I have few of the tool required for this install.  Needs a new VSS. 


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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #114 on: October 02, 2023, 07:36:09 PM »
Getting pretty quick at these things!
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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #115 on: October 03, 2023, 08:17:10 AM »
I ordered both side rear brake lines for stock.

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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #116 on: October 03, 2023, 09:38:10 AM »

Good call

I may order a set of the fancy rack crossover and see if I can dupe the fittings that adapt to an-4. I should check the other two racks in my fleet, I’m sure they’re just as crunchy as my wagon where they failed and yours didn’t look great. Hundred bucks a set seems pretty proud to me but I bet it is custom machine work.
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Re: TDI Wonder 2.0
« Reply #117 on: October 09, 2023, 09:23:56 AM »
New VSS, die grinder and fire to remove ::)