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Bowen's 182 pt.2



Thebody

ClioSport Club Member
  Clio, Golf and Ceed
Recognise the Golf R estate from the owners group on Facebook. I sold mine recently and bought myself a little track project aswell.
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starmagsi

ClioSport Club Member
  Trophy 193
Recently sold my daily...
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So the Clio was/is being used as a daily for the time being. The previous knocking which I thought was the exhaust hanger, well it wasn't. After fitting the Pro-am hanger supports, the knocking was still there and REALLY obvious. Like a wheel was loose. I noticed pedestrians could hear it too.
Further investigations, it was the lower collar for the rear coilover. Quick tighten up and sorted.

During the refresh of the engine bay I snapped the MAP sensor. A call out on here and @Louis came to my rescue and offered me a MAP sensor, I just had to cover postage. I gave him some beer tokens too and it was on its way to me.

Damaged sensor vs the one Louis provided.
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In and the engine fired in to life and after a little while the idle settled nicely.
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Thanks again to @Louis for sorting me out.
Loved your Golf - followed it on VWROC.
 

Thebody

ClioSport Club Member
  Clio, Golf and Ceed
Ha. Small world. Got a thread for the new track toy?

Yep, Golf R Estate gone and the replacement daily is here...View attachment 1567090
No mate, should of done one really. I still have another Golf estate I use for work, so let the missus get a new car. I enjoyed the Golf, but like others got bored of it.
 


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