How do you start an engine that has no compression?
Intake, Compression, Ignition, Exhaust – that’s what four cycle internal combustion engines have been going for about the last 142 years.
But, what if you were missing one of those four steps – namely “compression”
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What a funny little car. It was one of the most prolific ever produced. That’s until it wasn’t produced anymore, but it still lives on. Some factory new parts are available, used parts are still available, and replacement aftermarket parts are available. It’s the aftermarket parts I want to discuss here. Continue reading “Review: Friends don’t let friends buy cheap wiper arms”
Here is a story about a failed wiper motor assembly. There is a common failure on these assemblies, but this isn’t a story about a common failure.
Continue reading “Repair: Late Model Type 1 Bug Windshield Wiper Motor Rebuild”
The radio in my VW Golf MKVI goes crazy sometimes. It is a North America Delphi RCD-310. There are also European and Asian variants of this radio (perhaps other regions as well). Continue reading “Repair: RCD310”
On my daily driver, a 2013 Golf I suddenly had very little output from a normally good rear washer nozzle. I didn’t think much about it other than “it must be clogged – I’ll worry about it when I get home”. When I reached the house, I was in for a surprise. The windshield antifreeze had filled up the inside of the hatch. So – when I opened the hatch “it started raining” into the car. Not all that nice….
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Does your VW mark it’s spot? It’s not all that cute. It’s actually kinda obnoxious. When you have an engine that’s complete with rusty pushrod tubes, what do you do?
Continue reading “Review: SCAT Pushrod Tubes”