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  Topic: The EV Wheel Thread
Stripped66

Replies: 52
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PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Yesterday 6:14 pm   Subject: Re: The EV Wheel Thread
16x6.5" et42 steel wheels that TireRack sells for the Audi A4, 225/65r16 tires.

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1563885.jpg

A recent wheel swap on our Audi left me with a spare set ...
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 310

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Yesterday 6:00 pm   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
The "new" evaporator:
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1931317.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1931318.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1931313.jpg

Spent ...
  Topic: Determining Transmission Code
Stripped66

Replies: 1
Views: 27

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:03 pm   Subject: Re: Determining Transmission Code
EQJ is the transmission code for the 24-valve VR6 EVs.
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 310

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:48 am   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
this is a help collum so please be helpful and not sarcastic...

Sharing a story about how your negligence destroyed your A/C compressor, calling it overrated and questioning whether "it is wo ...
  Topic: 2003 24V VR6 EV-rough idle/Fuel pressure2high/TIMING QUESTIONS
Stripped66

Replies: 11
Views: 153

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:07 pm   Subject: Re: 2003 24V VR6 EV-rough idle/Fuel pressure2high/TIMING QUESTIONS
Address Codes P1544 and P1579: the ECU is not interpreting the throttle position correctly, and you need to perform the throttle adaptation in the ECU. Obviously, the idle problem predates the appeara ...
  Topic: Transmission slow to leave low gears when hot
Stripped66

Replies: 8
Views: 330

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:57 pm   Subject: Re: Transmission slow to leave low gears when hot

So the sensor is not "stuck", but whether it is accurate is a fair question that needs to be confirmed. I don't have an IR gun handy, but can see how easy I can procure or borrow one.

I ...
  Topic: Transmission slow to leave low gears when hot
Stripped66

Replies: 8
Views: 330

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:48 am   Subject: Re: Transmission slow to leave low gears when hot
I bought the BAFX dongle and the Torque Pro app as suggested above and found my transmission is running at 280F, not the 220-225F that is indicated above as normal.


Additional context is needed ...
  Topic: whats the highest compression engine youve built??
Stripped66

Replies: 19
Views: 792

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:23 pm   Subject: Re: whats the highest compression engine youve built??
2276, AC.net Super Squish pistons, Pauter vn119 cam, 12:1 CR, 93 octane.
  Topic: MV 2000: Wont' start. Cranks well.
Stripped66

Replies: 4
Views: 91

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:50 am   Subject: Re: MV 2000. wont' start. Cranks well.

To pull up sparks seems like whole bunch of work.

I apologize for my assumptions; I thought you checked for spark already. Apparently, you checked to see that your coil-packs were firing. That do ...
  Topic: MV 2000: Wont' start. Cranks well.
Stripped66

Replies: 4
Views: 91

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:10 pm   Subject: Re: MV 2000. wont' start. Cranks well.
It could be bad gas; it could be no gas.

Check that you have fuel/injection events:
1) crank the engine for a bit; pull a spark-plug (on anything but cylinder #3) and see whether the plugs are we ...
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 310

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:39 pm   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Should I put a carburetor on it, too? 'Cuz it's a "classic"? Rolling Eyes
  Topic: all-out drag racing Type 1: what are folks using for the clutch?
Stripped66

Replies: 36
Views: 991

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:11 pm   Subject: Re: all-out drag racing Type 1: what are folks using for the clutch?
RLR Rev6
  Topic: What awning bracket fits these three holes?
Stripped66

Replies: 2
Views: 96

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:59 am   Subject: Re: What awning bracket fits these three holes?
The brackets from GoWesty.com mount similarly, but the top-holes on their bracket are spaced wider than how yours are located:
https://www.gowesty.com/product/awnings-screen-rooms/2543/awning-mountin ...
  Topic: ultimate aircooled?
Stripped66

Replies: 16
Views: 608

PostForum: General/Chat   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:47 pm   Subject: Re: aircooled.net?
Perhaps you're referring to Ultimateaircooled.com?
  Topic: New Build, (No Oil Pressure) Full Flow
Stripped66

Replies: 21
Views: 1040

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:25 pm   Subject: Re: New Build, (No Oil Pressure) Full Flow

What are the chances of a new VDO dual pole, 5 bar sender not working?


It's likely either a bad ground (teflon tape?) or a bad sender. Check for continuity between the sender and the case...if ...
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 310

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:54 am   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Running your compressor dry until it seizes isn't tricky.
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 310

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:43 pm   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Not shipping until Monday...takes them 2 weeks to dispatch the evaps, plus who knows how long en route. Maybe end of the month if I'm lucky? Oh well...road trip to Glacier isn't happening this year : ...
  Topic: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Stripped66

Replies: 14
Views: 310

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:20 pm   Subject: Re: Troubleshooting Compressor Failure
Posting this just for grins and giggles...

https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1924353.jpg
https://www.thesamba.com/vw/gallery/pix/1924352.jpg

I hoped to have this all back together next we ...
  Topic: 93 Eurovan with mystery problem
Stripped66

Replies: 11
Views: 328

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:05 am   Subject: Re: 93 Eurovan with mystery problem
Just unplugged and reseated the connectors on the TPS and the condition is unchanged.

Instead, try disconnecting the TPS and driving with it disconnected. If there is no change (i.e. it drives just ...
  Topic: Blowing AC fuse in 93 AAF
Stripped66

Replies: 5
Views: 83

PostForum: Eurovan   Posted: Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:49 am   Subject: Re: Blowing AC fuse in 93 AAF

My gut says a failing clutch, there aren't many components in the system that will overwhelm a 30A besides that.

What do you think?

Trust your gut. Check the resistance across the clutch, shou ...
 
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