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XU 8v Engine Maintenance and Performance Upgrades

Discussion about service/maintenance and performance upgrades of all 8v XU engines (including modified and forced induction ones, such as 2.0T).

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  1. 1.6 gti wont idle at all

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  2. Cannot start 405 1.9 injection

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  3. Car starts then cuts out immediately

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  4. Twin Weber 40DCOEs

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  5. Main bearing orientation - Check

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  6. Cylinder liner protrusion

    • 22 replies
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  7. New fuel pipes perished/cracking

    • 11 replies
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  8. Xu51c and xu5ja piston differences?

    • 2 replies
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  9. 205 STDT Leak off Pipe Removal Advice

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  10. Timing belt one tooth out, best way to resolve

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  11. Radiator thermoswitch...

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  12. water pump leaking?

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  13. 1.6 GTi - warm/hot start issue

    • 4 replies
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  14. 8V Rebuild

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  15. Coolant gallery bolt part number

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  16. Brown coolant

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  17. valve cover bolt washers

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  18. Sump plug spec, 1992 1.9 GTI

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