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  1. SOLD I just had Pirtek in Sydney make a hose for a...

    I just had Pirtek in Sydney make a hose for a GTI-R, $135, good looking job. Haven't fitted it yet. They orientated the ends so that they bolt straight on, no twisting or that. Take your old one...
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    Get them reconditioned by a mechanical shop. I...

    Get them reconditioned by a mechanical shop.
    I have a GTI-R and have had the front's done twice and the rears once by a company in Sydney.
    The last time I had the front's done they cost me $340,...
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    I will get and post some photos later.

    I will get and post some photos later.
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    The radiators are 430x170x19mm with barbed inlet...

    The radiators are 430x170x19mm with barbed inlet and outlet. There are 2, stacked vertically so you have 430x350x19mm. The extra 10mm in the 350mm is the gap between where the end plates touch....
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    Yep, only happens on cold starts. Haven't noticed...

    Yep, only happens on cold starts. Haven't noticed the battery light coming on.
    The both belts are new, so yep again, could be a tad loose.
    Will give them a look see tomorrow.
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    I have a W2A set up on a GTI-R. My storage...

    I have a W2A set up on a GTI-R.
    My storage container is 125mm dia x 200mm deep (PVC pipe with a sealed blank one end and a screw top the other).
    The hose line from the cooler flows into the...
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    Added to this, what makes belts squeal on cold...

    Added to this, what makes belts squeal on cold start.

    On start up, nothing, then 2-3 seconds later the squealing starts, lasts for 5-10 seconds and then stops.

    Only happens on cold start.
    ...
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    What do you mean? Did this happen while you...

    What do you mean?

    Did this happen while you were trying to remove the screw/bolt?

    Did you have the screw/bolt out and was trying to put it back in and this occured?

    Did you round the head...
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    And don't forget to get a NEW fuel filter.

    And don't forget to get a NEW fuel filter.
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    Talk to Dom at...

    Talk to Dom at https://www.autobarn.com.au/stores/preston , just too the north, might be able to help.
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    You won't go wrong here - Ultimate Autocare in...

    You won't go wrong here - Ultimate Autocare in Cleveland, as others have said above.
  12. Thread: Ac regass

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    Last time I got mine done, by a joker in...

    Last time I got mine done, by a joker in Prestons, cost me $140, gas was gone in 3 days, took it back to the place and the bloke said it needed a 'nitrogen leak down' that would cost me about $200...
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    Sunroof - It's a heavy muther, 13.25kgs ( almost...

    Sunroof - It's a heavy muther, 13.25kgs ( almost 30 lbs). I know someone who cut the complete roof off of a gtir and replaced it with a non-sunroof version.
  14. Nice to be back boys and girls and a nice job...

    Nice to be back boys and girls and a nice job getting up and going again :)
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