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Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:19 pm

Thought I'd show the progress on my scirocco so far. Not done much as yet but plenty planned.

Done the gloss black badges first of all then had the wheels powder coated in satin black and painted the calipers in yellow.

Got some vinyl on order to wrap the trim parts on the dash and getting the wing mirror caps painted gloss black too soon.

Plenty more to come. Watch this space ImageImageImageImageImageImageImage

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:25 pm

Now got the dash and door trim parts wrapped in Matt black. Left the centre piece around the headunit as I think it breaks the dash up nicely. Very pleased with the end result ImageImageImageImage

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Tom20 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:28 pm

Hi jclayton14
This is a very nice scirocco!
Especially in rising blue.
also certainly with the black rims and the yellow calipers.
Did you paint them by hand?
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:05 pm

Tom20 wrote:Hi jclayton14
This is a very nice scirocco!
Especially in rising blue.
also certainly with the black rims and the yellow calipers.
Did you paint them by hand?
Callipers were done by hand using hammerite engine paint. Took advantage of the car being on axel stands while the wheels were powder coated in satin black

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Tom20 » Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:33 pm

These are now really beautiful.
Especially behind that satin black!
It gives something extra :yes: :clap:
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Pads » Thu May 10, 2018 3:46 pm

How hard were the trim pieces to wrap and what did you wrap them with?
Cheers, nice colour combo btw :yes:
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Thu May 10, 2018 10:16 pm

Pads wrote:How hard were the trim pieces to wrap and what did you wrap them with?
Cheers, nice colour combo btw :yes:
The dash trim pieces were quite easy to wrap. Just used a Matt black vinyl from eBay and a heat gun or hair dryer to shrink wrap them. The door handle inserts were sprayed Matt black as they are a difficult shape to wrap for a novice.

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Pads » Sat May 12, 2018 6:31 pm

Thanks dude!
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Bauerutc » Sun May 20, 2018 1:01 pm

Looks nice and you have done a few mods which i will be looking at doing when i buy one!
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Fri May 25, 2018 8:31 pm

Got a ticking noise coming from the engine when idling. Been told it was the cat burning extra fuel it's drawing from a previous remap.

Took it to dynotune my local remap specialist and they did a decat for me and also remapped to try and sort it but it's still there. Think it's now a tensioner.

Also have the black wing mirror caps on, found them on eBay brand new for £16.99 an absolute bargain for a set!ImageImage

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Pads » Sun May 27, 2018 8:22 pm

What are you doing about the tensioner? Im considering getting mine done as a precaution
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Zanic L3 » Tue May 29, 2018 7:27 am

Pads wrote:What are you doing about the tensioner? Im considering getting mine done as a precaution


I've asked someone who did it before and he told me that VW quoted him €3200. But that was also with a new chain, tensioner and seals
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby LeoMarion » Wed May 30, 2018 10:45 am

Nice car Tom! I hope you get it lowered soon :D
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:01 pm

Turns out the ticking noise while idling was chain chatter caused by a faulty tensioner so had this replaced and now sounds perfect again and can get back to concentrating on some more mods. Only cost £140 to replace too.

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Zanic L3 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:45 am

jclayton14 wrote:Turns out the ticking noise while idling was chain chatter caused by a faulty tensioner so had this replaced and now sounds perfect again and can get back to concentrating on some more mods. Only cost £140 to replace too.

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140 only for the tensioner?
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby Roy_01 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:10 am

You are very lucky, were you driving with the old model tensioner?
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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:26 am

Zanic L3 wrote:
jclayton14 wrote:Turns out the ticking noise while idling was chain chatter caused by a faulty tensioner so had this replaced and now sounds perfect again and can get back to concentrating on some more mods. Only cost £140 to replace too.

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140 only for the tensioner?
Yeah I was surprised too but it's only the tensioner. No new chain or anything life that.

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby jclayton14 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:27 am

Roy_01 wrote:You are very lucky, were you driving with the old model tensioner?
Think so, it's an early model.

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby NightSky » Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:40 am

Hi guys,

I just bought scirocco 2.0tsi 107k miles and I want to change chain tensioner on it as there are no evidence that it was changed in the past.

I`ve called to TPS and they`ve told me that there are two different tensioners going on my scirocco? Do anyone know which one is the 'Good' one? When changing chain tensioner do you need to spill out oil out of the car, because service just been done on it?

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Re: Blue Scirocco 2.0 TSi

Postby JeffW » Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:07 am

NightSky wrote:Hi guys,

I just bought scirocco 2.0tsi 107k miles and I want to change chain tensioner on it as there are no evidence that it was changed in the past.

I`ve called to TPS and they`ve told me that there are two different tensioners going on my scirocco? Do anyone know which one is the 'Good' one? When changing chain tensioner do you need to spill out oil out of the car, because service just been done on it?

Thank you


The part number for the tensioner (when I did it recently) was 06K109467K. Double check it on www.oemepc.com.

If it helps: Link to the diy guide I found on a GTI MK5 forum. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4oXXx ... J5VGM/view

This guide doesn't say you should drain some of the oil first, you should, because the oil level is above the bottom of the cover (half a litre should do). I used a trolley jack under the sump rather than an engine bridge. It also talks about a noise pipe, which we don't have on RHD cars.


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