crsmp5's Recent Activity

  1. crsmp5 replied to the thread Windshield Washer Issue.

    ok... do the wipers move when you spray?? if not bad switch... if the do.. need a 2nd person and a test light... or a buzzer if alone.. see...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 8:49 AM
  2. crsmp5 replied to the thread Rear windshield fluid sprayer not hitting whole window.

    be careful... the plastic cover can also be in the way.. get someone to spray as you watch..

    Jun 27, 2017 at 8:47 AM
  3. crsmp5 replied to the thread Considering a move from MB diesels to VW. Looking at a Mk4 tomorrow. What to look for?.

    the 6 speed swap costed less then a 5 speed swap few years back when i did it... guy imports all kinds of swaps from europe on tdi club..

    Jun 27, 2017 at 8:45 AM
  4. crsmp5 replied to the thread Adding Gauges to an MK4?.

    yup... if mine.... all my crap older then mk4... but ive been running a combo of this stuff fo rdiagnostics/fixingmk4 and using others on...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 8:18 AM
  5. crsmp5 replied to the thread Considering a move from MB diesels to VW. Looking at a Mk4 tomorrow. What to look for?.

    $500 broken tdi are rair.. most are 1k... but ive also bought a few running driving auto ones for 1k... 250 for used head... LOL.. sounds...

    Jun 27, 2017 at 8:08 AM
  6. crsmp5 replied to the thread Jetta BEW had been slow to start.

    crank sensors do not tend to set off errors as the computer fails to know your cranking said engine... you must log what the crank sensor...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:46 PM
  7. crsmp5 replied to the thread Where to use sealant on rear main seal?.

    posted there too... but imo pan before tranny...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:44 PM
  8. crsmp5 replied to the thread Timing belt/Fuel injection pump replacement: resistence.

    cannot go cw as valves are in the way... must go ccw... else it would not bend valves... so no cannot go cw untill you roll the crank back...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:44 PM
  9. crsmp5 replied to the thread Considering a move from MB diesels to VW. Looking at a Mk4 tomorrow. What to look for?.

    you were just looking for confirmation the guy was cheap.... :p skimping on a timing belt... sure sign.. yea buying broken ones to fix can...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:43 PM
  10. crsmp5 replied to the thread Which to install first... oil pan or transmission?.

    but the rear main seal bolts are a pain to install with trans in place... since you broke the plastic windage tray... and have to wait on...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:40 PM
  11. crsmp5 replied to the thread Normal sludge coat inside bell housing?.

    luck.... but imo that seal was starting to seep... but no idea on gear oil

    Jun 25, 2017 at 4:36 PM
  12. crsmp5 replied to the thread rust starting behind mud guards on the front.

    the rain tray drains into that area... they rot huge holes into the rocker

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:39 AM
  13. crsmp5 replied to the thread Timing belt/Fuel injection pump replacement: resistence.

    90* ccw is 1/4 turn of crank away from valves... note i say ccw... 180* is 1/2 and would put 2 &3 into bad spot sir...so with a 90* twist...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:32 AM
  14. crsmp5 replied to the thread Considering a move from MB diesels to VW. Looking at a Mk4 tomorrow. What to look for?.

    cruise or rev lights work?? lots botch this in 5 speed swap they strip teeth off belts not frey... and ive seen water pump bearings fail...

    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:21 AM
  15. crsmp5 replied to the thread API SN in a 1.6 NA diesel???.

    hmmmmm unless your in a desert.. it will cause oil leaks... honestly 15-40 should too.. way too much op in that engine cold and thicker oil...

    Jun 24, 2017 at 9:28 PM