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What did you do to your VR/VS today?

losh1971

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Did the valve springs today .. Wot a fun job!!!
Did you replace them with the heads still on? What method did you use, air or rope? I considered using the rope method but decided my valves might have needed replacing or at a min grinding. Ended up with spare heads in now getting a complete overhaul, with new HD Crows.
 

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Did you replace them with the heads still on? What method did you use, air or rope? I considered using the rope method but decided my valves might have needed replacing or at a min grinding. Ended up with spare heads in now getting a complete overhaul, with new HD Crows.
Yeah mate heads still on and used the air method . The hardest part was putting the collets in place especially with my fat fingers . Otherwise not to bad .
 

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So it has been a minute since i've dropped in, ive had quite the adventure with my vs over the near 12 months of ownership.

Today i am curious on experiences with cooling systems, my eco runs typically at 1/8-1/4 on the temp guage but since its warmed up it goes to 1/2 at the roadworks if not a touch over on the extra toasty days, is this normal or is does it need some attention?

On a side note that i may end up cutting my losses on, anyone ever do a getrag swap and purchase a pedal box from a t5 being told "they're all the same" and following up to be told to cut and mount hydro master at the top of the pedal?

I never managed to post a photo because they're too large to post... https://vm.tiktok.com/ZS9REkNN/
 

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My comment is of no assistance , but I had the same issue.
I have since found out the actuator for a S3 Ute (Not sure about sedans) have the VT-VZ actuator syle, im unsure at this stage whether to buy a new actuator for $116 for a used VT Lock and get the actuator off it for half the price.
 

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drove the Senator over the weekend, hit the 180,000 mark. you forget how nice it drives when you don't get out in it often.

180,000 is it time for a rebuild with cam? :D
 

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drove the Senator over the weekend, hit the 180,000 mark. you forget how nice it drives when you don't get out in it often.

180,000 is it time for a rebuild with cam? :D
Sounds like a good idea! :) Only kidding.

Seriously, doe's it need a rebuild?

Nice looking car.
 
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