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Discuss Volkswagen Jetta Powertrain mods here. Please identify the year or mk when you post a new topic.

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Oil Sludge On Oil Cap Explained!

    THE PROBLEM: You drive your 2.0 in the winter time and just out of a sudden you pull the oil cap and you notice this: The notorious yellow goo...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 03-16-2009 12:27 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Diverter valve vs Blow-off valve on a 1.8T

    ok, so this is for the many questions regarding the use of a dv vs bov on your turbo vw motors. First off, what does the DV do? When you hit...

    Started by TurboJettaBoy02‎, 06-08-2010 12:22 PM
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    03-18-2013, 08:58 AM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Official Motor Oil Thread Synthetic vs Normal

    Just what is synthetic oil? Synthetic lubricants are made by chemically combining, lower-molecular-weight materials to produce a finished product...

    Started by TurboJettaBoy02‎, 02-21-2010 05:09 PM
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    05-02-2012, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Coolant types

    Question: what coolant do I have? (or "what coolant should I use?") Answer:G11 is blue (or bluish green). It's what came with most cars pre-1995,...

    Started by Gargamelmk2‎, 02-20-2009 06:37 PM
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  1. Wink Burger Tuning BMS Jb Stage 1 $379 Shipped!!- FREE SAME DAY SHIPPING - IN STOCK!

    http://www.extremepowerhouse.com Why shop with us? Lowest Price Guarantee: We do our best to always have the lowest price on our website, but if...

    Started by Extremepowerhouse‎, 04-06-2017 09:07 PM
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    04-06-2017, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  2. Helpppp!!!!!! I bought a 2003 gli 6speed manual

    I bought this car today thought I was getting a great deal one minute it shifts fine the next it was grinding and clanking refuses to go into gear...

    Started by humphreyclint9‎, 03-24-2017 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-26-2017, 05:40 AM Go to last post
  3. Question My 1.6 NA went up today, swap time suggestions??

    since my 1.6 went its own course today I was looking to swap in a TDI. does anyone have any suggestions on what I should look for? I definitely want...

    Started by HIacoboni‎, 03-25-2017 06:37 PM
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    03-25-2017, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  4. Mk4 1.8t turbo mod

    Has anyone made a hybrid turbo with a ko3 and k04 turbo? And does anyone know if a 1.9 tdi turbo would fit a 1.8t?

    Started by Stifler‎, 11-08-2016 07:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-09-2016, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  5. To buy used Jetta

    I have heard that some models of Jetta have the problem of fuel leakage and oil pump noise. But I like the vehicle very much. I am planning to buy...

    Started by robertrobinson‎, 09-16-2016 02:06 AM
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    09-16-2016, 02:06 AM Go to last post
  6. Clutch Replacment

    I have a 2013 GLI 2.0T TSI. I think my clutch may be going out so I'm wanting to go ahead and put a performance one on it instead of replacing it...

    Started by TeamKrakenGLI‎, 08-12-2016 12:00 PM
    clutch problem
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    08-15-2016, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  7. 2000 jetta trans swap help

    Hello I just ran across this site and am also new to Volkswagen. I did some looking but did not see what I am looking for can anyone direct me to a...

    Started by tckurt‎, 07-11-2016 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-15-2016, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  8. MKIII VR6 powertrain imto a MKIV???

    I have a 1997 VR6 with a bent frame and a bunch of other stuff that's just too much to fix, but the powertrain and suspension are good. I have a...

    Started by Spoon‎, 05-17-2016 03:02 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-20-2016, 10:19 PM Go to last post
  9. Gear Shifting Problems

    I have a 2000 Jetta VR6. The problem I am experiencing is that the car when in drive shifts find all the way until about 35mph. At that point, as...

    Started by vhbarron‎, 07-23-2009 09:22 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-27-2016, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  10. Looking for cold air intake

    Does anyone have a website where I can get aftermarket parts I been looking for a cold air intake but can find any on eBay.. I have a 2006 Jetta 2.5L

    Started by Pumas1129‎, 10-26-2014 12:49 AM
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    04-08-2016, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  11. 2015 1.8tsi highline

    To ECU or not to ECU that is the question. 9k miles. Is it gonna wear the shit outta everything? And if it's safe who's ECU do I use? Apr? Unitronic?...

    Started by bakerbob‎, 04-02-2016 09:33 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    04-05-2016, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  12. 2.0 turbo versus 2.0L non turbo

    Hi i have a 2.0L from a 2009 vw jetta city can i install it in a 2006 vw passat with a 2.0l turbo with changing over all parts.was wondering if they...

    Started by goodwrench‎, 03-28-2016 08:51 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-28-2016, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  13. Exclamation Dog bone issue

    Hey I just recently bought a 99 jetta vr6, love it. However, The previous owner failed to mention that one of the mounting holes broke off of the...

    Started by Mattydvr6‎, 03-18-2016 12:44 AM
    • Replies: 12
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    03-28-2016, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Affordable scan tool software

    There are a variety of scan tool software packages that you can load on your lap top and read DTC's and monitor engine functions. You can read...

    Started by nbpt100‎, 11-27-2015 09:00 AM
    • Replies: 15
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    03-20-2016, 12:49 AM Go to last post
  15. 6speed vr6???

    Hey guys, I'm looking into a 6 speed trans for my mkIV but haven't had much luck. Does Volkswagen make a 6 speed manual that fits the 2.8L.

    Started by Mattydvr6‎, 03-18-2016 12:49 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 293
    03-18-2016, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  16. Is there a particular head gasket that is better than the rest? 2.0 mk4

    I'm about to replace the head gasket on my mk4 golf and I don't want to do this again. It has 115k on the motor and I hope to keep the car for...

    Started by HSkinner‎, 02-05-2016 01:06 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 434
    02-08-2016, 07:59 AM Go to last post
  17. Stock muffler pipe size

    Hey all, looking at doing a simple muffler swap. It's a 2013 Jetta with everything stock on it. What is the correct pipe size and inlet/outlet...

    Started by ERMAHGERD‎, 12-27-2015 02:13 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    12-27-2015, 02:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Something that might never have been done before

    I just got a '97 Jetta, and believe me, I'm stoked. I'm kind of a diy mechanic myself, and have been working on an Astro van for a little while...

    Started by feardamichael‎, 12-08-2015 11:44 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 397
    12-09-2015, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  19. oil leak

    my car started leaking oil a few days ago out of nowhere, i've done nothing to the bottom of it nothing down there has gotten hit. i took it to my...

    Started by sethreign‎, 04-16-2015 02:42 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 961
    11-21-2015, 10:37 PM Go to last post
  20. APR quality takes a nose dive - Must read

    Came across this article today and am at a loss for words. I know they've been having quality issues for a while but didn't know it went as far as...

    Started by Vixen‎, 11-04-2015 08:49 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 352
    11-04-2015, 11:25 PM Go to last post
  21. MK6 Jetta 2014 Manual S model

    Hey guys and gals, I'm new to these forums and new to my Jetta but have been looking at mods. My car is a lot of fun to drive being stick and all...

    Started by jlivecchi22‎, 08-25-2015 02:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    09-01-2015, 11:50 AM Go to last post
  22. Stock 1.6L diesel to slightly faster turbo diesel 1.6L

    So I bought this beastly 89 MK2 1.6L Diesel I'm wanting to slap a stock or close to turbo to increase efficiency I see lots of talk of peeps wanting...

    Started by 89Deez‎, 07-22-2015 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-24-2015, 02:00 PM Go to last post
  23. Should I tune my 1.8t at 155k miles?

    The car is an MK4 1.8t GLI with 155k miles. I bought it with 95K on the clock and almost immediately got a stage 2 tune with all the supporting...

    Started by turboguido‎, 04-09-2015 09:30 PM
    frankenturbo, gli, high mileage, hopes and dreams..., mk4
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    04-10-2015, 08:14 AM Go to last post
  24. Weird screeching sound when i start up my car?

    I have a 2002 VW Jetta and most of the times when i start it it makes a really weird screeching noice for less then a second. I dont know if my...

    Started by nickscls2‎, 08-22-2012 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-30-2015, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  25. Philadelphia, Pa Looking for some help with 2004 Jetta 2.0 Transmission

    My 2004 Jetta 2.0 Auto Transmission The Trans is done. Looking for a good Shop to work with to get the Jetta back on the road in Philadelphia,...

    Started by JLamond219‎, 03-05-2015 04:55 PM
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    03-05-2015, 04:55 PM Go to last post
  26. 24V VRT Component Options

    I'm lucky enough to be in the situation where I can FINALLY afford to piece together a turbo kit. My current goal is to start with 7 PSI, no spacer...

    Started by Ijible‎, 02-27-2015 07:32 AM
    24v turbo kit, turbo advice, vr6 t, vr6 turbo, vrt
    • Replies: 3
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    02-27-2015, 11:13 PM Go to last post
  27. delay trans engage

    It's super cold here in Kentucky the last 2 weeks. ... I am having issues with my car taking a bit longer engaging into drive ....it is fine after...

    Started by 5024130TK‎, 02-15-2015 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-18-2015, 05:18 PM Go to last post
  28. 02 1.8T Jetta 5spd auto with strange shifting issues.

    Got a 02 Jetta 1.8T 5spd auto tiptronic with 100k miles. Having issues with shifting. Trying to determine if its electronic or mechanical. Had a...

    Started by bryhan67‎, 02-15-2015 10:39 PM
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    02-18-2015, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  29. Oil issue i need help !!!

    Alright guy my 02 Jetta 1.8t i just did an oil change the Past Sunday an yesterday driving home my oil light came on an beeped at me i got home...

    Started by Vdub513‎, 07-02-2014 11:52 AM
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    02-09-2015, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  30. Help diagnosing whining noise

    I have a 2002 Jetta GLS that I got recently, it has 136,XXX miles on it and has a whine sounds like coming from the transmission or differential that...

    Started by christopher71344‎, 01-12-2015 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-12-2015, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  31. Vr6 Shift rod

    Any word on eliminating the shift in N/A applications and boosted applications?

    Started by jasonr570‎, 12-12-2014 11:32 PM
    • Replies: 19
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    01-07-2015, 06:13 PM Go to last post
  32. 2007 MKV jetta

    My jetta engine is getting rough after 200k miles, I was curious as to what I can replace it with. Does it have to be the same 2.5L engine? Or are...

    Started by Bewje‎, 01-05-2015 12:11 PM
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    01-05-2015, 02:55 PM Go to last post
  33. VR6

    Hey guys...I am the proud owner of a 2003 Volkswagen Jetta GLI VR6!! And I really want to turbo it, however I am new to Volkswagens. And was...

    Started by MeanVR6‎, 01-20-2013 01:42 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    12-16-2014, 07:46 AM Go to last post
  34. Turbo on vr6

    Hey I just bought a 1999 mk3 jetta with a vr6 in it and I've been thinking about putting a turbo in it has anybody done this and if they have what do...

    Started by colkin46‎, 10-20-2014 08:42 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,787
    12-13-2014, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  35. catch cans

    What is the general feeling on catch cans? I'm new to the Jetta, and I'm coming form a V8 HEMI powered Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab. The catch cans...

    Started by Excoastie‎, 01-11-2014 07:54 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-12-2014, 11:50 PM Go to last post
  36. Leaking oil

    Car is leaking a small amount of oil. I will try to find out some but seeing if there is any common oil leaks with a 2003 Jetta GLS? It's a really...

    Started by charliesnike‎, 11-25-2014 12:15 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-25-2014, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  37. 1990 wolfsburg

    Does anyone know besides the 16v and the vr6 other performance engines that could fit into the 1990 jetta wolfsburg??

    Started by charliesnike‎, 11-25-2014 12:19 AM
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    11-25-2014, 12:19 AM Go to last post
  38. 2012 vw gli bov

    hey guys. how you all doin? I just bought a 2012 GLI about a month ago and I love it. I put an intake in it today and it sounds amazing compared to...

    Started by j81‎, 10-29-2014 12:03 AM
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    10-30-2014, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  39. stock vw cc turbo on an mk6?

    Hey all, Just bought a new mk6 and joined to get some info. So, my uncle has a CC and upgraded the turbo and still has the stock turbo laying...

    Started by tr3ndie‎, 08-31-2014 08:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    09-10-2014, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  40. Jetta gift idea

    My friend is looking for a gift for her bf. He has a 2010 Jetta Wolfsburg, and her budget is $150 max. Any ideas?

    Started by Witt‎, 08-05-2014 01:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 841
    08-05-2014, 07:06 PM Go to last post

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