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#1 OFFLINE   Lacquer Peel

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 01:15 PM

This van has been super reliable (I've travelled 15k in it since last May with no FTPs) but it's got a number of issues. I am buying Durham850's 850 so it's up for sale.

Juddering clutch
Very difficult to go from third to fourth gear (this hasn't got any worse for circa 10k miles)
Rust spots and scabs all over
Rattly back box at idle

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#2 OFFLINE   The Moog

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 01:52 PM

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#3 OFFLINE   Lacquer Peel

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 02:01 PM

Thank you
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#4 OFFLINE   Sigmund Fraud

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 02:06 PM

May I be the first to say "GR8 4 VEG" ?


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#5 OFFLINE   Talbot

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 02:24 PM

It's been owned by Laquer Peel. Vegability is guaranteed!
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#6 OFFLINE   sierraman

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 06:40 PM

How do you get round the 3rd to 4th problem? Block shift it into 5th?

#7 OFFLINE   Lacquer Peel

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 06:41 PM

Second to fourth is fine and it has just enough low down torque that short shifting isn't a problem most of the time.

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 09:05 PM

How long has the clutch been juddering for?



#9 OFFLINE   Lacquer Peel

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Posted 05 February 2018 - 10:05 PM

Approx 1000 miles.
Mark as SOLD. Some Gumtree chap just put a deposit on it.
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Posted 07 February 2018 - 01:25 PM

Linkage set up and box oil change would do that the world of good.
Gearbox out is a doodle on these, the only hard* bit is the loosening of the subframe.
Proper simples.

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 01:27 PM

Ps linkage set up requires nothing more than a 4 or 5mm Allen key or similar sized object and moving a lever on the gearbox, takes about 5 mins first time, next time you could do it inbetween traffic light changes.

#12 OFFLINE   Lacquer Peel

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 10:30 AM

The linkage appears to be fine and the gearbox oil has been changed twice. It's probably the selector inside the gearbox.
I'm not sure what's happening with this Volvo now and the clutch has started slipping so I refunded the Gumtree chap's deposit.

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 09:42 PM

The linkage appears to be fine and the gearbox oil has been changed twice. It's probably the selector inside the gearbox.
I'm not sure what's happening with this Volvo now and the clutch has started slipping so I refunded the Gumtree chap's deposit.


I'd be surprised if it is that, by linkage I meant setting up the cables, they were miles out on my Leon making it nigh on impossible to obtain 2nd or 3rd after a long run at least but generally horrible to drive.

Once set up it was like a different box.......

Until the gearbox mount snapped a week later dropping the driveshaft onto the subframe and causing a FTP. Still worked for a week or so but got progressively harder to obtain 5 th until it stopped selecting 5 th, all other gears were lovely though!!!

Drove it like that for 4 months then swapped out the box, that one really does drive superbly. After my endeavours I decided to strip out the 5 th gear end cover from the old one expecting the worst and did find a small fragment of tooth but most importantly the circlip that had fallen off 5th, DOH!!! Could have fixed it in 10 mins but such is life.

Thinking about it, if it is a selector issue, then I most likely have a spare on the old box any potential purchaser can have for FOC.

Ps just to say I would love this myself and even have a TDI 1.9 to drop straight in but your miles away and I'm trying to clear chod rather than gain it !!!

#14 OFFLINE   Lacquer Peel

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 10:14 PM

No crappy cables on this thing, good old metal linkages and balljoints.

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 10:55 PM

The boxes in SDi's (and 1.4 16v's) are notorious for the diff rivets giving way, getting thrown off, ricotcheting round and punching a hole through the casting. First symptom is usually clutch judder, due to oil contamination, then slipping. Then total meltdown. Ask me how I know..


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