T-belt change questions and advice needed

Phil Payne quattro at isham-research.com
Tue Nov 6 08:30:41 EST 2001

> A french friend's newly acquired 87 CGT (50.000 miles!) is due for the
> T-belt, WP, thermostat change and many more things this week-end and I'll
> it...nice as the first time I ever tried doing this on my former 84 CGT I
> was stuck because of the vibration damper pulley bolt :)
> Now with the experience from the list I think I'm pretty ready for it
> that I couldn't buy the VW 2084 :( The Belgian VW/AUDI importer simply
> me that this tool wasn't for sale.

Under EU law, they cannot refuse.  If you want me to dig out the references
again (I just did this on the UK Bulletin Board) I'll see what I can do.

There is another way to lock the crank using a transmission bolt in one of
the test apertures on the bell housing.  It should be in the archives -
perhaps someone has a copy?

  Phil Payne
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