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by RUM4MO
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Sedan
Replies: 9
Views: 1148

Re: Polo Sedan

I agree wrt the A3 saloons.
by RUM4MO
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Front o/s brake binding not excessive
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Front o/s brake binding not excessive

From that I'll try to always think of FS111 being ATE always now - why can't they always have the brand cast into them!!
by RUM4MO
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Front o/s brake binding not excessive
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Front o/s brake binding not excessive

That is confusing as these callipers, as long as they are FS111, I thought, were known as "Lucas" - though the rear callipers are definitely Lucas, which might mean that a lot of us have been wrong for a long time and they are in fact ATE - otherwise known as Teves as ATE is just another way of writ...
by RUM4MO
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Indicator Light in instrument binnacle
Replies: 3
Views: 283

Re: Indicator Light in instrument binnacle

I know nothing about that issue, never having had it happen to me, but I'd think that the dash pod needs to come out and the solder connections checked at the plug/socket(s) area, as well as examining closely any/all solder joints in the tracking from the connector to that lighting function as I'd e...
by RUM4MO
Fri Feb 07, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Sedan
Replies: 9
Views: 1148

Re: Polo Sedan

That is a very good looking small saloon/sedan, usually not easy to make a saloon/sedan car derived from a hatchback look good! Just a pity that in general these small saloon/sedans don't make it to the market place - demand not there I suppose. I seemed to not use the words that I meant to, what I...
by RUM4MO
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Polo Sedan
Replies: 9
Views: 1148

Re: Polo Sedan

That is a very good looking small saloon/sedan, usually not easy to make a saloon/sedan car derived from a hatchback look good!

Just a pity that in general these small saloon/sedans don't make it to the market place - demand not there I suppose.
by RUM4MO
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Polo Dune 9N 1.4 TDI 2004
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Polo Dune 9N 1.4 TDI 2004

I can't help there with the dropping as VW managed to provide that one as a raised version of Polo, but I see that the hatch handle is going the same way as all silver Polo 9N's did, I had to replace the handle on my wife's 2002 Polo before its 5th birthday as it was a proper mess - luckily found a ...
by RUM4MO
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Front o/s brake binding not excessive
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Front o/s brake binding not excessive

From my old records for my wife's previous car which was a September 2002 VW Polo 1.4 16V 75PS with FSIII front callipers and so 256mm front discs:- Front pads Pagid T1163 (555 2161/1) GSF 64330 OEM p/n = 1J0 698 151G single sensor with skt con with skt pins, backing thickness 5.08mm pad material th...
by RUM4MO
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Clutch pedal high
Replies: 4
Views: 369

Re: Clutch pedal high

It should be a hydraulic clutch, so no cable, they will always auto adjust by virtue of their design, it is what it is.
by RUM4MO
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Stubby Aerial 65mm
Replies: 4
Views: 629

Re: Stubby Aerial 65mm

Some people on another forum, either Skoda or SEAT, was complaining about swopping the standard length wire wrapped aerial for a stubby one and ended up with extremely poor radio reception, I can't see this being any different aerial wise and result wise to this, but my problem is, in the past at le...
by RUM4MO
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Complete loss of electrical power when turning ignition
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Complete loss of electrical power when turning ignition

One maybe final thought, the blanking out of the dash lights etc will be due to the supporting power supply relay contacts opening due to a dramatic drop in the battery voltage, so change doing what I suggested to fitting the DVM leads directly across the battery posts using crok clips - if you were...
by RUM4MO
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: location of major earthing points
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: location of major earthing points

I believe that they are all listed in the workshop manual for this model of Polo - this you can get access to via Erwin though you will need to register to use that site and there is an hourly user rate which allows you to grab (download) the entire contents for your car within that hour period.
by RUM4MO
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: MK6 (9N) Polo - Years 2002-2005
Topic: Polo 9n fog light securing screws/bolts
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: Polo 9n fog light securing screws/bolts

You would need to have a look at where the aftermarket light housings holes are relative to the empty spaces in your car, sometimes VW Group and other use "click on/over" spiral nuts and similar sort of self tapper screws, maybe have a look on this VW Group parts listing cat for suitable part number...
by RUM4MO
Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: MK10 (AW) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2018 onwards
Topic: Official Polo carpet mats and some winter tyres
Replies: 10
Views: 639

Re: Official Polo carpet mats and some winter tyres

They are a bargain, but not too many people near you probably consider bothering with fitting winter tyres, and that along with the "collection only" will work against you.

Can you not get a price to deliver these tyres from DPD etc, even packaged as 2 X 2 if that makes it cheaper?
by RUM4MO
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: MK8 and MK9 (6R/6C) Polo (inc GTI) - Years 2009-2017
Topic: Complete loss of electrical power when turning ignition
Replies: 11
Views: 336

Re: Complete loss of electrical power when turning ignition

You would need to be able to measure the battery voltage all the time while trying to start it, typically via the 12V outlet, I have a plug with flying leads terminated via 2mm insulated sockets for that job and use an old style moving coil voltmeter as that type respond quickly to a fast changing b...