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Offline Stanceking

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t5 2.5tdi engine
« on: March 07, 2015, 06:28:26 pm »
I would have to say this is the worst engine vw has made
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Offline M M

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Re: t5 2.5tdi engine
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2015, 06:48:07 pm »
Bought not built.

Offline GolfJon

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Re: t5 2.5tdi engine
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2015, 12:35:27 pm »
I have that engine in my LT35 campervan. Ex rental, done 320k kms (manual). Reliable as. Pulls well for the size of vehicle. Smokes a little on startup but otherwise I've had no issues. pretty economical too.
What makes you think it is their worst engine? Performance?
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Offline Stanceking

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Re: t5 2.5tdi engine
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2015, 02:11:45 pm »
I have that engine in my LT35 campervan. Ex rental, done 320k kms (manual). Reliable as. Pulls well for the size of vehicle. Smokes a little on startup but otherwise I've had no issues. pretty economical too.
What makes you think it is their worst engine? Performance?

That's a completely different engine, the old 5cyl that you have are excellent, the new 5cyl in the t5 is a pos
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Offline GolfJon

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Re: t5 2.5tdi engine
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2015, 10:15:23 am »
Ah right, fair enough. I don't know anything about the newer engine or that it was that different.
Mk2 Golf CLi Auto-. Manual 020 conversion...done but still in bits...
2005 VW Lt35 campervan-high emissions diesel!
Wife's car '71 1302s Super Beetle
'08 Mk5 wagon 2.0 Tsi

Offline sifty

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Re: t5 2.5tdi engine
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2015, 08:20:22 pm »
Bold claim. VW has made some s**tters.

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Offline Troyb

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Re: t5 2.5tdi engine
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2017, 08:37:17 pm »
Can anyone tell me where to find a 2.5
Tdi engine in nz?