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  1. Red Top Thermostat sensor wiring

    You can connect either wire to either terminal.
  2. Head machinist help required

    I agree with you Ash. Looks like an XE head in which case the cam is located fore and aft in a groove behind the bearing so it won't bear on the damaged area back and forth. Just tidy it up with a dremel/wet and dry, the bearing itself is plenty wide enough to cope.
  3. Trackers in a Westie ?

    The eBay TK102 trackers do work pretty well but they are VERY battery hungry. I think that is possible (if you can understand the Chinglish instructions) to set them to wake up only at certain times which will help but they will drain a fully charged car battery down to nothing within a couple of weeks. If you use the car daily it will probably be OK. The tracker's on board battery is a joke. If you are really serious about it check out Cantrack Asset Trackers. Not cheap but with a battery life that's measured in years rather than hours. The annual subscription includes them sending out guy (or guys) to recover your asset if it gets nicked.
  4. Type 9 to C20XE bolt size?

    10mm is the usual SBD/QED size for an Allen key on their bellhousings and the usual size for M12 bolts too.
  5. Rear bulkhead Panel

    Every panel on the car will add some stiffness (torsional rigidity) to the overall structure of the chassis but you're right, individually they won't contribute much. Even less when compared with the benefit of the full cage. Hence my careful use of the word "ultimate". It certainly needs something done with it though!!!
  6. Rear bulkhead Panel

    Depends what you are trying to achieve. If you are looking for ultimate stiffness then you will need to use a structural adhesive to achieve that. If you are looking for only cosmetic appeal then stick it on with Sika or Carbond 940F (good stuff) but stiffness will suffer. If you want a compromise between the two use rivets and Sika/Carbond.
  7. Hand brake cable vw calipers

    Yes, pretty sure that the holes will need enlarging.
  8. Econoseal Connectors

  9. Hand brake cable vw calipers

    Tony, Somewhere like this will make you one from a drawing: https://speedycables.com/ Or they can modify one from a VAG donor (get one from a big car to give them plenty to work with). Otherwise you can make a Sierra cable fit a VAG caliper. Not very elegant but it works:
  10. Econoseal Connectors

    I've got a proper one you can borrow if you want, I'm in Essex. They are good to have but after the initial purchase/use they tend to sit there gathering dust!
  11. Wide wheels on the back?

    Mainly because they don't fit easily.
  12. C20XE Starter motor - Which one do I need

    And there was me thinking that Wilson was a pedant!
  13. C20XE Starter motor - Which one do I need

    The XE starters are all the same.
  14. C20XE dry sump query

    The SBD sump is the shallowest I've seen. If Pace's own offering meets your ground clearance requirements then there's no reason why the quality shouldn't be exactly the same. Check delivery times with Pace. If they don't have items in stock then expect to wait up to six months for them! Titan used to do a hot rod kit too but I did hear that they were discontinuing XE kits. Not sure if that is true.
  15. C20XE dry sump query

    Pity that Pace's service isn't as good as their servicing.