Volkswagen DSG – 7 Speed Dual Clutch Gearbox

7 Speed DSG Gearbox

Maximum Torque: 250 Nm

Clutch: Dry

Transmission oil volume: 1.7 litres

Weight: 77 kg

Orientation: Transverse

More innovative, more intelligent – and more comfortable than ever

Here is Volkswagen’s new dual-clutch gearbox DSG – a real gearbox sensation. Why? Because it represents two world premieres at once: On the […]

Volkswagen DSG – 6 Speed Dual Clutch Gearbox

6 Speed DSG Gearbox

Maximum torque: 350 Nm

Clutch: Wet

Transmission oil volume: 6.5 litres

Weight: 93 kg

Orientation: Transverse

DSG – the dual-clutch gearbox from Volkswagen

The innovative DSG dual-clutch gearbox from Volkswagen offers previously unattained shifting comfort that lifts what were once well-defined boundaries between automatic and manual transmissions. This is a 6-speed […]

Volkswagen DSG – 6 Speed Mechatronic Control Unit

Clutches and gearbox units are operated hydraulically. This function is performed by the gearbox mechatronics, housed in the DSG. The term “mechatronics” is derived from a combination of mechanics and electronics. And this is exactly how the mechatronics module is structured: the electronic transmission control unit, various sensors and the hydraulic control unit form […]

Volkswagen DSG Mechatronic Replacement

Mechatronic Replacement

02E325025ADZD6 (02E 325 025 AD ZD6) – Mechatronic Unit USD$2200.00/AUD$2900.00

02E305051C (02E 305 051 C) – Transmission Filter USD$49.00/AUD$65.00

02E315141A (02E 315 141 A)- Gasket Pump USD$50.80/AUD$66.00

G052182A2 (G05 218 2A2)- Oil, ATF DSG 1.0litre (x 6) USD$121.26/AUD$160.00

N91084501 (N91 084 501)- Seal, Trans Oil Filter USD$3.00/AUD$4.00

Total Price USD$2424.06/AUD$3200.00 + Labour (3-4 […]

Fitting a direct Tyre Pressure Management System (TPMS)

There are two types of TPMS being used, direct TPMS which uses a sensor mounted in the wheel and which transmits data to the receivor or indirect TPMS which makes use of the ABS sensors in each wheel. Both have pros and cons and these are discussed in – Volkswagen Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). […]

Differences between VW Golf Edition 30, VW Golf Pirelli, Audi S3 and Seat Leon Cupra R Engines

GTI – 200ps/197bhp/147kw/280nm

Edition 30 – 230ps/226bhp/169kw/300nm

Pirelli – 230ps/226bhp/169kw/300nm

Seat Leon Cupra R – 240ps/237bhp/177kw/300nm

Audi S3 – 265ps/261bhp/195kw/350nm (188kw Australia – temperature issue)

Differences between the Volkswagen Golf GTI Engine and the Volkswagen Golf Edition 30 and Pirelli Engine.

Larger Turbo from S3 (K04) rather then the K03 on the GTI 87°C thermostat […]

Volkswagen OEM Diverter Valve Upgrade

Volkswagen have brought out a new diverter valve to replace the standard diaphram type with a piston type. The diaphram type has had many revisions since it was released but still suffers from failure, the new piston type should stop all these failures and is being fitted standard to all the VAG 2.0 TFSI/TSI engines […]

Volkswagen Golf Brake Specifications

GTI, GT Brakes (GTI/Fahrenheight/Pirelli/Edition 30 brakes are powdercoated, GT are unpainted)

312 mm ventilated front discs 286 mm solid rear discs

R32 Brakes

345 mm ventilated front discs 310 mm solid rear discs

Golf all other standard petrol and diesel not listed above.

280 mm ventilated front discs 255 mm solid rear discs […]

Volkswagen Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Differences between Direct and Indirect Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS)

The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) fitted to most Volkswagen vehicles with the exception of those in the US relies on inputs from the ABS wheel speed sensors to detect pressure loss, this is know as Indirect TPMS.

Differences in cost between Indirect TPMS and […]

Volkswagen Fuel Consumption Error Correction

Fuel Consumption in VCDS/Vagcom

The fuel consumption indicator can sometimes be out from the real consumption figures, using VCDS/Vagcom you are able to alter the calculation to make it more accurate. In the instrument controller go to adaption and channel 3. The stored value is 100% and this can be altered to between […]