How To MINI R50 Alternator

Today we remove the alternator from the MINI R50 Cooper

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vlog: Mk3 Golf GTI, MINI R50 Cooper and general Fleet Update

With the snow finally melted I can get down to the task of recommissioning the cars. Unfortunately the MINI R50 Cooper has disgraced itself more than once since it joined the fleet last month. In other news, lets wake the Mk3 Golf GTI from it’s winter slumber!

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MINI R50 Cooper Introduction

Picked up a very cheap MINI R50 Cooper to use as a run about which is going to need any number of cosmetic repairs so watch for more MINI content soon.

MINI R50 Cooper Introduction
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vlog: Exciting Workshop Update

Exciting news, we are moving to a new workshop and have some exciting projects coming up for 2021

vlog: Exciting Workshop Update
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Mk3 Golf GTI Rear Suspension Removal

Remove rear springs and dampers from Mk3 and earlier VW Golf / Jetta / Scirocco / Corrado / Vento

Mk3 Golf GTI Rear Suspension Removal
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Mk3 Golf GTI Ignition Switch

Replace a failed ignition switch on Mk3 Golf / Vento / Polo 6n

Mk3 Golf GTI Ignition Switch
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Mk3 Golf GTI Alternator

Video guide to replacing the alternator on a Mk3 Golf GTI

Mk3 Golf GTI Alternator

Belts sizes are as follows;
non a/c there are 3 sizes depending on the age:

  • 2.0 8v 2E,ADY,AGG,AKR – 6PK0894
  • 2.0 8v ADY (120A Alternator) – 6PK0976
  • 2.0 8v AGG,AKR (120A Alternator) – 6PK1038
  • v-belt 1.8-2.0 (Aircon) – 11.0685
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Child’s play! Mk3 Golf GTI Starter Motor Removal

Remove and replace starter motor on 1.8 and 2.0 VW Golf Jetta and Vento

Child’s play! Mk3 Golf GTI Starter Motor Removal
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Mk3 Golf GTI Recommissioning and Clutch

VW Golf Mk3 GTI 8V Clutch and more

Mk3 Golf GTI Recommissioning and Clutch
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Glueing Smashed Mk1 Golf Taillight

Repairing the damage to my smashed taillight

Glueing Smashed Mk1 Golf Taillight
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