Meanwhile it’s common, that the splines of the VC housing are a weak point and often worn out. Effects of worn splines are not serious in the first place (except […]
You may wonder why we started to offer a special VC-setup for stronger engines (TDI, Subaru…). What looks like a sophisticated marketing strategy was actually born out of necessity: We […]
Since the sources for old T3 VCs are slowly drying up, we are forced to raise the deposit price for the T3 VC to € 250 by January, 1st 2020 […]
Inquiries like this are quite common, since the intended functioning of a viscous coupling often could not be experienced.
We are frequently asked which gear oil we recommend for the T3 Syncro. The official VW guideline from the ‘80s speaks of 75W90-GL4 for differential & transmission. But our recommendation […]
First of all: It’s not our intention to make the decoupler look bad – we also fitted one, and think it’s a nice gadget – but we prefer to drive […]
We suspected this issue for a long time, but now we found evidence to support our theory. But let’s tell the story from the beginning. A customer brought us his […]
The other day I could examine another tiny part about the “oil-sucking” issue. My understanding is, that it’s a design failure, where the extrem high thermal expansion of the silicon […]
Anybody who already opened an old VC knows what I mean – the offensive smell of the deep black silicone fluid. But why does it stink so badly?
After having tested a so called baking oven VC months ago, I decided to test another one due to verification resasons. I got the baking oven VC from a german […]