Finally - Replacements for the problematic OEM VW intake manifold shift rod
bushings — in most cases theres no need to buy a replacement shift
These bushings are sold in sets of 2 to replace the 2 bushing
rods - if you have the very early 99.5 model year with the even more pathetic 5
bushing rod, you need to buy a 2 bushing rod to use these.
bushings wear quickly and become the source of loud rattles you hear during
acceleration and deceleration. The worn OEM bushings will quickly eat your
plastic intake manifold, and cause expensive repairs.
Intake Manifold Bushings are thicker, made from more durable material, and most
importantly, geometrically designed to maximize surface area contacting the
intake manifold. Our bushings are made using CNC equipment with very tight
tolerances as a matched set. The set up and programming times are
Please note, if your VR6 has been rattling excessively, you
may need to replace the plastic intake manifold. The GruvenParts.com bushings
should still be used in the new manifold to prevent this problem from occurring
Click here for DIY instructions.
V VR6 ENGINE - with AFP Engine Code (99-02 Golf/Jetta VR6) to replace bushings
on OEM VW rod p/n 021-133-653