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    1. Resistance or Wattage of heated windscreen washer nozzles?

      Does anyone here know how many watts the heater element in the heated windscreen washer nozzles are? Or could anyone measure the resistance of the elements?
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      195/50-15

      http://hornauer-base.com/Images/Bild-009_k.jpg
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      Norwegian taxi

      http://www.dagbladet.no/2012/10/17/nyheter/porsche/bil/drosje/23921126/

      I'm not sure if the translation is any easier to understand than the original, but here it is:...
    4. Thanks for all your help. I never got so far as...

      Thanks for all your help. I never got so far as to check the oil on the passat, because the car looked far worse in person than on the pictures. I decided not to buy it.
    5. How to tell if a 1.8T has been cared for?

      Later today I am going to look at a'99 Passat 1.8T. The current owner has only had it for a couple of months, and according to him the service history is not complete. Because of the high cost of...
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      Ouch!!! That is some bad rim damage! How did the...

      Ouch!!! That is some bad rim damage! How did the suspension and steering fare? I hit a curb last friday, and even if the rim has much less damage something must have bent, because the wheel now has...
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      From what I have heard it is not a good idea to...

      From what I have heard it is not a good idea to change the rotating direction of the tires, whether they are directional or not.



      My Continental EcoContact 3 tires are non-directional, IIRC...
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      Hit a...

      Hit a curb:banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead::banghead: Totally destroyed the right front tire, damaged the rim, and I think I ruined my steering geometry too. I had to turn the steering wheel...
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      That is right, it is Cubic Inch Displacement. 1...

      That is right, it is Cubic Inch Displacement. 1 CID = 16.39 cc.



      I doubt that going from fuel injection to a crude carburetor like Holley would have any benefit. Besides, you need an intake...
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      That carburetor appears to be made for engines...

      That carburetor appears to be made for engines 300CID and larger, and would be much too large for a 1,8L engine. http://www.holley.com/data/types/pictures/SA_IntoZOOM.jpg

      If you think that your...
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      It's a 1.0 or 1.3 liter engine, notice the...

      It's a 1.0 or 1.3 liter engine, notice the similarity to this 55hp MH engine:http://www.doppel-wobber.de/pix/m_mh01.jpg.
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      New sig!

      New sig!
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      It would take a very fast car to compete in a...

      It would take a very fast car to compete in a stop light duel with a sports bike if the bike wasn't very small or very old. If you got smoked by a CB50, you should consider tuning up your car:)
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      Drove it on crappy cobblestone like this:...

      Drove it on crappy cobblestone like this:...
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      According to this thread:...

      According to this thread: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?1022742-BBS-Wide-Wheel-Lip-Information-FAQ the bolts should be torqued to 40 lb/ft, but it says that some have experienced breaking...
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      I redid my DIY cabin air filter. It feels like...

      I redid my DIY cabin air filter. It feels like the fan is pushing more air after I got the dirty old filter out.
    17. Pros - no more leaks Cons - no heat, which can...

      Pros - no more leaks
      Cons - no heat, which can be a problem if it is cold or wet

      I looped my heater core during the summer some time ago and found that I had to wipe the moisture from the inside...
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      That would explain why the brake disc looks so...

      That would explain why the brake disc looks so small.
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      What size are those wheels?

      What size are those wheels?
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      Thank you! According to ETKA that part number is...

      Thank you! According to ETKA that part number is for the '93-'96 Audi 80, and they use the larger Mahle LA24 filter element. I assume that the earlier frame from cars that use the slightly smaller...
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