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      Also check grounds on the corner of the valve...

      Also check grounds on the corner of the valve cover, and the battery ground along with the battery to body, and battery to transmission grond points. These are crucial ecu killing grounds. Something...
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      There is a ground junction to the left of the...

      There is a ground junction to the left of the fuse box, above the hood release handle. It was not really a good ground. Check the grounds coming off of that and go from there. My brother in laws car...
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      Cis or digi? If it's digi, a quick assumption...

      Cis or digi? If it's digi, a quick assumption would be a fried ecu, due to the no start/strong gas smell. Keep in mind, that if it is a fried ecu, you need to find out why, or it will keep happening....
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      I believe there is a company or two that will...

      I believe there is a company or two that will make you one. Not sure how accurate it is, or the name of the company. Pm A1steaksauce. If anyone knows, it would probably be him.
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      Should have payment this evening
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      Pm sent
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      The noise my buddy's car made sounded like valve...

      The noise my buddy's car made sounded like valve train noise. Sounded horrible, almost like a dry head. Idled fine though. Reset your timing. I highly doubt you bent your valves.
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      Your definitely going to tighten up the...

      Your definitely going to tighten up the tolerances with a mk4 headgasket. I have one on mine with 0 issues. When installing the upper timing chain, something as simple as not taking the slack out of...
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      That would definitely be your noise. A buddy of...

      That would definitely be your noise. A buddy of mine was 1 tooth off on one of his cams. Engine made alot of noise and idled rough, but no damage. You might ok. Reset the timing and go from there.
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      Such an awesome car! So glad you didn't get rid...

      Such an awesome car! So glad you didn't get rid of it.
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      I was always told you need to clean and...

      I was always told you need to clean and lubricate. I hit mine with carb cleaner only, and it wouldn't idle below 1500.
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      My car does somewhat what you are talking about...

      My car does somewhat what you are talking about from time to time. About every 8 months or so I have to clean out my isv with wd40. Sometimes idles at 12 to 1500, and sometimes dies. Big hesitation...
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      This. I forgot about the knock box.

      This. I forgot about the knock box.
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      Edit: picture 1 should run to picture 3.

      Edit: picture 1 should run to picture 3.
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      Picture 1 should run to a vacuum reservoir, ...

      Picture 1 should run to a vacuum reservoir, which appears to be the plastic line in picture 2. Not sure about the electrical connector. There are a couple of diagnostic connectors under the hood,...
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      If it's drawing enough power to dim lights ect. I would say the fan motor is bad. That is just a quick guess though.
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      You need a complete shifter rebuid kit. Most of...

      You need a complete shifter rebuid kit. Most of the slop is coming from the worn shift bushings, but while you have it apart, you may as well rebuild the whole thing. It is worth it. By the way,...
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      Start off by checking vacuum lines, especially...

      Start off by checking vacuum lines, especially the one coming off the large port on top of the throttle body. These run to a valve that is prone to failure.
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      Never owned one, but sat in one. Ran into the...

      Never owned one, but sat in one. Ran into the same problem. All I can say is serious seat modification. I have mk3 seats on mk2 bases in my mk2 coupe. I have the rear of the seat lowered about 2.5"....
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      Looks like a kamie hatch spoiler. I have one of...

      Looks like a kamie hatch spoiler. I have one of those I put up 15 or more years ago, to esure it is still minty when the time is right. Nice find.
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