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      Dash is out Interior is out sound deadening en...

      Dash is out
      Interior is out
      sound deadening en route
      Shifter is out
      Bay has been degreased and pressure washed
      Pedal clutser on the way out
      k frame out
      working on the bushings now in the...
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      Progress albeit slow is still progress. Emptied...

      Progress albeit slow is still progress.
      Emptied the gas tank (for the most part) by jumping the pumps with a small battery.
      Probably let the rest evaporate.

      And here's the progress on the...
    3. So does that mean you know what you need for the...

      So does that mean you know what you need for the swap?
      I'm working bit by bit on the tdi, so it's more about whether or not you want to wrench

      Better hurry, Adam (screename Primer gti) wants the...
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      Well if/when you do, I'd be happy to try and...

      Well if/when you do, I'd be happy to try and answer questions based on my experience.
      Tomorrow I'm going to try to get the bay pressure washed and maybe start sanding.
      I'm planning on painting...
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      Progress... the 16v gasser is out! ...

      Progress...
      the 16v gasser is out!

      http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn44/bblume8/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1644_zps3331d9d8.jpg
    6. http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn44/bblume8/89...

      http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn44/bblume8/896D6F56-6ABD-4B98-86DD-FB748882B734-42572-00002F57B5C019D2_zps6994c82f.jpg
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    7. FS: two 2L 16v motors and two 020s and all the fixins for a 16v swap...

      Pics to follow...

      16v motor #1. $600
      15k miles since rebuild
      New crank
      New bearings
      New Pistons
      New distributor
      Plug wires new
      Eca with TT chip
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      Motor is assembled. Now waiting for a spot on the...

      Motor is assembled. Now waiting for a spot on the shop floor for my mk2 to live while I perform the transplant.
      ...
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      Plan to. As soon as it's inspected and approved...

      Plan to. As soon as it's inspected and approved for the 'D' on the title I'll be snagging a block off plate
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      Apparently the later 1z (and AHU) Pistons are...

      Apparently the later 1z (and AHU) Pistons are more robust with stronger wrist pins etc.
      I'm not going too crazy beyond a chip tune and maybe some nozzles with a brand new G15 turbo so I reused the...
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      Got the block back all freshly honed......

      Got the block back all freshly honed...
      http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn44/bblume8/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1546_zps36fb65f3.jpg

      1Z wiring harness out...
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      Loooks like ive got the early 1z pistons...

      Loooks like ive got the early 1z pistons
      http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn44/bblume8/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG_1540_zps2aae34f2.jpg


      Hands got too dirty to snap a pic after i got the crank out
      ...
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      Things are going slowly because of teaching and...

      Things are going slowly because of teaching and coaching.
      But today I removed the IP and will be sending it out to be rebuilt/refurbed.
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      Pm sent but now it looks like your inbox is full....

      Pm sent but now it looks like your inbox is full.
      Please advise...
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      I've got one. I live downtown so lemme know...

      I've got one.
      I live downtown so lemme know when you want to check it out.
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      Sorry for the delay on updates... School has...

      Sorry for the delay on updates...
      School has started and so has coaching.

      Got the manifold scraped out (it was nearly blocked by caked on blow by from the turbo that has blown seals
      ...
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      I'm confused by your description...is the tach...

      I'm confused by your description...is the tach not included or the cluster doesn't include the tach??
      Also wondering, it looks like it will support MFA...?
      Can you post a shot of the backside as...
    18. Thread: 16v unicorn?

      by bblume
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      I'll have two long blocks to sell. One of which...

      I'll have two long blocks to sell.
      One of which was fully rebuilt, so you can buy that instead of running an ABA bottom end...lmk
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      I think it's nearly identical except for maybe...

      I think it's nearly identical except for maybe having one side of the motor a bit lower
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      Update::: I know it's slow going, but I wanted...

      Update:::
      I know it's slow going, but I wanted to share what's new.
      Dropped the turbo and mani off at HiPro for cleaning and a shakedown and possible port matching. ...
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