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    1. Thread: Mk2 sciroccos

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      Holy Run-on, Batman! I didn't read your post,...

      Holy Run-on, Batman!

      I didn't read your post, but hey: welcome to The Nuthouse.

      I don't know if I speak for anyone else, but I prefer less words and MORE PICS!

      Oh wait, I do speak for...
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      Opinions are like but-holes, everybody has one,...

      Opinions are like but-holes, everybody has one, so for whatever it's worth, here's mine (opinion, not but-hole :P):

      Over 30 years of buying whichever brand was the then current favorite, I have...
    3. Given the obvious inconsistency between the fact...

      Given the obvious inconsistency between the fact that all injectors pass the lift test but #4 fails to spray when manifold vacuum lifts the plate, a logical diagnosis is by definition impossible, and...
    4. A complete list of parts needed for the...

      A complete list of parts needed for the conversion is certainly possible. But when I went from stick to auto for my wife's Scirocco, I was amazed how many niggly little parts are needed. My...
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      IIRC you can simply omit the frequency valve, the...

      IIRC you can simply omit the frequency valve, the hard line it's on, and the ecu, and the car will run fine with the lambda fuel distributor.

      It would be interesting to ponder why the old fuel...
    6. Until someone else chimes in with the exact...

      Until someone else chimes in with the exact length, size of the shoulder, etc..., it may be enough for now (just to get the car home) to know that the head is for a 13mm socket, and therefore it...
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      Karl, you are definitely one of, if not the...

      Karl, you are definitely one of, if not the smartest person I know, but you already know that a lot of what you do/say/type just leaves me scratching. To wit:



      It's not just the words, but the...
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      Have any of you found little bits of curled up...

      Have any of you found little bits of curled up metal in the pan of an otherwise well behaved engine?

      I have, and usually it's enough that I still wondered what it came from even after I tore the...
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      The Clan wanted to buy it, but I nixed it :o

      The Clan wanted to buy it, but I nixed it :o
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      Cincy 2015 pictures

      I posted this in the pre-Cincy "sticky" which I don't think anyone is looking at anymore, so here it is again (plus any other pictures y'all may have, hint, hint, ahem):

      To summarize this year for...
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      ^^Hmmph, I was sure I had some, but I guess not,...

      ^^Hmmph, I was sure I had some, but I guess not, which is a shame cuz you coulda come and got 'em. Check Craig (shrttrkr), he has everything.

      I posted Cincy pics in the Cincy Sticky. I can move...
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      Sticky: Such adventures we had! We're back home safe but...

      Such adventures we had! We're back home safe but wow! Bringing two cars exponentially increases the risks...

      1) The Stepchild lost the right front caliper somewhere in Indiana, but we got that...
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      "Can't we all just...get along?" Off topic,...

      "Can't we all just...get along?"

      Off topic, that's a nice bay:


      On topic: Until recently I bled brakes with Petra, but I could tell I was cashing in a certain number of Marriage Points every...
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      This type of work isn't for everyone but I follow...

      This type of work isn't for everyone but I follow the thread because I enjoy the owner's "Just Do It!" approach to things :thumbup:.

      Plus, I get the impression this thing, even if a bit rough,...
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      Crusty ground connections is always a good guess,...

      Crusty ground connections is always a good guess, there's a group of them just to the right of the relay panel that you could go through.

      Ultimately the best way to track electrical problems is to...
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      Good eye. That woulda been a heck of a...

      Good eye.

      That woulda been a heck of a surprise for someone...
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      There's a guy offering NOS pairs for $695 plus...

      There's a guy offering NOS pairs for $695 plus shipping, so I too am curious about the price point for these things...
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      3 liters is an awful lot... Even a brand new...

      3 liters is an awful lot...

      Even a brand new sytem with no fluid in it at all should be free of air after far less fluid.

      I know it's not precise, but there must be an air source somewhere
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      Beware sometimes the creaking is a harbinger of...

      Beware sometimes the creaking is a harbinger of the tube breaking away from the rest of the pedal cluster. The weld is sometimes weak there.
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      Thank you, Sir :thumbup: Can you bring them to...

      Thank you, Sir :thumbup:

      Can you bring them to Cincy? I'll bring the tools to install them :).
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