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    1. i think most will say that tranny mounts will...

      i think most will say that tranny mounts will last the lifetime of a car. However, i replaced mine on my manual tranny (v6 5 speed fwd) in about 20 minutes. Tranny mounts are dense buschings with...
    2. by "touching the rim" do you mean they are...

      by "touching the rim" do you mean they are touching the inner barrel of the wheel or that the side surface of the caliper is touching the back sides of wheel spokes??

      you could always space them...
    3. DIY: B5 & B5.5 Fuel Pressure Regulator test

      DIY: B5 & B5.5 Fuel Pressure Regulator test

      This DIY covers the testing of your Fuel Pressure Regulator (FPR) to confirm it is supplying your fuel rail with ample pressure. This DIY is not...
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      ** just thinking out loud here** -Fuel...

      ** just thinking out loud here**

      -Fuel pressure regulator checked…pulled the vacuum line(only line coming off the FPR) and ran for 7minutes +….if the diaphragm was damaged there would be fuel...
    5. Free bump... Buy this guys wheels so he can...

      Free bump...

      Buy this guys wheels so he can buy his kid some pants.
    6. well if its actually firing up then cutting out...

      well if its actually firing up then cutting out you have spark..obviously..now how is it cutting out? is it a quick start up then immediately shutting off? as in..possibly your immobilizer has been...
    7. wow 14 years!!! Sounds like you take good care of...

      wow 14 years!!! Sounds like you take good care of her.
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      **update** so i dont think my shop let the car...

      **update**

      so i dont think my shop let the car run long enough for the problem to present itself. they were not able to "get the car to act up". of course i drive it home just fine and then after...
    9. Thanks for the offer but i should probably steer...

      Thanks for the offer but i should probably steer clear of cycles since this is my only car at the minute.

      Update:

      Car is right under 130,5XX miles and received the following work this last week...
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      it would…but it would be very noticeable and your...

      it would…but it would be very noticeable and your car would literally be "sagging" on one side. i've only seen one case of an actual broken spring.
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      it sounds like it may just be a bad/worn top...

      it sounds like it may just be a bad/worn top bushing on your rear strut. my brother had two fail on his mk4 jetta that would give him about 1/2" of play so before the strut would begin to absorb any...
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      im sure people would appreciate it. i would def...

      im sure people would appreciate it. i would def read it tho im going a dif route on my engine. Info on mating trannys with the engine would be nice to know about.
    13. ummm did you really sell this car for $3300 with...

      ummm did you really sell this car for $3300 with the PES super charger? i hope not cause if you did you just lost min $2k...unless you somehow aquired that charger for free.
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      :thumbup: glad some of us are making progress!! ...

      :thumbup: glad some of us are making progress!!

      My passat is stll in the shop..oh and family loaner jetta had dead battery when i went to take it to work...:beer:
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      good work. thanks for keeping us entertained....

      good work. thanks for keeping us entertained. What are your plans for suspension? Are you going to upgrade to any sort of sport struts or springs?
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      **update** (sorta) dropped the car off at a...

      **update** (sorta)

      dropped the car off at a trusted shop for the issue. I will post the diagnosis once i get word. sadly my shop canceled my apt since i had come in days before and purchased $450...
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      hmmm..wish i could help but im currently...

      hmmm..wish i could help but im currently experiencing similar issues with my car. ive done the coolant temp sensor, both cam sensors, and crank sensor. i havent looked up your codes but if its...
    18. Thanks dude! I follow your build so i know you...

      Thanks dude! I follow your build so i know you are very familiar with the photo docs too. I should have a few more DIY's coming out soon....sorry in advance that they will all be for v6 tho :beer:
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      Update: so i picked up all the parts...

      Update:

      so i picked up all the parts listed..it will be nice to refresh all the old PCV crap.

      I did replace both cam shaft position sensors and cranks shaft position sensor(engine speed...
    20. Indeed... thanks for pointing it out..added it...

      Indeed...

      thanks for pointing it out..added it to info at the top for easier user reference.
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