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      Yes.

      Yes.
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      Sorry I confused myself. You can re-pin it, or...

      Sorry I confused myself. You can re-pin it, or cut off the key on the left side to fit the 2.8L connector.

      Timing case that I replaced was a Mk5 R32/Audi A3 version, which uses a different upper...
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      Data log with VCDS and post your results.

      Data log with VCDS and post your results.
    4. You will use the R32 MAF and intake tube since...

      You will use the R32 MAF and intake tube since they are bigger than the 2.8L.

      Late 08 R32 has a different keyway on the crank its oval.
      Also newer 3.2L engines use a plastic front crank cover,...
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      The swap is so simple since you already have a...

      The swap is so simple since you already have a 2.8L vehicle.

      There is only 1 thing to change and that is the exhaust cam solenoid connector.
      You can't re-pin it because the pins are smaller, you...
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      Its no longer available. ...

      Its no longer available.

      http://www.parts4vws.com/images/parts/coolflo3.jpg

      http://i768.photobucket.com/albums/xx326/snikfrits/IMG_3025_zps07830806.jpg~original

      Jamex (yellow foam), and...
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      Replace both the coil and the strut. A strut...

      Replace both the coil and the strut.

      A strut can easily be inspected upon removal to verify it still functions, but keep in mind not all struts/shocks are created equally.
      Some are just oil...
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      It's called "Scuttle" for you Brits. Don't use...

      It's called "Scuttle" for you Brits.

      Don't use Buggymans part #s, as they are LHD.

      You want RHD part #s.
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      :popcorn:


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kJg3twT4pI0
    10. It bolts up, but the 02M trans interferes with...

      It bolts up, but the 02M trans interferes with the 12v thermostat cover.

      This is why we do 24v swaps using a 02A or 02J transmission (no issues for swap cars).

      You can easily cut the...
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      SoCal has you covered. :thumbup: 9 Whatney,...

      SoCal has you covered. :thumbup:

      9 Whatney, Irvine, California 92618
      Tel (949)598-4850

      Just an example of the incredible work they do.
      ...
    12. The hoses you want are actually a unit, parts not...

      The hoses you want are actually a unit, parts not sold individually.
      This means, the "Tee's you want will be purchased with the hoses for a single price....
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      That's the ticket! :thumbup:

      That's the ticket! :thumbup:
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      NSFW, excited elephant is excited. ...

      NSFW, excited elephant is excited.

      http://www.zoopedup.com/blogs/uploads/olivW0.jpeg
    15. Get a Bentley for both the donor car and the...

      Get a Bentley for both the donor car and the recipient.

      Black is a German DIN standard and is +12v, just like Red is for SAE standards.
      Familiarize yourself with both and don't get them confused.
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      Just add a clamp on heat shield. They are...

      Just add a clamp on heat shield.
      They are available in several styles and lengths and under many brands, but fit using the same type of clamping system.
      ...
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      The very link you provided had the part #...

      The very link you provided had the part # 7M0071738
      Thule is typically the OEM for Votex racks.
      I use Etrailer for my obsolete Thule spares. http://www.etrailer.com/manufacturer-Thule.aspx
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      Simple answer is yes, same exact part as the old...

      Simple answer is yes, same exact part as the old 12v VR6.
    19. Many dealers charge a service fee to look it up....

      Many dealers charge a service fee to look it up. For the Mk2 cars back in the day, they came with a radio booklet amongst the owners manuals that stated VW would provide for free a radio code.
      ...
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      Forum member Gezuvor had those originally made...

      Forum member Gezuvor had those originally made back in '01
      For those that recall, Richard Barker started OEMPlus (since been sold). Great guy, truly an automotive enthusiast.
      He still posts, just...
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