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    1. I just finished replacing one today. The PCV had...

      I just finished replacing one today. The PCV had failed. I took it apart and found a rip in the diaphragm.

      Most of the rear mains I have seen leak also had PCV failure.

      My guess is the PCV...
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      I know it's a real pain, but I love to hear that...

      I know it's a real pain, but I love to hear that a dealer treated you right
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      I have personally seen 2 fail, 1) The shaft was...

      I have personally seen 2 fail,
      1) The shaft was seized. I took the intake pipe off and could not turn the compressor wheel. Once the turbo was out, I got it to spin a little, but not much. That...
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      Nice job! What radiator is that?

      Nice job!

      What radiator is that?
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      Euro-wise makes just about everything you need...

      Euro-wise makes just about everything you need for it.
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      Good to know. :thumbup:

      Good to know. :thumbup:
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      Has anyone tried to run a few tanks of non...

      Has anyone tried to run a few tanks of non ethanol fuel? Have seen that cause some strange things.

      Not sure it would make a difference, just throwing it out there.
    8. Starting my 1988 Project Cabriolet!

      I didn't realize it had been over a year since I updated this post. A lot of things have happened since then.

      I bought a mk3 Jetta kept the engine and sold/scraped the rest. That lead me on the...
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      I am deleting mine. An ecm tune will correct the...

      I am deleting mine. An ecm tune will correct the mil..
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      go into engine electronics, then basic settings,...

      go into engine electronics, then basic settings, run basic settings 71(evap leak) and 70(evap flow)
    11. This is a great idea. It goes a long way to a...

      This is a great idea. It goes a long way to a buyer. But your only a pro if you have your fuel mileage tracked too :P
    12. This is an INCREDIBLY wonderful point!

      This is an INCREDIBLY wonderful point!
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      My daily is a 2005 Passat wagon 1.8t. I am...

      My daily is a 2005 Passat wagon 1.8t. I am currently building a 1988 VR6 Cabriolet. I also have a 1984 Cabby that I need to get around to fixing..
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      I am always shocked to hear that people wont even...

      I am always shocked to hear that people wont even get their car serviced for FREE!

      How many miles did they go without a service?
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      I have bought parts from lots of places, I like...

      I have bought parts from lots of places, I like to deal with German Auto Parts, and ECS.

      Most good exhaust shops can do the cat.

      I would recommend getting or doing all the general maintenance...
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      LOL, It's funny cuz it's true!

      LOL,

      It's funny cuz it's true!
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      THANKS! I post here from time to time. :)

      THANKS! I post here from time to time. :)
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      AWESOME!:thumbup:

      AWESOME!:thumbup:
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      Still all original. The seats are in really great...

      Still all original. The seats are in really great shape, minus a hole in the drivers outer bolster. The headrests did not hold up as well.
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      What are you working on behind the dash?

      What are you working on behind the dash?
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