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      Low fuel pressure, then suspect the pumps....

      Low fuel pressure, then suspect the pumps.
      Running rich can be a bad o2 sensor, or the 5th injector leaking.

      90 hours and still no answer... that is too much time and I think he may not know what...
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      Thanks for bringing that up... :) Be-warned, it...

      Thanks for bringing that up... :) Be-warned, it wasn't a pretty fix..... New Crank needed because the Previous Owners BASTURD VW Mechanic screwed the pooch.

      I would of loved a sheared gear...
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      Set the time with aligning the marks and the...

      Set the time with aligning the marks and the belt.
      To tension the belt, I took a small steel long handled Allen, you can buy the specialty tool a spad wrench, but tighten it in a clockwise direction...
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      Paint the threads with Never-Seize, and use new...

      Paint the threads with Never-Seize, and use new crush washers for that type of hose. For the crush washers slightly sand them with fine grit paper 600 or 800, then hold them over an open flame and...
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      I know I Know I KNOW That was the best part of...

      I know I Know I KNOW That was the best part of Sesame Street...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxfZbj5vf7Y
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      The dimple on the back side of the gear is EVEN...

      The dimple on the back side of the gear is EVEN not above, not below the level of the Valve cover tin. Not above the re-enforcement bar, but the valve cover tin below it.
      ...
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      RE-time it. Your cam mark has to be even with...

      RE-time it.

      Your cam mark has to be even with the top of the valve cover tin, and not the re-bar.
      Your cam pic looks to be above the re-bar.....
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      Unlike most, I drove it like I stole it.......

      Unlike most, I drove it like I stole it.... Topless and moving down Ga400.
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      Big Ditto's REALLY BIG DITTO's on the plugs. ...

      Big Ditto's REALLY BIG DITTO's on the plugs.

      Oh and make sure that your plug wires are fully seated on the plug and not arcing out on the head, spin them so the steel jacket lip is away from the...
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      Drove a Diesel rabbit off the showroom floor in...

      Drove a Diesel rabbit off the showroom floor in 80, basically for the 20 years I drove it, it was a cheap car, very few issues....
      Besides glow-plugs, yearly and vacuum pumps.

      Before I sold it...
    11. A heads up to those that buy the t-stat cover...

      A heads up to those that buy the t-stat cover from GAP.

      The second one I installed was really really sharp on the machined edges, so much so that I used a little crocus cloth to smooth out the...
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      Yes, plugging in the MAF can blow the MAF up, and...

      Yes, plugging in the MAF can blow the MAF up, and or the ECU...I have seen that before.

      You may just need to allow the system to reset.. that is what is called the chicken dance...
      You will also...
    13. Jbugs is also good for that as I needed the...

      Jbugs is also good for that as I needed the Bright white, and they only showed the white or Ivory at the time.

      Your welcome.
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      From one of the readers of this forum, THANK...

      From one of the readers of this forum, THANK YOU.......
      exiting Stage Left= Drama Queen? nuff said.
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      http://www.cabby-info.com/engine.htm#Vacuum

      http://www.cabby-info.com/engine.htm#Vacuum
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      Yours too? I have mine in a 5 inch binder with...

      Yours too? I have mine in a 5 inch binder with each page in page protectors.
      I did separate the wiring schematics from the main book as I use them more often..

      My PDF is filled with annotations...
    17. Thread: 8v vs 16v

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      Would now be a good time to tell a noobie to...

      Would now be a good time to tell a noobie to place his Vehicles Type and general area of the country in his profile as we all aren't a clairvoyant as most.
      ...
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      Fixed the pic for ya

      Fixed the pic for ya
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      WTF. If you are going to install new injectors,...

      WTF. If you are going to install new injectors, then installing new cups is cost effective at this point, and will insure smooth and leakless sealing.
      If you determine after installing the new...
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      NO, you can't. 1. Replace all ground wires...

      NO, you can't.

      1. Replace all ground wires engine to frame frame to battery.
      2. Replace the wires from the Positive post to the Starter then allternator.
      3. Install the heat soak relay, as this...
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