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    1. Oil filters are only interchangeable with the...

      Oil filters are only interchangeable with the correct oil filter cap.

      Early metal filter cap, part # 021 115 433A.


      http://www.urotuned.com/images/021115433A.jpg


      Plastic filter cap 021...
    2. The answers to this are in the Bentley manual...

      The answers to this are in the Bentley manual along with a DIY.

      You will need special tools to do the repair, it can be done at home. I use a hub tamer type tool so it can be done on the vehicle....
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      There is no mention in the service manual since...

      There is no mention in the service manual since it sits horizontal in a VR6.
      The ball can be position anywhere, but I always point it at the hose.
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      This question pops up all the time. As a...

      This question pops up all the time.
      As a consumer do your due diligence and investigate the company.
      Look up the company name with the word scam.
      Look up rip off report.
      Get in writing what is...
    5. This greatly depends on experience and available...

      This greatly depends on experience and available tools.
      It can done rather quickly by an experienced tech at a shop.
      If its a guy at home with no experience, no Bentley manual, and questionable...
    6. In the deck of the block by cylinder #1 there is...

      In the deck of the block by cylinder #1 there is an oil check valve, the same exact part # as the infamous 1.8T that failed.
      Only way to replace it would require you to remove the cylinder head.
      ...
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      Issues off the top of my head: Liners that...

      Issues off the top of my head:

      Liners that slip.
      2 bolt mains on most of them, 4 bolt mains on P76 and later Rover engines.
      Coilpack model timing cover is shared with the V6 Buick (Good thing I...
    8. I'm at the point where I'm very selective in who...

      I'm at the point where I'm very selective in who I help. I would rather sit back and watch the blind lead the blind, then help a newb who has no desire to help him/herself.
      Buy a Bentley manual, but...
    9. You car comparing a diy time vs book time which...

      You car comparing a diy time vs book time which includes CYA time.
    10. Drove my sisters '88 1/2 face lift Suzuki Samurai...

      Drove my sisters '88 1/2 face lift Suzuki Samurai (nicked name the frog) from SoCal to NorCal and I had to anticipate every hill by reaching 80 mph in the fast lane as it slowed down to 50 mph in the...
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      Your auction?

      Your auction?
    12. Carefully inspect your IM gears for wear and...

      Carefully inspect your IM gears for wear and damage, replace them as needed.

      This recent post I made shows a single row IM shaft gear, but look for the same issues on a dual row....
    13. That kit is all OEM Iwis parts and OEM VW parts,...

      That kit is all OEM Iwis parts and OEM VW parts, it includes the important oil passage o-ring which is not offered by other kits.
    14. OP they ripped you a new one back in '12. How...

      OP they ripped you a new one back in '12. How quickly you forget.

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5914218-Rusted-or-Stickerbombed

      This pic is from the OP's profile. ...
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      A father takes his two sons out for a day of...

      A father takes his two sons out for a day of adventure including the amusement park, bowling alley and movie theater while the song "Beth" by KISS plays in the background. His wife, Beth, texts...
    16. Make sure your machine shop knows you are using a...

      Make sure your machine shop knows you are using a MLS head gasket instead of the fiber gasket.
      The machining process leaves a different surface finish which only works with one of the two gaskets....
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      That rubber will work! If the tape fails to hold...

      That rubber will work! If the tape fails to hold (mold release agent may still be on the rubber) then wipe it down with alcohol or parts cleaner, use a generous amount of weather strip adhesive (aka...
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      Thanks Mike!

      Thanks Mike!
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      That's cool Mike! If you don't mind, what do you...

      That's cool Mike! If you don't mind, what do you do for KABC 7?

      Downloaded the app, thanks for that!
    20. Is that you Dave?

      Is that you Dave?
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