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      Haha. Me too. Let's just say they're too...

      Haha. Me too. Let's just say they're too "creative".

      -Alex


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      I updated the links. Any better?

      I updated the links. Any better?
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      It's easy to use the existing 4 window...

      It's easy to use the existing 4 window distributor. Just cut away one tab then align the missing tab with your missing tooth on the crank. Then use polling mode on the distributor. When the missing...
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      If you don't want to mess with it just stick with...

      If you don't want to mess with it just stick with the distributor. If you do go COP you will have to add a driver board to MS and re-wire things a bit. You'll also want to add a tachometer driver...
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      I'm running 06E 905 115 E coils. I bought a set...

      I'm running 06E 905 115 E coils. I bought a set of 4 for $80 on ebay. I believe they're from MKV cars. They're red so +5 HP.

      I had to trim them a bit to get them to sit right but it was easy with...
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      :UPDATE: I'm not a fan of the valve cover vent...

      :UPDATE:

      I'm not a fan of the valve cover vent any more. I've gotten oil in the intake from both the valve cover vent and the crank vent. So I tried a series of oil separators from commercial...
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      I'm running VAG COPs on MS2. I'd agree it's 100%...

      I'm running VAG COPs on MS2. I'd agree it's 100% sorted.


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      Noooo!!!!! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

      Noooo!!!!!


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      I think I'm going the same route of both vents to...

      I think I'm going the same route of both vents to a custom catch can with drain back to the pan. Please post pics of your catch can build if you don't mind. Or if you have a link to a build forum. ...
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      I'm thinking I'll be running something similar....

      I'm thinking I'll be running something similar. Both crank and cam vents to a huge catch can, vented to the atmosphere and drained back to the pan. This is my valve cover vent build. It has some...
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      I do have a -12 line and 3/4" ID hose coming out...

      I do have a -12 line and 3/4" ID hose coming out of the valve cover.
      https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-NFQ-TYOfg6I/TwT-WIideeI/AAAAAAAAHM4/VsFRY1hqcuM/s1152/IMG_0645.JPG

      I'm just not sure where...
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      I thought about replacing the oil cap but I...

      I thought about replacing the oil cap but I thought the newer ones (which I have) were supposed to vent extra pressure. I have the factory 1987 one which does not vent. I'm tempted to measure crank...
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      I have a question on crank venting on these 16v...

      I have a question on crank venting on these 16v turbo engines. How the hell do you do it? I have the factory crank vent and a -12 vent added to the valve cover but I till get some oil leaking out of...
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      PM sent
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      Knock sensing is pretty sensitive stuff. I think...

      Knock sensing is pretty sensitive stuff. I think the JB weld would mute all the sound coming through the block. I would leave the second knock sensor either unplugged or plugged in and tucked away....
    16. Steering column bearing: New trick to old problem

      As everyone knows, the lower steering column bearing fails on our A1 cars. There's lots of excellent threads like this one http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?3571059 that describe the problem...
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      The self adjusting cable has some sort of one-way...

      The self adjusting cable has some sort of one-way deal. I've re-used mine (for a while at least) by compressing / resetting it and hooking up the side strap things. Then you can install it and...
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      Awesome build! Subscribed! -Alex

      Awesome build! Subscribed!

      -Alex
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      Back on the road? What's wrong with it? It looks...

      Back on the road? What's wrong with it? It looks absolutely mint! I love this thread already. Lots of rich history here. Reminds me of when I bought my new 2001 GTI out of college. However I parted...
    20. Ok so just for completion of this thread here's...

      Ok so just for completion of this thread here's what I did. I replaced most of the valve stem seals but they all looked fine coming out. By the way, doing this with the head on is such a PITA!! ...
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