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    1. I never drove one of these engines with a k14 so...

      I never drove one of these engines with a k14 so can't comment. I'm guessing it might be the better choice for those that want to go the speed limit on the freeway. Thats when the t3 and k24 start...
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      did you find that motel 6 as disgusting as i did...

      did you find that motel 6 as disgusting as i did on the inside? i was stuck when i visited a couple months ago so went to sleep, but there were also allot of people hanging out, smoking and making...
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      is the engine already out? i got aaa to tow...

      is the engine already out?

      i got aaa to tow but i don't think they do it with engine out.


      based on what you were telling me before it really sounds like if i want to keep 2 chasis, i should...
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      would be curious on a price without the...

      would be curious on a price without the engine/tranny
    5. Thread: 1979

      by damac2004
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      you have to many things going and questionable...

      you have to many things going and questionable head work so all bets are off if your engine is healthy.

      if it were my car and healthy i would be bypassing the chasis like i said into a jug of...
    6. Yes its a manual pump so fuel should move, with...

      Yes its a manual pump so fuel should move, with the ignition on there should be 12 volts to the solenoid on the pump and if thats working it lets fuel to the injectors.

      Was there any smoke coming...
    7. Thread: 1.6 td bov

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      When I rescued my rabbit from a field it had a...

      When I rescued my rabbit from a field it had a cone filter, stock bov, and a larger open exhaust. Honestly the noises that thing made were fun for about a day. You could really notice the car bark...
    8. Thread: 1979

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      Car dying in corners could be the fuel tank. Had...

      Car dying in corners could be the fuel tank. Had it happen on a 79 rabbit I rescued from a field. I could not even use the last 1/4 tank normally. It was dying on freeway windy onramp. Swapped...
    9. Put a clear hose on your inlet into a bucket of...

      Put a clear hose on your inlet into a bucket of fuel like you are doing. Raise this in the air so you can watch the fuel level. Make something crude and hang it from the hood.

      Put a clear hose...
    10. I have never dared do this, that isn't how those...

      I have never dared do this, that isn't how those fittings are designed. Just tighten them until they stop, make sure that they are seated first, if you notice with slack once you start the threaded...
    11. Does it run good? Hopefully its in time. ...

      Does it run good? Hopefully its in time.

      There are 3 bolts holding the pump to the plate on the left.

      There is also a bolt that goes through a cone type nut underneath the right side of the...
    12. don't mess around with the high pressure side of...

      don't mess around with the high pressure side of the pumps, diesel injected into the skin is bad news.

      i have had 3 daily drivers for the past 6 years and never broken an old vw line, and there...
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      I don't quite get what you are doing, but I would...

      I don't quite get what you are doing, but I would keep the stock system if hoses, etc. are good to keep cost down.

      Reseal all orings with nylog

      replacer dryer and appropriate parts since the...
    14. Time to investigate by pulling the green cover. ...

      Time to investigate by pulling the green cover. Drain oil first.

      With that off you can see if the throwout bearing is stuck down further in the bore so that when you actuate the tranny level you...
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      did you test the engine before buying it? all...

      did you test the engine before buying it? all bets are off if you didn't.

      time to start fresh and check all the timing, including pump timing, it sounds like you don't have the tools?

      if you...
    16. bump. after a long road rehabbing my foot injury...

      bump. after a long road rehabbing my foot injury i have decided i wont ride dirtbikes again so this truck serves no purpose to me :(
    17. bump. after a long road rehabbing my foot injury...

      bump. after a long road rehabbing my foot injury i have decided i wont ride dirtbikes again so this truck serves no purpose to me :(
    18. FS: bare 1.6td hydro block/head-needs rebuild

      This was a working engine but I broke down various setups before deciding on which to use for a couple of my cars.

      Its been broken down so we are just talking the head, bare block with no oil pan,...
    19. i have been wondering if mk1 and mk2 cars need 14...

      i have been wondering if mk1 and mk2 cars need 14 or 15" rims if trying to match stock tire heights for comfort on the freeway?

      i had a 83 gti last year that had rims like these with overall...
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      I must admit this is a source of failure for me. ...

      I must admit this is a source of failure for me. I have 3 engines being daily driven now and I took the time to replace seals on each one. Each one leaks enough to leave drips. One out of nowhere...
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