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      you could companion a second can with the first. ...

      you could companion a second can with the first. block to one and the head to the other.
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      This was the setup I'd wanted before my car got...

      This was the setup I'd wanted before my car got wrecked. Nice stuff.
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      You basically just wrench the bottoms/ends and...

      You basically just wrench the bottoms/ends and snug up the top middle guys.If you've coated your manifold in any of the thermal coatings I'd highly recommend you take it down to the iron where the...
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      10mm jet nuts are the ones I used. In the end it...

      10mm jet nuts are the ones I used. In the end it didn't matter for me, I had to cut my manifold off to get my old one out. That's a rare case though.
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      The post purchase support is excellent too. I'm...

      The post purchase support is excellent too. I'm another PPT success story and I was a real pain in the ass...
    6. I ran IE rods, but the bulk of my final and best...

      I ran IE rods, but the bulk of my final and best working kit was based on Pag Parts. My car was damaged in a hurricane so that spelled the end for me, but it was running in tip top shape with the...
    7. If you do go the DIY rebuild route I'd recommend...

      If you do go the DIY rebuild route I'd recommend buying the bulk of the parts from as few vendors as possible or ideally 1 vendor. The reason being if you need to call someone for...
    8. built engines, bigger turbos, blah blah blah is...

      built engines, bigger turbos, blah blah blah is usually a long and expensive road. I'd be wary of what you're getting in to if you don't plan to wrench on the car of if a second daily driver isn't...
    9. more discussion on the bigport vs smallport ...

      more discussion on the bigport vs smallport http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5355083-good-TECHNICAL-discussion-on-head-porting-and-SM-vs-LG-port-heads
    10. A ported small port head would be more suited for...

      A ported small port head would be more suited for this turbo wouldn't it?
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      I wouldn't compare the performance of a bare...

      I wouldn't compare the performance of a bare bones 50 trim kit to a hybrid setup with supporting mods. Peak power may be similar, but response, respool and overall drivability kinda sucks on the...
    12. Lol, the broke internet/texting thugs just keep...

      Lol, the broke internet/texting thugs just keep on coming.....
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      PPT kicks ass.

      PPT kicks ass.
    14. BB CHRA and water lines are out of the question??

      BB CHRA and water lines are out of the question??
    15. Allen's in a pinch to get it off. I'd use the...

      Allen's in a pinch to get it off. I'd use the correct tool when installing.
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      how you getting extra fuel in there for that dry...

      how you getting extra fuel in there for that dry 50shot?
    17. Milltek gets my vote. I'm near 40 and this ain't...

      Milltek gets my vote. I'm near 40 and this ain't my first rodeo. I'm not in the market for a catback, but that's where I'd be looking if I was.
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      I have a used Peloquin 5-spd diff for sale.

      I have a used Peloquin 5-spd diff for sale.
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      lol, sorry man.

      lol, sorry man.
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      No, no man, you need to build a new cylinder head...

      No, no man, you need to build a new cylinder head and sink at least $3k more into building this before you give up. That's part of how these builds play out. Once it's back together and running...
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