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      wow, those fender flares look like something from...

      wow, those fender flares look like something from group b rally.
      regarding that nasty undercoating, a heat gun and putty knife seem to work pretty well.
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      ECS is shipping replacement thermostat cover,...

      ECS is shipping replacement thermostat cover, housing and o-ring. excellent customer service. thanks
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      Andy, thanks for addressing this. That says a...

      Andy, thanks for addressing this. That says a lot about your company. I'll get back with you via PM.
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      o-rings always get a light coat of silicone paste...

      o-rings always get a light coat of silicone paste before going in:
      https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-w8MkD9bF4bY/VUt5g1TiBRI/AAAAAAAAAZw/e95gh-rS9gY/w788-h591-no/SAM_1802.JPG
      Torque on the bolts...
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      i was hoping for no plastic problems. don't want...

      i was hoping for no plastic problems. don't want to deal with returns. I didn't see anyone complaining about the ECS parts so I'm holding out hope.
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      leaking from the interface between the housing...

      leaking from the interface between the housing and thermostat cover piece.
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      nothing to clean, everything is new. It's the...

      nothing to clean, everything is new. It's the ECS kit. http://www.ecstuning.com/News/MKIII_WaterPipeKits/ES1516/
      There is no gasket, just the o-ring.
      I took it apart, looks fine, still leaks....
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      ECS thermostat housing leaking

      I just installed the ECS water pipe and thermostat housing kit on a 98 VR6 GTI.
      Water is now almost streaming out of the thermostat housing. The thermostat o-ring is installed properly according to...
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      that's crazy they can get 2000hp from a factory...

      that's crazy they can get 2000hp from a factory GTR block.
    10. sorry, i don't check the tex much these days......

      sorry, i don't check the tex much these days...
      yes, i still have on the car.
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      soon we'll make our own parts on a 3D printer.

      soon we'll make our own parts on a 3D printer.
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      rad is gone. raining right now, i can't get pics...

      rad is gone.
      raining right now, i can't get pics :banghead:
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      rad fan is sold. sorry, i need to update the...

      rad fan is sold. sorry, i need to update the pics.
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      no, exhaust is gone. still have interior...

      no, exhaust is gone.

      still have interior pieces- dash, door panels, instrument cluster, seats, etc.
      body panels, glass, nuespeed lowering springs and more
    15. price drop! trying to clear some things out..

      price drop! trying to clear some things out..
    16. Neuspeed race lowering springs $100 Tampa FL

      set of 4:

      55.10.50 F
      1550 R

      https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-QMfMbHwzZaI/U-gT4WQU26I/AAAAAAAAAOI/DZjqtqrLAEo/w702-h395-no/SAM_1293.JPG...
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      Scirocco seat FS Tampa, FL

      from 86 model I think. Stored indoors for the past 15 years. Tired of looking at it.
      looks like the passenger side, but I'm sure it could be configured to work on either.
      $50 plus shipping.
      ...
    18. i did a little checking and found some other...

      i did a little checking and found some other threads with VAG cars experiencing this problem at bending/flexing areas.
      the front hose apparently fails too at the hood hinge.

      too bad VW used this...
    19. Rear window washer feed hose failed, water dripping on package tray

      :banghead:
      2010, 35k miles... didn't see that coming.

      looks like the hose is made of some plastic material that doesn't like flexing very much.
      i guess I opened the rear hatch enough times to...
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      sold

      sold
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