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      Yes, using stock head bolts. I asked, because...

      Yes, using stock head bolts.
      I asked, because I was pretty sure that I remembered (from a round of random internetting) that the ABA's torque spec was a little different from the PL/9A.

      Thanks...
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      16v (PL) w/ ABA head gasket question

      Quick question to all:
      So, I'm (finally) ramping up to do a (long overdue) head gasket replacement on Wilda.
      I'm using an ABA MLS head gasket.
      Head bolt torque: I'm thinking that I should...
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      ^ ^ ^ Shiny! I did the same, last night. ...

      ^ ^ ^ Shiny!

      I did the same, last night. Pulled her out of her sleeping spot. Replaced battery (the Tender's red-green blinking said it was time. As did the 2006 date label on the battery. ...
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      Year? Model? Pro tip:

      Year? Model?

      Pro tip:
      <----- put it in your profile (like, say, mine are.) Then we don't have to ask. ;)
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      Verify (with a voltmeter!) that the fuses for...

      Verify (with a voltmeter!) that the fuses for both the turn signals and the hazard flashers are good.

      Not sure how you can say that "the relays are good", when there's only one..... ;)

      Do...
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      Sticky: :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup: I still don't...

      :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:


      I still don't know what Clan Cup will be doing this year for transportation. Might be a FusionKia, might be a QuantumKia (depending on weather forecast); Scirocco...
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      There's this: ...

      There's this:
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7140082-Cincy-News-Change
    8. This solves that issue: Aux/USB extension cable...

      This solves that issue:
      Aux/USB extension cable
      I have one of those in my Quantum. I had also installed one in the wife's G6 (installed in place of the cigarette lighter.) Fits nice, looks...
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      Sticky: Thanks for the heads-up. Room reserved. Not...

      Thanks for the heads-up. Room reserved. Not worried about that 'non-refundable' bit, because, well... what's the chances that I won't come? :laugh:
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      2006: From a MkII Golf, to an E90 (325i.) ...

      2006: From a MkII Golf, to an E90 (325i.) Fairly large change.
      2010: From E90 (328i), to a Scirocco. Really large change.
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      Sticky: LOL!!! :laugh: I have to agree with you, Dr....

      LOL!!! :laugh:
      I have to agree with you, Dr. Chassin. I enjoy a shower, Das Katie will require one. And, camping with a 10-month-old, mebbe not the best idea.

      HoInn Express works for me. ...
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      PUR = polyurethane. Same stuff that holds...

      PUR = polyurethane. Same stuff that holds windshields in.
      You can buy a 'standard caulk gun size' (10.5oz) cartridge at any auto parts store or auto paint supply, for ~$25.
      You do need a...
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      I like Pennzoil Syncromesh. So does the...

      I like Pennzoil Syncromesh. So does the transmission. :)
      Around here, Advance carries it.
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      It absolutely doesn't matter. It's Continuous...

      It absolutely doesn't matter. It's Continuous injection. ;)
      If they seem to lay out fine, then they're hooked up correctly.
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      Sounds like your cable is binding. New ones are...

      Sounds like your cable is binding. New ones are cheap. ;)


      Me:
      I ordered a bunch of stuff last night. It's finally time to do that head gasket that's been leaking oil for, oh, 4 years or...
    16. Blue switch: low-pressure switch, 0.25 bar. ...

      Blue switch: low-pressure switch, 0.25 bar.
      Brown switch: low-pressure switch, 0.3 bar.

      For quite a few models, blue replaces brown, anyways. You'll be fine. :)
    17. BMW Master Tech, >15 years at the same store. ...

      BMW Master Tech, >15 years at the same store.
      Damn, it's been a long time.....
      Prior to that, 5.5 years apprenticing (under my dad) in heavy collision. Rough way to make a living there....
    18. Really, you can't Google? Here, allow me. ...

      Really, you can't Google?
      Here, allow me.

      hint: it might have something to do with where his business is based. ;)
    19. Go back to school, youngling. Take basic...

      Go back to school, youngling. Take basic arithmetic again. ;)

      300,000 units (assuming each customer purchased only one unit) * $69 (per unit) = $20,700,000 (gross receipts.)
      Definitely "at...
    20. I like the chime replacement myself. 30 second...

      I like the chime replacement myself. 30 second mod (quick & dirty install is to just run a piece of 20AWG from a side-lights fuse, to the 58 pin on the chime relay.)
      And, the Audi "321" chime I...
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