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      I think the PL suffers a pretty soft bottom end. ...

      I think the PL suffers a pretty soft bottom end. IMO, it can be partly corrected with some CIS-E magic. I know the FK or 4K would make up for the loss of bottom but I want the 02a so I can support...
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      I did another couple days of driving and am still...

      I did another couple days of driving and am still not happy with the running.
      A/F is still lean at -10-15" Vacuum and it seems to hunt around, while idle is also richer than I want (~13:1)....
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      :thumbup: I think I need to read up on what you...

      :thumbup:
      I think I need to read up on what you have done, I could probably learn some stuff as well.
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      Some ideas and plans being shuffled around. Been...

      Some ideas and plans being shuffled around.
      Been considering doing up the 8v but some recent events might allow more concentrated time I can apply to this project.
      So the question of the week is:...
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      Is the rear mount the same as 8V and Corrado? ...

      Is the rear mount the same as 8V and Corrado?
      Which one? Drivers Side or Passenger? I have a box of MKI and MKII mounts.
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      Not a lot to report but bumping this along with...

      Not a lot to report but bumping this along with the other project work.
      I have been doing some more research on P&P, and will likely be making a floating pressure (manometer) style bench very soon....
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      Preperation and progress

      I finally got the car cleaned out and the packed items sorted and stored.
      Got the front seat in and did an overall assessment.
      Seeing it runs pretty good, I plan to first do all the preventative...
    8. Thread: CIS-E G Lader

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      Well, I just spend the better part of three hours...

      Well, I just spend the better part of three hours trying to sort out and re-baseline things.
      My initial issues to resolve were rich Idle and occasional lean (15.2:1) at certain points of vacuum.
      I...
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      The first one looks like more trouble and cost...

      The first one looks like more trouble and cost then remedy.
      The one from IE looks good. It's funny, it seems they did pretty close to what I am doing. But I plan to make mine in Stainless and...
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      I really wish I had someone GoPro my 0-84 MPH...

      I really wish I had someone GoPro my 0-84 MPH rip. I will do some video/audio soon.
      The drive back was better today, but need to dial stuff back in so the ECU is not trying to pull lean to rich all...
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      Good Results and more R&D

      I've had to drive a lot more than usual this week, but overall I am happy with the Header work.
      Head temps are great, intake charge is ~65F due to intact wrap and the intake Phenolic spacer.

      On...
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      Murphy's law (Raceland)

      After another grueling work week, and putting up with a 3K drone, I set about to finally pull the manifolds and replace the leaky downpipe with a header.
      Taking it out was the easy part, that was...
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      :thumbup: Good, It's been on the back burner...

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      Good,
      It's been on the back burner too long.
      I'll update as I complete the pilot.
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      Looking good :thumbup: I got a text out to a guy...

      Looking good :thumbup:
      I got a text out to a guy that did SCCA and had a small lot of 9a stuff. I will see if he has the IM and other stuff you are looking for as I might try and pickup/buy all his...
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      Well, Today I got fed up enough with the VT...

      Well,
      Today I got fed up enough with the VT series muffler to do something about it.
      I bought a Magnaflow 11226 SST Muffler. It fits better sizewise.
      While out I also bought a Thrush Turbo just...
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      Started making a replacement, to a long obsolete...

      Started making a replacement, to a long obsolete design.
      http://i1199.photobucket.com/albums/aa477/nbvwfan/New%20Products/Test%20Tank_zpsaalo2vpn.jpg
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      Thanks Doc. It is the only thing I can rock...

      Thanks Doc.
      It is the only thing I can rock right now. The Vanagon is awaiting consistent warm weather so I can get it through it's last emissions cycle, so I am just DD'ing this. Did ~500 miles...
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      You might want to do some searching online for...

      You might want to do some searching online for Digi II tuning and tweaks (TheSamba.com is a good resource too).
      I suspect your wiper track and or meter might be part of the issue.
      :thumbup:
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      I lucked out with a local deal. But I have...

      I lucked out with a local deal.
      But I have looked for the kit and have seen it is pricey.
      If I didn't already have the cable box I would be trying the shift rod kit for ~$179 as I am pretty sure I...
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      Thanks, I wished I had more progress to report,...

      Thanks, I wished I had more progress to report, but I am gearing up for it.


      Thank you too. Always looking forward to the positive feedback.


      It is hard to pinpoint if this is an actual...
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