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      My codes were slip codes stores in engine control...

      My codes were slip codes stores in engine control module. That's where I found them.

      Here's what I found on mine:
      Trans cooler (inside radiator) had internal leak, trans fluid seeped into...
    2. $1200? They had no idea what they were getting...

      $1200?
      They had no idea what they were getting into.
      Fyi



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      No H20 this year. If you can wait a week or two I...

      No H20 this year. If you can wait a week or two I can meet you somewhere, otherwise you come to my house on a day off.
      Just let me know. Pm me.


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      I've already got a case chillin' in the fridge....

      I've already got a case chillin' in the fridge. The six pack is icing on the cake! :)


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    5. I've got my play toy already. 3L VR turbo 6sp 02M...

      I've got my play toy already. 3L VR turbo 6sp 02M trans swap. 3" turbo back exhaust, cams, low CR, 15psi.
      This is my daily driver. No $ or time for a big project.


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      I can help, but quite busy and a bit challenged...

      I can help, but quite busy and a bit challenged with transportation of late. Which brings me to my next point, thanks to Blair for looking over my car. Had it towed to D'Ambrosio this am.

      Nors,...
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      Mine was excessive. Here's what it looked like:...

      Mine was excessive. Here's what it looked like:
      https://vimeo.com/106333889



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      I'd be interested in the codes you've got stored...

      I'd be interested in the codes you've got stored (if any).
      My light finally came on with the following:
      P0733: incorrect gear ratio (3rd gear)

      P083B
      P084B
      Trans fluid pressure sensor G and H:...
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      I'm having a similar issue. 85k on the clock. ...

      I'm having a similar issue. 85k on the clock.
      Slips and shifts rough. Sometimes it'll stay in gear no matter what you do, won't go into manual mode.
      Pulling over, turning off ignition and restart...
    10. 3.6L VR6 - I spun a bearing...Plus eventual engine replacement (lots of pics!!!)

      Some resolution and some really frustrating problems.

      First,
      It seems as though the issue has been resolved.
      I pulled the pan today to find a small mess in the strainer. Looks like cured rtv...
    11. Thread: 1000th post!

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      That's because back then you guys couldn't handle...

      That's because back then you guys couldn't handle off topic threads. Many times they would go in a piss poor direction.
      Times have changed and most of the current members here are quite well...
    12. Damn car. Low oil pressure warnings at low rpms....

      Damn car. Low oil pressure warnings at low rpms. Will pull pan tomorrow to see what may be going on.
      $&ck me.


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    13. The official "I'm done"...

      The official "I'm done" pic:http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/13/68554433befde9cd736be62b4495114d.jpg
      And nice idle:
      https://vimeo.com/106066160


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    14. It's fixed. Running errands with it today. Seems...

      It's fixed. Running errands with it today. Seems to be holding up.
      Down on power a bit, cam code. I think I made a mistake while tightening the intake cam. Will get to that later.

      Thanks for...
    15. So, not all that hard. A bit messy, so much so...

      So, not all that hard. A bit messy, so much so that I forgot to take pics.

      Since I didn't, I found a similar axle design pic on the web.
      ...
    16. Officially finished up and got it off jack stands...

      Officially finished up and got it off jack stands last night. Went to drive, horrible binding and vibration. Thinking possible bad axle or I didn't install trq converter correctly.
      After thinking...
    17. Thread: Axle Nut Size?

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      In case these links ever go dead its a 27mm 6 pt....

      In case these links ever go dead its a 27mm 6 pt. Nothing fancy.
      https://vimeo.com/106050871


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    18. I appreciate that. But seriously, I'm just a...

      I appreciate that. But seriously, I'm just a regular guy doing something that was well out of my comfort zone. But I made it work because my back was against the wall. And the experience with my 12v...
    19. Moved to mk3 classies. Sent from my mobile...

      Moved to mk3 classies.


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    20. I spun a bearing...(now with pics!)

      Yes. Very plastic. The "rattle" that I believe I was hearing was the guide PINS making contact with the chain when the guide went "missing".
      Seen here:...
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