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    1. Very much so. Works fine for me and my cars,...

      Very much so. Works fine for me and my cars, your mileage may vary, etc. One has to assume that a DIY-type person has enough common sense to consider such things, right? :beer: Plus, there are...
    2. What does a vacuum oil extractor have to do with...

      What does a vacuum oil extractor have to do with changing the filter? Suck the oil out, remove the filter, if it's a top-load cartridge then use the extractor to suck the remaining oil out of the...
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      The flange was formed to sit under the existing...

      The flange was formed to sit under the existing floor. From inside the cabin all you need to do is hide the seam; from under the car you need to hide the extra layer of steel.



      I know there's...
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      http://forums.tdiclub.com/forumdisplay.php?f=62 ...

      http://forums.tdiclub.com/forumdisplay.php?f=62

      buzzken pricing is in there. Sorry, looks like Rawtek doesn't do stuff for mk4, I thought they did. Anything from the US will get hit with...
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      You already said buzzken and he isn't far away...

      You already said buzzken and he isn't far away from you :P Look into Rawtek if you want to spend more money for the exhaust and maybe on shipping too.

      I have a buzzken 2.5" double-resonated turbo...
    6. I was wondering when someone would actually READ...

      I was wondering when someone would actually READ instead of ASSuming the implications of the "ride height" addition. The part about tires contacting body or suspension was already in the old rules....
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      About time someone said this, and also said that...

      About time someone said this, and also said that about the transmissions. Despite the ancillary plastics and electronics and crap, the factory motors are stout and happy to make 2x or 3x stock power...
    8. Thread: Cam upgrades

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      This forum has well over a decade of searchable...

      This forum has well over a decade of searchable material that says you're talking out of your ass AND refusing to post proof of your wild claims for 200+whp. Two decades if you go back to when the...
    9. Thread: Cam upgrades

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      So for the sake of people searching these forums...

      So for the sake of people searching these forums in the future, let's get this story straight as told by recent member PlusNoir with no post count and no history:


      stock mk4 compression ratio on...
    10. Yes but are they made in the USA? ;) Good to...

      Yes but are they made in the USA? ;)

      Good to know they took care of you like that :thumbup: I like Hawk pads, the HPS were bit better than stock but with way less dust, fantastic for a daily...
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      What compression ratio were the pistons and was...

      What compression ratio were the pistons and was that wheel HP or crank? Stock mk4 VGI manifold with working change-over valve? Post the dyno chart would love to see the torque curve.
    12. Ahh ok... I couldn't remember which side you...

      Ahh ok... I couldn't remember which side you took! Unfortunately for you, I tossed the other one in the scrap bin at work the next week! Should have insisted you take both spindles that day... ...
    13. **** sorry, that's not cool. I never had issues...

      **** sorry, that's not cool. I never had issues with wheel bearings when it was on my car. I'll refund that 6-pack of Stella if you want :)

      You could try contacting Oskar at Das Parts in...
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      Based on the V6 and V8 I would have to bet that...

      Based on the V6 and V8 I would have to bet that the crank position sensor is located right by the flywheel and either on the block or on the trans bellhousing. There can't be much else there that...
    15. Couple things in no real order... - on the...

      Couple things in no real order...

      - on the dogbone mount the large end is multiple pieces bolted together, when the nut is tightened it squishes the rubber or polyurethane and effectively...
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      Pointers always appreciated :thumbup: it's kinda...

      Pointers always appreciated :thumbup: it's kinda hard to find good forum content for these trucks when searching issues on the internet.

      Yes on the white smoke and obviously lope/misfire on cold...
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      Ask them for an assortment of M9 metric SS...

      Ask them for an assortment of M9 metric SS hardware and report back :P We all hide our jealousy behind the sincere gratitude for sharing all your projects and adventures on here and I bet Metro Bolt...
    18. Foxtrot1 had a complete OBD2 ABA motor: ...

      Foxtrot1 had a complete OBD2 ABA motor: http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7203109-FS-Complete-98-ABA-Motor-w-original-30k-long-block

      I might have an OBD1 head and mild cams as well. Oil...
    19. Think of how stupid the average person is, and...

      Think of how stupid the average person is, and then realize that half of 'em are stupider than that - George Carlin NSFW: language https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rh6qqsmxNs
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7178332-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?7178332-mk4-TDI-suspension-amp-transmission-parts :thumbup: send me a PM if interested, still have the subframe and rack, will separate for you. But, I'm...
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