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    1. I'm back to reconsidering what "setup" I'm going...

      I'm back to reconsidering what "setup" I'm going to get and hoping somebody with experience with one of these 1.8t kits can help out! I contacted pagparts.com and they gave me some other suggestions...
    2. Welp, I debated on what I'm going with next and...

      Welp, I debated on what I'm going with next and decided on a Garrett branded turbo! I'm going to use my Frankenturbo manifold since i just had it replaced last Summer. From what I've researched the...
    3. Thanks Maddness! I wish I had the time and...

      Thanks Maddness! I wish I had the time and place/space to try this repair myself! Trust you/me I'd rather be able to fix this myself then spend TONS of $$$ on installs! Hopefully I can get to that...
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      Hey OP, waddup?

      Did you ever implement this setup? I'm interested and looking for new solutions for my setup. These are my mods and I'm looking into turbo upgrade options. Hopefully direct fit replacements....
    5. I appreciate any/all input. I called and talked...

      I appreciate any/all input. I called and talked with the shop owner today and he assured me they primed the turbo during install. He said they cut off the fuel lines or disconnect the fuses or...
    6. I don't know why this problem would come up 8 or...

      I don't know why this problem would come up 8 or 9months and 10k miles after the turbo was installed if they didn't prime the turbo with oil upon installation? I trusted this shop and they've been...
    7. Looking For Turbo Replacement Options with Stock bottom End

      Hi, I'm almost certain I just blew another turbo today after getting it installed back in November of last year. It was a newer model F21 Mixed Flow with 10k miles on it with the waste gate set at 8...
    8. Help trouble shooting strange rough idle issue/boost vacuum drop or ignition angle problem?

      I've been having a problem what I can describe as a rough idle/engine stutter syndrome. This has been happening for quite some time now. When sitting idle at stop lights,etc. the engine sometimes...
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      My old 87 has this happen a few times with...

      My old 87 has this happen a few times with passengers. LOL :thumbdown: Most the time they projected it mostly out the car and splattered all over the side. RALPH
    10. BUMP 12+ year old thread from dead. Happy 4th

      I wanted to say that I've been running a 710 for a little over a year now and it's held up nice. It didn't have any problems with my APR tune at 16psi and my new tune is pushing out a crazy 23-24psi...
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      Bump!

      Had to bump this thread to give another shout out to Teh_Chris. I don't need your DIY but it's nice to see it's still up with pictures some 5+ years later! It's been many years since I did my...
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      Haha, Bingo. My car is BMP! I couldn't believe...

      Haha, Bingo. My car is BMP! I couldn't believe how dirty it got from that water!
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      Don't you hate it when...

      You just washed your car and you go somewhere like a food joint and then the sprinklers turn on and spray dirty water all over your freshly cleaned dub!! I know I do.. :banghead:
      Thanks but no...
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      On my post above I mentioned my idle drops a...

      On my post above I mentioned my idle drops a little which it does. I meant my boost vacuum drops from about 20-15 and when it goes below 15 is when my idle gets jacked up. Either way, I'm hoping my...
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      Hey cmdshft, I've been meaning to post back to...

      Hey cmdshft, I've been meaning to post back to this thread. The Speed sensor/Crank position sensor definitely helped with my super sketchy stalls that would occur occasionally when at idle at a stop...
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      After a little more thought I just went with...

      After a little more thought I just went with Stock Front and the R32's again for the rear. Seemed to make the most sense from my research and the price.

      Parts4vw has a strange way of charging...
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      Hi, Do you still have this and is it a stock ECU?...

      Hi, Do you still have this and is it a stock ECU? Do you know the engine code this was used on and if it was Manual or Automatic Transmission?

      I'm looking for a compatible ECU and have this...
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      Appreciate all the info! I'm going to take a look...

      Appreciate all the info! I'm going to take a look at these as well. This was the powerflex one for MKIV I was looking at that shows "on backorder" through ECS...
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      Looking for a 1.8t ECU (AWP)

      Hi, I'm trying to source a compatible ECU for my car since I plan on getting a new tune soon. I would like to keep my APR full load (91,93,100) tune on my current ECU and possibly sell it after I'm...
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      Yeah, I'm debating on buying powerflex front...

      Yeah, I'm debating on buying powerflex front control arm bushings but they are pretty pricey at $70 for Front Control Arm Bushings - Rear Position and $62 for the Front Position. The US Rally Team...
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