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      I was in a very similar position as yourself OP...

      I was in a very similar position as yourself OP and it took about a year to find the right one. I got it at the 180k mark and its been great so far. I did the valve cover gasket myself and while...
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      I just got one recently and here's a list from...

      I just got one recently and here's a list from what I checked:

      -check all fluids
      -check for vibrations or a lot of engine movement
      -make sure all window switches, heat controls. ac, vent...
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      Hey Everyone, Just looking for some advice on...

      Hey Everyone,

      Just looking for some advice on getting the APR Stage 1+ ( with injectors) for my 05 USP 1.8T. The car's got 195k km (Canadian) and runs real well. No oil burning or oil loss,...
    4. Test your hall sender on the ignition...

      Test your hall sender on the ignition distributor. Your distributor is most likely pooched. I assume it cranks and doesn't fire up

      Posted via Topify on Android
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      I'm assuming you already tested for vac leaks,...

      I'm assuming you already tested for vac leaks, but did you check for vac leaks at the injector seals/holders? If you change the injector seals (which you should since they're probably very old) test...
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      Never thought I'd want a CUV before this thread!

      Never thought I'd want a CUV before this thread!
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      Looks amazing! And I here I thought I was the...

      Looks amazing! And I here I thought I was the only one!

      I can vouch for Japanese cars when I say how clean they are!
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      Good news!

      Good news!

      I called around and here are some details:

      Zehr's insurance was great in terms of service and knowledge. The only reason my vehicle would not qualify right now is due to my age (have...
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      That's what I figured! I had an appraisal done in...

      That's what I figured! I had an appraisal done in the past when I first got the car since my previous insurance wanted proof that it wasn't modified, but I'd need to get a new one done. I'll get it...
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      I am surprised that you couldn't get...

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      I am surprised that you couldn't get insured under silver wheels. I have a 1995 Jetta GLX that was insured under silver wheels by Lant Ins. in 2010 and is now covered by Hagerty Canada...
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      Hey everyone! I've been shopping around for a...

      Hey everyone!

      I've been shopping around for a specialty car insurance because I don't plan on daily driving the car anymore. I tried sliver wheels and they told me that my car wouldn't qualify. So...
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      Out of curiousity, why would you put the cap back...

      Out of curiousity, why would you put the cap back on right away? I was under the impression that you need to burp the system to get all the air out first. I usually run it until the coolant bubbles...
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      New update! So I built a fuel injector...

      New update!


      So I built a fuel injector bench tester/cleaner, and learnt the following: JUST BUY NEW INJECTORS.

      So I did!

      I replaced all 4, and boom! Car starts first shot every time. I...
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      I've finally re-checked my injectors, and sweet...

      I've finally re-checked my injectors, and sweet baby jesus were they bad!

      Here's the video!

      http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/qq336/88MK1DropTop/th_VID_20140617_164845525_zps59eae4a7.jpg
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      It pains me to inform you all that the issue...

      It pains me to inform you all that the issue still exists.

      It appears as if the warmer weather may have contributed to the apparent repair of the issue.

      So let's recap:
      -Without the...
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      CONFIRMED!!! New alternator came in today and...

      CONFIRMED!!!

      New alternator came in today and BOOM! 2 problems fixed with 1 part! No more noisy alternator and my new engine finally starts and runs as beautifully as it should!

      Enjoy the...
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      I completely understand what you're saying. I...

      I completely understand what you're saying.

      I would like to thank everyone here for helping me with my mystery problem, and with that said, I have a story!

      So I'm driving to a friend's house...
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      I'll try that today. Does anyone think that...

      I'll try that today.

      Does anyone think that this may be caused by leaky fuel injector/s?
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      I'm still running the K-Jetronic system (seperate...

      I'm still running the K-Jetronic system (seperate knock box & ignition control module). My intake boots and fuel distributor look and are identical to those found on a CIS-E Motronic car. Not sure...
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      Hey vwgtipowr, IOS37 & DocWalt, Thanks alot...

      Hey vwgtipowr, IOS37 & DocWalt,

      Thanks alot for the all the suggestions, it really helps to know that I've got more minds in on this :laugh:

      The fuel pump maybe only has about 1000-2000km on...
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