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    1. How do you solve the issue of the airbags and the...

      How do you solve the issue of the airbags and the different codes that spring up once you remove the oem seats?
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      i have a SPA manifold. I have had it for ~40k...

      i have a SPA manifold. I have had it for ~40k miles.

      It was a BIG pain to put on, typical of cast manifolds, but other than that its good.

      Still, my recommendation goes to JDL and their...
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      There is a kit for "stock drivetrain" cars....

      There is a kit for "stock drivetrain" cars. Meaning: if your car has the 2.5 from the factory, it will fit.

      However, if you have an AWD conversion, then yes... modification will be needed
    4. Not to defend them, but not to bash them...

      Not to defend them, but not to bash them either...

      IIRC they are a small operation, 2 or 3 people. Jeff does all the tuning, and Fred does EVERYTHING else... which is a lot. And likely time is not...
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      2.5L is port injected. fuels nowadays have up...

      2.5L is port injected.

      fuels nowadays have up to 10% ethanol (alcohol).
      When the alcohol is sprayed, it touches the ports and valves, cleaning them.
      The intake manifold is only touching air....
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      i have a bentley manual... their diagrams surely...

      i have a bentley manual... their diagrams surely could be better. i dont know of any other resource.
    7. engine code refering to +08.5 2.5L engines. they...

      engine code refering to +08.5 2.5L engines. they are map based, not MAF as the earlier versions.
    8. an intake is not free. um... i dont see any...

      an intake is not free.

      um... i dont see any negatives, at all.
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      there is no need to do this on the 2.5L

      there is no need to do this on the 2.5L
    10. Thread: 2.5t jsw

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      Congrats! looks well documented, well done, and...

      Congrats! looks well documented, well done, and properly/ thoroughly researched!

      Your applause...!

      I only have one question: Why upgrade fuel sending unit? What are the overall plans for the...
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      if you want, let me know and send me the files...

      if you want, let me know and send me the files and i'll animate them to your liking. I have a 2014 full version of SW.

      No, i wouldnt do anything with what in the end is YOUR information and...
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      Cost depends on the parts.... between 1k and...

      Cost depends on the parts.... between 1k and upwards. there are many variables.
      Labor is somewhat fixed at ~1-2k. Contact your local shop.

      options are ANY manual from ANY vw 4 cyl. That means:...
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      materials and design. One is simply better than...

      materials and design. One is simply better than the other.

      Thats why 5spds can shear the gars and become pulp vs 6spds going fine.

      But then again, it only becomes an issue past 400 tq.
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      yes. wavetrack I cant comment on how it feels...

      yes. wavetrack

      I cant comment on how it feels compared to stock. i dont remember. but turning is an awesome experience.

      There is no fix for high powered FWD... other than AWD or RWD.
      You will...
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      i have around 40k on my turbo set up (custom...

      i have around 40k on my turbo set up (custom kit). Self designed.

      Not sure on what the current options for turbo kits are. Search, call, email. find out.

      As for transmission: Initially people...
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      out of curiosity, what do you draw with? Autocad,...

      out of curiosity, what do you draw with? Autocad, solidworks, etc...?

      drawing/ drafting skills are amazing, congrats.
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      people who have eventually (sooner rather than...

      people who have eventually (sooner rather than later) swap to a manual tranny and then they get to enjoy (we i might say) a nice relaible car
    18. step #1 in all diagnostics: scan the car with the...

      step #1 in all diagnostics: scan the car with the proper scanner to determine presence of any codes.

      #2 investigate codes present

      Common sense is not common this days
    19. VACUUM! For the love of grammar stop saying...

      VACUUM!

      For the love of grammar stop saying vaccume!

      Oh, BTW: those mechanics seem to not be the brightest tools on the shed.
    20. Thread: Trans swap

      by thygreyt
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      fsi tsi is a 8 bolt

      fsi

      tsi is a 8 bolt
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