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    1. boosting a 1.6 NA. turbo intake ideas

      was thinking about slapping a cone filter right to the turbo intake on the vnt15 I just installed on my 1.6 na. Are there any heat issues with doing this?
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      good idea:thumbup:

      good idea:thumbup:
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      maybe I should of mentioned this is a 1.6 diesel....

      maybe I should of mentioned this is a 1.6 diesel. the stupid tin cover over the flywheel was bent toward the block slightly causing the swivel to not have enough room thus causing the socket to not...
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      because I only torqued them down to 60ft lbs...

      because I only torqued them down to 60ft lbs which didnt take much effort. If I'd have done the 1/4 turn then, yes, I might have replaced the bolts but even that is not stretching them all the way...
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      hmm ok. well my buddy/vw machanic told me to...

      hmm ok. well my buddy/vw machanic told me to back the bolts off just enough so they reach 40ft lbs then continue on with the torque procedure as normal from that point. He said as long as it hasnt...
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      oil pan removal help

      the two bolts between the transmission and block are seriously becoming a pain in my ass. Im currently using a 1/4" swivel and socket. Ive taken many oil pans off before but never have I had this...
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      yes I found that thread already which is why I...

      yes I found that thread already which is why I figured out I did it wrong. yes I know I need a bentley, but I forgot it at my buddies house and figured Its easy enough to just look it up. No Im not...
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      diesel headbolt torque question

      I torqued the 12 point headbolts on my 1.6d to 27ft lbs, then 40ft lbs, then 60ft lbs, then realized that I was reading the wrong torque specs and instead of torquing to 60ftlbs I was suppose to do a...
    9. need headgasket identification help??

      1.6D n/a 12mm. this is the headgasket I was told is for this block. some of the coolant passages in the front dont match up. is this ok? ive seen other build threads of people running this hg with...
    10. wow, didnt expect to get this many posts, lol. ...

      wow, didnt expect to get this many posts, lol. thats a little coforting to know not to many issues with the dsg in the tdi's. I guess the dsg it is then simply so the wife doesnt have issues...
    11. option between manual or auto transmission...new buyer

      is there anything I should be concerned about with the automatic transmission on the 2012 jetta tdi's? we have the choice between two similar jettas. my wife wants auto, I want manual. I will take...
    12. man what a pain in the ass. you think they would...

      man what a pain in the ass. you think they would just replicate the oem ****. I guess Ill try to get it from the dealer:( mines the screw in style and Im not sure if it was victor rienz. just...
    13. correct diesel aftermarket speedo cable?

      my last after market speedo cable for my 81 diesel did NOT fit right and it stuck up out of the tranny a good 2-3mm. had to shim the mounting bolt with a few washers to have it seat flush when I...
    14. so what is the big deal with resurfacing a diesel...

      so what is the big deal with resurfacing a diesel head? what do I need to know so I dont get ripped off by the machine shop? would it be cheaper to just throw a N/A gasser in? lol also what all is...
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      Yes I planned on lowering it but even if I didnt...

      Yes I planned on lowering it but even if I didnt the springs from a vr6 would need to be cut otherwise the car would sit like a truck due to the longer spring and higher spring rate. Im simply...
    16. you think I should just retorque them? EDIT:...

      you think I should just retorque them?

      EDIT: just talked to a machine shop and they told me that as soon as I remove the headbolts the head will instantly warp but they are not a specific diesel...
    17. confirmation on possible oil leak from HG in diesel

      looking at the backside of the engine, it looks as though there is oil seeping from the headgasket. Is this possible? is it normal? I had oil leaking from the valve cover breather so Im wondering...
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      wouldnt that blow the shocks eventually? I need...

      wouldnt that blow the shocks eventually? I need something alot stiffer as I plan to cut them to lower the vehicle. vr6 springs would be perfect.
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      stiffer OEM spring options?

      are there any other model vw springs that can be cut/retrofitted to the mk1? I new a guy once that somehow had some VR6 springs on his mk1 jetta that he raced. I'd like to do the same thing but...
    20. are you saying the front and rear set "together"...

      are you saying the front and rear set "together" is $200 or "each" is $200?
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