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    1. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      1.8t virgin

      Porting the intake wont net you much, nor will the TT intake ( other than moving the throttle to the tranny side )..
      If you're feeling inclined to do it, have at it... Just don't expect wonders,...
    2. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      Yep, You'll have basically everything you'll...

      Yep, You'll have basically everything you'll need.

      9 times out of 10, the stock downpipe that is roughly 1.5" at best is rotted out and needs to be replaced anyway... In this case, my course of...
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      AEB Coupe Quattro My Way

      Grats man!!

      Would have swapped the harness and etc to use the newer wideband stuff... But a nice clean swap!
    4. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      1.8t virgin

      Yep!! Thats what i was saying, the hard parts are intercooler, wiring, gas pedal... Thats it, the rest is easy peasy.

      And the stock down pipe will go down the correct hole, or an aftermarket 3"...
    5. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      1.8t virgin

      A proper stage 2 K03s setup will make 245bhp and 275ft lbs.. People have pushed further on the things but that required water meth, cams, intake, exhaust work, porting, etc....
      Try a stage 2 setup...
    6. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      just combed through my pictures, I'm sure i took...

      just combed through my pictures, I'm sure i took a pic or two... But I'm not able to locate it Atm.

      There are a few documented Mk1, Mk2, and Mk3 1.8T Swaps with DBW that show mounting solutions,...
    7. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      1.8t virgin

      No such thing, the pedal bolts on in the mk4's, you're better off building an assembly off of your current pedal set.
      I welded two tabs off if my pedals with bolts sticking out, put the pedal on it...
    8. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      if you'd like to go standalone, sure, you...

      if you'd like to go standalone, sure, you could....

      on the Stock ECU's no, you'd need to go back to the ME5 Ecu's to get DBC.... and honestly that means no MAP, Narrowband o/2's, And a terrible...
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      rofl, So you just tossed three in there and...

      rofl, So you just tossed three in there and called it good? and you're asking how to fix it? cmon now...

      Take the tensioner out, put it on a table beside the stock one, and stack the washers till...
    10. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      I do agree, but its all in what your time is...

      I do agree, but its all in what your time is worth. $400 for a 10-15 min plug and play install vs 2-10+ hours of soldering/depinning/etc.

      Any of the ME7.5 ecu's are done the same way in terms of...
    11. You sure that wasn't in real time? :laugh:

      You sure that wasn't in real time? :laugh:
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      the paint marks will not ALWAYS line up, Thats...

      the paint marks will not ALWAYS line up, Thats the point of the notches in the valve cover, cam gear, Crank cover and crank gear.

      Make sure they line up, and Also, did you put the spacer behind...
    13. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      perfect! that is one of the easiest installs...

      perfect!

      that is one of the easiest installs then... the engine mounts, transmission, and clutch/pressure plate will bolt right on to the 1.8T block, Pipe in a inter cooler setup ( Passat syncro...
    14. Thread: 1.8t virgin

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      Mk3, Corrado, B3/B4 passat are basically the same...

      Mk3, Corrado, B3/B4 passat are basically the same to swap a 1.8T into, They're all CE2, and use the same geometry.

      get your self two GOOD wiring diagrams, one of the B3, the other of the 1.8T,...
    15. Secondary air injection inlet tube. it...

      Secondary air injection inlet tube.

      it crosses over the engine bay and connect to a black pump on the bottom/front of the engine, correct?
    16. in all of the lifter installs I've done, or...

      in all of the lifter installs I've done, or engines with new lifters, All i do is pour the oil directly on the cams and lifters to fill the engine, then turn it over by hand a few times to visually...
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      Hybrid Turbo (the Madmax way) >>>>>>

      Most of the dynos i've been do had data inputs for o/2 and MAP inputs to log with the graph segregated from the car...

      But do what you can, this is definitely a unique setup.
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      Hybrid Turbo (the Madmax way) >>>>>>

      Looking forward to this, boost control should be easy with the wastegate as long as the turbine choice dosnt fight... Definitely in for dyno graph.

      Please, please log boost and afr!!
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      ID on this turbo?

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6904218-Would-this-fit-GT2860RS
    20. Shaking problem under acceleration ! please help out

      An easy way to see if they do, when you're taking off, listen for clicking.
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