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      Bumped by a spammer. Spammer banned, post...

      Bumped by a spammer. Spammer banned, post deleted, locked this thread. :thumbup:
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      What happened?

      What happened?
    3. 3.6L VR6 - I spun a bearing...Plus eventual engine replacement (lots of pics!!!)

      Just documenting this part (front driveshaft coupling):
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      Was available separate of the propshaft.

      Part # 1J0-521-127-A

      ECS ships it in 2 days (according to website) for about $90...
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      The part I just attached pictures of is called a...

      The part I just attached pictures of is called a Front Driveshaft Coupling. Definitely available separate of the propshaft.
      Part # 1J0-521-127-A
      Ecs has it for about $90. Dealer list is $209.08.
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      Unsure of what a flex disc is?

      Unsure of what a flex disc is?
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      You mean this? 2831 2832 2833 I can dig up...

      You mean this?
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      I can dig up the part # if needed. I was told this isn't available either. It is
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      You need to verify ballast or bulb failure first....

      You need to verify ballast or bulb failure first.
      D1S bulb type. Just order a pair so that you have matching color.
    8. Op: please pm me once you've found the vin and...

      Op: please pm me once you've found the vin and I'll reopen this.
      For now this thread isn't serving much of a purpose.

      Good luck in finding what you are looking for. :thumbup:
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      My car is fine (now). I've been through the gamut...

      My car is fine (now). I've been through the gamut though.
    10. Thread: Please help

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      No idea why. Just had lots of air in it. May have...

      No idea why. Just had lots of air in it. May have been due to the engine being apart and dry for 2 years. Flash back to my mk3 VR I can say it was easier than the 3.6. Either way, op has an...
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      Update?

      Update?
    12. Sticky: There are no documented cases of '08's with this...

      There are no documented cases of '08's with this problem.
      I wouldn't base 08 vs 09 on the bolt. Base it on mileage and options.
    13. Thread: Please help

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      Please help

      When I put together my 3.6L VR (bone dry) I had to spend a good hour+ fighting with fierce bubbling and overflowing coolant, ran the heat, squeezing hoses, etc. Just as Sven said, when everything...
    14. Sticky: No idea. But my '08 (build date 08/07) had the...

      No idea. But my '08 (build date 08/07) had the upgraded bolt. I verified it when I had the chains apart.
    15. Thread: Please help

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      First off, what "issues" did you have that...

      First off, what "issues" did you have that removing the thermostat seemed like a good solution?
      Secondly,
      Air can still get trapped.

      I think you need to get to the ROOT cause before removing...
    16. Thread: Please help

      by nater
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      Please help

      My first inclination is that you didn't properly bleed the system after doing one or both jobs.
      Edit: I know the ferocious bubbling you refer to, like boiling coolant.
      Properly bleed it and you'll...
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      Yes, you did. He's gone now. :evil:

      Yes, you did.

      He's gone now. :evil:
    18. Thread: Atp turbo scam

      by nater
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      This is not the place. And for the record, these...

      This is not the place. And for the record, these guys have been stand-up for years. Not saying your gripe isn't legit, but I'd continue to work with them towards a resolution.
      But for now this is...
    19. Thread: My 1998 GTI VR6

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      Stop

      Stop
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      56k. Get it right.

      56k. Get it right.
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