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    1. I want to second this thought. The multi-piece...

      I want to second this thought. The multi-piece center main bearing as far more thrust area than a center main with integral thrust faces. I've had the 2 piece center mains fail and, of course, they...
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      Annnnd......how much did you pay?

      Annnnd......how much did you pay?
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      I probably should have posted something much...

      I probably should have posted something much earlier but it took me awhile for my thoughts to crystalize.
      There was a lot of focus on fuel, but quite frankly Air fuel ratio (AFR) isn't that...
    4. is your engine stock? I have a turbo and the...

      is your engine stock?
      I have a turbo and the extra heat near the firewall, even with insulation, is a problem.
      Anything like that on your car?
    5. I can't think think of any other than making sure...

      I can't think think of any other than making sure that both valves are open should you need to fully refill the heater core after draining the coolant.
      OTOH the stock heater control valves are crap...
    6. Are you sure the VR6 bellhousing on the 02A trans...

      Are you sure the VR6 bellhousing on the 02A trans will bolt to your 16V and if it does it should lean the engine forward quite a bit. Sure you want that?
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      You might try vinegar, perhaps mixed with a...

      You might try vinegar, perhaps mixed with a little salt. It's acidic and might dissolve some of the oxidation. I've never tried it myself, but it's been suggested from a couple sources to remove rust...
    8. Yep, I made them. Still have a couple sets of...

      Yep, I made them.
      Still have a couple sets of 02A/J trans into A1 chassis brackets.
      Over the years I've sold about 140 sets either directly or thru a vendor and never had a set break.

      Thanks for...
    9. I'd be willing to bet the motor is the same for...

      I'd be willing to bet the motor is the same for both sides. OTOH there's a reason the motor died, and having had one of these power regulators apart, they are difficult to work on and have a lot of...
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      Yeah, what Eurocco said! Newer engines are a lot...

      Yeah, what Eurocco said!
      Newer engines are a lot of work because of the electronics. And with direct injection I'm not sure you could even go with aftermarket engine management to get around all...
    11. ETKA lists the 049 as superceding the 056. Then...

      ETKA lists the 049 as superceding the 056. Then the "a" being superceded by "b" then "c".
      but the o49 "a" should work for you engine.
    12. Going from a 1.8L to the 2.0L with a stock head...

      Going from a 1.8L to the 2.0L with a stock head and cam gave me a huge increase in mid range torque but the power died off quickly with nothing above 5500 RPM. I then went to a Eurospec head with...
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      I'm curious if you know the reasoning behind the...

      I'm curious if you know the reasoning behind the dual diagonal brake setup?
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      Hal, I can't speak with any authority here, but...

      Hal, I can't speak with any authority here, but I'm pretty sure the BMC engines in the Mini and Sprite were not Coventry Climax engines.
      The BMC engine was indeed a crude POS. Cast iron block and...
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      Karl I don't want to pick on you but....... ...

      Karl I don't want to pick on you but.......

      The Muira engine was not a tractor engine. Ferruccio Lamborghini's company built tractors and other mundane household appliances, but the V12 was...
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      Remember that the BMW F1 turbo engine of the...

      Remember that the BMW F1 turbo engine of the middle '80s used a stock 2002/320i engine block. It was estimated to produce ~1500 Hp running 4 bar boost, about 60 psi., for qualifying. Definitely over...
    17. Thread: my accident

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      I had a total knee replacement last December....

      I had a total knee replacement last December. It's still a complete ****ing mess despite being preplanned surgery!
      I cannot imagine how much worse your situation must have been and how difficult it...
    18. DAMN! You guys are awfully thin skinned! Yeah, I...

      DAMN! You guys are awfully thin skinned!
      Yeah, I loved my 76 and my 79, not to mention a few used Sciroccos (86 2.0 16V). And I still have my 84 8V turbo that I bought new that I really like driving...
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      OK, guys and gals, I've still got this in the...

      OK, guys and gals, I've still got this in the hopes that somebody will divert on the way home from Cincy and pick it up.

      But that's it's last hope!

      I'm in a huge downsize effort here in prep to...
    20. Nearest valve cover stud.

      Nearest valve cover stud.
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