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      Subaru and Audi are the "official" cars here. ...

      Subaru and Audi are the "official" cars here. Buy in Fla. to avoid higher prices. Keep in mind for fuel, we only have 85-91 octane fuel readily available, luxury cars turbos and superchargers might...
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      1. Does your corrado run and drive? Yes 2. Is...

      1. Does your corrado run and drive? Yes

      2. Is the motor stock or swapped/built? 1.8 T

      3. Does it need paint? Oh yeah
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      Judging by those pictures of Gettysburg burial...

      Judging by those pictures of Gettysburg burial markers I guess my guess was right.
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      They look like the right shape and size to be...

      They look like the right shape and size to be survey markers used as reference points if buried vertically. However most of those old markers had a pronounced spot on top to hold the survey rod,...
    5. Well it was as easy as that, put the new...

      Well it was as easy as that, put the new brushes/regulator in and everything works fine again.
    6. Well I pulled it today, and everything feels nice...

      Well I pulled it today, and everything feels nice and smooth, I removed the regulator/brush assembly and it has some corrosion on the big resistor and all over in general. The brushes were about...
    7. I don't have a spare at the moment. IIRC this...

      I don't have a spare at the moment. IIRC this alternator isn't easily serviced without de-soldering a good deal?
    8. Yeah it's hooked up to plug A2/1 into the factory...

      Yeah it's hooked up to plug A2/1 into the factory CE2 fuse box, just like the old one was. This in turn is connected to the cluster and I get the red low battery light in he dash until the alt....
    9. Alternator doesn't kick in unless headlight load is applied?

      I suppose this the right forum for this. 1990 Corrado with a 2004 1.8t in it. I run the 120 amp 1.8 alt. I had no problems with the charging system before I recently installed a Bosch 040 fuel...
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      I know it's not that popular on the tex but I run...

      I know it's not that popular on the tex but I run 034IIc and and I'm happy with it for what it is.

      And I voted for the new forum
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      https://scontent-b-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1459307_706945435982121_691943038_n.jpg

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      I didn't...
    12. I was looking at the 340 but looking at some of...

      I was looking at the 340 but looking at some of the data available it looks it could pull more than 15 amps at higher pressures. I decided to go with a Bosch 040 in tank because it will flow what I...
    13. I've owned this West German pile for over 13...

      I've owned this West German pile for over 13 years I have to pick my battles between the car and the wallet:laugh:
    14. Yeah those look nice, but free beats $30 bucks...

      Yeah those look nice, but free beats $30 bucks everyday. I put them up on the counter at the junkyard and they were like don't worry about, just take em.:thumbup:
    15. I kept everything Corrado in the vents. I just...

      I kept everything Corrado in the vents. I just used the metal piece on the bottom of the vent where the stock plastic piece goes, instead of the middle like the Audi vents. It takes patientence to...
    16. Way to rub it in, your experience has to be an...

      Way to rub it in, your experience has to be an exception

      https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-frc3/1459271_699549553388376_1109514137_n.jpg
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6863825-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6863825-Easy-Fix-for-Vents-that-just-flop-around


      I just found another way
    18. Easy Fix for Vents that just flop around.

      Like most Corrado air vents by now, the softer plastic piece at the bottom of the vents falls apart. This leads to the vent louvers just flopping back and forth when ever you hit a bump or turn. ...
    19. 2 year update. How is this pump setup working...

      2 year update. How is this pump setup working for you?
    20. Went to the junkyard today and pulled a MK3 VR6...

      Went to the junkyard today and pulled a MK3 VR6 setup to play with. Once I decide on a pump, I'll fab something up. It doesn't look too terribly difficult
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