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    1. That would certainly explain the problem for...

      That would certainly explain the problem for sure, hence the reason they are using a 40A relay and not the standard 10A.

      I'll take a look at it, thanks for the replay, appreciate it.
    2. Starter engages when clutch is depressed

      2000 GTI VR6. Strange issue recently, If you turn the ignition key to the 'on' position and press the clutch, the starter engages and engine starts without having to hold the key to the 'start'...
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      1. If we all knew to space out the OEM type...

      1. If we all knew to space out the OEM type 'PRIOR' to the failure, then great.
      2. The MSD coils have lasted longer than the OEM from VW (on my vehicle)
      3. VW should use a little better plastic.
      ...
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      Exactly. Pushing the line toward the filter will...

      Exactly. Pushing the line toward the filter will relieve the stress, push, push pull.
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      Nah, I have vagcom, I know how to program it. ...

      Nah, I have vagcom, I know how to program it.

      If I had say 3 extra key fobs from say the MKV, could they be programmed to work? That's the question.

      I have like 3 or 4 brand new keys to the...
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      Key Replacement

      My one original switchblade is long gone and the other no longer works. It starts the car of course but none of the functions work, battery change did nothing.

      Question: Do any other model year...
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      I recently changed mine again and the line was...

      I recently changed mine again and the line was beat. I lowered the tank a little and replaced it with rubber fuel injection hose. Since I had the hose, I replaced the rest up to the engine as well. I...
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      maybe.... but when you have a failed OEM pack......

      maybe.... but when you have a failed OEM pack... this works very very well. I can even run regular cheap plugs in the motor if I wanted too.
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      Oh SCHNAPPPPP This thread is still here??? Let me...

      Oh SCHNAPPPPP This thread is still here??? Let me load up my guns!


      There were some conversations related to premature coil failure and some people started adding resistors in series to lower the...
    10. Autopage or similar brand recommendation

      Not sure if security is supported in this forum but had a question. I am looking for a device that will page me when the car door is opened or whatever. I don't need GPS, integration, lights,...
    11. The cadillac would be the absolute last car I...

      The cadillac would be the absolute last car I would consider. Terrible reliability, resale value takes a DUMP in under 2 years.
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      DZC,EHC,EGF 3.625 2.071 1.474 1.038 0.844...

      DZC,EHC,EGF 3.625 2.071 1.474 1.038 0.844 3.389 VR6 Golf/Jetta IV
      EWW,FBY,FCF 3.625 2.071 1.474 1.038 0.844 3.389 VR6 Golf/Jetta IV

      Didn't realize there were so many codes but all...
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      O2J maintenance and upgrade advice

      I have the 02J 5 speed in my 2000 GTi VR6 with 240K miles. Always kept the fluid changed with redline since new. I have not done anything else to it, still running the original clutch. I noticed that...
    14. yeah, just the door card, driver side. Got one?

      yeah, just the door card, driver side. Got one?
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      Update: MAF was defective. No CEL, No Errors,...

      Update: MAF was defective. No CEL, No Errors, just black smoke from running rich.


      Hope this helps someone else.
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      Thanks! I have it that way now, but like I said,...

      Thanks! I have it that way now, but like I said, didn't want to introduce any noise that can F up the computer.

      I grounded the engine/trans with a strap, grounded two spots on the body where the...
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      MKIV Battery Relocation

      I'm installing a new battery in the rear of the vehicle. Is there a reason to run a - up front or just use the body of the car?


      Not sure if that type of ground would cause issues for the...
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      After finding this......

      After finding this... http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?846180-The-brakes-of-the-MK4-platform-OEM-and-Upgrades

      Does anyone know what is interchangable between vehicles?
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      OEM Rear Brake Upgrades

      Are there any OEM rear brake upgrades for the MKIV GTi? I have the TT up front but was wondering if there is anything in the MKV MKVI family that is worth changing up to?
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      Thanks, I saw that before, didn't see anything...

      Thanks, I saw that before, didn't see anything obvious.

      I'll remove the linkage and see what it looks like.
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