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      It was something to consider that shouldn't be...

      It was something to consider that shouldn't be skipped, ex. low batt voltage plus a bad wire harness connection and running on fumes through a windy road. It was something to consider since crap...
    2. Moisture in and around the coil and spark plug...

      Moisture in and around the coil and spark plug area will cause this.
      Try wetting your motor while running, dowsing it with faucet water and see if it affects the operation.
    3. Sounds like a cold start procedure not...

      Sounds like a cold start procedure not functioning properly, when the ETC reports that it's in operating temp it would run fine. Remember what the choke used to be during cold winter mornings, it's...
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      A misfire can be a bad fuel delivery problem, if...

      A misfire can be a bad fuel delivery problem, if your fuel pump acts up it would store a dtc as misfire. Why? Because if there is no fuel in the combustion chamber there is nothing to ignite and the...
    5. Thread: Misfire Help!

      by atoson
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      A fuel delivery problem can be read as a misfire....

      A fuel delivery problem can be read as a misfire. When you have very low fuel and carving the canyon roads, the fuel in the tank sloshes around and could suck air, the combustion chamber will not...
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      Could be your mounts are going, do a visual and...

      Could be your mounts are going, do a visual and use a pry bar to test for excessive play.
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      The CV joint flanges at the differential housing ...

      The CV joint flanges at the differential housing are attached to the CV joints thus it is part of the suspension although it doesn't work as a suspension component it's just attached to it. Give a...
    8. Thread: No Spark MK1!

      by atoson
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      And you can add Knock Sensing system as I did...

      And you can add Knock Sensing system as I did with my 84S II.


      From Techtonics: ABA 2.0l Conversion Swap

      1. If you are installing the engine in a Mk1 or Mk2 Chassis you will find it easier...
    9. Thread: No Spark MK1!

      by atoson
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      I'm not sure if this has the "Ignition Hall...

      I'm not sure if this has the "Ignition Hall Sender" which controls ignition, if you have a Bentley's book you might find it in the ignition chapter. I only had 1 replaced a long time ago, it's...
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      Guess what??????????

      Guess what??????????
    11. If it uses "valve shims" then it is a mechanical...

      If it uses "valve shims" then it is a mechanical head, if no shims at all then it is hydraulic. To tell if you have mechanical followers, it should have notches at each opposite edges at it's...
    12. Thread: 84 Scirocco 8v

      by atoson
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      As long as you have fuel and spark you should...

      As long as you have fuel and spark you should coax to fire up even if it stumbles and hesitates, that way you can confirm whether you do have fuel and and spark.
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      Really weird not mentioning FA.

      Really weird not mentioning FA.
    14. If they wiggle it will surely cause vibrations,...

      If they wiggle it will surely cause vibrations, check if it is within specs like the brass shim and the spring inside are fine. Ex of a small vibration becoming an annoyance, brake pads that don't...
    15. Does it happen during acceleration only or both...

      Does it happen during acceleration only or both also during deceleration? Pull out the axles and check inner joints for any binding or ball bearing wear inside it's cage. If that is okay check the...
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      Where is KFZ? Alonso not racing in Australia,...

      Where is KFZ? Alonso not racing in Australia, Magnusen will drive in his seat as doctors have the final say.
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      If you use an impact gun that would be history...

      If you use an impact gun that would be history and you'd be rolling by now.
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      Put it up on jack stands and roll the drivetrain,...

      Put it up on jack stands and roll the drivetrain, see if it does the oval shape with your driver side wheel. If it does then you have a seized inner or outer CV Joint that doesn't flex in it's...
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      Hopping up and down would be caused by a seized...

      Hopping up and down would be caused by a seized Inner CV Joint. The bearing inside has been compromised by disassembling and balls were not placed in the same cage, or just by F ing with it. In the...
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      A :thumbup: for WRDUSA, the good guys.

      A :thumbup: for WRDUSA, the good guys.
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