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    1. Got everything hooked up and mounted yesterday. ...

      Got everything hooked up and mounted yesterday. Took it today to get gas first drive...About 1/4 mile total round trip.

      On the way back after filling up it sputters and dies. Will barely start. ...
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      http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f143/sd_silentdawn/Forums/IMG_11341_zpsa1036259.jpg

      Couplers came in the other day. So did the BOV diaphragm. I've got work to do this weekend, so I doubt I'll...
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      Oh yeah. I pulled parts off of it the other week...

      Oh yeah. I pulled parts off of it the other week at the scrap yard. Someone attempted to make it into a truck with a big plywood spoiler on the back.

      Just kidding, of course.

      Good luck. I'll...
    4. Charge pipes done. Looks to be an AP Tuning kit...

      Charge pipes done. Looks to be an AP Tuning kit for the VR6. So 2" from the compressor, 2.5 through the FMIC and 2.5 to the 3" flare for the TB. Intake is 4". It'll work for now. I seriously...
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      I think the doors trying to lock problem might be...

      I think the doors trying to lock problem might be the microswitch harness that is inside the door that comes from the door lock cylinder. That harness runs very close the the window regulator and...
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      The only help I can offer right now is to check...

      The only help I can offer right now is to check the coolant temp sensor for correct resistances, or just go ahead and replace it. also note there is likely a few temp sensors.


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      Cool! Keep the VR's alive with good preventative...

      Cool! Keep the VR's alive with good preventative Maintenance!

      Seems Déjà vu, though. I get one VR6 in to do the chains on (or replace chains and valves) and I get 3 or 4 people stacked up with...
    8. Original ABS valve body...And new module...I have...

      Original ABS valve body...And new module...I have 2 brakes working now. Front left, rear right. UGH. I'm going to leave it in. Do a few panic stops and try re-bleeding. Its what I do with...
    9. Its the ABS solenoid block. But I start with the...

      Its the ABS solenoid block. But I start with the easier to repair things first. And the hoses should have been changed anyhow. However, I forgot I wanted to use the MK4 calipers I found in a box...
    10. Yeah, that bites with your clutch... It's...

      Yeah, that bites with your clutch...

      It's better than my BMW M3. I put an early model (well known now for exploding) SPEC stage 3 clutch in my E36 M3. About 6,000 miles later it exploded and...
    11. Thread: car parts !

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      Stickied at the top is the Passat FAQ and...

      Stickied at the top is the Passat FAQ and information thread, which includes a section with just about every website for performance and OEM parts. Also answers Frequently Asked Questions like...
    12. Most of those requests are far away. However, a...

      Most of those requests are far away. However, a quick launch out of my driveway and down the road might be coming soon. Gotta break in a clutch the way you're going to drive it!!

      Kidding...
    13. Got a new power steering Res. Flushed and filled...

      Got a new power steering Res. Flushed and filled it with ~30 oz of the green PS fluid. 33 bucks for a liter of it local, with my discount. :banghead:

      So I ordered 3 liters of it online for the...
    14. I can't recall. I think the fitting is "clipped...

      I can't recall. I think the fitting is "clipped in" somehow...
    15. Both are for the fresh air flap. Green one...

      Both are for the fresh air flap.

      Green one goes to the little fitting "TEE'd" off from the hard plastic line to the brake booster. This green line goes down to a "TEE" fitting in the drivers side...
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      Unusual story, indeed. I'd suggest the problem...

      Unusual story, indeed.

      I'd suggest the problem is either dirty/sticking lifters from sitting for a while, incorrect oil for the temperature range or caked up with oil sludge from cheap oil not...
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      0411 is the SAI code I'm talking about. I'll bet...

      0411 is the SAI code I'm talking about. I'll bet its that pain in the butt vacuum line. Check here for the repair:...
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      Those are the wires to the Ambient air temp...

      Those are the wires to the Ambient air temp sensor for the MFA cluster outside temp reading.

      Post up the engine code numbers you are getting.

      I'm betting your SAI code is "incorrect flow"...
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      Here. Sorry. My white balance was off; My...

      Here. Sorry. My white balance was off; My floor isn't blue.

      http://i46.photobucket.com/albums/f143/sd_silentdawn/Forums/IMG_1110_zps1fdf7196.jpg...
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      I can get you a pic..The front is off of my car. ...

      I can get you a pic..The front is off of my car. I can also clip the connector and send it to you if you really need it. I'd gotten rid of my SAI system, so I have the pump connector and the Kombi...
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