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      Ain't no thang. Car really looks great in person...

      Ain't no thang. Car really looks great in person and it's only going to look better. Those seats :eek: and I love the color on your boost piping with the way it was powdercoated, really unique.
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    2. big bumpin

      big bumpin
    3. Thanks guys, I used a couple sheets of cardboard...

      Thanks guys, I used a couple sheets of cardboard and didn't appear to damage any valves. But I really had to wail on a couple of them to get them free, they bent my valve spring compressor!
    4. Thanks man. So you did it on a table top? What...

      Thanks man. So you did it on a table top? What did you have underneath the valve? I was worried that even something soft on top of a hard table could still bend the edge of the valve if I really slam...
    5. Compressing valve springs/removing valves

      I bought a cheap C-clamp style spring compressor, worked great for my exhaust valves but trying to get my intake valves out is a pita. I've heard I can just stick a socket on the top of the retainer...
    6. Are ABA pistons any stronger than 9A pistons?...

      Are ABA pistons any stronger than 9A pistons? They're still cast right?
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      Any ways around having to spend a ton of dough on...

      Any ways around having to spend a ton of dough on new forged low comp pistons and rods? Are there some tricks, like cheaper stock/forged vw pistons from different engines, that can work to lower...
    8. WTB low compression forged pistons and rods for 2.0 9A 16v

      WTB forged pistons/rods for 2.0 9A 16v to drop compression and get away from stacking gaskets.
      Stock 82.5mm bore (please correct me if I'm wrong).
      I'm trying not to spend $1000+ on new gear because...
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      http://i1051.photobucket.com/albums/s426/musicalnu...

      http://i1051.photobucket.com/albums/s426/musicalnuance/20150619_1425441_zpsrozvsvph.jpg

      http://i1051.photobucket.com/albums/s426/musicalnuance/20150619_1425591_zpsjgrngszx.jpg
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      I was just down there the other day, your rabbit...

      I was just down there the other day, your rabbit is looking really good man. Your interior is going to be beautiful! Those seats!
      Your boost piping looks awesome too, that tint from the initial...
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      I'm only looking at cc's so this may or may not...

      I'm only looking at cc's so this may or may not be what you're after:

      http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/pts/5027931221.html
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      Cool, let me know:thumbup:

      Cool, let me know:thumbup:
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      Thanks but still looking for a local pickup

      Thanks but still looking for a local pickup
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      bump

      bump
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      Thanks man but I'll see what I can find locally...

      Thanks man but I'll see what I can find locally first.
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      big bumpin

      big bumpin
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      Still looking

      Still looking
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      Gotcha, thanks for that clarification

      Gotcha, thanks for that clarification
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      Question for those who have done this swap: with...

      Question for those who have done this swap: with the single pump in the tank, do you go lean in corners when your tank is low on gas?

      I have the stock tank in my mk2 with a single aeromotive high...
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      I imagine it'd be pretty expensive to ship. I'll...

      I imagine it'd be pretty expensive to ship. I'll look into it and keep you in mind but I'll see what's local first. Thanks.
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