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    1. always enjoy your porsche perspective :beer:

      always enjoy your porsche perspective :beer:
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      heyyyy :pic::heart: i snuck a few more hours...

      heyyyy :pic::heart:


      i snuck a few more hours in this evening and got most everything torn apart. astute readers may remember the reason behind pulling this engine in the first place was the...
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      aaaand we're back! the 1.9TD (still working on...

      aaaand we're back! the 1.9TD (still working on sourcing the T parts) is in the stand awaiting further dismantling.
      ...
    4. think of it like bleeding your brakes. you want...

      think of it like bleeding your brakes. you want to get all the air out of the pump.


      *on a side note, i've had a pump where the vanes got stuck closed. since your's is rebuilt, I hope that's not...
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      since the bubbles stop, it sounds like you're...

      since the bubbles stop, it sounds like you're losing the pump prime over night. try replacing the washers where the fuel line enters the pump since that's the easiest fix. if that doesn't do it, then...
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      i'm far from an expert, but i think you can leave...

      i'm far from an expert, but i think you can leave it open or connect it to a manual boost controller.

      http://www.synapseengineering.com/archive/marketing/forums/how_wg_works/YBwg1.jpg

      using the...
    7. do this first, then apply vacuum to the OUT line...

      do this first, then apply vacuum to the OUT line with something like a mityvac to bleed the pump.
    8. from his friend in minnesota.

      from his friend in minnesota.
    9. Congrats on the new gig! I appreciate all the...

      Congrats on the new gig! I appreciate all the insight you bring to the employment forum. Please have 16Volt resume regular updates in his 930 thread.
    10. link?

      link?
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      and a picture for fun ...

      and a picture for fun

      http://i683.photobucket.com/albums/vv191/benjaminobscene/MK1%20Madness%202014/DSC_4064_zps34a39341.jpg
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      thanks. i'll check the clearance and have another...

      thanks. i'll check the clearance and have another look at the timing.

      over the winter the plans are shaping out to do a rebuild on the 1.9 with a turbo kit :wave:

      has anyone here ever replaced...
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      sounds like the seals in your injection pump are...

      sounds like the seals in your injection pump are shot.
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      my mk3 was bulletproof. it was ugly and still had...

      my mk3 was bulletproof. it was ugly and still had a hint of stale cigarette lingering, but it did everything I asked of it. the car was cheap, the parts were really cheap, and I sold it for a profit...
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      dude has a sick euromullet. your argument is...

      dude has a sick euromullet. your argument is invalid.
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      hmmm i hadn't thought about a valve adjustment.....

      hmmm i hadn't thought about a valve adjustment.. i have and used the tools for the injection timing. maybe I'm just expecting too much out of the little diesel?
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      a couple people asked about the truck during h2o....

      a couple people asked about the truck during h2o. unfortunately not much new going on here. I've been using it sporadically to do home depot runs and a few work commutes, but the amateur tuned 1.6...
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      I have face mounted RS's. I believe machining the...

      I have face mounted RS's. I believe machining the back of the face is a crucial part to making it work. I out-sourced the refinishing and assembly, however, so I'm not certain what's involved. I'm...
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      thanks, I was worried they'd look too new after...

      thanks, I was worried they'd look too new after the refurb :thumbup:
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      yes. i think it's for sale too, but probably a...

      yes. i think it's for sale too, but probably a difficult bolt pattern to get wheels for..
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