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      as it turns out, the car had been rear ended some...

      as it turns out, the car had been rear ended some time in its life and the lower hatch frame was bent a bit. this is a grass o cross project, got it for 300 bucks , i have little to loose so i took a...
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      hatch swap question

      hey folks, does a 4 door hatch swap in to a 2 door? long story short i'm trying to install a hatch from a 95 gl to a 96 gti. everything bolts up fine but it wont close, seems off by a cm, gets caught...
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      that would be the easy rout i guess ya, but if...

      that would be the easy rout i guess ya, but if you search the forums you will find that the aba is a pretty good motor to start from. turbo and 16v swaps are rather popular and can be done on a budget
    4. sounds like the oil pressure switch on the head

      sounds like the oil pressure switch on the head
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      wcs you could grind it off

      wcs you could grind it off
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      imo putting a big cam in a obd2 head is abuse and...

      imo putting a big cam in a obd2 head is abuse and a disrespect for your car. if your gonna do it, do it correctly and safely. hd springs, aeg lifters and such are beneficial if you plan on revving...
    7. mine was broken too, turned out to be a break in...

      mine was broken too, turned out to be a break in the wire leading to the speedo sensor
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      wtb: 9a engine ma/ri

      looking intently for a 9a 16v engine complete any condition
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      if you got the tools i would go with a plain ol'...

      if you got the tools i would go with a plain ol' 020 and add a bolt kit to it. the mk2 2y 020 is better though b/c of the short ratio. tho i read on here that it steals a bit of power. imo i would...
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      raceland header vs aeg

      i was wondering what ya'll think is a better set up: raceland headers or aeg manifold with tt down pipe? im thinking the raceland is a better deal but so long as i can get away with ditching the cat....
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      i'm reading here...

      i'm reading here that it doesn't matter for cars older than 2000. that's a relief, gonna delete my cat now :thumbup:
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      whats the most any one could get a way with...

      whats the most any one could get a way with nowadays? are we saying that the inspector can fail you for a chip tune?
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      relay 109 hot

      is it normal for the 190 relay to get hot? i'm thinking its bad because the car cuts out often.
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      at a loss, i need help

      dont ask me how, but the main shift rod from the selector lever to the engine compartment developed a crack right near the base by the selector and is beginning to shear right off. i noticed it when...
    15. why are you so awful at shipping?

      why are you so awful at shipping?
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      yes. you can relocate the battery to the back....

      yes. you can relocate the battery to the back. ditch power steering, and ditch or relocate washer fluid. the problem arises when you get to the brakes. shaving the bay is not as easy as it can sound
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      brake aster cylinder question

      can i use the updated brake master cylinder from a 96 in a 95?
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      maybe the ignition switch is stuck on.

      maybe the ignition switch is stuck on.
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      ya i feel like it could be an electrical wiring...

      ya i feel like it could be an electrical wiring issue, grounding or something.

      so far if you have this problem:
      check for vacuum leaks
      check spark plugs/ wires/ coil and correct dizzy timing...
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      so, i was wondering if a sure solution was found....

      so, i was wondering if a sure solution was found. i also have a hard start issue only after the car cools overnight, runs rough then fine after 30 sec.
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