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    1. My GTI got some front end work, started last week...

      My GTI got some front end work, started last week but finished today. Replaced subframe, sway bar bushings, dogbone, control arm bushing, control arm, steering rack bushing, wheel bearings, new...
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      If you hear hissing then check for a vac line....

      If you hear hissing then check for a vac line. The ones on the back of the intake manifold are easy to miss specifically the one that does to the brake booster. When you had the cam lock in, did you...
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      I'm gonna quote myself just because, replaces...

      I'm gonna quote myself just because, replaces everything. Chains, guides, tensioners, rear main seal, and hardware. Also pull off the oil pan clean it out along with the oil pickup. I've heard of...
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      I don't know the part number but make sure you...

      I don't know the part number but make sure you get one from a late 12v VR6. The cover to the early ones look very similar but they are not the cam sensor is different. Replace everything.
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      Timing chains, I know because this happened to...

      Timing chains, I know because this happened to me. The upper chain has eaten through the upper cover. The leak is behind the coil pack remove it and stick you finger between the thermostat housing...
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      Thanks for working on this. As you know it messed...

      Thanks for working on this. As you know it messed up a lot. Thanks again.
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      I wish they would because it messed up a lot of...

      I wish they would because it messed up a lot of threads.
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      Thanks donjuan1jr & reever. That good...

      Thanks donjuan1jr & reever. That good information. I couldn't figure why the head has to come off. I've done VR6 chains a few times and I figure it couldn't be much harder. But I wasn't finding much...
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      Thanks killerbunny. Now I think I see why the...

      Thanks killerbunny. Now I think I see why the head has to come off. Those upper guide won't slide off the pins with the head there, assuming the pins aren't removable.
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      I'm doing some research for a friend. WOW, The...

      I'm doing some research for a friend. WOW, The head has come off?!?! I trust that it's not a DIY job and it probably won't get done by us. But I want to know if you have any pictures of the complete...
    11. Direction doesn't matter

      Direction doesn't matter
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      http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x74/zek-dee-wag...

      http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x74/zek-dee-wagen/cars/20141205_065243_zpsbfaa6669.jpg
      http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x74/zek-dee-wagen/cars/20141205_065312_zps4ba02230.jpg
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      P1340 almost definitely means the timing is off....

      P1340 almost definitely means the timing is off. Have a mechanic verify the timing is correct by visually checking the marks. You probably don't feel it because the computer is able to compensate...
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      Why would you pull of the head to change the...

      Why would you pull of the head to change the chains and guides? I don't understand. If you are just replacing them there no need to pull the head. But in this case pulling the head might be a good...
    15. Did you happen to have a p1340 code? Sounds...

      Did you happen to have a p1340 code?


      Sounds like you timing is off now. I'm assuming you have the upper cover off meaning there's not tension on the upper chain, if you tried to rotate it with...
    16. Are GLI fogs and amber turns still available? And...

      Are GLI fogs and amber turns still available? And are the GLI fog the ones that go in the headlights?
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      Are the amber turns still available?

      Are the amber turns still available?
    18. Is these this available? and are the amber ones...

      Is these this available? and are the amber ones round? any tabs broken?
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      Still got these?

      Still got these?
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      Replying to an old thread asking for parts I...

      Replying to an old thread asking for parts I need. Oil pan still available. Pm also sent
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