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      There is some truth to this. A lot in fact. But...

      There is some truth to this. A lot in fact. But it also doesn't really matter with MODERN alignment machines. Say what? :what:

      A car comes in and I put it on the rack. Front alignment is...
    2. Momentary thread jack here, not sure how I ended...

      Momentary thread jack here, not sure how I ended up reading through this lol... But I saw this and wanted direction to more information. I have preached the evils of Fram for years, but didn't...
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      Thank you! And for reference, Firestone pays its...

      Thank you! And for reference, Firestone pays its techs 1.2hrs flat rate for a new Lifetime Alignment. So you can see how without a little rapport built up, they would be hesitant to get that deep...
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      For a performance alignment, $180 is reasonable. ...

      For a performance alignment, $180 is reasonable. Problem is they didn't do that much even..... But then your expecting a miracle for a MUCH bigger job than just $180 is likely to cover.

      Here...
    5. If the head is a basic JH Rabbit head, pulling it...

      If the head is a basic JH Rabbit head, pulling it is pretty easy. There are ways around this though....

      Here is the problem, EVERY option will require money to proceed. By the time you try one...
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      Haha no problem! Just applying what many years...

      Haha no problem! Just applying what many years of working with MegaSquirt and engine management has taught me. Once she is running, the plugs shouldn't soot up enough to shut the car down. Never...
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      Search for Traks Clothing and rallytuned.com. I...

      Search for Traks Clothing and rallytuned.com. I think that is the car your looking for.
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      Damn I think I know this one, and for the life of...

      Damn I think I know this one, and for the life of me can't find it....
    9. Paul, I would have that alternator tested, again....

      Paul, I would have that alternator tested, again. Somewhere other than where you bought it perhaps. Start simple, start here. Just because it is ne, doesn't mean it is good. Today we replaced an...
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      Ahhhh.... Okay almost POSITIVE your adjusting at...

      Ahhhh.... Okay almost POSITIVE your adjusting at the wrong point then. Sorry we missed this little tidbit before. :banghead: Honestly I would replace that rod with a stock one to try and get the...
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      Bentley is the word of God as told by Moses, ETKA...

      Bentley is the word of God as told by Moses, ETKA IS GOD. :laugh:

      ETKA is the VW Factory parts program. ETKA is a strange thing... It was only made available to the Dealerships, but since time...
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      Arsenicpants has some very very good points! I...

      Arsenicpants has some very very good points! I have direct knowledge of the radiator issue though. It bolts right into place of the stock one, and mounts the same way too. Two bolts at bottom on...
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      Post :pic::pic::pic: or GTFO! :laugh: Okay...

      Post :pic::pic::pic: or GTFO! :laugh:

      Okay rapid fire bang out some thoughts here. First, post some pictures.... Oh yeah. Okay no-overflow bottle isn't a big deal. In fact, go take a look at...
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      The UR Quattro is a seriously bad @$$ car. And...

      The UR Quattro is a seriously bad @$$ car. And an older Audi... It will not be the cheapest car to maintain. If the interior isn't near perfect, parts for it are not easy to come by. If that UR...
    15. The LED in the cluster is not enough to prevent...

      The LED in the cluster is not enough to prevent this "backfeed" your talking about.



      Oh oh I know pick me!!!! So what happens? The alternator produces just enough ripple voltage that the car...
    16. I don't "think" they are easily (if at all)...

      I don't "think" they are easily (if at all) available new. Score some used. eBay perhaps. And again I also suspect they were on more than just the scirocco. Somebody with a working copy of ETKA...
    17. Use scirocco 16v proportioning valves. They...

      Use scirocco 16v proportioning valves. They screw right into the mc and look like little cans. Likely there are other cars they can be found on too.
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      Yes, post in the correct forum for this. :laugh: ...

      Yes, post in the correct forum for this. :laugh: Welcome to the vortex! :wave:

      Seriously though, you will get better info in the transmission forum.
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      I am LOVING this build! The engine chained to...

      I am LOVING this build! The engine chained to the porch is just... PRICELESS! This takes me back to my early days of wrenching. Doing brakes while parallel parked on a busy city side street. ...
    20. SAFETLY cleaning paint off plastic flares and mounting options???

      Gregmiso hooked me up with some VERY nice GTI flares, except three are painted... What is the safest way to get the old paint off, WITHOUT messing up the texture, rejuvenate them, then mounting...
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