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      Out of curiousity, why would you put the cap back...

      Out of curiousity, why would you put the cap back on right away? I was under the impression that you need to burp the system to get all the air out first. I usually run it until the coolant bubbles...
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      New update! So I built a fuel injector...

      New update!


      So I built a fuel injector bench tester/cleaner, and learnt the following: JUST BUY NEW INJECTORS.

      So I did!

      I replaced all 4, and boom! Car starts first shot every time. I...
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      I've finally re-checked my injectors, and sweet...

      I've finally re-checked my injectors, and sweet baby jesus were they bad!

      Here's the video!

      http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/qq336/88MK1DropTop/th_VID_20140617_164845525_zps59eae4a7.jpg
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      It pains me to inform you all that the issue...

      It pains me to inform you all that the issue still exists.

      It appears as if the warmer weather may have contributed to the apparent repair of the issue.

      So let's recap:
      -Without the...
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      CONFIRMED!!! New alternator came in today and...

      CONFIRMED!!!

      New alternator came in today and BOOM! 2 problems fixed with 1 part! No more noisy alternator and my new engine finally starts and runs as beautifully as it should!

      Enjoy the...
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      I completely understand what you're saying. I...

      I completely understand what you're saying.

      I would like to thank everyone here for helping me with my mystery problem, and with that said, I have a story!

      So I'm driving to a friend's house...
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      I'll try that today. Does anyone think that...

      I'll try that today.

      Does anyone think that this may be caused by leaky fuel injector/s?
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      I'm still running the K-Jetronic system (seperate...

      I'm still running the K-Jetronic system (seperate knock box & ignition control module). My intake boots and fuel distributor look and are identical to those found on a CIS-E Motronic car. Not sure...
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      Hey vwgtipowr, IOS37 & DocWalt, Thanks alot...

      Hey vwgtipowr, IOS37 & DocWalt,

      Thanks alot for the all the suggestions, it really helps to know that I've got more minds in on this :laugh:

      The fuel pump maybe only has about 1000-2000km on...
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      Swapped in a better breather hose and hose to the...

      Swapped in a better breather hose and hose to the CSV/isv housing. Still no luck.

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      PS the clanking noise is my alternator. Still...

      PS the clanking noise is my alternator. Still works, just makes stupid noise lol

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      Thanks IOS, I just checked the crankcase hose and...

      Thanks IOS, I just checked the crankcase hose and the hose itself looks good, but I'm sure that the hose that connects to it on the right and goes up to the cold start valve housing and further...
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      Thanks for the white connector confirmation and...

      Thanks for the white connector confirmation and NO THE PROBLEM STILL EXISTS!!!!!


      I got excited when I started it with the ignition distributor loosened (ignition timing was retarded) it fired up...
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      Hey everyone! I swapped out the CTS for a new...

      Hey everyone!

      I swapped out the CTS for a new one and no dice. Still have the problem.

      I just reset my mechanical timing and am very happy with it and it looks better than before so I'm...
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      Gotta pay to play unfortunately! I'm going to...

      Gotta pay to play unfortunately!

      I'm going to be reviewing my mechanical timing with a buddy next weekend. My airflow sensor potentiometer reading was about 180ohms out of spec when I checked the...
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      Hey vwgtipowr, I checked the mechanical timing...

      Hey vwgtipowr, I checked the mechanical timing again and it looked like it was in order. The crankshaft timing mark appeared to be maybe a hair or two off in comparison to the camshaft, as was the...
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      Thanks for input! I haven't changed the in tank...

      Thanks for input! I haven't changed the in tank pump, I changed the one below the car. Was your mechanic all or ignition timing off? I've checked the ingnition timing several times with no issues

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      Ok another update: So I swapped out the entire...

      Ok another update:

      So I swapped out the entire fuel pump assembly. Turns out I had the smaller fuel pump & housing (must be euro thing) so my 60mm fuel pump wouldn't fit in the housing. It's a...
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