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      There is a little device that serves the function...

      There is a little device that serves the function of a choke

      On the back of the intake manifold is a little thing called the Auxiliary Air Valve. This thing has a hose that goes from the intake...
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      My Prius C shares some interesting...

      My Prius C shares some interesting characteristics with the Scirocco. Both cars use 4x100 wheels. The Toyota hub bore size is slightly smaller than the VW, so this means I can use VW wheels on the...
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      You could always go Saab ABS relay box - and...

      You could always go Saab ABS relay box - and stick one of these kits in it.

      http://www.timbox.net/technotes/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/relaybox.jpg

      You can find these boxes in late 80s and 90s...
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      Building it yourself used to be the only way to...

      Building it yourself used to be the only way to go. Now there's kits all over the place that make it easy!

      For example:...
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      Is the airflow plate absolutely centered in the...

      Is the airflow plate absolutely centered in the venturi? They can sometimes hang up at low loads (like idle) on the side of the venturi if they are not centered PERFECTLY. This can also be...
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      I was gonna reply... and then I saw that I...

      I was gonna reply... and then I saw that I already did... 3 years ago! :D
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      I manage an Advance Auto Parts store. My...

      I manage an Advance Auto Parts store.



      My tank had one large and one small vent line at the top corner near the filler neck. The large one may have been for a gravity or vent valve or...
    8. Nothing like a clean Scirocco to make you proud!...

      Nothing like a clean Scirocco to make you proud!

      That looks great. Rock the red bro.
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      I will not sadly. My store is too understaffed -...

      I will not sadly. My store is too understaffed - my 2nd assistant manager's club is going to H2o and he took his vacation over two weeks centered on h2o. We tried to make sure that both of us could...
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      Updates for today The coilovers are on the...

      Updates for today

      The coilovers are on the car! The fronts rub on the stock wheels and tires.

      I bought some spacers from Turn 14 in Montgomeryville, just around the corner from my store.
      ...
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      Today's progress - I worked until 2 and then had...

      Today's progress - I worked until 2 and then had to be at dinner by 6:30, so I just finished the gas tank project.

      New fuel pump mounted in place of the old transfer pump. The old pump is on the...
    12. I've only ever rented a car once - earlier this...

      I've only ever rented a car once - earlier this year - from enterprise at Denver International Airport.

      I rented a "compact car"

      They gave me a 2014 Toyota Corolla with 4 miles on the odometer....
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      Project: bring the spark back

      Over the past year, I've pretty much lost all will to work on or even drive the Scirocco.

      After swearing for years that the only car I'd ever daily drive forever would be the Scirocco - I went to...
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      http://www.timbox.net/Link/2008/06-29_coTRIP9/01_d...

      http://www.timbox.net/Link/2008/06-29_coTRIP9/01_dwellGIF.gif

      LOL

      Anyway - check to make sure your oxygen sensor is okay by listening to the frequency valve. You should hear it getting louder...
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      For cathy: a JATO powered ercoupe ...

      For cathy: a JATO powered ercoupe

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2w0mKobISt4
    16. Rarely seen - the vacuum balls is a black plastic...

      Rarely seen - the vacuum balls is a black plastic vacuum reservoir inside the passenger side front fender. I believe it provides vacuum pressure for the A/C controls when your engine is running at...
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      Very nice :D

      Very nice :D
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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGezxzWi484

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGezxzWi484
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      Cincy Pictures 2014 (IMAGE HEAVY)

      http://www.timbox.net/Link/2014/Cincy2014/Cincy2014-05.jpg

      http://www.timbox.net/Link/2014/Cincy2014/Cincy2014-06.jpg

      http://www.timbox.net/Link/2014/Cincy2014/Cincy2014-07.jpg
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      I have 51 pics to share! I'll leave this here,...

      I have 51 pics to share!

      I'll leave this here, and I'll post a new thread for the others...

      http://www.timbox.net/Link/2014/Cincy2014/Cincy2014-22.jpg
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