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      Barton creek nature preserve area. For sure, let...

      Barton creek nature preserve area. For sure, let me know when your in town. And yes, I would love do so some rallying. :)
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      Im moving out to Austin in a couple weeks, so my...

      Im moving out to Austin in a couple weeks, so my SC cooling system will be tested for sure. haha. Getting out there just in time for the 100+ deg days.
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      Awesome. Thanks guys. I was out there last week...

      Awesome. Thanks guys. I was out there last week and it is a really cool town. I found a fabricator/welding job at Rehme steel windows and doors, but still looking to do my own fab work on the side,...
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      So it is official now, I will be leaving the area...

      So it is official now, I will be leaving the area in 2+ weeks. So I will be moving into the extended family section of chapter 11 :P. For those of you that I have promised work, get it out to me...
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      Sorry about that... :(
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      Thanks. Most people with mkivs use metal nerd...

      Thanks. Most people with mkivs use metal nerd spacers and/or vr6 front struts and springs and jsw rear springs. I dont think the tig springs would work because its a different suspension platform....
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      In your driving all morning did you go lock to...

      In your driving all morning did you go lock to lock of the steering? If not go find a parking lot and do some figure 8s as tight as possible. Not fast just for the car to "learn" its steering...
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      There is also a guy here in NC that turbo'd at...

      There is also a guy here in NC that turbo'd at ~100K and just turned over 300K.

      I also boosted my motor at ~100K and now have ~120K at 11psi. Its not a turbo though.
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      Sorry for the mis-information, I was going off...

      Sorry for the mis-information, I was going off what my friend told me a couple years ago. So my 1300 number might be off, I just knew it was a relatively low number. They both have ones that were...
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      Sucks the guy stopped making the kits since they...

      Sucks the guy stopped making the kits since they stopped putting sun roofs on the element. There were only like 1300 kits made. 2 of my climbing buddys have them, so ill second this recommendation...
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      Get the tune first. Also there are quite a few...

      Get the tune first.

      Also there are quite a few guys with turbo 2.5 and they all post in the 2.5 section, so if you do have any other questions they would certainly be able to help.
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      Looks like they took a page form the buell...

      Looks like they took a page form the buell motorcycle book with those brakes. Buell might not be the only company thats done it, but that the only production vehicle ive seen with them.


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      Oh, and I will only help if this is the look you...

      Oh, and I will only help if this is the look you are going for....
      :D
      http://www.speedhunters.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Goodguys-NorCal-5473-copy.jpg
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      Im down. But as I stated above DBW is a pain to...

      Im down. But as I stated above DBW is a pain to get around, which Im assuming your S4 is. I put a bit of work into doing a ITB setup for the 2.5 motor, but hit a road block when it came time to do...
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      ITBs would be so much easier for newer cars if...

      ITBs would be so much easier for newer cars if they still had throttle cables. DBW makes it a quite a bit more work that and having the TPSs potted in the OEM throttle body... But theres always...
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      I was talking about using 1" spacers only. So a...

      I was talking about using 1" spacers only. So a set of strut spacers like I used in my initial setup and a set of poly TJ jeep spacers cut down to 1 in. This doesnt require any additional work to...
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      The Geolanders did well offroad for what I use...

      The Geolanders did well offroad for what I use them for. But the Wranglers are doing just as well offroad, but a ton better on road. The geolanders were a much stiffer ride and didnt seem to have...
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      FYI, If you are just doing a mild lift, like...

      FYI,

      If you are just doing a mild lift, like what Tig spring would give you, spacers work fine for that and keep you in factory alignment settings. No need for a caster kit, and it still handles...
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      I used 2wd tig springs. I do not know the exact...

      I used 2wd tig springs. I do not know the exact amount of lift from the springs alone, I would guess around 1.5 inches. The only person I have seen measure the difference did it on a JSW and he got...
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      That makes sense. and I was talking about over...

      That makes sense. and I was talking about over extension of the strut insert when I said bump stop. My rear shocks were doing that before changing them. That is not only annoying, its horrible for...
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