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      Hey thanks for the replies! I got this engine as...

      Hey thanks for the replies! I got this engine as a replacement for my project car and it has 130k. I don't know if that could have anything to do with the thick build up, also I don't know the full...
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      The first link is only like 49 pages which...

      The first link is only like 49 pages which doesn't touch base with any timing and I have seen the second link but it doesn't really give that much information. I have turned the cams as described and...
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      No Bentley manual here unfortunately. I have been...

      No Bentley manual here unfortunately. I have been doing a lot of reading on the variable valve timing on the cams and read that you must turn the hydraulic end of the cams clockwise and then set the...
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      Doing Timing Chains Marks Are Slightly Off

      Doing a timing chain on my 24v vr6. The motor is out of the car and the head was removed for a new head gasket. Doing the timing at this point and can not get the cams to line up perfect it's always...
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      The cams have play in them, when the chain is off...

      The cams have play in them, when the chain is off I can turn the cam ends like 2 teeth clockwise but it doesn't move the actual cam just the gear end. When tension I put on the upper chain you can...
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      Anyone?

      Anyone?
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      24v VR6 Timing Off

      Doing a timing chain on my 24v vr6. The motor is out of the car and the head was removed for a new head gasket. Doing the timing at this point and can not get the cams to line up perfect it's always...
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      Actually the owner Chris is leaving it in my...

      Actually the owner Chris is leaving it in my hands to figure out what is wrong with the pictured cylinder and had me bring it to the machine shop myself. But I can't be sure that the machine shop had...
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      Took the bottom end to the machine shop to have a...

      Took the bottom end to the machine shop to have a professionals eye on it. The guy told me it doesn't look like a crack and more like water was sitting in the cylinder and that's what caused the...
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      good stuff:thumbup:

      good stuff:thumbup:
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      It's only on one cylinder, cylinder #3. I just...

      It's only on one cylinder, cylinder #3. I just emailed the seller hopefully I can get a reply this weekend. It sucks though I have already spent tons of hours cleaning and taking this motor apart,...
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      I Have The Worst Luck (Possible Cylinder Crack)

      Just bought a 24V motor for my GTI to replace the existing blown motor. I removed the head gasket while I have the motor out and was cleaning everything up when I noticed what looks like a crack in...
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      Well I appreciate the reply! I am the same way...

      Well I appreciate the reply! I am the same way and thats why I ordered the kit. I just emailed ECS and I will be sending it back as soon as I get an RMA. I think it is ridiculous ECS would even...
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      Jesus! thats bad! I think im going to send the...

      Jesus! thats bad! I think im going to send the parts back and get my money back, I'm just going to use the old one. Is it the housing that actually fails or is it the gaskets ect? My housing now...
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      Anyone Use the ECS Crack Pipe Kit?

      Just received my ECS Tuning stage 2 coolant kit with the billet crack pipe for my 24v vr6 and new thermostat housing ect. but upon opening the box i was let down by the parts I received. I was...
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      Anyone Ever Use Victor Reinz HG

      Doing a head gasket while my engine is out of the car and ordered a Elring but received a Victor Reinz gasket. Just wondering what everyone's general consensus is with their head gaskets on...
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      Page 3, 106 views lets get some replies haha

      Page 3, 106 views lets get some replies haha
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      Looking for Victor Reinz HG reviews

      Doing a head gasket while my engine is out of the car and ordered a Elring but received a Victor Reinz gasket. Just wondering what everyone's general consensus is with their head gaskets on...
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      Okay not that anyone cares but I took a few more pictures haha. It seems like at one point the valve cover was leaking and seeped down the side of the block near the timing chain covers. I don't...
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      Okay not that anyone cares but I took a few more...

      Okay not that anyone cares but I took a few more pictures haha. It seems like at one point the valve cover was leaking and seeped down the side of the block near the timing chain covers. I don't...
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