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      Make sure your trigger angle is near 60 and at...

      Make sure your trigger angle is near 60 and at tdc rotor lines up w notch in the dizzy.
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      There should be a cranking PW table. What...

      There should be a cranking PW table. What firmware is this on?
    3. Nice job on the tweezers. I always use a small...

      Nice job on the tweezers. I always use a small pick or screwdriver coated in grease. Requires a steady hand!
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      One of the only reasons I could make the chassis...

      One of the only reasons I could make the chassis swap was my Mk3 was virtually rust free :eek: Just a tiny spot on the leading edge of the windshield seal. I threw in a brand new OE non sunroof clip...
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      83mm is still not a huge bore for this block....

      83mm is still not a huge bore for this block. 83.5mm is my personal limit for any engine orher than "mine" as other modifications need to be done for clearance.

      The two local machine shops I use...
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      I hope so. Took the right car to get me out of my...

      I hope so. Took the right car to get me out of my long term relationship with the mk3. I have been yrying to get a hold of this car for a bit. Big step up for me chassis-wise. Just need to "throw it...
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      You guys need the most help? I kid! Honestly, I...

      You guys need the most help? I kid! Honestly, I finally picked up a 93 slc after not getting one 15 years ago. I will post something once I start making progress on it.
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      What is your final bore going to be? I know for a...

      What is your final bore going to be? I know for a fact that 83mm is absolutely no issue with no torque plate. Bolted a head on and had to measure from the bottom to prove it. Bigger bore increases...
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      Obd1 and o2a unless things have been swapped.

      Obd1 and o2a unless things have been swapped.
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      Maybe more than six. You need it.

      Maybe more than six. You need it.
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      As usual too busy and too far for me. Have fun...

      As usual too busy and too far for me. Have fun and make sure you post up some comments!
    12. I have never seen solid gains from the 2.9...

      I have never seen solid gains from the 2.9 manifolds or clones. I still want to weld up and port the area behind the TB as it necks in quite a bit there and see what that could do. BUT I don't have a...
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      Handy but I have only seen a few go bad. Lots of...

      Handy but I have only seen a few go bad. Lots of them with a confirmed "oops."
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      Not necessarily, you do compression and leakdown?...

      Not necessarily, you do compression and leakdown? Still using the catch can or rerouted?

      If replacing a frankenturbo is a not so bad idea.
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      You need to pull it to test it and they're cheap....

      You need to pull it to test it and they're cheap. I usually cut the pins at the chip to remove them. Makes it easier to get the pins out.
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      Your u4 looks good from here. Likely its bad but...

      Your u4 looks good from here. Likely its bad but may be worth reflowing the solder joints on it first.

      You can bypass it and go processor direct with a series resistor, 330-1k. The only issue is...
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      Ok gotcha, from the bottom it was hard to tell if...

      Ok gotcha, from the bottom it was hard to tell if it was landed to the bottom of D8 or R10, it's good to go there.

      The next thing to try is jumper the bottom of R11 to ground quickly and see if...
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      You guys gotta throw down some pearls. World...

      You guys gotta throw down some pearls. World Rally Blue would look good.
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      Haven't posted here in a bit but been fighting a...

      Haven't posted here in a bit but been fighting a foot/heel issue past few weeks. What seemed to be an annoying but controlled case of Plantar Fasciitis is actually a decently sized tear. :banghead:...
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      Looking good Lee! I could take pics of boxes and...

      Looking good Lee! I could take pics of boxes and circuit boards but I will let my customers do the talking ;)
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