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      There is no spring for the back and forth...

      There is no spring for the back and forth mothion. only side to side and down( as in shifting into reverse). What car and trans? Mk 2's dont have spings in the housing, cept for the reverse push...
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      There is already a magnet in the trans, but i...

      There is already a magnet in the trans, but i guess a second near the r&p wouldnt hurt. But the magnet wont collect the aluminium or brass synchro material. (if that is the metal your seeing in the...
    3. Take it back to him and have him figure out why...

      Take it back to him and have him figure out why it vibrates now,....
    4. Alot of sachs parts are made in china now. lower...

      Alot of sachs parts are made in china now. lower quality and and seem to be made of lesser grade metals. Just returned a china sachs flywheel for that very reason. Are you shifting at high rpms and...
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      Depends on your driving style, and what you drive...

      Depends on your driving style, and what you drive on. %00 mile on the highway isnt gonna do it. And 5 hours in stop and go traffic might be too hot for it to break in smoothly. Use the clutch, but...
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      There is sealant, they just didnt use half a tube...

      There is sealant, they just didnt use half a tube like most people do. They are precision surfaces, but the still need a sealant, just alot less. or the will have "wet" seams. Just tap on it with a...
    7. Although it sounds like a motor mount or the...

      Although it sounds like a motor mount or the dogbone mount, Check to see if the power steering line got bent. any slight kinks in the hard lines or severe bends on the soft parts.
    8. What are you doing when it breaks? Check the...

      What are you doing when it breaks? Check the input shaft for runout. And also check the crank shaft for lateral movement. Are these VW clutch parts or aftermarket?
      Also when installing try to keep...
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      6 puck sprung or solid? Did you have the flywheel...

      6 puck sprung or solid? Did you have the flywheel machined? Or replace with a new one? Some chatter is normal, and can be minimized by easy break-in. Soft Slo starts, Find and get used to the...
    10. Is this your grocery getter, or track car? Stay...

      Is this your grocery getter, or track car? Stay away from rigid if you daily drive it. (debatable by some). Sprung hubs are smoother to engage. But it all depends on your power goals. plan...
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      Shift "pedal" ? Or Clutch pedal? Sounds like a...

      Shift "pedal" ? Or Clutch pedal? Sounds like a bad throwout bearing. Or a bad internal bearing. Get it checked out by someone local. :thumbup:
    12. Well?

      Well?
    13. Usually the are at the mounting points on the...

      Usually the are at the mounting points on the block , at the very bottom. Where the oil pan meets. The Bolts that go into the trans at the lowest point has 2 steel sleeves that stick out of the...
    14. Check for missing Dowel tubes on the block. And...

      Check for missing Dowel tubes on the block. And of course the dowel pins on the flywheel.
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      You jut did, its a DFQ. made in 97. .

      You jut did, its a DFQ. made in 97. .
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      Drive it and when it misses, turn the car off and...

      Drive it and when it misses, turn the car off and stop the motor,as fast as possible by pushing in the clutch and pull over, and pull the plugs, and scope the pistons. Post pics of the plugs. And...
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      I use the The red Shockproof stuff in my 02A 6...

      I use the The red Shockproof stuff in my 02A 6 speed. Its awesome stuff. Just needs alittle warm up though. Doesnt like the cold morning fast shifts. Once its all up to temp its great. Goes in like...
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      A little more heat. Flux core always looks like...

      A little more heat. Flux core always looks like crap.
      Sux for sheetmetal. If its a ground weld then it doesnt matter, multi pass stuff too.
      Gas is faster, less clean up. imho.
    19. Which GTi cluster? Mk1 Mk2 Mk3? Mechanical or...

      Which GTi cluster? Mk1 Mk2 Mk3?
      Mechanical or electronic?
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      Pics if you take stuff apart please.

      Pics if you take stuff apart please.
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