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    1. "Fixed" it...sorta summer time means no...

      "Fixed" it...sorta summer time means no thermostat. No thermostat and she runs awesome not a real fix, but I'm done messing with it for a while
    2. Put a new head gasket on with new ARP studs...

      Put a new head gasket on with new ARP studs and...

      Still can't this POS to run right. I have changed everything but the radiator and the oil cooler. I took the radiator out and cleaned and...
    3. check the exciter wire connection also

      check the exciter wire connection also
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      I had a set on a 2008 F-250 work truck. Wore...

      I had a set on a 2008 F-250 work truck. Wore down quickly ~15K miles and unevenly. Felt like hard plastic chunks when cold, noisy, no off road traction. Had one blow out at about 60 mph and later...
    5. I'm gonna try to keep this thread going until...

      I'm gonna try to keep this thread going until completion. I pulled the head this weekend and everything looks to be in good shape. The bottom end looked nice, carbon cleaned off the pistons easy,...
    6. This is great, I've had bare channels for too...

      This is great, I've had bare channels for too long.
    7. I give up. Combustion leak test fluid showed...

      I give up. Combustion leak test fluid showed negative, new water pump for fun, no change. I'm gonna prep my spare head and pull the current one off. I have a hunch I have a crack in between...
    8. PM Sent

      PM Sent
    9. Messed with the car again today, with not much...

      Messed with the car again today, with not much luck. As for the mix I try to run a 60/40 coolant/H20 mix. The water pump is only about 10K miles old and seems to be in good shape it has the cast...
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      Colorado Tire reccomendations

      I need some new tires on the Corrado 205 45 16 on Brocks is what's on it now. Any thoughts on favorite tires for canyon fun?

      I'm looking for under a 350-300 treadwear tire. I put less then 5k...
    11. 5.1%... Tells me I should get a more expensive...

      5.1%... Tells me I should get a more expensive car?
    12. Got caught up with the holidays and didn't get a...

      Got caught up with the holidays and didn't get a chance to work on it again until tonight. I did a higher pressure leak down test and got similar results. On an ice cold engine. Not much leakage,...
    13. I think I'm going to try the hole trick

      I think I'm going to try the hole trick
    14. Confused...Help Coolant won't burp plus more.

      Background Car specs:
      1.8t on standalone in a Corrado, MK1 internal overflow tank radiator(no overflow bubble), no heater core, very small simple system

      Car ran fine with this current setup, with...
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      There have been many DD's but I bought a 90...

      There have been many DD's but I bought a 90 Corrado in August of 2000 and I still drive it today.
    16. I currently DD a 01 Cherokee I've had it a little...

      I currently DD a 01 Cherokee I've had it a little over 5 years and put 84K miles on it bought it at 150K now have 234K. It cost very little to purchase, and maintainence is cheap and easy to do your...
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      Almost any 02A/02J manual trans starter will ...

      Almost any 02A/02J manual trans starter will physically fit, just the starter solenoid wire connection differs on newer models.(easy modified) I have a MK4 TDI starter in my 90' Corrado, just...
    18. What are you looking to get for them?

      What are you looking to get for them?
    19. You guys gonna do any Black Friday type sales on...

      You guys gonna do any Black Friday type sales on Koni's?
    20. WTB: Koni Coilovers for Corrado, MK2, MK3

      Figured I'd give it a try. Anyone happen to have a set of Koni coilovers lying around
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