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    1. First time I've heard of that. Nice job...

      First time I've heard of that. Nice job troubleshooting and thanks for following up:thumbup:
    2. Good luck. Keep us updated for sure.

      Good luck. Keep us updated for sure.
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      Sounds like :...

      Sounds like : http://www.germanautoparts.com/Volkswagen/Golf/EngineElectrical/182/2
    4. "seller didn't give me nuts to top of struts" ...

      "seller didn't give me nuts to top of struts"

      Sounds like a personal problem:)

      Seriously, take the strut up to the local hardware store and find what works. The didn't use any proprietary...
    5. I've seen that issue with my 42#ABA set up. I...

      I've seen that issue with my 42#ABA set up. I don't think the ECM like seeing anything rich and will trim down the injector pulse regardless of what the chip is telling it. It is usually a slow...
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      Definitely simplifies things, but there are many...

      Definitely simplifies things, but there are many negatives, maybe the biggest is that you have tubes filled with compressed oxygen and gas between your legs...

      Drag bikes use them with good...
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      :thumbup: Yup. Helps with jetting for sure. Still...

      :thumbup: Yup. Helps with jetting for sure. Still need a pump and fpr though.

      More good info: http://www.unclebobsturbos.com/newbie.html
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      If you are using one carb, stick with one turbo....

      If you are using one carb, stick with one turbo. It will be much more efficient. I also think you will have a hard time finding a single carb from an automotive app. that will be small enough to feed...
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      No build thread - maybe if I get time in the...

      No build thread - maybe if I get time in the future. I'm using a 36mm Mikuni roundslide. If you go twin, 2 of these (34mm might be better) would be plenty for 550cc. Got it off e bay. IM me if you...
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      I'm running one of the e-bay RHB31 knock offs on...

      I'm running one of the e-bay RHB31 knock offs on my Honda 350 twin. Still tuning and working on jetting, but so far so good. It puts out 5lbs with a two into one exhaust. It might do more - I don't...
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      SOLD

      SOLD
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      Add one or two springs from the hardware store to...

      Add one or two springs from the hardware store to help the WG actuator. It'll take some trial and error to get where you want, but I ended up getting my 8 psi to hold 16. Ghetto, but works.
    13. Thread: Dumb Questions

      by colovw
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      If $ is that tight, run a gallon of windshield...

      If $ is that tight, run a gallon of windshield washer fluid. Better than running it dry and it won't freeze.
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      Maybe you could cut all the channel/...

      Maybe you could cut all the channel/ weatherstripping out of a Golf and retro fit it to the Jetta. Same with the hatch sides/ edges. You would probably end up with a ton of fab work still, but it...
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      FS: Mk 3 Jetta Grill - BN

      I have a brand new replacement grill for a MK3 Jetta. It's freshly painted Classic Green. It's a one piece plastic w/ the lower strip molded in. I can post pics if anyone wants. Asking $45
    16. maybe. If the fan control unit (in front of the...

      maybe. If the fan control unit (in front of the coolant bulb) got wet when the hose blew, it could be bad too.
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      Glad you figured it out:thumbup: And thanks for...

      Glad you figured it out:thumbup:
      And thanks for following up with what it was.
    18. Thread: Ebay clutches

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      I'm using this one in my turbo ABA. 20 plus lbs...

      I'm using this one in my turbo ABA. 20 plus lbs of boost and holding fine....
    19. Thread: New Project!

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      Where are you at in Wy? There are a bunch of VW...

      Where are you at in Wy? There are a bunch of VW people on the Front Range that may head up your way occasionally. Have you tried contacting people in the regional forums?
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      This X2. If the pedal goes down with a bit of...

      This X2. If the pedal goes down with a bit of pressure but stiffens up with several pumps of the pedal the it is probably the MC.
      A cracked or otherwise jacked coil housing is one of the most...
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