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    1. maybe you could. nothing would probably break...

      maybe you could. nothing would probably break right away...

      All i can tell from my own and seen first hand accounts:
      -Stock cars ALL come with it.
      -Yes, the bracket seems to be too sturdy to...
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      i run 245s and i can spin them in any gear if i...

      i run 245s and i can spin them in any gear if i really wanted to. But driving while being mindful also helps.

      Additionally, the torque delivery will be determining traction anyways. On my 5457 .63...
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      I altered mine to house the Meth fluid as a meth...

      I altered mine to house the Meth fluid as a meth tank with an OEM sensor for low-level indication :D

      Removing it is simple too. Just remove, and code out.
    4. compression kits were scrapped... Only 4 people...

      compression kits were scrapped... Only 4 people kinda commited to buying them.

      With that in mind, and with a better market on other engines/platforms, why stay?
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      if you do a nipplenectomy, which i did, then if...

      if you do a nipplenectomy, which i did, then if you want the best and cleanest results then:

      -Dremmel the "nipples" away.
      -Remove the intake manifold (easy)
      -Completely and equally sand down the...
    6. spring? Never heard of it. Its for the PCV...

      spring?

      Never heard of it. Its for the PCV system. Positive Crankshaft Ventilation (based on internal preesure)
      Due to the pressure being "positive", vapors must exit so that it doesnt EXPLODE or...
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      i'm just happy and glad the car is back to...

      i'm just happy and glad the car is back to running strongly!
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      SOLVED! i went back to the car and did some...

      SOLVED!

      i went back to the car and did some more testing. I wanted to see what happened.

      So, i made ~100 pumps of the clutch, and it got "worse" as the pumps were faster, and "better" as the...
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      Diagnosis process: Initial observations with...

      Diagnosis process:

      Initial observations with car off:
      -normal use of clutch pedal: no issue
      -repeated use of clutch pedal (+20 pumps): ISSUE pedal stays a bot down, doest retirn normally....
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      I still seem to be having some clutch issues. ...

      I still seem to be having some clutch issues.

      The issue:
      Date of issue: 03/13/2015
      Miles at issue: ~128'000
      Clutch pedal doesnt fully returns to normal position. This causes...
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      turbo goes on the other end of the cylinder head....

      turbo goes on the other end of the cylinder head. ;)

      The hydraulic steering wont hamper a turbo. It will hamper however a intake manifold. (but that will eventually be solved)

      You sir, dont...
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      Thanks! My daughter is my biggest blessing. So...

      Thanks! My daughter is my biggest blessing. So happy, and i have yet to hug her... only 95 days remaining though. :D

      Yes, the plan is to keep the jetta as a milage/fun car... and get something...
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      Having a daughter in 2 months or so... But the...

      Having a daughter in 2 months or so... But the car is well.

      Thanks! Yes, all is well.

      The car? I just replaced the master cylinder for the clutch, and s far its just racking miles.. 127k and...
    14. 2.5 market is too much of a clique... It does...

      2.5 market is too much of a clique... It does sell stuff, but over TIME. with that being the key word.

      and while having ~230 whp 2.5 NA cars out there, many (or few) are actually just moving along...
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      tiday i will hopefully get the final...

      tiday i will hopefully get the final clutch-hydraulic parts to get the car going... I'll admit to not being on top of things, having had a 2nd car for the last month made everything not seem...
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      ever since my car was completely stock, all i've...

      ever since my car was completely stock, all i've used is 93. its only been~3 $ more per tank, at 4 tanks a month.. means 12 bucks a months, or ~150 a year.

      I can live with that.
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      i agree. Thanks for sharing.

      i agree.

      Thanks for sharing.
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      well, let me know if that fixes the issue! i want...

      well, let me know if that fixes the issue! i want to know this car is back and running.
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      clutch position sensor? Check the gateway...

      clutch position sensor?

      Check the gateway module, and if all fails, try starting it the "old school way"... roll it and release the clutch.
    20. Thread: 200,000 Miles

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      128k on my 2.5T, of which 30 have been with the...

      128k on my 2.5T, of which 30 have been with the turbo.

      No issues.
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