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      looking fantastic

      looking fantastic
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      Reverse switch is different. other than that they...

      Reverse switch is different. other than that they are both 020's. just get under it and check the 3 letter code on the bell housing.
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      youre lucky that hundred shot of nos didnt blow...

      youre lucky that hundred shot of nos didnt blow the welds on the intake. now me and the mad scientist have to tear it apart and replace the piston rings you fried.

      but seriously... buy a turbo kit...
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      diggin it. any pics of the rest of the IC piping....

      diggin it. any pics of the rest of the IC piping. why did you put it through the fender?
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      I wasnt on here for a long time myself... not...

      I wasnt on here for a long time myself... not into the "scene" anymore but still building the car.
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      no you do not need the timing belt cover. rip it...

      no you do not need the timing belt cover. rip it off and leave it off.

      your shift linkage sounds like it needs a rebuild.

      stop missing your car, you could have done this stuff in an hour at...
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      Saw this on car throttle the other day. ...

      Saw this on car throttle the other day.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t7O3BB4sU00
    8. my guess is he was talking about the chain that...

      my guess is he was talking about the chain that connects the cams on the distributor side of the motor.
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      I understand all that but cars are just a bunch...

      I understand all that but cars are just a bunch of nuts and bolts arranged in a fancy puzzle. you can tackle it. all that stuff you need is remove and replace anyway. installation is the reverse of...
    10. how much does he want for it? pics? receipts?

      how much does he want for it? pics? receipts?
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      Im shaking my head here.. you dont need a new...

      Im shaking my head here..

      you dont need a new PCV valve, timing belt cover, or radiator hose (because its still connected and not leaking).

      oil pan gasket : $16.50
      valve cover gasket : 11.50...
    12. ECU "burnt up" while driving.. that along with...

      ECU "burnt up" while driving..

      that along with the fact that another ECU burned up while driving without actually trying to fix the problem means that this thing was done rather half assed. makes...
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      mmm marine blue.

      mmm marine blue.
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      these are the kinds of things you do yourself. Im...

      these are the kinds of things you do yourself. Im wishing you were local so i could just do some teaching and also help breath some life into a fellow dubbers MK2. this stuff is standard for owning a...
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      86 GTI means small bumpers.. please do yourself a...

      86 GTI means small bumpers.. please do yourself a favor and put them back on.

      R's are awesome (the only Mk4 i would buy)

      interior looks clean

      take the silver paint off those mirrors. small...
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      leaky exhaust manifold wont effect your idle or...

      leaky exhaust manifold wont effect your idle or running quality (unless its pouring out where the manifold meats the head). your problem is with ignition and fueling. have you done a compression...
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      Stared at this thing a bit more. didnt get to put...

      Stared at this thing a bit more. didnt get to put anything else into the car. waiting on late 19mm ball joints because i accidentally ordered early 17mm joints for my 87 jetta (now gone) and tried...
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      definitely recommended when it comes to boost...

      definitely recommended when it comes to boost applications.I had a small leak off passenger side of my head that would increase after hard driving. the head was lifting. installed arp studs and it...
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      i wouldnt advise you to vary the piping size....

      i wouldnt advise you to vary the piping size. just use couplers to connect to your intercooler that change from 2.5" to 3"
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      I havent had a build thread or anything for this...

      I havent had a build thread or anything for this car so I will just post it here..


      started out like this in 2007
      http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a63/Flipdriver80/Turbo%20Project/DSC_0674.jpg
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