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      CTE, Depression, and Suicide...

      We never know the struggle that others face. We never know their hurts or their heartache. We can do our best to show people empathy and understanding, and we should, but we do this with a limited...
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      Purpose

      Assuming that you have a 1.8t with a 5-speed transmission, the purpose of doing this is to gain the benefit of a larger clutch that utilizes a lighter single-mass flywheel (228mm vs. 220/225mm...
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      Hydraulcis

      Yes, what you describe points at a hydraulic related issue. Either the slave or master is bypassing fluid. If it is the slave it will eventually leak (fluid dripping from the bell-housing). If it...
    4. Well played sir! Well played! We should catch up...

      Well played sir! Well played!
      We should catch up sometime.
    5. 2nd gear starts

      Starting in second, due to the taller gear, will induce a greater amount of slippage, and wear, than starts in 1st.
      How you release the clutch in the situations, i.e. whether you excessively drag...
    6. The clutch appears to have wear but it doesn't...

      The clutch appears to have wear but it doesn't show any evidence of breakage or inherent abuse. The wear pattern, and heat checking, are consistent and typical. The clutch disc has worn from the...
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      I wonder...

      I can't help but wonder if Ken is posting something similar in another forum! I can see it now...

      "Hey guys do you remember that kid that went a little off the rails in an S3 in Ocean City, at...
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      I'm ashamed to say that I know what movie that...

      I'm ashamed to say that I know what movie that is! Oh 1980's, you were a time of such ridiculousness and awesomeness all rolled into one.
    9. Awesome!

      Awesome!
    10. In! That is all!

      In! That is all!
    11. Thread: Arctic Trucks!

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      Great thread...now, to justify something like...

      Great thread...now, to justify something like this in a place where it rarely, if ever, snows!
    12. Agreed with above (6cylVWguy)! Recipe for...

      Agreed with above (6cylVWguy)! Recipe for awesome!!!
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      I will be there.

      I'll be in our (SPEC Clutches and Flywheels) booth# 21537 all week! Drop by and say hello if you are in the area!
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      Are you using the transmission from the 92 16v...

      Are you using the transmission from the 92 16v too?
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      I actually really enjoyed Rome...especially all...

      I actually really enjoyed Rome...especially all the areas that were being excivated which provided a great glimpse into the histroy of the city (which has effectively been built and rebuilt upon...
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      Answers...

      This is most likely a starter bindex or flywheel ring-gear issue. It is most likely relative to damage on the teeth of one or both of the aforementioned parts. As for why it sounds like it's coming...
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      Slave...

      It is easily possible that this is relative to a leak (internal or external) in the slave. I assume that when you replaced the Master that you bled the system. If so, and there is still weakness in...
    18. Thread: Vr6 clutch ???

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      Yes, it will work just fine!

      Yes, it will work just fine!
    19. As you bed the material in, which wears some of...

      As you bed the material in, which wears some of the surface away, it will cause the pedal to raise a bit. Excessive change could evidence an issue but gradual change does not typically point to a...
    20. Possible...

      Contamination is possible but with ther 12v VR6 the slave is mounted outside of the transmission so this is less likely. You could have contaminant spreading from the input-shaft if it were...
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