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      http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p229/astrain5/M...

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      A beer can is the correct I'd to cover the distributor, just stick it...
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      Well got it corrected. Passenger side Front...

      Well got it corrected. Passenger side Front control arm bolt wasn't torqued down (torqued then loosened to get the back k brace bolt in, and neglected to tighten it back down), also drivers side...
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      All 1.8l motors have the same crank and rods....

      All 1.8l motors have the same crank and rods. Iirc the 8v 1.8l ran up to 93-95ish
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      Maybe better to ask over in the carbs sem forum

      Maybe better to ask over in the carbs sem forum
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      how much torque steer is normal?

      so took some under hood bits apart and put back together over the weekend and went out for a test drive, happened to be on a repaved smooth road for my first romp and noticed the front end lift and...
    6. I think I'm good now, should be done with all the...

      I think I'm good now, should be done with all the mechanical stuff for awhile. and just focusing on engine management.
      back together. I also swapped the 1 piece engine transmission cover tin to a...
    7. glad to here you got it figured out, intermittent...

      glad to here you got it figured out, intermittent gremlins are the worst.

      I switched to VAG cops using the latest drive circuit based on the tc4427 ic. jbperf has a a 4 channel add on board to...
    8. I bent...

      I bent
      http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p229/astrain5/mani.jpghttp://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p229/astrain5/mani3.jpg
    9. The center back side bolt can be removed buy...

      The center back side bolt can be removed buy running a long extension between the pipes and putting the socket on the extension on the other side. Lots of pb blaster for a few days or an impact...
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      the cams and caps were dry? :banghead:

      the cams and caps were dry? :banghead:
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      Is there a possibility you put all the numbered...

      Is there a possibility you put all the numbered caps on upside down? I don't remember if it is possible, I just rember checking the orientation a couple times in the Bentley
      Same cams?
      Take a top...
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      pull the spark plugs so no compression. does it...

      pull the spark plugs so no compression.
      does it not turn either way?
      are the hd springs compatible with the other oe parts?
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      pm'd

      pm'd
    14. So since running, my problems have been with the...

      So since running, my problems have been with the clutch asm fasteners. Gonna take some time to work through this more thoughtfully.
    15. One of the jam nuts popped off the quad straps on...

      One of the jam nuts popped off the quad straps on the pressure plate. 80 inlbs is good for the 10.9 bolt,not so good for a thin nut. New nuts going on and red locktited instead of blue and just up to...
    16. looking for good front struts or usable strut...

      looking for good front struts or usable strut housings to put inserts in
      message sent
    17. back up in the usual position :banghead: got a...

      back up in the usual position :banghead:
      got a rattle/clack from the clutch again
      may have been breaking traction in 4th gear @ 13 psi on a dry sunny day by pressing the throttle kinda torque that...
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      Pm'd

      Pm'd
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      :wave:

      :wave:
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