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      I had this same issue and felt really stupid when...

      I had this same issue and felt really stupid when I figured it out. I replaced the starter first, then I replaced the ignition switch. I tested voltage to the starte and it was getting plenty of...
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      I realize this thread hasn't been talked about...

      I realize this thread hasn't been talked about recently, however I feel the need to add my input. I would not recomend anyone with a properly operating tranny to use synchromesh in the gearbox. While...
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      If the holes are really small you could just use...

      If the holes are really small you could just use a stick welder and lay down a few beads over the holes and grind it flat (from inside the car). Then just seal it really well and spray some paint and...
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      I agree with the previous post. You wont even get...

      I agree with the previous post. You wont even get close to 150hp with that setup. It will respond well and sound good, but thats about it. imho chips are a useless expense without a variable timed...
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      Good news: you know this is an electrical problem...

      Good news: you know this is an electrical problem if its throwing a CEL. Personally I would try the relay first. Those little buggers can be pretty tempermental and lots of things can make them go...
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      I guess we'll just agree to disagree. Everyone on...

      I guess we'll just agree to disagree. Everyone on here argues about this:) oh well. Im sure valve damage is possible under lots of different circumstances. Cars do some strange things sometimes. I...
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      Nope thats not the ABA. Thats the 16 valve, and...

      Nope thats not the ABA. Thats the 16 valve, and it is an interference engine.
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      I dont mean to be rude but I just want to get...

      I dont mean to be rude but I just want to get some accurate information out there. Just because the valves have potential to come in contact with the piston, does not make it an interference engine....
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      Does it still have the original aba motor? that...

      Does it still have the original aba motor? that is not an interference engine. just reset the timing and replace the belt and pulley. your good to go. Nothing can stop a 2point slow! When it fires up...
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      ok thanks everyone for your help. I totally...

      ok thanks everyone for your help. I totally forgot that the ecu controls the duration of fueling to the injectors. I was stuck on that. I was just thinking about fuel pressure, ignition timing, and...
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      okay I see. so basically the chip is remapping...

      okay I see. so basically the chip is remapping the ignition timing for a wider spectrum. idle up to heavy boost? does anybody use msd or other aftermarket ignition instead?
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      2.0 aba turbo tuning advice needed.

      I am planning on doing a turbo install on my aba gti, and i am trying to figure out the tuning. I plan on running an adjustable fuel pressure regulator, and adjustable timing gear. I am using a tdi...
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      I would recomend checking for a air leak. shoot...

      I would recomend checking for a air leak. shoot some carb cleaner around suspected leaky areas while the motor is running.(around vaccum lines and intake gaskets) if you shoot it into a leak you...
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      Fuel system upgrade advice needed

      96 Gti 8v 2.0, I am looking to turbo my car at some point. I want to upgrade my fuel system first, I'll figure out which turbo to put in later. Any advice on a good pump, injector,regulator to use....
    15. Here's your bump!

      I promissed you a bump at the store so here it is. This is Josh at Vorderman Volkswagen. Everyone out there needs to know this car is no joke. Perfect showroom condition. Super low miles. Probably...
    16. You can reset the light by disconnecting the...

      You can reset the light by disconnecting the battery, but you have to let it it sit disconnected for a while. I wouldnt just guess at what it could be. sometimes its just a coincedence. just go to...
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      does the shake change if you turn the wheel?...

      does the shake change if you turn the wheel? change lanes while its vibrating that can tell you a little more about the problem. maybe what side its on. just a thought... is there any give in your...
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      did you try and jump the starter to make it...

      did you try and jump the starter to make it crank? turn your key on and jump the starter with a screwdriver. if that works then you probably have a switch problem. ps make sure its in park or...
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      no cat...no problem

      Thank god I live in Indiana. No cat... no problem. shops wont do it for you, of course, but you can do it yourself and no one cares. No inspections or DEQ here. They don't even have a helmet law for...
    20. Thanks for the help everyone!

      That was really strange.I have no idea how it happened, but I took the dis cap off, and sure enough... the ignition timing was totally off. by the way as i said before. i didn't think it could get...
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