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      monster energy + nutella sandwiches = BLITZ! ...

      monster energy + nutella sandwiches = BLITZ!


      noooooooo problem mon.
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      Official whats wrong with your .:R today thead

      for these kinds of parts OEM is simply a rebranded aftermarket part that VW sells. It's all a matter of who they are dealing with at the time.

      If you want something "aftermarket" then get a Bosch...
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      Sweet save srsly.


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      anyone driving down to H20i this year?

      was thinking of going -

      anybody down for a cruise?
    5. Big Idea: 30-km/h speed limit to fight city congestion....while BC raises hig...

      Yeah I see your point. Police are not mechanics.

      /agree

      Can anyone else confirm that int'l drivers have to go through any testing process? Today I learned of someone from Hungary that...
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      Good reason to have a dash cam

      blackvue has parking mode - sorta like a sleep mode, but if an incident occurs (ie the car has been shaken / rubbed etc) the cam will turn on and start recording. There's a lot of options though -...
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      I strongly suggest the use of dash cams. Mine...

      I strongly suggest the use of dash cams. Mine has saved me easily $3k already.

      1st incident: my car was parked, I was inside a mall - got hit while someone was parking by feel. They didn't even...
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      head gasket leak? thats a lot of oil / coolant?...

      head gasket leak? thats a lot of oil / coolant? etc everywhere
    9. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      Good stuff^ - I hope this helps a lot of people out as so many on the tex have helped me reach my goal..... erhm twice *cough*. Karmapointsftw.

      Got some goodies in the mail today from Issam @ INA...
    10. Big Idea: 30-km/h speed limit to fight city congestion....while BC raises hig...

      and the MTO / police will probably be mandated to notify insurance of any modifications - like some US states? I don't need another big brother. IMO it's the duty of police to be more vigilant with...
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      Supercharge or sell?

      /agree

      I've test driven a lot of s2k's..... supercharged or stock..... didn't feel any wow factor there.

      Currently repairing another one.... it's true tho the owners don't give these cars...
    12. Minimalist Functionality - a VRT build / internals guide

      thanks^^
      this thread and build has gone on for far too long.... just waiting a bit until I can switch to synthetic so I can post a conclusion video. (I hate it when build threads don't have an...
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      Compression test results

      After each rebuild on my 2.9 compression read around 120, with 8.5:1 pistons (no spacer) and 272 cams. - That's before any type of break in etc.

      As stated earlier I'd definitely also get a leak...
    14. found some oil just hanging out on my intake mani, so thats cool.

      DIY's are out there.

      U need to remove the rad support or move it into "service position" to access the intake manifold bolts. (Hint: long reach ball end hex bits will make your life much easier...
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      timing issues in my GLI

      I've always aligned the int sprocket to the 12 o'clock position. Never had an issue that way.

      Personally I'd pull the trans / fw and replace everything. Old lower chain may be stretched or lower...
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      Weird noise - bad bearing maybe?

      If it's fw chatter it'll stop when you push the clutch in, and it'll instantly start again with clutch out.


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      you can change the upper and lower guides on the...

      you can change the upper and lower guides on the head (not the yellow tensioner guide, the black guide closer to the intake mani), and I've swapped an upper chain before with the motor in the car,...
    18. What gives the mk4 r32 such a distinct sound?

      I personally disagree. Stock 24v and stock r32 sound extremely similar to me. R32 might be a bit raspier, which I don't rly care for. Mostly depends on the exhaust setup TBH. You can make either...
    19. Battery drains ONLY in hot weather! HELP

      Based on your comment of water running / passenger side - the after run coolant pump is located there, and it's a POS. History of failures.

      The pump runs after the car is off, to circulate...
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      Weird noise - bad bearing maybe?

      Pull the valve cover, inspect the chain guides.


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