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      only reason the IRS raises a fuss about large...

      only reason the IRS raises a fuss about large amounts of cash, is when there is no paper trail as to where it came from..

      think "illegal forms of income"... dealing drugs, prostitution, stolen...
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      do it, go for the 120A unit.. its worth it! i...

      do it, go for the 120A unit.. its worth it!

      i swapped a 120a alt into my 86 GTI over a year ago, and havent had a single issue since install.

      in my opinion, its well worth it to have too much...
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      the 70a, 90a, and 120a serp alts are all the same...

      the 70a, 90a, and 120a serp alts are all the same in terms of how they mount..

      90a alternators came on every single mk3 2.0 8v car out there..

      120a alts came on VR6 and TDI cars, they also fit...
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      yea, but you need ALOT of supporting mods to make...

      yea, but you need ALOT of supporting mods to make a big cam even remotely worth your time..

      you gotta have HIGH compression to start out with.. 288* and higher cams really tend to put your...
    5. FWIW, i installed a TDI 120a alternator in my...

      FWIW, i installed a TDI 120a alternator in my MK2, with a serp conversion, and dual batteries (one front, one back) and as long as you can stand to crank it up, the alternator keeps up with it..

      i...
    6. Thread: Camshaft wear?

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      cam looks just fine tho.. if you wanna get rid...

      cam looks just fine tho..

      if you wanna get rid of the ticking, you could try replacing up to 1 qt of oil, with some good dex3 ATF..

      ATF has LOTS of detergent in it, so it might free up your...
    7. sure its not hitting the vacuum booster?

      sure its not hitting the vacuum booster?
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      run a carfax on the vin, or talk to a cop friend...

      run a carfax on the vin, or talk to a cop friend if you have one, and have him run the vin or registration..

      if its an 88, and convertible, its NOT a GTI.. just because it has a GTI badge on the...
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      mk1/2/3 cars ALL have vented tanks, AFAIK.....

      mk1/2/3 cars ALL have vented tanks, AFAIK.. sometimes the vents have check valves tho..

      my 92 Jetta had no check valve.. i just removed the charcoal canister, and left the vent line open..
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      weber, mikuni, Del'orto, and SK racing carbs all...

      weber, mikuni, Del'orto, and SK racing carbs all have ported vacuum for the dizzy, but no manifold vacuum port..
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      if you leave the in-tank lift pump, but dont...

      if you leave the in-tank lift pump, but dont power it, you will only be able to burn about 3/4 of your tank of fuel.. ask me how i know...
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      first off, a 1.6TDI doesnt exist.. its just an...

      first off, a 1.6TDI doesnt exist.. its just an indirect injected turbo diesel.. TDI engines are direct injection..

      but no, he didnt use carbs on a 1.6TD manifold either..

      why do you want carbs...
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      why cant you run a 4bbl, and a custom intake mani?

      why cant you run a 4bbl, and a custom intake mani?
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      the fox engine was just spec'd at lower power.....

      the fox engine was just spec'd at lower power.. usually had smaller valves in the head, and lower compression..
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      my 8.5:1 compression/268* cam reads 175psi.. ...

      my 8.5:1 compression/268* cam reads 175psi..

      my 10:1 read 215-220psi w the same 268* cam.

      288* cam will prolly drop your static timing quite a bit tho.. you really need high compression to...
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      thats only for the rad fans tho..

      thats only for the rad fans tho..
    17. Thread: Camshaft wear?

      by Glegor
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      wow, that thing definitely didnt see regular oil...

      wow, that thing definitely didnt see regular oil changes...
    18. i know for a fact that 92 GLIs came with this...

      i know for a fact that 92 GLIs came with this pedal cluster..
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      there are no such pistons or rods to make a 1.6...

      there are no such pistons or rods to make a 1.6 crank work under a 16v head..
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      are you for cereal bro?! timing chain?! on a...

      are you for cereal bro?!

      timing chain?! on a VW?!

      blasphemy!!
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