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    1. If you'd had and used it while removing injectors...

      If you'd had and used it while removing injectors with old, dried and hard seals you may well have heard a choir, experienced some trouser dampening.
      Regarding religulous revelations, that's...
    2. No, I won't call you that, but I do rather relish...

      No, I won't call you that, but I do rather relish the invitation. :) :eek:

      Anyway, the air shroud thing, semantics I suppose.
      The point of the air shroud system is to shroud the injector with...
    3. That seems a reasonably concise and accurate...

      That seems a reasonably concise and accurate statement.




      Applying a definition of shroud as "a thing that envelops or obscures something", the air itself that surrounds the injector is the...
    4. There's your next step then, learn the...

      There's your next step then, learn the regulations, know what is allowed and what is not, choose options from there.



      The stealth success depends upon the inspector's unfamiliarity with older...
    5. [QUOTE=briano1234;87079743] Um, nope, Kamz pdf...

      Um, nope, Kamz pdf doesn't show that style injector holder.

      @fbrg, That injector holder shown is the first VW application of shrouded injectors.
      As you've found, obviously the 'hat' with its...
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      A bit of explanation of my hypothesis here; If...

      A bit of explanation of my hypothesis here;
      If the ignition timing is excessively advanced, spark and combustion will begin while a piston is still far down it its bore forcing that piston back down...
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      That's one or both of two things. #1 thing is...

      That's one or both of two things.
      #1 thing is battery cable connections, most likely the ground.
      Don't bother just looking at the ground cable and declaring it checked, cleaning is also inadequate....
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      Inspect the air filter element for oil on the...

      Inspect the air filter element for oil on the clean side.
      If it's oily, remove the valve cover and clean the (likely plugged) PCV screen. Reassemble.
      You might be done now, you'll have to drive it...
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      Cool, had no idea. Any Vanagnerds©™ successfully...

      Cool, had no idea.
      Any Vanagnerds©™ successfully tapping in and accessing the system?
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      A parts tidbit....... A1 DigiFant I coils are...

      A parts tidbit.......
      A1 DigiFant I coils are identical to A3 Motronic coils, dependability is the same awful no matter which model, they have about 10 distinct possible failure modes not counting...
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      https://www.google.com/webhp?client=ms-opera-mobil...

      https://www.google.com/webhp?client=ms-opera-mobile&gws_rd=ssl#q=vw+mk3+relay+panel
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      Please define what you mean by running hot. ...

      Please define what you mean by running hot.

      High indicating coolant temp gauge?
      High oil temp gauge reading?
      Radiator fan running too often or not at all?
      Boiling over?
      Got 50/50 mixed coolant...
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      Can you please elaborate this bit more concisely?...

      Can you please elaborate this bit more concisely?
      Exactly what electrics went dark for the split second? There are many electrical components many with partial circuit commonality with other...
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      You are so slipping Brian, this is another of...

      You are so slipping Brian, this is another of those useless ground threads ™............
    15. Well, FORK! Get a dwell or duty cycle meter...

      Well, FORK!
      Get a dwell or duty cycle meter already, you've already wasted far more on parts purchases that you could wisely spend on a proper diagnostic tool that can help guide you to a concise...
    16. If this is an ADY and ADY is 2.0, swap the whole...

      If this is an ADY and ADY is 2.0, swap the whole thing in, ECU, wiring, sensors and all.
      http://www.jollysupullit.com.au/eziparts/images/jollysupullitcomau/v689034_640.jpg

      Based on what I can...
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      1) Clean the washer switch contacts with a small...

      1) Clean the washer switch contacts with a small file, a bit of sandpaper, whatever. No disassembly of anything required, takes only seconds. No need to bend anything either.
      The switch shown is a...
    18. Pretty well said. OP is going his own way...

      Pretty well said.
      OP is going his own way though, determined to re-invent a wheel that's already decades old.
      OP doesn't realize he's about to open a can of worms that can turn poisonous without a...
    19. That's too bad, ABA is the engine the factory...

      That's too bad, ABA is the engine the factory should have installed from the beginning in A1s.
      Are there any 2.0s down there, like maybe in Audi 80s or 90s?
    20. What does your dwell or duty cycle meter tell you...

      What does your dwell or duty cycle meter tell you that the systems are doing?
      I'd tell you how to untamper the tamper resistant business but first you need a solid a dependable indicator that will...
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