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    1. My rad fan pulley/clutch are trashed and making...

      My rad fan pulley/clutch are trashed and making tons of noise at idle and spins right up to 5000 rpm without releasing...

      Time for an electric fan swap and a shorter accessory belt!
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4791388-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4791388-TECH-MK4-2-0-Crank-Position-Sensor-P0322

      Give this a look.

      I was helping a friend with a 1.8T timing belt job this weekend and we had a weird...
    3. What aboot us? I should have said NORTH...

      What aboot us?

      I should have said NORTH America, Sorry eh!

      :wave:

      :laugh:
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      My AEM cone filter gives the same noise, with no...

      My AEM cone filter gives the same noise, with no holes drilled and no un-metered air being dumped to atmosphere and no lean codes during closed throttle decel!

      :screwy:

      failmod
    5. Durrrr he said it's a MK4, silly americans think...

      Durrrr he said it's a MK4, silly americans think everything abides by their "standards"

      1998 = MK4 in Europe
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      Someone with good knowledge of electronic systems...

      Someone with good knowledge of electronic systems and diodes and resistors and all that stuff could prob build one for 5 bucks.

      I've owned 2 DBW cars since my AEG 2.0, i thought it was gonna be a...
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      "Illegal" is a very strong way to put it, i'm...

      "Illegal" is a very strong way to put it, i'm sure there's tons of ways they would never know, but i'm not trying to endorse it haha.

      I can 99.9% Guarantee that I could swap a 2003 AWM 1.8T into...
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      It could be a multitude of reasons. My Passat...

      It could be a multitude of reasons.

      My Passat had a very extensive 3M protective package done when new, hood, bumper, headlights, sections on front and rear fenders and the side mirror housings....
    9. Damn, while I was doing all my work over the last...

      Damn, while I was doing all my work over the last 2 weeks I noticed a few sections of my front springs had the paint flaked off and were rusting up, i'm gonna wire brush them and get some paint on...
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      Just realized today the ebay ad says does not fit...

      Just realized today the ebay ad says does not fit Variant/Wagon, I didn't think there was a difference, unless that's why the rears kind of have a gap, oh well, works fine for me.
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      eBay 15$ chinese mud flaps

      Ordered these mud flaps expecting not to see them for about a month, they arrived in 2 weeks.

      For 15 bucks what could go wrong? Well, nothing! they fit great, are a nice soft flexible rubber and...
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      First off it's not a VR engine. What is so...

      First off it's not a VR engine.

      What is so special about this V6 that you would pull out a 2 year newer 1.8T for it?

      Maybe i don't see the question. Are you wanting to swap the V6 4motion...
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      GAP, Europa PArts or FCP are all good to go with,...

      GAP, Europa PArts or FCP are all good to go with, I see you're a fellow Canadian, check out Autopartsway.ca too, they can source tons of OEM parts and everything ships within Canada, no duty fees!
      ...
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      If the final letter changes it's just a revision...

      If the final letter changes it's just a revision to the part.

      I used a Mevotech CV boot kit on my Passat, came with good grease, nice clamps and a pretty decent quality rubber boot, no axle bolt...
    15. Thread: 147,000 miles

      by Jay-Bee
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      Please show us some pics of this 'new' looking...

      Please show us some pics of this 'new' looking timing belt cause I just did mine @ 154K KMS which is wayyy less mileage and it's a 2005 so less age too but it was not gonna last much longer.

      Also,...
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      I checked out a similar W8 Sport this winter,...

      I checked out a similar W8 Sport this winter, engine was good and healthy, body was great, Madras stock wheels in excellent shape... ran my OBD scanner and torque converter error came up, I said...
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      Run a compression test first. I just did a...

      Run a compression test first.

      I just did a timing belt job on my AWM this week too, I turned the crank and cam independently with no issues as i didn't like the mark and match method, but I did...
    18. Tie rod end info, Solid VS W/ Dampening bushing

      Time for new outer tie rod ends! Pot holes and frost heaves have destroyed my steering.

      I started doing some reading after finding different versions of the tie rod ends, mine are very loose, but...
    19. Well I can confirm mine DOES NOT extend lol. I...

      Well I can confirm mine DOES NOT extend lol.

      I have a 4motion wagon, supposedly it's a GLS on paper, but it doesn't have power seats, climatronic or a sunroof.
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      I know Dieselgeek (or metalnerd? one of the big...

      I know Dieselgeek (or metalnerd? one of the big TDI vendors) has some lift stuff but it's all based on MK4. Honestly I don't think you need it, i've been driving mine around on some horrible streets,...
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