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      i didnt read that part. I'll PM you the stuff. ...

      i didnt read that part. I'll PM you the stuff.

      Again, thanks for the tips!! :D
      I'll use a block of wood or somethign to make sure i didnt bias myself on removing the numbers...
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      Lol, i dont have an issue with you "being that...

      Lol, i dont have an issue with you "being that guy". You are right... i'll have to sand it down further today.
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      well, took your advise, and sanded away. larger...

      well, took your advise, and sanded away. larger grit to get rid of the markings
      ...
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      i hadnt noticed! Thanks for the tip, will do...

      i hadnt noticed!

      Thanks for the tip, will do that today for sure.
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      F*ck you! nah, im kidding.. that jsut amazing!...

      F*ck you!

      nah, im kidding.. that jsut amazing! yes, thats what im going for.. slowly and steady.
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      sanded and polished a bit more yesterday while...

      sanded and polished a bit more yesterday while performing an oil change.

      still stuck on grit 320, but i want to get it nice, even and perfectly smooth before going down to another grit level.
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      we'll see later. As of now its just polishing...

      we'll see later. As of now its just polishing stuff, cleaning and disassembling for the next month or so.

      doing a P&P wouldnt be bad. I'll decide when the time comes
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      this weekend i played a little bit with the...

      this weekend i played a little bit with the timing cover...

      removed it, cleaned it, took out all the oil, and started sanding/polishing. Its not the dull metal anymore, but a better looking...
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      just to illustrate with numbers from a former C2...

      just to illustrate with numbers from a former C2 stage 2 owner...
      No, there is no dyno sheet, jsut the info as i remember it, so believe it if you want or dont.

      anyhow, he was making ~22x- 24x...
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      before you make a decision wait for the final...

      before you make a decision wait for the final release.

      Also, the SRI does WONDERS for the turbo applications ALL OVER the pwoer curve, not just on the top. its a matter of timing, air delivery...
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      I too am building an engine!! and will be changin...

      I too am building an engine!! and will be changin pistons/compression later on.

      So im HUGELY interested in what yields out of the 10.5:1

      if it works, then i'll follow.
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      last night made some slow progress. removed...

      last night made some slow progress.

      removed the exhaust mani, heat shield, knock sensors, and started de studding
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      this is when i first got it last week. ...

      this is when i first got it last week.

      https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/11428087_10205809603254147_5760432112088899503_n.jpg?oh=2bc30275c482545607139e0e92c774ec&oe=5624E5A0

      i...
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      then plan is a slow build.. making emphasis on...

      then plan is a slow build.. making emphasis on SLOW.

      i am right now in a... special position in which i find myself with a lot of free time. But if were to do the engine FAST, then i'd need to get...
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      +08.5 cbta

      +08.5
      cbta
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      day one playing with my new toy ...

      day one playing with my new toy

      https://scontent-mia1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xta1/v/t1.0-9/11430144_10205837165183178_274856764163602971_n.jpg?oh=55d95692512e07972f5a604e593b4485&oe=55F84B4C
    17. vag com is not enough. You might be able to...

      vag com is not enough.

      You might be able to change a few modules' values with vag com, but thats it.

      The ECU needs to be reflashed completely. the car might not even start without the flash...
    18. "i love it when a plan comes together". I...

      "i love it when a plan comes together".

      I honestly love it when a technical thread does a positive contribution to an overall concern.
    19. Great!! This is awesome

      Great!! This is awesome
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      This is more or less what you will see in the...

      This is more or less what you will see in the engine in terms of moles ratio when the engine is at WOT and running at 11.5 :1 AFR which i think its not too far off.
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