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    1. factory mk1 gauge cluster. I thought I...

      factory mk1 gauge cluster.
      I thought I remebered that. so either I have a resistance somewhere probably ground or my needle slipped
    2. what does your tach read with the ignition on and not running (tach reading low)

      iirc the tach needle would rise to 0 rpm when the ignition is on. mine isn't moving at all on power on but moves smoothly, just like 2-3k rpm low. getting round to trouble shooting, need a refresher...
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      cis-e is great for learning wiring for converting...

      cis-e is great for learning wiring for converting to efi :thumbup:
      learning how to read the wiring diagrams and doing the troubleshooting tests at the ecu plugs to trace all the broken wires from...
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      unless the original equipment coils produce a...

      unless the original equipment coils produce a shiit load of heat in the 3 miliseconds charge time, which they do not, the claims are not possible.

      now if they have a 8x bigger primary (more...
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      Bruno, save your money. I've studied spark...

      Bruno,
      save your money.

      I've studied spark discharge in pulsed power systems for the last 8 years. the claims are bogus. unless they are tucking a capacitor and circuitry to create a cdi system...
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      what ignition coils are you running?

      what ignition coils are you running?
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      Bruno, that ignition looks amazing! are there...

      Bruno,
      that ignition looks amazing! are there specifics on the coils and such in your thread?
      do you have more pics of the intake!
      great set up!
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      my understanding of the whole thing is that gap...

      my understanding of the whole thing is that gap "tuning" for boost is to compensate for all the same issues going cop takes care of,

      so i'd go with the stock gaps recommended for the engine by the...
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      there are ways around that, been there done that...

      there are ways around that, been there done that

      http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p229/astrain5/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsd84d100b.jpg
      I picked the wrong gate drivers initially, they required...
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      ya can't drive the cops with the bip373s. they...

      ya can't drive the cops with the bip373s. they are a ground side switch, the cop needs a positive side switch.

      if you purchased it in the last few months, it may have the tc4227 circuit on it. if...
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      the cop shaft isn't tapered, so few o-rings...

      the cop shaft isn't tapered, so few o-rings below the red plastic on the shaft will still seal up. I have another cover, I may just mill it down for the next rendition.

      if you just want the plug...
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      i forget the o-ring size but a standard o-ring...

      i forget the o-ring size but a standard o-ring fills the gap pretty well. left my caliper at work....
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      the vag cops are much stronger at rpm simply...

      the vag cops are much stronger at rpm simply because they are firing 1/4 or 1/2 of the time compared to a distributor so no issues with too short of charge time, no length of resistor wire and...
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      I'm up and running now and seems to be stable so...

      I'm up and running now and seems to be stable so here it is finally

      http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p229/astrain5/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-10/58C282B6-6210-4AB6-9267-0AF5D74F583E_zpsnyyfvzh8.jpg
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      note: std cylinder bore is 3.248 so I'm .001...

      note:
      std cylinder bore is 3.248 so I'm .001 over, gap increases .003" per .001 increase in cylinder bore
      so in a std cylinder
      top ring abouts .007" gap
      second and oil ring .015-.017" gap
    16. poor board etiquette don't bump dead for sale...

      poor board etiquette
      don't bump dead for sale threads. im the origenal poster

      that said
      normal pricing through napa is only like $40 a set for 1.8 rings
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      grant piston rings review

      just got a set in. std size
      my cylinders are honed to 3.249"
      just sized all the rings.
      top ring are all under 0.010" ring gap so definitely file to fit :thumbup:
      second ring gap 0.018 -0.020"...
    18. Hastings makes a set listed for 2L 8v Brazilian...

      Hastings makes a set listed for 2L 8v Brazilian pistons only. 1.5 / 1.5 /2.0 x std 82.5 and 0.020" over. listed right under the 9a/aba rings in the hastings book. had my mechanic friend call and the...
    19. after trolling through my old posts I found this...

      after trolling through my old posts I found this
      http://forums.fourtitude.com/showthread.php?4507762-anyone-break-a-ringland-and-not-have-any-detonatoin-marks-in-the-combustion-chamber

      there are...
    20. so got a gauge from the machine shop. cylinders...

      so got a gauge from the machine shop. cylinders 1,2,3 came it at 3.2490 front to back and side to side top and bottom. #4 came in at 3.2495 front to back and 3.248 side to side. I think the out of...
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