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    1. Just had the same problem, anti chatter spring...

      Just had the same problem, anti chatter spring gone sideways and rubbing on transaxle, pushing in on pressure plate would pull spring away and stop rubbing sound also when pushing in clutch other end...
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      Tach reads off of ignition coil, if tach is that...

      Tach reads off of ignition coil, if tach is that far out may be from a 4 cylinder
    3. Could be as simple as an ignition switch, when...

      Could be as simple as an ignition switch, when cranking you have power to the starter but not the coil, fairly common problem.
    4. Edit....Are you cranking your engine.....

      Edit....Are you cranking your engine.....
    5. Even if your system is bleeding off overnight...

      Even if your system is bleeding off overnight your fuel pump will pressurize your system almost instantly when you turn on your key, pressure regulator will not solve that problem. Are cranking you...
    6. Thread: Oil Problem!

      by onewiper
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      I would be interested in knowing what was done to...

      I would be interested in knowing what was done to change the oil, I'm assuming that only the filter was changed thinking the oil was changed, probably was a quart low to start with then had to add...
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      Your spark plugs should feel oily, means the last...

      Your spark plugs should feel oily, means the last person to change your plugs did the right thing by lubricating your spark plug threads, if the threads were not lubed the plugs will get stuck in the...
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      You need to make sure you have no leaks in your...

      You need to make sure you have no leaks in your intake boot between the manifold and fuel distributor, vacuum from the engine pulls up on the plate, if you don't have the boot on you will not get...
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      Maybe it's just the way the pic came out but it...

      Maybe it's just the way the pic came out but it looks like you have a broken head bolt, bottom row.
    10. Thread: over heating

      by onewiper
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      It's possible you have a head gasket on the way...

      It's possible you have a head gasket on the way out, there would be enough pressure there to blow hoses, check for bubbling in your overflow, when it gets bad enough you will be able to smell exhaust...
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      Just take it to any body shop approved by ICBC...

      Just take it to any body shop approved by ICBC and they will do the rest, very easy in B.C.
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      Typical symptoms of a non working camshaft...

      Typical symptoms of a non working camshaft position sensor, surprised you don't have a cel on. Ecu will not advance timing till your at about 4k rpm to prevent engine damage.
    13. Just because the head gasket seems fine does not...

      Just because the head gasket seems fine does not mean that it is fine, generally when you over heat these cars the head gasket fails and you will get leakage of compression gasses into your cooling...
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      Same place you buy your head gasket.

      Same place you buy your head gasket.
    15. The fact that you are getting spark to the cap...

      The fact that you are getting spark to the cap rules out, ignition switch, crank position sensor grounds etc. Either your coil is bad, spark to weak to overcome resistance of plug wires or your...
    16. The fact that you are getting spark to the cap...

      The fact that you are getting spark to the cap rules out, ignition switch, crank position sensor grounds etc. Either your coil is bad, spark to weak to overcome resistance of plug wires or your...
    17. Sounds like timing belt broke, pull dist cap have...

      Sounds like timing belt broke, pull dist cap have someone crank the engine and see if rotor turns.
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      Just because the belt is in one piece does not...

      Just because the belt is in one piece does not mean it's not broken, the teeth can strip cause same issue as broken belt. To test for a faulty ignition switch run a wire from the positive post on the...
    19. Of course there is a compression stroke how the...

      Of course there is a compression stroke how the hell do you think the engine can run, you can have the distributor dialed in to fire on the exhaust stroke, I've encountered more cases were someone...
    20. you are correct as far as water cooled are...

      you are correct as far as water cooled are concerned but it looks like he dusted off an old drawing from an air cooled beetle, notice the vwoa logo
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