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      That was really F'ed up for Lewis, didn't help...

      That was really F'ed up for Lewis, didn't help with Vettle being slow. Congrats to Nico, Lewis can't blame him for handing him the top podium. Sucks, all that effort for a 20s lead.:eek::screwy:
    2. As Anony00GT suggested, use a spray bottle with...

      As Anony00GT suggested, use a spray bottle with water only this time spray around the coil area to see if any arching happens within. If it does, there might be a crack letting the electrical energy...
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      Is that what forum sponsors do all day long?

      Is that what forum sponsors do all day long?
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      So you already have the parts to do the...

      So you already have the parts to do the conversion or you installed the 02M while leaving the transfer case unattached for the rear?
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      That was a very helpful writeup from CoolAirVW...

      That was a very helpful writeup from CoolAirVW after he mentioned corrosion and moisture could put the tranny into Limp Mode. After installing my Bertils F3 AEG short block in my sons NB, I power...
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      You have an exhaust leak for sure. To find it you...

      You have an exhaust leak for sure. To find it you need to have up on stands or rack and visually look for rust holes in the system. If it ain't visible you have to force compressed air from the ass...
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      Sub, cool info.

      Sub, cool info.
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      You can find out from this guys, I hang around...

      You can find out from this guys, I hang around sometimes since I also will be doing the conversion. 4Motion, Syncro.
    9. On top of the main crankshaft pulley is the water...

      On top of the main crankshaft pulley is the water pump, that's the only place coolant would come from as in your case.
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      It was something to consider that shouldn't be...

      It was something to consider that shouldn't be skipped, ex. low batt voltage plus a bad wire harness connection and running on fumes through a windy road. It was something to consider since crap...
    11. Moisture in and around the coil and spark plug...

      Moisture in and around the coil and spark plug area will cause this.
      Try wetting your motor while running, dowsing it with faucet water and see if it affects the operation.
    12. Sounds like a cold start procedure not...

      Sounds like a cold start procedure not functioning properly, when the ETC reports that it's in operating temp it would run fine. Remember what the choke used to be during cold winter mornings, it's...
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      A misfire can be a bad fuel delivery problem, if...

      A misfire can be a bad fuel delivery problem, if your fuel pump acts up it would store a dtc as misfire. Why? Because if there is no fuel in the combustion chamber there is nothing to ignite and the...
    14. Thread: Misfire Help!

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      A fuel delivery problem can be read as a misfire....

      A fuel delivery problem can be read as a misfire. When you have very low fuel and carving the canyon roads, the fuel in the tank sloshes around and could suck air, the combustion chamber will not...
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      Could be your mounts are going, do a visual and...

      Could be your mounts are going, do a visual and use a pry bar to test for excessive play.
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      The CV joint flanges at the differential housing ...

      The CV joint flanges at the differential housing are attached to the CV joints thus it is part of the suspension although it doesn't work as a suspension component it's just attached to it. Give a...
    17. Thread: No Spark MK1!

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      And you can add Knock Sensing system as I did...

      And you can add Knock Sensing system as I did with my 84S II.


      From Techtonics: ABA 2.0l Conversion Swap

      1. If you are installing the engine in a Mk1 or Mk2 Chassis you will find it easier...
    18. Thread: No Spark MK1!

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      I'm not sure if this has the "Ignition Hall...

      I'm not sure if this has the "Ignition Hall Sender" which controls ignition, if you have a Bentley's book you might find it in the ignition chapter. I only had 1 replaced a long time ago, it's...
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      Guess what??????????

      Guess what??????????
    20. If it uses "valve shims" then it is a mechanical...

      If it uses "valve shims" then it is a mechanical head, if no shims at all then it is hydraulic. To tell if you have mechanical followers, it should have notches at each opposite edges at it's...
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