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      Yeah, I hope not! Many have gone more miles than...

      Yeah, I hope not! Many have gone more miles than that without fail. Adding boost to your 2.1 won't necessarily add much in the way of increased load on the rod bolts, but if you plan on running...
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      Actually, the 1.9s did not have any rod bolt...

      Actually, the 1.9s did not have any rod bolt issues. The 1.9 bottom ends are darn near bullet proof. The 2.1s were the ones with the rod bolt issues and 150,000 to 180,000 seems to be the point where...
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      While I'm far from an expert on engine building,...

      While I'm far from an expert on engine building, as long as the rod bolts have been updated, the 2.1 is a pretty stout, reliable engine. Obviously the electronics associated with the engine can be...
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      For anyone who may be watching this or who...

      For anyone who may be watching this or who happens to look up this information in the future, the answer is that Pin #17 (green/brown wire) from the ECU is what triggers the CEL. If you trace this...
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      Nobody?

      Nobody?
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      Okay, so I looked all through the Bentley wiring...

      Okay, so I looked all through the Bentley wiring schematics looking for the 1998 AEB MIL lamp wiring, and this what I have found:

      The 1997 schematic shows the MIL (K83) wiring coming from pin #17...
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      Sorry to drag up such an old thread, but I'm...

      Sorry to drag up such an old thread, but I'm pulling my hair out trying to find the correct wires for the cel/mil for my '98 AEB swap and it's making me feel like an idiot. I have been through every...
    8. Is this flywheel still avaialble? Thanks!

      Is this flywheel still avaialble?<p>Thanks!
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      Re: (Schimke)

      Bumpolisishous!
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      Re: (cartercdad)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>cartercdad</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">the headlight switch from the steering...
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      Parting Out: 1998 AUDI A4

      Nearly the entire car is available minus any engine or wiring parts. Hood, headlights, core support, grill, radiator, etc. are damaged beyond repair. Car is 5 speed pearl white with moca interior....
    12. There is one thing that should be mentioned about...

      There is one thing that should be mentioned about the head gasket leakage issue. There are two main culprits, wrong coolant/lack of coolant maintenance and the fact that the factory VW heads are made...
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      If you do a search on theSamba.com in the Vanagon...

      If you do a search on theSamba.com in the Vanagon section for AMC heads, you will discover that the AMC heads are better than the OE heads. However, the AMC heads come with junk exhaust valves and...
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      39mm

      39mm
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      Uh, have you checked your link?

      Uh, have you checked your link?
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      Inside the black box furthest to the left in the...

      Inside the black box furthest to the left in the engine compartment. Not the one on the firewall, but the one on the left compartment wall.
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      Re: (the_iodine)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>the_iodine</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>Small wire on the starter? Isnt the...
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      If that doesn't fix your problem, take all of...

      If that doesn't fix your problem, take all of your keys off your keyring and go for a test drive. Vanagon ignition switches are finicky and a heavy load of keys can make the problem worse.<p>Also,...
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      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>1993EuroVan</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">get an aircooled...
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      DANG!!! What a sight, huh?

      DANG!!! What a sight, huh?
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