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      so she runs now. turns out that the cams were...

      so she runs now. turns out that the cams were waaaaaaaaaay out of phase. timed them via cam lobe timing and cam timing mark (not gear side) through window in the bearing cap and then made triple sure...
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      got timing dead on (cam and crank (I never mess...

      got timing dead on (cam and crank (I never mess with flywheel timing if I didn't personally install f/w and clutch)). Car is sitting outside so no garage for it (and we've been having crazy rain out...
    3. Buy these

      Buy these
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      trying to resurrect a 1.8t (180hp) tt that I just...

      trying to resurrect a 1.8t (180hp) tt that I just picked up. Previous owner swapped in a low mileage engine (AWP to AWP) and did the timing belt. He couldn't get it to run. When I try and start the...
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      ^^^^^^^^^^^^ thanks for the info! I'm leaning...

      ^^^^^^^^^^^^
      thanks for the info!

      I'm leaning more and more towards cams being out of phase. I've hand turned crank to tdc a bunch of times and have the following to report. When cams are set for...
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      okay did some more digging. pulled the vc off and...

      okay did some more digging. pulled the vc off and decided to look at cam timing. Put cylinder 1 at TDC and then looked at cam gear timing. With crank at TDC (screwdriver at highest point) and cam...
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      damn I was looking all over for those back when I...

      damn I was looking all over for those back when I had my lysholmed rado
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      Unfortunately I have 2 different keys and 2...

      Unfortunately I have 2 different keys and 2 different ECUs - but the previous owner couldn't tell me which went to which
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      new tt owner questions (no start condition)

      Just picked up a 2001 TT (180q) for a pretty good price - but there was one catch (one stupid little catch)

      Car doesn't start. Previous owner swapped out the awp motor for another awp because the...
    10. Nice setup. When I still had my lysholm I wanted...

      Nice setup. When I still had my lysholm I wanted a similar build
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      yup

      yup
    12. I hate the snow - roof rack for sale a6 avant OEM rack

      Selling an audi a6 avant oem roof rack setup p# 4b9 071 005 and 4b9 071 004 with ski/snowboard attachment. also have keys to all the locks (2 per bar and one per mount). no installation tool though...
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      don't know the answer to your question, but I...

      don't know the answer to your question, but I just bought some a6 (c5) avant bars for my b5 a4 avant (p# 4b9 0071 005 and 4b9 0071 004) and the fit is less than stellar (bottom hook on outside...
    14. joo need pix bro :vampire:

      joo need pix bro :vampire:
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      lots of caveats but no price

      lots of caveats but no price
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      schrick 268s for 12v vr6 $400

      open to reasonable offers - you'll need new springs and lifters with these - also have a chip for corrado 92 with dizzy for a lil extra scratch...
    17. passenger and driver (the tilt lever mechanism is...

      passenger and driver (the tilt lever mechanism is on both sides of the seat)
    18. mk2 gli recaro seats front, rear, door cards $350

      Sold

      delete please
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      you sure it's the cat? check o2 sensor wiring...

      you sure it's the cat? check o2 sensor wiring (upstream and downstream) - wife had same code, turned out it was a fubared rear o2 sensor (nasty speed bump bent sensor )
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      in the modified stock car class we would do this...

      in the modified stock car class we would do this to the tires prior to race day

      this is the best way to make sure that all air is out of tires before you fill them up (with No2 iirc)

      you'd let...
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