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      twin turbo or not, those cars are a headache....

      twin turbo or not, those cars are a headache. ergonomic engineering was not at the top of the list for the engineers of that car.
      coilpacks like to break, icm likes to fail, chasing vacuum leaks is...
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      Depending on the noise, the spring may be binding...

      Depending on the noise, the spring may be binding as a possible result of incorrectly installed/torqued upper strut mounts bearings. Even if they are new.
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      Everything looks good to me, chap.

      Everything looks good to me, chap.
    4. Kinda figured we wouldn't get any replies. Take...

      Kinda figured we wouldn't get any replies.
      Take 2?
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      I would be happy with a combination of the both....

      I would be happy with a combination of the both. I've used both, the hawk eye and visualiner pro and I feel that while the hunter machine does a better job in general, it likes to hold your hand for...
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      I am speaking only to the new alignment (since of...

      I am speaking only to the new alignment (since of course, it is the most relevant)
      I am an alignment tech as well, and I know that John Bean machines are very finicky with steering wheel position....
    7. Fuel and Temp Gauge in instrument cluster malfunctioning.

      Damn, well, LuedaGreat and I avoided coming here for as long as possible, but we wanted to make sure we're not missing anything short of assuming the cluster is bad.

      So here we are, post...
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      While toe cannot be theoretically corrected,...

      While toe cannot be theoretically corrected, thrust angle in the rear can be. A competent alignment tech can and will loosen the rear beam mounts, and shift the beam in favor of centering the thrust...
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      You're going to need the ECU, harness loom and...

      You're going to need the ECU, harness loom and spark plugs and injectors from the Mk4 r32 and other related stuff. The mk5 r32 is the same block head cams and so on. Don't forget the DBC to DBW...
    10. Pics.

      Pics.
    11. It's good, its definitely entertaining.

      It's good, its definitely entertaining.
    12. It's always a pleasure seeing you reply to 10+...

      It's always a pleasure seeing you reply to 10+ threads here :thumbup:

      That is a pretty nice hammer though.
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      Taking a wild stab, but it looks big enough to be...

      Taking a wild stab, but it looks big enough to be a brake booster hose.
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      If the blow off valve went bad, there would be a...

      If the blow off valve went bad, there would be a vacuum leak. No, its simply the fact that there is a BOV.
      As to why it suddenly happened, who knows. You haven't owned the car its whole life. Maybe...
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      I bet you have the strut mount upside down. Or...

      I bet you have the strut mount upside down. Or installed incorrectly.
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      Your issue is the blow off valve. The BOV is...

      Your issue is the blow off valve. The BOV is venting already measured air.
      You will need to install a Diverter valve, stock or one of the popular Forge series. A Diverter valve will recirculate the...
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      I saw p3400 a while ago.... On a chevy. With...

      I saw p3400 a while ago....
      On a chevy. With cylinder shutoff to go from v8 to essentially, v4 for fuel mileage savings. The code was for a solenoid failure such that the cylinder shut off system...
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      ABS, when in effect, causes more that just a...

      ABS, when in effect, causes more that just a pulsation in the brakes. And it does so because it senses the wheels rotating at different speeds because of the slip conditions. It cuts engine power, at...
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      I'm pretty sure that, in the vr6 DIY, it says...

      I'm pretty sure that, in the vr6 DIY, it says that the process is the same for a 1.8t, just different sizes for bolts and stuff.
      Not sure, but pretty sure.

      Edit: Wouldja look at that:
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      Your dad's car looks better.

      Your dad's car looks better.
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