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    1. Never know his last name, thanks :thumbup:

      Never know his last name, thanks :thumbup:
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      Assuming mk4 as well. With 17" wheels: Your...

      Assuming mk4 as well. With 17" wheels:

      Your tires will tuck into the fenders.
      Your wheel will not tuck into the fenders.

      You cannot adjust the camber on a standard mk4.
    3. I have "raced" that ZXX before from a stoplight...

      I have "raced" that ZXX before from a stoplight in Mackenzie Lake on his way to work (lives down the street from my parents). Thing sounds like a freaking fighter jet when it takes off. Always...
    4. Poll: 0 stalls in a car. I had 10+ years with dirt...

      0 stalls in a car.

      I had 10+ years with dirt bikes before moving to cars so it was a really easy concept, just stuff in different locations and activated by different limbs. Also had 7 years in a...
    5. Yay ORT is a banner advertiser again :D ...

      Yay ORT is a banner advertiser again :D

      :thumbup::thumbup:
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      I absolutely love my touchpad and would settle...

      I absolutely love my touchpad and would settle for nothing less :thumbup:

      I have not had much experience with the rocker switch, a buddy had it for a few months before he bought a touchpad...
    7. Sorry what? :screwy: There are probably tens...

      Sorry what? :screwy:

      There are probably tens of thousands of people running the e-level system, myself included. There are also dozens of folks up in Calgary who have that system just in the...
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      I don't think you are quite understanding the...

      I don't think you are quite understanding the function of some of the electrical equipment in the car and where signals are going.

      The coolant temperature sensor has two output wires, one which...
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      There are two wires that come from the CTS for...

      There are two wires that come from the CTS for signals, one goes to the instrumentation cluster and one goes to the ECU. If he has forgotten to plug in his CTS then neither will read. If his CTS is...
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      Incorrect on your last statement. Fans are...

      Incorrect on your last statement.
      Fans are turned on via closing either one of the contacts on the thermoswitch (low or high). The ECU can also trigger the fans to turn on but that is only in A/C...
    11. I would highly recommend against corner balancing...

      I would highly recommend against corner balancing for airride....that would be a colossal waste of money. The balancing will change with weather, passenger weight, ride height, and literally any...
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      Too big a rear wing :laugh:

      Too big a rear wing :laugh:
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      Is that really a senior high school final...

      Is that really a senior high school final project? That is pretty lame, it only takes an hour, or two if you are dumb.
      Try something a bit more complicated that deals with wiring/electrical as well...
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      You may be binding your suspension and/or tires...

      You may be binding your suspension and/or tires if you raise and lower your car significantly while stationary. Your wheels typically pull in a few inches when you air out and the pulling in force...
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      Take a look at my build threads in my signature,...

      Take a look at my build threads in my signature, i go quite in depth with my sound dampening and i cannot even hear my compressors run :thumbup:

      Vibration damper on sheet metal:...
    16. Yes you need to adjust them, however depending on...

      Yes you need to adjust them, however depending on the brand and model of projector headlight you purchase their may be different adjustment knob locations and/or sizes. It should be a very minor...
    17. Wheel bearings for a big brake kit eh...

      Wheel bearings for a big brake kit eh...
    18. Why are you worried about adjusters?

      Why are you worried about adjusters?
    19. Poll: The VU4 manifold is definitely the better...

      The VU4 manifold is definitely the better manifold.
      It may cost a bit more if you want digital pressure gauges installed but it will be extremely reliable and easy to upgrade to switchspeed or...
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      Then there are two things to check next in this...

      Then there are two things to check next in this order:
      1 - Grab a multimeter and check the voltage on the yellow wire going to your compressor relays. It should read 0V with the key off. If it...
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