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    1. Those could come in handy. It's nice to know that...

      Those could come in handy. It's nice to know that there are different thicknesses available as well, thanks!

      Like I said, the machinist doing the work has said that it would be a very slight...
    2. Well, I took a trip to the machine shop and we've...

      Well, I took a trip to the machine shop and we've come to the following conclusion. The head must have been shaved before, and after showing me the milling setup he has and how it's done, I agree...
    3. Yup, looks like. I measured from valve cover...

      Yup, looks like. I measured from valve cover sealing surface to the cyl head surface and compared with the other aba head I had. Looks like .083" of material has been removed. It was the first time...
    4. Well, I pulled the head and luckily I never...

      Well, I pulled the head and luckily I never cranked the engine over! The valves are definitely touching and I will have to mill relief's in the pistons to compensate. My only thoughts are that the...
    5. ABA head decked .050" with 276 TT cam, now interferrence fit?

      Hey everybody, I'm having an issue with my obd 1 aba build. I am currently running the 276 TT race camshaft in a ported and re-built head. I had .050 decked out of the head and with the head bolted...
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      Hey, that's mine!

      Hey, that's mine!
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      I've bought thousands of dollars worth of stuff...

      I've bought thousands of dollars worth of stuff from Mk1 Autohaus, never had an issue. :)
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      http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y291/purplehighli...

      http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y291/purplehighlinemonster/85rochester3.jpg



      Absolutely perfect :thumbup:
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      Um....hell yes! Looks amazing..

      Um....hell yes! Looks amazing..
    10. Mk1 or Mk2 header, I now need a Mk1 16V header,...

      Mk1 or Mk2 header, I now need a Mk1 16V header, not mk2
    11. Bump ttt

      Bump ttt
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      I like it :thumbup: but I always appreciate odd...

      I like it :thumbup: but I always appreciate odd instead of normal. I wonder how much abuse the duckbill could take?

      The only thing I would have changed about the flares is giving them a bit more...
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      Back on topic, the only custom touch in my...

      Back on topic, the only custom touch in my interior so far is a Trophy fabric shift boot from Yally

      http://distilleryimage11.s3.amazonaws.com/91607d08803811e2a19522000a9f126b_7.jpg
      (Crappy pic,...
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      Had the interior in my coupe redone last...

      Had the interior in my coupe redone last summer...

      http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/1024x768q90/543/oa7w.jpg

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      Sorry, haven't updated recently. Only thing left...

      Sorry, haven't updated recently. Only thing left is the cylinder head..
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      Will not fit 16v head, sorry. Sweet motor though!

      Will not fit 16v head, sorry. Sweet motor though!
    17. Terrific, enjoy! You'll be astonished how much...

      Terrific, enjoy! You'll be astonished how much lighter those lifters are as well..
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      Updated and bump

      Updated and bump
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      Updated and bump..

      Updated and bump..
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      Updated

      Updated
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