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      Lower chain tensioner movement

      I've only done three sets of timing chains but all three times the lower chain tensioner has had much more pressure on it than what the video is showing. maybe I have really weak finger tips. it does...
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      how old are the spark plugs? plug wires? sounds...

      how old are the spark plugs? plug wires? sounds like you've got an ignition related problem.
    3. http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/24/8b7fe9f57b...

      http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/24/8b7fe9f57b80631e3a776093e306f40f.jpg

      ain't **** changed.
    4. good thing every mk3 ever made left the factory...

      good thing every mk3 ever made left the factory with them. there is no shortage of supply. y
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      fix the vacuum leak!

      fix the vacuum leak!
    6. it's easy to over tightened and pinch that o...

      it's easy to over tightened and pinch that o ring. glad you got it fixed this time.
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      but to answer your question, if you are getting a...

      but to answer your question, if you are getting a cam sensor code and is not going away, replace the sensor.
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      based on the flywheel and crank pulley notch, the...

      based on the flywheel and crank pulley notch, the bottom end is not perfectly at TDC. the flywheel marking is very precise. here is what mine looked like when I reinstalled my cylinder head a could...
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      just get the cheaper one. they both do the same...

      just get the cheaper one. they both do the same job.
    10. I didn't realize you had put so many miles on it...

      I didn't realize you had put so many miles on it since the overheating happened.

      the torque spec for the gasket on the side of the head is not 10 ft/lbs. it's 10 inch/lbs. barely snug is all it...
    11. Coolant Issue: Baffled - Insight Wanted!

      driving it for 11 miles with no coolant and getting the oil temps up to 270 (while I'm sure guys out in Arizona see temps like this) I would be at least somewhat concerned about the head warping...
    12. try a new fuel pressure regulator? have you...

      try a new fuel pressure regulator?

      have you tested for spark on all cylinders?
    13. damn! coulda made some loot on that thing!

      damn! coulda made some loot on that thing!
    14. I was clarifying this statement. Clearly all mk3...

      I was clarifying this statement. Clearly all mk3 radios were/are green, excluding mk3.5 cabrios.
    15. "MK3" Premium Radio with Amber Backlight

      that's is just the Premium Audio head unit. I had an identical one in my Jazz edition Jetta. it's a 97. It had green lighting of course. the aux input head unit is the the Deluxe audio. looks like...
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      looks like a fire waiting to happen.

      looks like a fire waiting to happen.
    17. VR6 low oil pressure at idle, slight lifter tap

      what weight oil was in it when it was running?

      I would recommend 0w40 if you aren't already using it. I had to go buy 10w40 for one of my VR cars and I have louder than normal lifter chatter...
    18. do you know it has low pressure because you had a...

      do you know it has low pressure because you had a gauge connected or are you using educated guess? drop the pan and make sure the pick up on the oil pump isn't clogged or partially clogged.
      ...
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      I mean, not trying to be a dick but it's remove...

      I mean, not trying to be a dick but it's remove and reinstall. what kind of help were you looking for?
    20. it's black the whole way back to the main twist...

      it's black the whole way back to the main twist plug.
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