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      1) Manual transmissions have no pump, all lube...

      1) Manual transmissions have no pump, all lube distribution is done by splash action of gears in oil.

      2) Gears in manual transmissions, at least in modern ones since 1960 or so, have what is known...
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      What failed?

      What failed?
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      Does this car have DigiFant I or DigiFant II? ...

      Does this car have DigiFant I or DigiFant II?
      Digi II has two wires in the injector loom, an old school type cylindrical ignition coil, two throttle SWITCHES, 2 diagnostic connectors under the...
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      Got NGKs in it yet?
    5. Thread: Coolant tank

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      The coolant tank on these cars is commonly known...

      The coolant tank on these cars is commonly known as an expansion tank, expansion tanks are commonly pressurized.
      Sure, you can swap an expansion tank for another style.

      You can do away with it...
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      Fork. Never mind, ignore my posts. Just get...

      Fork. Never mind, ignore my posts. Just get another car that runs like carp, swap stuff randomly back and forth. Or, buy new injectors, ISV, ECU, distributor, etc. until you give up and junk the car.
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      A couple of shots of various ISV openings, dang...

      A couple of shots of various ISV openings, dang if I can recall how I tricked the ECU into opening it with the engine not running. :banghead:

      http://reflectionsandshadows.com/cabby/isv-closed.jpg...
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2417226-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2417226-Bad-AFM&p=26510577&viewfull=1#post26510577
    9. Pretty common issues............ ...

      Pretty common issues............

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6992942-Replacing-Head-Gasket&p=85990333&viewfull=1#post85990333

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      Oil pressure relief valve is in the oil...
    10. Then don't ruin a 16V bottom with an 8V head, go...

      Then don't ruin a 16V bottom with an 8V head, go with what you know.
      Everything Scirocco will bolt right into a Cabby, just hybrid the DigiFant onto the 16V, you'll be ready to Megasquirt it from...
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      Not trying to indicate in any way at all that...

      Not trying to indicate in any way at all that this will be the be all end all fix for your car, but before you go any farther, set the ignition timing............
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      When the air bag controller is unplugged, the...

      When the air bag controller is unplugged, the entire air bag system is disabled, including the warning lights.

      As stated above, VW didn't think allowing owners to simply unplug the air bag...
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      This varies between models. The main power lead...

      This varies between models.
      The main power lead to/from the alternator sometimes connects directly at the battery, sometimes it's wired in series from the battery connection on the starter solenoid....
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      These transmissions do have 1st gear...

      These transmissions do have 1st gear synchronizers and can be shifted into first while rolling. They're not very co-operative about it though.

      There are only two conditions I can think of where...
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      Some air bag A1s use a step up bushing which can...

      Some air bag A1s use a step up bushing which can be removed with a puller or hammer and chisel, some have both splines made into the shaft.
      Sorry, I've no help to offer regarding which years and...
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      Once the steering column lock assembly has been...

      Once the steering column lock assembly has been removed from the car, removing the actual column lock mechanism from its housing is very simple.

      With the steering column lock assembly in hand,...
    17. Crank end play spec is 0.003" to 0.007" (very...

      Crank end play spec is 0.003" to 0.007" (very slightly rounded up).
      It's generally measured with a dial indicator, can be done with a dial or vernier caliper or even feeler gauges if you're clever...
    18. Playing condenser 'catch' with a noob aprentice...

      Playing condenser 'catch' with a noob aprentice was always fun too. They'd only play once though, got prank wary very quick, I sure did.
    19. Thrust bearings aren't common failure points on...

      Thrust bearings aren't common failure points on these engines, what causes you concern?

      The only thrust forces on the thrust bearing happen on the clutch side and then only when the clutch is...
    20. 3rd time this thread, use only NGK BP6ET or BP6ES...

      3rd time this thread, use only NGK BP6ET or BP6ES plugs.
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      When you get to the part in any automotive shop manual regarding coil resistance specs, skip over it, in the Real World™ it's useless...
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