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    1. don't worry about small trace amounts before the...

      don't worry about small trace amounts before the filter. if you drained most of it you will be fine, the cars manual states they used to cut diesel with gas in winter way back, even though the...
    2. all i can say is i went with the prefit brand...

      all i can say is i went with the prefit brand kragen could order, i forget the name.

      as you probably know these bearings are touchy, you can't insert a spacer and smack with a hammer or get...
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      i mean no disrespect but an oldschool vw place...

      i mean no disrespect but an oldschool vw place showed me this. i freaked out at first as i did with my first timing belt job. i verified it for myself that the timing marks were all still in place...
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      i guess you would have to do some math on this...

      i guess you would have to do some math on this one depending on what kind of stereo.

      i got a 90 amp alt in my rabbit with some stereo parts and 2 amps and upgraded wiring and sadly its undersized....
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      i'm curious are you saying that because he has...

      i'm curious are you saying that because he has never done it before or because its bad practice?

      i have done it probably a dozen times thus far without issue and always double check timing. the...
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      here is my rabbit cold start. i have a pump...

      here is my rabbit cold start. i have a pump where the last bit of pull increases the idle. don't know if it helps you. i don't put out clouds of smoke when driving. there can be little spurts...
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      i will make a video of mine for you tomorrow...

      i will make a video of mine for you tomorrow morning cold start :)

      you just kind of learn to time these things and will learn to hear and feel how they should run.

      video made it seem like...
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      once its healthy it could clear up but if the...

      once its healthy it could clear up but if the stumbling isn't from air intrusion it sounds like retarded timing to me.

      i rebuilt 2 1.6td motors in the last couple years and i always time them...
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      stop leak, does it ever work :) i suggest you...

      stop leak, does it ever work :)

      i suggest you yank the pump and clean and reseal it. with a vise and tools and marking certain parts in relation to each other its doable.

      im scared that you...
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      Lots of changes and tinkering I agree. It...

      Lots of changes and tinkering I agree.

      It seems to get better with pulling the lever so maybe you are just a hint off the timing is what it sounds like.

      I also agree its best to get legit...
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      if its a diesel flywheel and the locating pins...

      if its a diesel flywheel and the locating pins are on i'm not sure if you can install it incorrectly?

      i would still have hunted for that mark first through the timing hold of the tranny to see if...
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      ditto , i have seen enough of mk1 and mk2 chasis...

      ditto , i have seen enough of mk1 and mk2 chasis to know not to trust their gage. also i am baffled that people talk about it as a reference as it it matters, because what are the odds you are going...
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      you are all over the place so be carefull before...

      you are all over the place so be carefull before you start yanking things.

      why did you get a prothe ip and what ip is on the car now?

      if you were going to check timing with the cam lock in...
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      all of my cars have a little oil in the intake. ...

      all of my cars have a little oil in the intake. what happens if the car is up to temp running and you take the oil fill cap off?

      does it burn oil, how does it start in the cold?

      for me i have...
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      I have seen what you have and more with mk1 and...

      I have seen what you have and more with mk1 and mk2 chasis and thus the reason I keep mentioning real gages so you can learn your car and see problems before they arise.

      I have had my 85 jetta...
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      I'm still not understanding what you are talking...

      I'm still not understanding what you are talking about with the car running cold? What do you have this to back it up with besides a gage on the dash that can be faulty?

      If you are talking...
    17. damn i got all sorts of stuff. coolant,...

      damn i got all sorts of stuff. coolant, distilled water, water pump belt, emergency kit, full size speed jack, craftsman toolkit in a case. knife with window breaker, flashlights, food and more!
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      i don't know your layout do you have ac? ...

      i don't know your layout do you have ac?

      sounds like the side port has the glowplug and sender for temp gage in the dash?

      i simply drill and tapped a hole for my aftermarket sender into my...
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      i yanked those things off each of my mk1 chasis...

      i yanked those things off each of my mk1 chasis and ran clear hose from rails to injection pump and used plain mk2 fuel filter.

      i don't even recall the sizes involved, can you put on banjo fitting...
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      i wasn't tell you that stuff for fun, these are...

      i wasn't tell you that stuff for fun, these are the only cars i drive with some family for the past 5+ years. got a few of em now and worked on more.

      yes they are slow to warmup on a cold start...
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