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    1. wasn't debating that.

      wasn't debating that.
    2. the frame is not aluminum

      the frame is not aluminum
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      no.

      no.
    4. carbon cleaning with walnut shell media

      carbon cleaning with walnut shell media
    5. I'd love to help out, what I can't tell you...

      I'd love to help out, what I can't tell you though is how universal (across the VAG engine ranges) it would or would not be.
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      have you driven one yet?

      have you driven one yet?
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      they are great seats, but from that era I find...

      they are great seats, but from that era I find the 911 seats even better (although they are decidedly NOT for current American body sizes).
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      That's the point. I don't think they do.

      That's the point. I don't think they do.
    9. you guys should look into making blasting...

      you guys should look into making blasting adapters for VW/AUDI FSI engines (to adapt a walnut blaster nozzle and shop vac to an intake port).
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      :thumbup: It's weird to compare the two, but...

      :thumbup:

      It's weird to compare the two, but this is how I feel about salvage title vehicles. If yoou know what you are getting into, you can find a great deal, just don't expect an easy exit...
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      I'm always amazed how most Ferrari owners treat...

      I'm always amazed how most Ferrari owners treat maintenance as badge of honor. I'm not sure if it's genius Ferrari marketing or it was just the next logical step in the dick measuring contest when...
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      *crickets*

      *crickets*
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      actually no. A stock front disc/hub is ~45...

      actually no. A stock front disc/hub is ~45 bucks. The hubs are usually from south africa (where they continued vanagon production into the 2000's, and therefore have a lot of updates) and ~200 bucks...
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      actually, I think I mentioned it before but this...

      actually, I think I mentioned it before but this is why 2wd vans have lug nuts in the rear and lug bolts in front.
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      Jaystone's got it. The 2wd's don't have a 'true'...

      Jaystone's got it. The 2wd's don't have a 'true' hub, it's all part of the rotor like on the rear of MK1/2/3 Vw's, so in order to run bigger discs you have to convert to to a hub. The rear of both...
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      I'm going to be running dual piston Girling G60's...

      I'm going to be running dual piston Girling G60's and 11.1" vented discs (vs single pistons and solid 10.4's). It's a somewhat common setup in the vanagon brake upgrade world, although mine is...
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      the insane prices are for syncro westfailias....

      the insane prices are for syncro westfailias. That being said, syncro dokas are still rarer here, as they were never sold in the us. Better to keep it as is.
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      more powder coated parts for the van. ...

      more powder coated parts for the van.

      http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae251/rs4-380/Van/767A15C1-0385-4C6F-BE9D-D0C9EF099421_zps2ckwhjff.jpg

      front subframe cross-members, rear caliper...
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      junkyard mkiv rear calipers (for van)...

      junkyard mkiv rear calipers (for van) before/after

      http://i977.photobucket.com/albums/ae251/rs4-380/Van/FC4C92D8-DAB1-44DF-9E68-65CBD0799D62_zpsxdkldiia.jpg...
    20. heat gun like blows hot air? You need fire.

      heat gun like blows hot air?

      You need fire.
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