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    1. :popcorn: ...

      :popcorn:


      https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=kJg3twT4pI0
    2. It bolts up, but the 02M trans interferes with...

      It bolts up, but the 02M trans interferes with the 12v thermostat cover.

      This is why we do 24v swaps using a 02A or 02J transmission (no issues for swap cars).

      You can easily cut the...
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      SoCal has you covered. :thumbup: 9 Whatney,...

      SoCal has you covered. :thumbup:

      9 Whatney, Irvine, California 92618
      Tel (949)598-4850

      Just an example of the incredible work they do.
      ...
    4. The hoses you want are actually a unit, parts not...

      The hoses you want are actually a unit, parts not sold individually.
      This means, the "Tee's you want will be purchased with the hoses for a single price....
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      That's the ticket! :thumbup:

      That's the ticket! :thumbup:
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      NSFW, excited elephant is excited. ...

      NSFW, excited elephant is excited.

      http://www.zoopedup.com/blogs/uploads/olivW0.jpeg
    7. Get a Bentley for both the donor car and the...

      Get a Bentley for both the donor car and the recipient.

      Black is a German DIN standard and is +12v, just like Red is for SAE standards.
      Familiarize yourself with both and don't get them confused.
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      Just add a clamp on heat shield. They are...

      Just add a clamp on heat shield.
      They are available in several styles and lengths and under many brands, but fit using the same type of clamping system.
      ...
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      The very link you provided had the part #...

      The very link you provided had the part # 7M0071738
      Thule is typically the OEM for Votex racks.
      I use Etrailer for my obsolete Thule spares. http://www.etrailer.com/manufacturer-Thule.aspx
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      Simple answer is yes, same exact part as the old...

      Simple answer is yes, same exact part as the old 12v VR6.
    11. Many dealers charge a service fee to look it up....

      Many dealers charge a service fee to look it up. For the Mk2 cars back in the day, they came with a radio booklet amongst the owners manuals that stated VW would provide for free a radio code.
      ...
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      Forum member Gezuvor had those originally made...

      Forum member Gezuvor had those originally made back in '01
      For those that recall, Richard Barker started OEMPlus (since been sold). Great guy, truly an automotive enthusiast.
      He still posts, just...
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      Over $1200 in parts, and labor typically...

      Over $1200 in parts, and labor typically $1200-1800 depending on your local rates.

      Parts cost can go up depending on the condition all the other external engine components, hoses, electrical,...
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      At that mileage and earlier typically just after...

      At that mileage and earlier typically just after 100K, I see the following items needing to be replaced:
      Lifters (prone to coking, carbon build-up), you have 24 of them and I've yet to see an engine...
    15. Thread: 24v to 12v swap

      by Eric D
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      I've signed up there last year, but it wouldn't...

      I've signed up there last year, but it wouldn't allow me to check out.
      Great to hear it worked for you, I'll give it another shot.
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      Whats your budget and what is your ultimate power...

      Whats your budget and what is your ultimate power goal?

      The 24v swap is easy to do (all the info is in the Bentley manuals as far as wiring goes.).

      If you have an unrealistic budget, keep your...
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      by Eric D
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      Update your software, it's out of date. This...

      Update your software, it's out of date.
      This indicates to me that it's a pirate cable.
      This forum is for genuine VCDS Ross-Tech cables only
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      What's your budget so we know if you are serious...

      What's your budget so we know if you are serious or a dreamer?

      No offense intended, I get build questions all the time, and truthfully I've been called a dream killer.:laugh:
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      bump
    20. The bases are shot with lots of rust, I can...

      The bases are shot with lots of rust, I can clearly see he or someone else attempted to turn the shaft that raises the rear.
      The driver side is completely fubared, rivets busted, missing motor.
      The...
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