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      vagcom cable+software + watermeth kit + timing...

      vagcom cable+software + watermeth kit + timing advance + fueling/boost tweaks = yeehaww :thumbup:
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      Starter

      Starter
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      FFS! Just go 3" in the event you choose to...

      FFS! Just go 3" in the event you choose to upgrade, if not, oh well. Done.
    4. Once you remove the 3 locks on the plastic ECU...

      Once you remove the 3 locks on the plastic ECU connector, the larger pins (the ones with the rubber insulator) have a tendancy to shift around (even the ones you're not swapping). I noticed this and...
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      Yeah a bad n75 will only allow you to run off...

      Yeah a bad n75 will only allow you to run off wastegate pressure, hence the 3-5psi. Any torn hoses going to the DV?
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      Destroooyyyyyyy!!!!!!!

      Destroooyyyyyyy!!!!!!!
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      I will most surely have a look into this. Quick...

      I will most surely have a look into this. Quick question, what tune were you running, if any? And, did your car throw any codes related to the crank sensor, cause I'm still getting none.

      Again,...
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      Go 3rd gear to redline starting at just under...

      Go 3rd gear to redline starting at just under 3000rpms
    9. Dude, I work on computer mainframes for a living....

      Dude, I work on computer mainframes for a living. I'm anything but a mechanic. If I can do it, you can too.

      Fyi, I used the VW Technical Service Bulletin alongside this DIY. Get the schwaben...
    10. Because the coilpack harness, when replaced the...

      Because the coilpack harness, when replaced the CORRECT way, runs all the way to the ECU connector, amongst others...
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      Yeah I have the adjustables I lowered them as...

      Yeah I have the adjustables

      I lowered them as far as they can go but they are rubbing by a hair. Enough to feel/hear a minor grinding noise in the cabin, primarily at slow speeds.

      I'm thinking...
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      bump? can't find a diy really need to find out...

      bump? can't find a diy
      really need to find out how to adjust these
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      How to adjust endlinks

      as the title states: mk4 lowered on vmaxx. i have adjustable endlinks but didn't install them so i'm not familiar.

      i can hear something (probably the swaybar) grinding on the driveshaft so I...
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      bump

      bump
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      Compression Test Results Cyl1: 185psi ...

      Compression Test Results

      Cyl1: 185psi
      Cyl2: 184.5psi
      Cyl3: 178psi
      Cyl4: 185psi

      To clear things up. The ignition system is now sound. On to the other possibilities. My FPR is the...
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      Yeah, I was hoping it wouldn't come to this, but...

      Yeah, I was hoping it wouldn't come to this, but dropping in new rods affords for interesting opportunities with this car :)

      By the way, the car misfires more frequently when warm, and I was...
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      Again, no error codes/CEL's of any kind :banghead:

      Again, no error codes/CEL's of any kind :banghead:
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      Could a leaky/fault EGR (combi) cause a...

      Could a leaky/fault EGR (combi) cause a performance/misfire hit like this? I should also point out that my exhaust note has changed significantly. The misfires/rough running seem to be more...
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      my local carquest branch carries them @ 3.49/each...

      my local carquest branch carries them @ 3.49/each

      wicked awesome price for these
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      Status update. Work done as of yesterday: ...

      Status update. Work done as of yesterday:

      -New MAF
      -Replaced ENTIRE ignition harness
      -New 'R' revision coilpacks
      -New NGK BKR7E @ 0.028" gap
      -Fuel Filter is 1 year old
      -Bosch 440cc's are...
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