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      Lets set VW aside all together... Simply swapping...

      Lets set VW aside all together... Simply swapping any coil into any car wont really give you more spark. What you need is a driver that will push the coil harder to give more spark and a different...
    2. Depends on if I NEED a car, or just happen to buy...

      Depends on if I NEED a car, or just happen to buy one because it came along...

      Bought: 78 Z28 for $200, needed trans and TLC, bought a 78 El Camino SS for $200 on payments lol and drove it for a...
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      Mine was done just because, and as stated, if...

      Mine was done just because, and as stated, if done right, its all plug-n-play and can be reversed in very little time! While the simple ones that have no clue on how things work are to scared to move...
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      My car, NGK wire set p/n 57148, and I believe...

      My car, NGK wire set p/n 57148, and I believe they were 8mm.... Been a few years since I owned that car though.... The coil ends are stock Ford ends i re-used off an old set of wires and cleaned with...
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      I used a hayden one, listed for a chevy, had to...

      I used a hayden one, listed for a chevy, had to shorten the threaded tube that goes through it, but works perfect... Im a cheap ass and refuse to buy any kit lol... Its been re-done since these pics,...
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      Lookin great! Thats definately a tough call on...

      Lookin great! Thats definately a tough call on the wheel/tire combos your looking at, they all have their ups and downs depending on the over-all look you want...

      Been slackin on builds myself,...
    7. Cant say anything about the VR6, but with the 16v...

      Cant say anything about the VR6, but with the 16v in mine its still a breeze. A little stubborn sitting still, but any movement its pretty easy. I didnt loop mine, I just capped off both ports on the...
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      WOW so cool the only thing you had to contribute...

      WOW so cool the only thing you had to contribute is a smart ass remark! :thumbup:
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      Sort of, new cable and new clutch, but the rubber...

      Sort of, new cable and new clutch, but the rubber bushings the cable goes through are toast, need to get a new one or come up with some other solution lol.

      On another note, finally got the heater...
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      Got the MSD coil installed and wired. Got some...

      Got the MSD coil installed and wired. Got some fresh gas in her and let it run for a while in the back yard... WOW what a difference! It sounds sooo much smotther at idle, fires off the first crank...
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      Have you unplugged the wires on each end and...

      Have you unplugged the wires on each end and checked for continuity between the tabs on both sides of the window? Maybe there is a break that is not visible, but still causing not to function... I...
    12. Yea mines an 89 and it has a different style...

      Yea mines an 89 and it has a different style resistor in it (originally an A/C car)... Mine utilizes the coiled spring style resistor. I need to get some time to pull mine, but I just made new...
    13. Badgeless grill is on the wish list for the near...

      Badgeless grill is on the wish list for the near future... Ill see if I have something laying around to use to extend it a little thanks guys, no welder though so thats out of the question for me lol
    14. The "DTM" is designed for being layed over bare...

      The "DTM" is designed for being layed over bare metal, basically an etching primer, and it gives you a good foundation to continue from. The "high-build" primer is going to be what you want when you...
    15. So, I have a hood release question and hopefully...

      So, I have a hood release question and hopefully someone creative will chime in.... I did a wire tuck, filled in all the holes in the firewall, ran all the wiring, etc... but I screwed up and forgot...
    16. Its because most of those companies were founded...

      Its because most of those companies were founded on being luxury cars and fairly exclusive to own one... HOWEVER yes these high end, high dollar companies do make some pretty cheap (and I mean...
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      Ferrri 612 Scaglietti, first model I ever entered...

      Ferrri 612 Scaglietti, first model I ever entered in a show, took home 1st for paint :D
      http://i661.photobucket.com/albums/uu337/smkon420/CAM00391_zps35b3f0d9.jpg...
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      Some awesome models out there! Here are a couple...

      Some awesome models out there! Here are a couple Ive done :beer:
      http://i661.photobucket.com/albums/uu337/smkon420/CAM00381_zpsa9f998a8.jpg...
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      High idle will most likely be a vacuum leak...

      High idle will most likely be a vacuum leak somewhere... They are pretty tricky to narrow down, but should be looked deeply into before anything else... Look for any leaks, then again when all that...
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      Watched some snow fall on it for a couple hours,...

      Watched some snow fall on it for a couple hours, then watched the rain wash it away yesterday... Now that Im at work and cant touch it, the sun is shining and not a cloud in sight :banghead: so in...
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