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      Kick. A$🐍. Maybe you can start a build thread so...

      Kick. A$🐍.
      Maybe you can start a build thread so all the info is in one place? To begin with, what parts have you collected so far and what else will you need?
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      I'm not sure that info is accurate for NAR, it...

      I'm not sure that info is accurate for NAR, it doesn't match up with the power figures or compression ratios I've seen elsewhere. According to cars.com, the 2008 Passat, 2011 CC, and 2015 CC with the...
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      Have you seen any of these vids?...

      Have you seen any of these vids?
      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6886285-B6-3-6-amp-4motion-Resource-Thread&p=84583318&viewfull=1#post84583318
    4. Congrats--that's a once in a lifetime score....

      Congrats--that's a once in a lifetime score. Enjoy it!
    5. Out of curiosity, what led you to replace the...

      Out of curiosity, what led you to replace the transmission?
    6. The Quakers of Pennsylvania (home of the Liberty...

      The Quakers of Pennsylvania (home of the Liberty Bell) would like a word with you.

      I know this comment will probably get deleted, but this isn't The Gun Lounge an there is a whole lot more to the...
    7. No reason to replace them this soon unless you...

      No reason to replace them this soon unless you are hearing major marbles-in-coffee-can noise. If you change the oil on schedule with a VW 502.00-approved oil and keep an ear open for premature guide...
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      I doubt it is the flywheel. I have heard exactly...

      I doubt it is the flywheel. I have heard exactly the same noise from 3.6 cars with traditional automatic transmissions, which makes me think it is engine related. Are any codes stored?
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      Bon Voyage! Hope you told the new owner about us...

      Bon Voyage! Hope you told the new owner about us :D
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      Could be a bad cam chain tensioner. More info...

      Could be a bad cam chain tensioner. More info here--scroll down to "Startup Noise":
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      Let me add my 2˘ in agreement. 2008, or a...

      Let me add my 2˘ in agreement. 2008, or a 2006-2007 with a verified history. But really, 2008.
    12. For those of you who have had one or both radiator fans fail...

      ...what were your earliest symptoms? I've been getting P1951 and P1950 - 002 - "Movement Restricted / Jammed - Intermittent" codes for the past couple of years, and my fan(s) seem to come on every...
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      Since you have 4motion the tank is actually...

      Since you have 4motion the tank is actually saddle-shaped, and there's a transfer pump to keep the level equalized between the two sides. If that pump had failed you might get some kind of...
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      Not without knowing what year and trim level car...

      Not without knowing what year and trim level car you have we don't.

      I assume you have a B6 VW Passat?
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      The temp gauge is operating normally. It shows...

      The temp gauge is operating normally. It shows "damped" data so it doesn't dance around and alarm people. If you see it climb or fall after the engine has reached operating temp it means something...
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      Good info for reference. Wonder if the Polar FIS...

      Good info for reference. Wonder if the Polar FIS works with the US B7?
      http://www.polarteam.net/en/home/65-polar-fis-advanced.html
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      Looks like you need a new battery or alternator...

      Looks like you need a new battery or alternator as well--lots of low-voltage related codes.
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      I second Nate's advice. Keep looking, too many...

      I second Nate's advice. Keep looking, too many unknowns.

      Re: extended warranties for used cars, I usually recommend putting money into a savings account instead and keeping that locked away for...
    19. All I know is that when I lived in states with...

      All I know is that when I lived in states with annual safety inspections (NH and VT), I almost never saw cars running around with faulty basic safety functions like brake lights, tires, or severe...
    20. Nope, it was the VR6 all over. No way could the...

      Nope, it was the VR6 all over. No way could the 90 degree 2.8 V6 used in the 5th-gen Passat/A4/A6 would fit into an MkIV chassis engine compartment. For example, the MkIV R32 used the same drivetrain...
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