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      Your looking at around $2K for everything if you...

      Your looking at around $2K for everything if you still have a good HPFP.
      My tech was certain my car was just fine after I replaced everything and had the motor flushed out. I got rid of it because...
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      I resemble this remark sadly!

      I resemble this remark sadly!
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      Hi! I received you PM, What iThread said above...

      Hi! I received you PM,

      What iThread said above is the full extent of whats needed. My car did not blow up or die. It ran just fine actually!
      You need to post a lot better pic of the cam and one...
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      Op, do you realize oh close you came to buying a...

      Op, do you realize oh close you came to buying a new motor?
      My cam was ruined at 17K with a hpfp!

      I don't care what any hpfp manufacturer says, they eat followers every 10K!

      I learned the hard...
    5. Josh, all 3? I thing the RB is for front wheel...

      Josh, all 3? I thing the RB is for front wheel drive only cars.

      Pics bro!!!
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      It's : Mad City Euro Owners

      It's : Mad City Euro Owners
    7. Awesome STi build thread! Post pics of your...

      Awesome STi build thread! Post pics of your follower and R!
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      After VW denied my warranty I ended up getting a...

      After VW denied my warranty I ended up getting a Mazda CX-5 and a Goldwing.

      Ya, I know,,, the CX-5 is pathetic in the power department (even with the 2.5) but it has 4 doors and lots of ground...
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      Going the same route as me? I found a clean '73...

      Going the same route as me? I found a clean '73 Nova down south. Thinking about getting it delivered up here, swapping out the 350 and dropping in a Chevy crate motor (383?) for a nice project. $10 K...
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      Mike, at least you get to buy legal weed! :P

      Mike, at least you get to buy legal weed! :P
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      FYI: INA is the OE supplier to VW/Audi,...

      FYI: INA is the OE supplier to VW/Audi, therefore there is zero difference between the two other than packaging.
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      Arin, I've considered everything. Metal does not...

      Arin, I've considered everything. Metal does not just shatter on it's own. Weird how you (APR) have seen multiple shattered followers when my contact with INA and they have barely seen any?
      Current...
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      John, already contacted the follower Mfr,...

      John, already contacted the follower Mfr, (INA-Schaeffler) no changes in design since the new coating over a year ago. No explanations on the cause for fracture.

      A metallurgist is inspecting my...
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      Exactly my point! Some have beat their cars to no...

      Exactly my point! Some have beat their cars to no end and as shown above, very little wear at Stage 2+! While now three of us who were Stage 2+ and zero track usage (myself) and very few miles have...
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      I believe there have been 3 fractured cam...

      I believe there have been 3 fractured cam followers to date, all have been from very little cam wear and all have used APR HPFP.

      APR needs to address this ASAP!

      I can understand excessive...
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      Be sure to get a Comp Controller and do the ESP...

      Be sure to get a Comp Controller and do the ESP delete!

      Congrats!
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      I'm in line for one!!

      I'm in line for one!!
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      Mine had virtually no wear from the cam either....

      Mine had virtually no wear from the cam either. When piecing the bits back together it was clear the HPFP caused the fracture. It will be very interesting to see your pics BRSomm!
      If they are...
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      Um, nope! Everything was replaced with new stock...

      Um, nope! Everything was replaced with new stock parts (cam, HPFP, housing, follower). Engine flushed, cooler flushed, filter torn open and inspected.
      It's actually a perfect, albeit stock, car now.
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      It was a new one, my old stock one was put back...

      It was a new one, my old stock one was put back in for the trade in.
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