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      Running into this same issue right now. Have a...

      Running into this same issue right now. Have a day into diagnosing it, and getting no where. Pops the 3/4 coil trace in the ICM a minute into idling.

      Any luck on your issue?
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      So glad you are back here with all your useful...

      So glad you are back here with all your useful input.

      You are an asset to the Mk3 community. Just a wealth of unabridged knowledge.
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      I meant to type pipe wrench and pin spanner, not...

      I meant to type pipe wrench and pin spanner, not or.

      Pin spanner.
      http://www.amazon.com/OTC-6613-Variable-Spanner-Wrench/dp/B000F5JMEA


      Use the pipe wrench to hold the body, unless you have a...
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      You will hang with him if you have a well done...

      You will hang with him if you have a well done build.


      Mach 1's will trap right at 100mph stock, where as you SHOULD be able to crack off a 98-100mph trap IF it is a well done (albeit mild) 2.9...
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      You people need to learn to think before you open...

      You people need to learn to think before you open your mouths.

      The intake he links is in NO WAY comparable to the p-flo BS.

      And no Jkat, or what ever your name is these days, this intake will...
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      You can pull the insert retaining cap with a pipe...

      You can pull the insert retaining cap with a pipe wrench, or a VERY good pin spanner, but I have broke a few opening them. Some of the retaining caps are REALLY on there.


      Once you have them...
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      Wait...What? Rear brakes are insanely important...

      Wait...What? Rear brakes are insanely important on a FWD drag platform...

      How do you think you will get temp into the slicks?

      Good luck when you loose a brake line, and you now have ZERO...
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      If you are making 130whp with that setup I would...

      If you are making 130whp with that setup I would be surprised.

      No chance you are near 160. Not even in the same ballpark.
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      How are you going about bleeding it? If you...

      How are you going about bleeding it?

      If you aren't reverse bleeding it, do so and report back.
    10. They won't even bolt up to the wrong rack. ...

      They won't even bolt up to the wrong rack.





      You could have Mk2 power rack inners if the PO messed up. They will cause this.
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      You don't use dampener settings to attempt to...

      You don't use dampener settings to attempt to limit travel. Thats a surefire way to blow the dampers out in short time.



      If you mean, "the Ultra Ultra lows have a higher spring rate to...
    12. I'll try and get you a picture of the beam I...

      I'll try and get you a picture of the beam I boxed. It's a K-car beam, but the design is 90% identical to a Mk3.

      It is by far the cheapest, lightest option, just have to be careful not to go too...
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      Great until the very first time its over powered....

      Great until the very first time its over powered. Then miserable. Kevlar doesn't bounce back once it's glazed. It's a one and done setup.



      Surface area isnt in the equation when deciding on...
    14. Should be fine, dampening won't be ideal, but...

      Should be fine, dampening won't be ideal, but they already aren't factory, so no biggie.


      Sways are for comfort. If you can deal with the high spring rate, you are MUCH better off eliminating...
    15. Look at making a shine style Tim. I'll try and...

      Look at making a shine style Tim. I'll try and get you some measurements tonight.


      That, or you can plate/box the rear beam, which accomplishes the same thing. The trick is how much to plate...
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      If you want the airbags working correctly, hit a...

      If you want the airbags working correctly, hit a junkyard, and grab the module, pass/drivers bags, and the seat belt tensioners. The module is on the exhaust tunnel under the dash. Remove the...
    17. Again, what tracks, because many make street...

      Again, what tracks, because many make street conditions look promising.
    18. Wait, What? What tracks are you racing on that...

      Wait, What?

      What tracks are you racing on that are "glass smooth".
    19. This x100. The "upgrade" for 99% of Mk3's...

      This x100.


      The "upgrade" for 99% of Mk3's for the rear, is to lessen the rear bias, unless you are trail braking in autocross, at which just OEM compound pads will let you get rotation, until...
    20. Replace the spraypainted Chinese clutch and your...

      Replace the spraypainted Chinese clutch and your problems will go away.
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