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      The cams may have been timed properly together...

      The cams may have been timed properly together but there's always the option that the cams were out of sync with the crankshaft.
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      Doug, I cannot emphasize enough the need to use...

      Doug, I cannot emphasize enough the need to use OEM plugs and pigtails for the mr2 pump.

      For the speed control, you have to pull the line from the ecu to the cluster. You cannot feed the link...
    3. Here's my thoughts on the matter: In the...

      Here's my thoughts on the matter:
      In the situation you guys are disusing, you can ignore the ideal gas law. BLASPHEMY, I know, but hear me out. The results are virtually negligible when mass flow...
    4. 66psi exhaust pressure for 22psi intake pressure...

      66psi exhaust pressure for 22psi intake pressure :eek::eek::eek:

      Also, backpressure increasing while boost pressure remains constant isn't a great sign either, probably maxed out the turbine.
    5. Did you have the tune adjusted for the wider...

      Did you have the tune adjusted for the wider range of the sensor?
    6. It looks like whoever you got the wastegate off...

      It looks like whoever you got the wastegate off of welded a flange to the wastegate and then cut it off. I would recommend that you order a either a 2-bolt of vband flange of the same size, and have...
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      You can also use the crankshaft timing pin hole...

      You can also use the crankshaft timing pin hole (by the front-main seal plate). It's cast in to the block, and is higher than even the lower oil pan. Or drill/tap the block.
    8. high compression pistons and IE cams. NLS itbs. ...

      high compression pistons and IE cams. NLS itbs. How much money do you have 'cause between those three things, you're probably looking at 6k
    9. can I order one unwelded. No warranty is fine by...

      can I order one unwelded. No warranty is fine by me
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      Pull the rear main, get some purple Scotch-Brite...

      Pull the rear main, get some purple Scotch-Brite from the local hardware store, and go to town cleaning the crank. Use a little bit of light oil (honing oil, wd40). When you're done, clean it with...
    11. Have them professionally flattened.

      Have them professionally flattened.
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      I have run manley. Good rods. No issues.

      I have run manley. Good rods. No issues.
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      Don't forget R&R connecting rods. the build all...

      Don't forget R&R connecting rods. the build all of APRs rods, as well as custom made (and off-the-shelf) steel and aluminum rods. If you call them, they have all vw rods ready to go.
      ...
    14. Sorry, i didn't see any of these replys. I sold...

      Sorry, i didn't see any of these replys. I sold the manifold off in december
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      I might be wrong, but it looks like a fake. The...

      I might be wrong, but it looks like a fake. The ID tag isn't properly filled out and the compressor covers typically aren't that smooth. it would also be the first holset I've seen that uses a...
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      I believe the sensor runs in the same loom branch...

      I believe the sensor runs in the same loom branch as the VSS and CTS.
    17. For what it's worth, 93% Iron, 5% Molybdenum, and...

      For what it's worth, 93% Iron, 5% Molybdenum, and 2% Chromium is the composition for high-pressure casings and piping for just about every single high pressure steam turbine on the planet. These...
    18. good thing it's a straight-line car, huh?!

      good thing it's a straight-line car, huh?!
    19. Thanks for the reference. Here's what I'm aiming...

      Thanks for the reference. Here's what I'm aiming for. I don't know if a 10.5 would get there - I think the 11 would certainly? I'm still researching though.

      215 on 8.5...
    20. 315/35/17. I'm not worried about any race...

      315/35/17. I'm not worried about any race weight/penalty since it's not a race car.

      My girlfriend has that tire on her mustang with 9" wide cobra wheels and they have a bunch of bulge. It looks...
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