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    1. sry for the delayed reply, arp hardware is not...

      sry for the delayed reply, arp hardware is not torque to yield. follow what the guy above me said exept do 3 stages 20,60,80ft-lbs to ensure even clamping. good luck:thumbup:
    2. what are you torquing the bolts to? i had this...

      what are you torquing the bolts to? i had this problem after doing the head spacer with metal gaskets, make sure you follow the mk4 torque specs as the fiber gasket has a lower torque. i followed my...
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      it depend on how small "small" is, 2.5" it should...

      it depend on how small "small" is, 2.5" it should be fine. I would do electric cutout, i have a wastegate accuator on mine and it seems to open almost too late. a small exhaust will slow spool time...
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      did it overheat when the head gasket was leaking?...

      did it overheat when the head gasket was leaking? its possible the new t-stat is now bad from being over heated, replace your t-stat and fan switch with lower temp ones. good luck
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      dont know if you've seen this thread, but good...

      dont know if you've seen this thread, but good things going on in here. http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?5914701-2-0-20v-kitcar-engine-project
    6. i have one! it looks good, its light. down side...

      i have one! it looks good, its light. down side is it kind of stays up in revs between shifts and looses lower rpm grunt as with any other lwfw. going to take it apart this winter to see how its held...
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      i thought i had this problem too, same software....

      i thought i had this problem too, same software. i ran the car for 2 years before putting a wideband and noticing it. before the wideband i ran the car from 7psi to 18psi and the car ran great. i...
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      waste of money, its just an over glorified...

      waste of money, its just an over glorified computer fan. it has no means of compressing air:thumbup:
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      ^^^sloppy and loose?^^^:laugh:

      ^^^sloppy and loose?^^^:laugh:
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      hey paolo, where abouts in the ct do you live? i...

      hey paolo, where abouts in the ct do you live? i was trying to make out the highway signs in your vid. a buddy from work was at the strip sunday and was telling me about a 4dr jetta vrt running in...
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      upgrade the gti to a 02j shift tower and box with...

      upgrade the gti to a 02j shift tower and box with cables, then put 02a shift tower in the passat. dont upgrade the daily. just did the whole 02j swap in my vrt and it feels great! by the way that...
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      what do you mean by placement is key?

      what do you mean by placement is key?
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      well the only reason i want to route back to the...

      well the only reason i want to route back to the inlet pipe is because the air from the crankcase is already accounted for. i ran a tube to the ground last year but sitting in traffic got stinky
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      well i already had the pcv deleted last year and...

      well i already had the pcv deleted last year and no check engine light then. i have the um 42# race tune, i didnt realize that was part of the tune. thanks for the response.

      anyone else wanna...
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      pcv delete with catch can on turbo car?

      Hey all, i recently decided to redo my turbo setup on my vr with better parts and i'm adding a oil catch can. my proposed idea to delete the pcv valve is to come off the valve cover to the catch can...
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      Im in, plus new england roads dont like slammed...

      Im in, plus new england roads dont like slammed cars anyways;)
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      are these adjustable rebound? thanks for the...

      are these adjustable rebound? thanks for the response i thought about these
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      rear shock repacement for h&r cup kit?

      hi all, I've bought an h&r cup kit about 2 years ago and it was great but over time it feels like the rears have gone too soft. I cant really have one adult in the back without it rubbing. i've made...
    19. Thread: bad brakes?

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      check the fluid and if its really low it might...

      check the fluid and if its really low it might need to be bleed, or you have a small leak. either way check this out further before you drive, it could end badly. gl:thumbup:
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      i think i have the same clicking noise. i have...

      i think i have the same clicking noise. i have poly bushings, new axles, strut bearings and tie rod ends. figure this out so i can cheat please :laugh:
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