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    1. Re: Project Paint Steelies Need color choice help! (stougas)

      I just did my steelies in flat black... I think they look fine for winter tires.
    2. Re: Another Caddy (WackyWabbitRacer)

      I was thinking the same thing. If not a child, maybe a girlfriend? small hands are a serious advantage working on these cars, I can't count how often I yelled "honey!! can you come here and get that...
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      Re: (saporter)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>saporter</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">In the photo, What is that black, pooling...
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      Re: IT Classes 16v? (pcav)

      So everybody here runs Improved Touring? anybody even heard of Improved Production?<br>In my area we only have IP and Grand Touring (which is WAY too competitive, we're talking custom built tube...
    5. Re: Does anyone have Flow/Cam files for dyno2000?? (Spinyfrog)

      anyone have cam files? maybe I should be posting in a different forum?
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      Re: Do coils wear out??? (be158)

      "high performance" ignition components won't increase horsepower, all it will do is "maybe" increase reliability, but the stock Bosch units are pretty solid, like WWR said, if its causing problems...
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      Re: Nitrous is not FI right (DSSA)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>DSSA</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Because you're forcing a larger volume of...
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      Re: Exhuast Manifold Bhp? (Silver_Cab)

      I swapped out the "toilet bowl" setup for a dual-outlet mani from an '81 Jetta and the butt-dyno says +5 whp at the top end, not a huge difference but its much more growly now!<p>it'll also increase...
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      Re: a woman after my own heart (jonny_breakz)

      My fiance is the reason I fell in love with VeeDubs, I was a "Hardcore Chevy" guy till we hooked up and I started working on her Cabriolet. She won't even let me change the oil, in fact she did all...
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      Re: heater core valve on which coolant hose? (WackyWabbitRacer)

      My Bentley for the Scirocco/Cabriolet has a flow diagram for the coolant system, but I'm not at home so i can't scan it for you <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif"...
    11. Re: Cool idea for gauge cluster lighting (kuklaki)

      You mean the main instrument cluster or the gauge cluster down by the shifter?<br>they're both backlit as stock items.
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      Re: Turboing a BUILT motor (sold on expense)

      Retarding the timing will help prevent knock/ping and blowed up motors but you'll be building less than optimal power.<br>ie. 12psi on your motor puts down 180 (random number I pulled out of my azz)...
    13. Re: Cool idea for gauge cluster lighting (white rabbit)

      The UV bulbs will hardly put out any visible light to start with and the design of the VDO gauges, (be backlit and all) cut a back even more so I think you'd need to paint the gauge faces white to...
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      Re: DIY strut braces (John A)

      Yeah but if given the choice between buying one at cost or paying for raw materials and spending a day engineering it, I'd rather build it myself.
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      Re: Speedo Noises (redvdubvert)

      AAAHHH!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> <br> OMG! My speedo does the exact same thing! It drove me nuts last winter, I oiled the speedo cable but I think...
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      Re: can i fit more gas in my car? (chizor)

      a gallon of pump gas weighs 7.2 lbs.<br>race fuel weights more (higher aromatic concentration)
    17. Re: Cool idea for gauge cluster lighting (white rabbit)

      HEY!!<br>I did a similar mod to my VDO gauges but i actually went and bought super bright blue LEDs and yanked the burnt-out bulbs out of their holders, soldered in the LEDs and spliced in some 1/4...
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      DIY strut braces

      Has anybody built their own strut brace (specifically for a Mk1)?? <br>I definately want one but I'm not shelling out $120 for a metal bar!!<p>heres my idea:<br>take a length of 3/4" steel tubing,...
    19. Re: Help! My leaky roof is making my pants wet (PorscheRacer)

      Whats the weather like in NY this time of year? do you run with the top down much?<br>if you'll leave the top up for the winter try this:<br>open the top and run a thick bead of Vaseline on the...
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      Re: Good cam for 8 valve (Caleb)

      <TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Caleb</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><br>Also I would tend to disagree with the...
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