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      Yeah, I was starting to think that too, although...

      Yeah, I was starting to think that too, although I did find this thread that leads me to think there wouldn't be any issues running them. Dude was running high compression without any problems so I...
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      Any help is appreciated, if I should post this...

      Any help is appreciated, if I should post this elsewhere let me know. Thanks in advance :thumbup:

      Saw these Mahle Powerpak 82.5mm 9.0:1 pistons for a tsi engine seen here to put in my turboed 9A...
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    6. WTB low compression forged pistons and rods for 2.0 9A 16v

      WTB forged pistons/rods for 2.0 9A 16v to drop compression for turbo application and get away from stacking gaskets.
      Stock 82.5mm bore (please correct me if I'm wrong).
      I'm trying not to spend...
    7. Thanks for keeping an eye out :thumbup:

      Thanks for keeping an eye out :thumbup:
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      Aeromotive Stealth single fuel pump

      I remember posting about this a couple of years ago when I installed the pump but can't seem to find that same thread anymore. Anyway, the install was the same as performed here...
    10. I'd take a cheap/used set of those too. But it...

      I'd take a cheap/used set of those too. But it looks like the comp ratio of those wossners is 8:1 whereas with the wisecos it would be 9:1:thumbup: I won't be running enough boost to warrant 8:1 I...
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    12. lookin for deez: Wiseco K612M825

      lookin for deez:

      Wiseco K612M825
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    14. Even brand new I'm having a hard time even...

      Even brand new I'm having a hard time even finding low comp pistons that are stock bore. Anyone know?
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      Ain't no thang. Car really looks great in person...

      Ain't no thang. Car really looks great in person and it's only going to look better. Those seats :eek: and I love the color on your boost piping with the way it was powdercoated, really unique.
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    17. Thanks guys, I used a couple sheets of cardboard...

      Thanks guys, I used a couple sheets of cardboard and didn't appear to damage any valves. But I really had to wail on a couple of them to get them free, they bent my valve spring compressor!
    18. Thanks man. So you did it on a table top? What...

      Thanks man. So you did it on a table top? What did you have underneath the valve? I was worried that even something soft on top of a hard table could still bend the edge of the valve if I really slam...
    19. Compressing valve springs/removing valves

      I bought a cheap C-clamp style spring compressor, worked great for my exhaust valves but trying to get my intake valves out is a pita. I've heard I can just stick a socket on the top of the retainer...
    20. Are ABA pistons any stronger than 9A pistons?...

      Are ABA pistons any stronger than 9A pistons? They're still cast right?
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