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    1. i'm back bc my used rack from last time failed

      I measured the ratio on three racks, here is what i found:

      TT unit, 2.18
      R32 unit, 2.14
      R32 unit, 2.16

      Or otherwise all the same. This is with one turn as best as i could of the pinion shaft...
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      bumper

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      I replaced this set with another new V3. I've had...

      I replaced this set with another new V3. I've had them on the car since the sale. My car is starting to squeak in the same way the car squeaked with this set on. My thoughts are that it could be the...
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      price drop $700 :eek:

      price drop $700 :eek:
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6015324-...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6015324-gunk-dirty-ports-2-4-6-only&p=85518157#post85518157
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      Looked quite similar, perhaps worse. I just...

      Looked quite similar, perhaps worse. I just cleaned it up as carefully as possible and figured all is well. Actually i did install a permanent port on my intake in case i want to inject seafoam or...
    7. in my case it was a boot problem. Moisture got in...

      in my case it was a boot problem. Moisture got in past the boot and caused the output shaft to corrode. Boot health is critical!
    8. I've taken mine apart and have the seal kit....

      I've taken mine apart and have the seal kit. dis-assembly is not outrageous except for one part. I can't remove the wiper seal deep in the tube for the driver side of things. I've completely...
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    10. I heard the same story from VW, no replacements...

      I heard the same story from VW, no replacements in the works, each dealership is backordered. I haven't been able to locate a rebuild rack, only used.
    11. i'll take the steering rack

      i'll take the steering rack
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      did the steering rack go? if not i'm interested

      did the steering rack go? if not i'm interested
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      Seller informed me the steering rack is sold.

      Seller informed me the steering rack is sold.
    14. I just overnighted a rack from carsteering.com....

      I just overnighted a rack from carsteering.com. The rack they sent is incorrect. I measured one turn between them both and the rack they sent has .35" shorter throw, oh yea and tiny golf tie rod...
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      bump

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      FS: used rebuilt KW Variant 3

      Price Change, see below


      KW V3
      Purchased September 2010 used
      Sent in for rebuild at KW RMA#5566 June 2013 $700
      Strange stuff:
      At one point the KW upper spring caps were tired and so I affixed...
    18. Thanks for the post! my R has taken a little...

      Thanks for the post!
      my R has taken a little extra to crank for a while (year +) now i know why, my micro switch is bad and hence the fuel line isn't pressurized when i hop in!
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      FS:OEM MAF sensor

      We all know the many threads describing the MAF # F 00C 262 032 interchangeability between platforms. I believe it's also compatible in the 24v vr6. I have a r32, was trying to diagnose a issue and...
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      Solution

      As i have found a solution i want to document it for future usefulness. Here is the series of events in order:

      1) new chains, guides, injectors, clutch.
      2) drove home from shop, car subtlety cuts...
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