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      Also, what about the pump(s) since pressure...

      Also, what about the pump(s) since pressure requirements are FAR lower? Can I ditch the high-pressure under-body unit and just use the in-tank lift pump? Keep the stock fueling and use an aftermarket...
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      Is there a plug I can buy specifically for the...

      Is there a plug I can buy specifically for the fuel injector bungs on the head or should I just find a brass bolt that fits the thread pitch and run with it?
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      Fuel/Induction options

      Presently my wife and I are restoring a second generation Scirocco to 'semi-stock' shape. The factory CIS is missing lots of bits and the ones that remain are in questionable shape. I'd like to get...
    4. Sticky: Would this work on an 8v or would it flow too...

      Would this work on an 8v or would it flow too much? My factory CIS is dead, so I either need to find a replacement or start looking for a carb setup. :/
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      [FS] Rieger GTS Bodykit for 4k/CGT

      Selling my Rieger bodywork from my CoupeGT, including:
      -Front bumper
      -Corrado driving lights/indicators
      -Side skirts
      -Rear bumper
      -Front rebar
      -Brackets & hardware

      This is original Rieger...
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      [FS] MRC-tuned ECU for 3B (290BHP)

      I'm listing for sale my tuned ECU, from my stock turbo 20vT (3B). The ECU has socketed fuel and boost chips and an upgraded Bosch pressure transducer to support higher boost levels than factory. This...
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      [FS] MRC-tuned ECU for 3B (290BHP)

      I'm listing for sale my tuned ECU, from my stock turbo 20vT (3B). The ECU has socketed fuel and boost chips and an upgraded Bosch pressure transducer to support higher boost levels than factory. This...
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      Steering column is still making me hate life, and...

      Steering column is still making me hate life, and keeping me from finishing up the interior. :( I hope to work on that this weekend if I can find some time. I haven't made much progress due to time...
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      I'm welcoming a new car to the stable, more info...

      I'm welcoming a new car to the stable, more info on that can be found here

      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v204/DopefishLives/coupegt/coupe_05.jpg

      The Scirocco isn't to be forgotten though,...
    10. Your issues sound very typical of a vacuum leak....

      Your issues sound very typical of a vacuum leak. Are you absolutely certain that there are no leaks anywhere? Try taking starter fluid/carb cleaner and spraying around the intake tract and various...
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      I'm a fan of the new Scirocco and I, for one,...

      I'm a fan of the new Scirocco and I, for one, welcome our new diesel overlords. :D :p

      Edit: Also, that was Jeremy Clarkson and James May; Hammond had no part in that segment at all.
    12. Car Lust : The tale of a man and his rewarding adventures with old cars...

      http://www.carlustblog.com/2009/11/hafner-2500-pt1.html

      I thought you all might enjoy this story. It accounts the interactions and experiences a man with a penchant for old and unique cars...
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      Digital dash concerns

      My new car has several little issues that I intend to address in my feverish attempts to bring it closer to it's true glory; but the biggest one that is nagging me at the moment is the digital dash....
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      I'm not certain but I believe it is. The chassis...

      I'm not certain but I believe it is. The chassis only has 131,000mi on it at present. There is only slight wear beginning to show on the driver bolster, I think I've caught it early enough to save it...
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      I tried... I can't stand the format of that forum...

      I tried... I can't stand the format of that forum unfortunately. It is a shame as Audiworld suffered the same issue initially and it appears both are sources of great information.
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      I just bought a Coupe GT...

      ...and I LOVE it!

      I've been missing something since I sold my B6 A4 1.8t, now I feel that hole has been filled. I feel sort of like I had been such an ignorant person when I was a bit younger. I...
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      LOL, your home is like a snap shot back in time,...

      LOL, your home is like a snap shot back in time, to when the 'rocco was likely meeting it's first owner. Very cool.
    18. Thanks! Not sure why those were cut in the...

      Thanks! <p>Not sure why those were cut in the first place... there was an aftermarket security system installed on the car, if you can call it installed. The module was in there, but loosely dangling...
    19. Need assistance identifying interior wiring (85-88 MkII)

      While restoring my wife's 87' (http://forums.vwvortex.com/zerothread?id=4861190) I found a few wires in the interior harness that have been cut and do not appear to be associated with the audio...
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      Took the valve cover off, the head looks CLEAN!...

      Took the valve cover off, the head looks CLEAN! <p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v204/DopefishLives/scirocco/april22/IMG_0528.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>I decided that I'd go ahead and do the...
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